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Citi Interview Questions

Updated Nov 24, 2014
Updated Nov 24, 2014
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    Corporate Bonds Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in New York, NY
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in New York, NY
    Application Details

    I applied in-person – interviewed at Citi in June 2014.

    Interview Details

    I was sat down by 3 different people. Two of the three were barley paying attention to anything I was saying. The interview felt as if I had to get their attention the entire time.

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    No Offer
    Negative Experience
    Difficult Interview
  2.  

    Summer Analyst Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied through college or university. The process took 5 weeksinterviewed at Citi in October 2014.

    Interview Details

    It was a very arbitrary process, they came to campus to present and then after the presentation had 'office hours' with the 4 MD's who came along, thats when a few people got invitations to their super day and a few got called to a 'First Round' at their office in New York. I was in the latter group. The first round was with two different people, one was behavioral and one was technical.

    Interview Questions
    • I did not expect the technical questions as they had mentioned that it would be a behavioral interview, in the Financial Institutional Group (one I interviewed for) they gave a lot of importance to technicals, asked me questions about accounting laws and related Financial statements   Answer Question
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview
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    Intern Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 6 weeksinterviewed at Citi in November 2014.

    Interview Details

    The process took 6 weeks. Assessment Center included one FT-exercise (read and present three articles and describe why they are important for citi, 30 min, so be sure that you have read FT in the morning, that will help a lot), case study (choose between three investment opportunities), numerical test (just to verify the first one), two competency based interviews (held by very senior employees) and one group exercise (about results from a survey).

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    • What would you do, if you saw an associate/senior colleague make a mistake?   Answer Question
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
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    Mortgage Risk Management, Vice President Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 6 weeksinterviewed at Citi in September 2014.

    Interview Details

    1 phone interview and later an-onsite interview, general questions about why choose citi? Also asked questions on previous experience, also asked about the SAS skills\modeling skills. They prefer people with advanced knowledge on SAS.

    Interview Questions
    • I didn't question remember any unexpected questions. but I do have some questions on the SAS coding.   Answer Question
    No Offer
    Difficult Interview
  6.  

    Summer Analyst Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied online – interviewed at Citi.

    Interview Details

    Three round of interviews by bankers; the banker will send an Email and schedule for the time slot. I have already done two of the interviews, one by association, one by VP. The associate's interview was normal process including CV check, why Citi, Why IBD and competency questions (Example of team members have different opinions); also technical questions ( is it possible that a company has negative equity? why a company has positive EBITDA for 10 years and goes bankruptcy one day? What's the drawback of DCF? What will happen to three statements if depreciation increases 10?)

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    • is it possible that a company has negative equity?   View Answer
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
  7.  

    Junior Commodity Quant Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied through a staffing agency – interviewed at Citi.

    Interview Details

    I applied through an agency.
    First round phone interview: tell me about yourself in 5 mins. Then go through my CV and ask questions about my teaching experience. Then math and numerical analysis questions.

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    • Some linear algebra questions were raised during the interview.   Answer Question
    No Offer
  8.  

    Sales, Trading & Quantitative Analysis Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 2 weeksinterviewed at Citi in October 2014.

    Interview Details

    I applied through the firm's website and I got an email to set up a phone interview. I was expecting to get a call from an analyst as that's usually the case for most of the bulge brackets, but I actually got a call from the VP of quantitative analysis group. It was an interesting interview as the structure was totally different in that he introduced himself and his group first and then I walked through my resume. After few fit questions, I was asked questions on programming, regression, brain teasers and stats questions. I found it very difficult.

    Interview Questions
    • There is a fair dice. After the first roll, you can decide whether to take the number or roll it again. However, you have to take the value from the second roll. If I charge you $4 to play this game and pay you whatever the dice shows, will you play this game?   Answer Question
    No Offer
    Negative Experience
    Difficult Interview
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    Model Validation Analyst Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Tampa, FL
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Tampa, FL
    Application Details

    I applied through an employee referral. The process took 5 weeksinterviewed at Citi.

    Interview Details

    Referred by a friend who is currently working in the risk management group.
    One round HR screening phone interview.
    One round Senior Associate technical phone interviews consists of quantitative questions like stochastic process, probability and statistics.
    One round director video interview. About one hour. Five practical statistical and probability questions.

    Interview Questions
    No Offer
    Difficult Interview
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    Analyst Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Interview Details

    Really competitive application process which is even hard when graduating from a top university and Masters degree. Positions are filled up rather quickly so apply as soon as possible when you start your last year. Summer Internship helps a lot between you second last year and last year.

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    • If you think about the obvious questions like why citi etc. they will actually ask those kind of questions as well just to check if you are prepared.   Answer Question
    No Offer
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    Analyst, Financial Planing and Analysis Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Mumbai (India)
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Mumbai (India)
    Application Details

    I applied through a recruiter. The process took 2+ weeksinterviewed at Citi in October 2014.

    Interview Details

    The interview started with a test of 18 Financial Management questions. Questions were really tricky and you have to be well versed with the concepts to answer the questions. Only 5 candidates from 25 were selected for personal interview. In personal interview, questions were asked based on experience rather than what is required for the post. You have to be very confident while answering the questions. Three candidates were selected from five. Then, second round of PI was held where much more technical questions were asked. Only one candidate was selected from remaining three. All in all.... one selected from 25 candidates!!!

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    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview

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