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Wells Fargo Commercial Interview Questions & Reviews

Updated Apr 25, 2014
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Commercial Strategies Interview

Commercial Strategies

I applied through an employee referral and the process took 3 weeks - interviewed at Wells Fargo.

Interview Details – Process took 3 weeks. First and second round interviews were via phone.The first round interview was 1-on-1and the second round interview was a three person interview. I was also asked to provide a writing assessment which consisted of 7 questions. The final interview was in person at a Wells Fargo office.

Interview Question – How would oil prices affect Disney World?   Answer Question


No Offer

Positive Experience

Easy Interview

Commercial Banking Intern - Summer Financial Analyst Interview

Commercial Banking Intern - Summer Financial Analyst

I applied through college or university and the process took 1 week - interviewed at Wells Fargo in February 2014.

Interview Details – Applied through university job portal, got an interview, and interviewed on campus. Interview wasn't difficult, and the interviewer was really laid back and just wanted to get to know you. Asked me to go through my resume and talk about it. it wasn't a difficult interview at all

Interview Question – Why do you want to work in commercial banking?   Answer Question


No Offer

Positive Experience

Easy Interview

Commercial Banking Financial Analyst Summer Intern Interview

Commercial Banking Financial Analyst Summer Intern
Oklahoma City, OK

I applied through college or university and the process took 2 weeks - interviewed at Wells Fargo in March 2014.

Interview Details – Interviewing process was very comfortable and well laid out. They really made sure that I was kept up to date with the process and contacted me very quickly after both 1st and 2nd round interviews. Both 1st round and 2nd round were very comfortable and relaxed. They really just wanted to get a feel for your basic understanding of the financial world and how you would fit in at their 10 person office.

Interview Question – Without having a company's financial statements, what is something you should know in order to evaluate whether or not they should receive a loan.   View Answer


Accepted Offer

Positive Experience

Average Interview

Summer Financial Analyst Intern - Commercial Banking Interview

Summer Financial Analyst Intern - Commercial Banking
Oakland, CA

I applied through college or university and the process took 1 week - interviewed at Wells Fargo in February 2014.

Interview Details – I was invited to interview for this position through my campuses career center. the company invited all the applicants to a reception at the HQ in SF the night before the interviews. the interviews were mostly fit and accounting questions. i heard back from them in 3 days and was invited to interview at the commercial banking HQ in Oakland. i received my offer 2 days later!

Interview Question – What single financial statement would you choose to value a company and why?   View Answer

Negotiation Details – i didnt negotiate


No Offer

Positive Experience

Difficult Interview

Commercial Banking Inter Interview

Commercial Banking Inter
Chicago, IL

I applied through college or university and the process took a day - interviewed at Wells Fargo in February 2014.

Interview Details – I applied through University. Did an on campus interview which lasted 30 minutes. Got an email a week later offering an invitation to an interview a their office which lasted 4 hours.

Interview Question – What ratios from the financial statements would you look at when deciding to lend to a company?   View Answer


Declined Offer

Positive Experience

Average Interview

Summer Intern- Commercial Banking Interview

Summer Intern- Commercial Banking
San Diego, CA

I applied through college or university and the process took 4+ weeks - interviewed at Wells Fargo in February 2014.

Interview Details – Submitted a resume online
(Automatically) scheduled for an interview with 2 members from local commercial banking branch office. Asked basic intro questions and asked to demonstrate knowledge of fin. statements
Called 2 weeks later to schedule a 1on 1 off campus interview, more intensive and skill-based (excel)
Offered position following 2nd interview

Interview Question – If you had to evaluate a company what information would you use outside of financial statements   Answer Question

Reason for Declining – Location


No Offer

Neutral Experience

Financial Analyst Commercial Banking Internship Interview

Financial Analyst Commercial Banking Internship

Interviewed at Wells Fargo

Interview Details – Had one interview at my university and the other in chicago with a dinner the night before

Interview Question – If you were going to give a company a loan which statement is most important to look at and what other things (other than statements) would you consider?   Answer Question


Accepted Offer

Positive Experience

Average Interview

Commercial Banking Analyst Interview

Commercial Banking Analyst
Baltimore, MD

I applied through college or university and the process took 4 weeks - interviewed at Wells Fargo in February 2014.

Interview Details – Applied through the school. Scheduled a 1v1 interview. Got called back to come into the office where I interviewed with 1 Sr VP and 1 VP

Interview Question – What is the difference between I banking and Commerical banking.   Answer Question


No Offer

Neutral Experience

Commercial Banking Summer Analyst Interview

Commercial Banking Summer Analyst

I applied through college or university and the process took 2 weeks - interviewed at Wells Fargo.

Interview Details – On campus recruiting. There was a 30 minute interview on campus, and students get invited from there to Super Day, which was only an hour long at their NY office.

Interview Question – Why Wells Fargo? Why Commercial Banking? Tell me about a time you had to work with someone and persuaded them to see your way. How do you analyze a company's creditworthiness? Quantitatively? Qualitatively?   Answer Question


No Offer

Neutral Experience

Commercial Real Estate Interview

Commercial Real Estate

Interviewed at Wells Fargo

Interview Details – University Recruiting. Asked some questions on financial statements and DCF.

Interview Question – "How do you underwrite a property"   View Answer

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