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Financial Analyst Interview

Anonymous Interview Candidate in Chicago, IL
Anonymous Interview Candidate in Chicago, IL
Application Details

I applied online. The process took 4+ weeksinterviewed at BP in February 2013.

Interview Details

Applied online and received a phone call a few days later to schedule the interview. Interview panel of five people, very informal, made me feel very comfortable and at ease. Most questions are behavioral, about providing examples of specific scenarios or situations from your past job experience. Questions will vary according to the role you apply for. Use the STAR method as a guide to answer any of the questions. If your answer is incomplete, expect follow up questions.

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  • Just in general, be very prepared for the typical "Why should you get this job? What makes you the top candidate? What differentiates you from the other candidates?"   View Answer
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Positive Experience
Average Interview

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    Financial Analyst Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Anchorage, AK
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Anchorage, AK
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 3+ monthsinterviewed at BP in October 2012.

    Interview Details

    Submitted application online, asked to interview at campus career fair, then asked to travel to office location for another couple days of interviews and orientations.

    Interview Questions
    • I had an unimpressive undergrad GPA thanks to my first couple years of college. Halfway through the interview, the lead interviewer dropped his scripted questions on the table in exasperation. He then asked me why I was even there with such a lousy GPA considering that most of my peers were 4.0 students. He followed up by grilling me on each class on my transcript in which I received a grade lower than a B.   View Answer
    No Offer
    Negative Experience
    Difficult Interview
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    Financial Analyst Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Houston, TX
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Houston, TX
    Application Details

    The process took 3 daysinterviewed at BP in September 2011.

    Interview Details

    I filled out an online application after meeting the recruiters at my campus. When I heard I was invited to a final interview, I signed up online. A couple days prior to the interview I attended a pre-interview dinner that was mostly social, but the recruiters also asked a few preliminary questions about my interest in the job. The interview was with a panel of two employees at about 1 1/2 hours long - it was pretty intense. There were a few intro questions about myself, a behavioral portion, and then a technical portion which consisted of a really simple case study of a problem that I may face in the job.

    Interview Questions
    • What about your major(s) do you find most useful and what do you find least useful?   Answer Question
    • Give an example of an experience that shows your business acumen and ability to solve problems to maximize utility.   Answer Question
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
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    Financial Analyst Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Warrenville, IL
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Warrenville, IL
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took a dayinterviewed at BP in January 2011.

    Interview Details

    Easy process

    Interview Questions
    No Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Easy Interview
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    Financial Analyst Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Houston, TX
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Houston, TX
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 2 daysinterviewed at BP in March 2010.

    Interview Details

    Fairly vanilla interview process. Standard 1:1 meeting with division supervisor to discuss prior experience, perceived strengths and weaknesses

    Interview Questions
    • Why do you think we should hire you - what do you bring to the table   Answer Question
    No Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview
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    Financial Analyst Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Beijing, Beijing (China)
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Beijing, Beijing (China)
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 3 weeksinterviewed at BP in October 2012.

    Interview Details

    online application - online assessment - phone interview - group interview

    Interview Questions
    • comprehensive case related to transportation of natural gas   Answer Question
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview

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