Citi Interview Questions & Reviews

Updated Aug 26, 2014
Updated Aug 26, 2014
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    Mortgage Underwriter Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I interviewed online. The process took 4 weeks - interviewed at Citi.

    Interview Details

    1ST-HR: There is an initial interview to review your resume and discuss experience to ensure you are a good fit for the position. Then HR passes your resume to the hiring manager. You are scheduled for an interview if the hiring manager agrees that you are a good fit. 2nd Interview is with a Departmental Mgr and Risk Mgr who complete an underwriter interview with you. They ask specific policy/guidelines for FNMA/FHLMC/FHA etc..depending on which area you will be working. I was even asked the formulas for income calculation, LTV, appraisal standards & adjustment maximums etc... They even asked questions to determine if you have good judgment/instinct. Two weeks after the interview, I was extended an offer contingent on my passing pre-employment. Others who were in training with me waited up to 5 weeks to receive an offer letter. Once received, paperwork is completed for the on-board process..fingerprints are done for background check..employment and credit were also checked. Once in training, we had to complete NMLS..either apply or transfer current NMLS to Citi.

    Interview Questions
    • I was asked specific questions about tax returns..what line is this or that on and I had to bring the schedules in front of me to answer.   Answer Question
    Negotiation Details
    No negotiation, they gave me what I asked for.
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
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    Operations Analyst Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate  in  Roseland, NJ
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Roseland, NJ
    Application Details

    I interviewed online. The process took 2 weeks - interviewed at Citi in October 2010.

    Interview Details

    1st Round, 3 Interviews with Two VPs, One Associate
    2nd Round, 3 Interviews with Two VPS (different), One SVP
    All Questions Were Behavioral, save for one or two accounting related questions. Accounting questions were very basic, i.e. how does net income show up on Balance Sheet/ Cash Flow Statement.

    Interview Questions
    Negotiation Details
    No Negotiation.
    Accepted Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Easy Interview
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    Assistant Vice President - Corporate Strategy Interview

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

    I interviewed through an employee referral. The process took 7+ weeks - interviewed at Citi.

    Interview Details

    Applied through internal HR process - first round included interview with manager and case study, second round included 2 interviews with other managers, and final round was interview with group head

    Interview Questions
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
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    Vice President Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate  in  Elk Grove Village, IL
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Elk Grove Village, IL
    Application Details

    I interviewed online. The process took 3 weeks - interviewed at Citi in September 2011.

    Interview Details

    normal hiring/interview process, be careful of recruiter, they will lie about if you ask about future compensation(raise, bonus etc), put everything on the paper. Interview is long and lunch provided.

    Interview Questions
    Accepted Offer
    Negative Experience
    Easy Interview
  6.  

    Data Analyst (Contracted) Interview

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

    I interviewed through a recruiter. The process took 5+ weeks - interviewed at Citi in November 2013.

    Interview Details

    Was asked in to the New York Office in Tribeca for an interview. Met with the lady who would be my manager and two of her partners in the RSG. The whole interiew was quick, but structured as a behavioral interview to start and then walking them through the process I would take.

    Interview Questions
    • The questions asked were very run of the mill basic interview questions. The hardest thing is making sure there was enough detail when walking them through the process.   Answer Question
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
  7.  

    Senior Business Analyst Interview

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

    I interviewed online. The process took 2 weeks - interviewed at Citi.

    Interview Details

    One appointment, met with five different employees - some higher, some would be colleagues. Job description is useless as jobs there are totally fluid based on changing focus of group CFO.

    Interview Questions
    • Questions were easy, I think they liked my resume or, didn't like any other candidates   View Answer
    Negotiation Details
    None. Take it or leave it.
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
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    Collections Agent Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I interviewed online. The process took 2 weeks - interviewed at Citi in August 2010.

    Interview Details

    When I started on, part of the selection process was an online application, followed by a questionnaire and then an online assessment. After that, was a brief phone interview that asked general questions. The final step was an in-person interview by one of the department managers that followed the STAR format of Situation, Task, Action and Result. This format covered scenario based examples and required an answer that explained the scenario, what the task you had to do in the scenario was, what action or actions were taken and the end result.

    There was about 10 to 15 questions asked, and it depended on how quickly and succinctly you answered if you would get through all of them. As you answer the questiosns, the interviewer takes notes in different collums representing the Situation, Task, Action and Result to better assist in selection process.

    Interview Questions
    • Give me a time you were faced with a difficult co-worker, and how you handled the situation.   Answer Question
    Negotiation Details
    The salary was already pre-determined, irregardless of any additional or relevant experience brought "to the table." Starting wage of 11.00 an hour was below what I wanted, but I needed the work.
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
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    Customer Service & Sales Interview

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

    I interviewed online - interviewed at Citi.

    Interview Details

    I submitted my resume online. I then received a call for an initial interview. Soon after, I had a second interview. There was a thorough background check and drug screening test.

    Interview Questions
    • The interviewer did not ask their own questions. It was extremely regimented. The interviewer had a booklet of questions with boxes for her to mark answers and observations.   Answer Question
    Negotiation Details
    No negation.
    Accepted Offer
    Difficult Interview
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    Customer Service Representative Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I interviewed online. The process took 3 days - interviewed at Citi in May 2014.

    Interview Details

    Applied online and within hours the recruiter called me. The recruiter set up a phone interview with me, however the actual site personnel that would do the interview had to reschedule for the next day. Other than that everything went well.

    Negotiation Details
    as-is
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
  11.  

    Business Analyst Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Interview Details

    Interview process was normal process. HR contacted for normal questions; Phone interview by hiring managers; invite to onsite interview for around 4 hours. no special questions: about last working experience...

    Accepted Offer

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