Citi Interview Questions

Updated Aug 2, 2015
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  1. Helpful (2)  

    Customer Service Representative Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Tucson, AZ
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 1 dayinterviewed at Citi (Tucson, AZ) in May 2015.

    Interview

    Applied online and was called within 45 minutes. Set up phone interview and was offered position and fingerprinted within a day! Set up drug screen and training dates quickly. email and phone communication was excellent. Detailed questions but just listen and answer completely.

    Interview Questions

    • Tell me about stressful work situation and how you handled it   Answer Question
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    Balance Sheet Control Analyst III Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Minnetonka, MN
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 6+ monthsinterviewed at Citi (Minnetonka, MN).

    Interview

    I met with the hiring manager, waited a very long time, then was brought back in to meet two other staff members. It was very informal, very upbeat, and was clear immediately that I would be offered the position. What wasn't clear was that it would take 6 months to get it approved through HR.

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    Hedge Fund Operations Analyst Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Columbus, OH
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 4+ weeksinterviewed at Citi (Columbus, OH) in May 2015.

    Interview

    I received a request for the interview about a month or so after applying online. The online application was easy and took only a few minutes. The interview was scheduled for a week or so after the phone call. Relatively straight forward interview. I met with two AVPs at their Columbus, OH location. It was very standard interview fare. The panel interview made it nice too. At times it was much more of a discussion and less of an interview.

    Interview Questions

    • -Tell us about how your experience in [past job] prepared you for this role. -Why did you apply to this role? -What do you know about hedge funds?   Answer Question
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    Customer Service Representative Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 3 daysinterviewed at Citi in May 2015.

    Interview

    Called back for interview and ask a few basic behavioral questions and then had to participate in 2 role playing questions/answers. Was very informal and was offered a position within that time. Human resource rep came in and made a formal job offer and then had to do finger prints and drug screen and background check.

    Interview Questions

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    Manager Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Chapel Hill, NC
    Declined Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied in-person. The process took 1 dayinterviewed at Citi (Chapel Hill, NC) in May 2015.

    Interview

    Friendly and courteous. The interview process was professional and they made me feel relaxed. I thoroughly enjoyed the people and the atmosphere. I feel this is a great place to work and have a career.

    Interview Questions

    • Tell me about yourself? Why do you wish to work for this company   Answer Question
  7.  

    Declined Offer
    Negative Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 4+ weeksinterviewed at Citi (Irving, TX) in May 2015.

    Interview

    interview process easy. just one phone call before going onsite to their office. their office is big enough and interview process starts with one interview for about two hours with four different people asking questions. probably a manager, and team members involved. questions were easy, basic programming. nothing on white board. Just verbal answering. mediocre interview questions to hire someone to do a clean up work. Was hopeful about a positive response at end after doing well.

    Interview Questions

    • How do you differentiate between android and apple development environments ? Explain your work experience, Projects you worked on previously blah blah blah !!!   1 Answer

    Reasons for Declining

    Citi group pay is way less than competitors and technology company standards, Citi is one of those wall street companies that want work to be completed for cheap labour. Also getting outside reviews about teams and work place made me reject the offer.

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    Short Sales Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in O'Fallon, MO
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied through other source. The process took 5 daysinterviewed at Citi (O'Fallon, MO).

    Interview

    Basic questions that they seem to ask on every interview. I liked how they take time out to get to know you and what you can really do with a company when they go outside the box

    Interview Questions

    • Where do you see yourself in 5 years   1 Answer
  9. Helpful (1)  

    Summer Management Associate Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in New York, NY
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied through college or university. The process took 3 weeksinterviewed at Citi (New York, NY).

    Interview

    I applied through my graduate school. I went through one phone screening followed by 3 interviews in-person in New York. The interviews were all behavioral, not analytical. They are looking for candidates with general backgrounds.

    Interview Questions

    • Why Citi? What are the trends in the Retail Banking industry? Why a financial institution? What are you looking to get out of this experience?   Answer Question
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    Summer Analyst Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Buffalo, NY
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied through a recruiter. The process took 2+ monthsinterviewed at Citi (Buffalo, NY) in April 2015.

    Interview

    Citigroup was present at my school's career fair, I had a chance to speak with a recruiter, submitted my resume online, first interview was on campus, second was at their Buffalo office, two 30 minute interviews with VP's of respective divisions, very kind, welcoming, easy-going, nothing super technical, they are really focused more on personality, fit, and are ultimately trying to determine the division that you will succeed in or be the most suitable for

    Interview Questions

    • General behavioral questions such as: Why Citigroup? Why Banking/Financial Services? Discuss your strengths. Walk through your resume. Speak about past experiences as a team member and in a leadership position.   1 Answer

    Negotiation

    Standard salary 16.82 per hour

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    Secure Funding Specialist Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Saint Louis, MO
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 1 dayinterviewed at Citi (Saint Louis, MO) in April 2015.

    Interview

    Went through one, one hour interview with the hiring manager. She was very nice and even showed me around after we were done. A couple of days later I was called up and offered the job. She went over what the company was all about and the other typical basics that you would expect with almost any other interview, but she strayed off the path and did not want to beat a dead horse with some standardized interview questionnaire that is mandated by Citi, so she made her own type of interview that would help find someone best suited for filling the position within her team, not what Citi wants, exactly.

    Interview Questions

    • Basically, they asked me about my personality, since my educational background spoke for my intelligence. They want more extroverted people who are able to effectively communicate to other people and keep a cohesive work environment.   1 Answer

    Negotiation

    I chose to accept the offer without counter-offering.

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