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BNP Paribas UK Interview Questions

Updated Dec 3, 2014
Updated Dec 3, 2014
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    Trade Support Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in London, England (UK)
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in London, England (UK)
    Application Details

    I applied through other source. The process took 2+ weeksinterviewed at BNP Paribas UK in August 2013.

    Interview Details

    I had three interviews with two different people each time. It was fair but tough. The interviews very quite long as they later told me that people get honest after they get tired.

    Interview Questions
    • The whole approach was surprising. They asked much about the same and went further and further until I didn't know it and then they tried to make me insecure.   Answer Question
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview
  2.  

    Project Finance Intern Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in London, England (UK)
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in London, England (UK)
    Application Details

    interviewed at BNP Paribas UK in June 2013.

    Interview Details

    Hiring was for a specific position, the interview was about 30 minutes long, tested only high-level finance knowledge and looked to see my strengths that would be applicable to project finance.

    Interview Questions
    • Could you walk me through a discounted cash flow analysis.   Answer Question
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
  3.  

    Fixed Income Sales Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 5 weeksinterviewed at BNP Paribas UK.

    Interview Details

    I came through the event Women in Capital Markets, which was supposed to be the networking event, but in reality was the group interview. Then they invite me to apply to the position online, which I did within one day. I took them three weeks to answer and invite to the next stage. There was 3 hours interview with 5 different representatives of the company about absolutely everything: my background, why I want to go to BNP, about BNP, all the industry news, technical questions and so on.

    Interview Questions
    • For me the surprise questions were the probability questions.   Answer Question
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview
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    Quantitative Analyst Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in London, England (UK)
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in London, England (UK)
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 2+ weeksinterviewed at BNP Paribas UK in February 2013.

    Interview Details

    Easy process with not many difficult or unexpected Question. I spoke to a few people that did not seem very difficult. I did not take the job in the end as the pay was not super.

    Reasons for Declining

    low paid

    Declined Offer
    Average Interview
  6.  

    Quantitative Analyst Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 7+ weeksinterviewed at BNP Paribas UK.

    Interview Details

    Three phone interviews with various question of mathematics, as stochastic calculus, statistics, talking about previous internship.

    Interview Questions
    No Offer
    Average Interview
  7.  

    Summer Intern Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    The process took a dayinterviewed at BNP Paribas UK in February 2011.

    Interview Details

    There were two interviews by two analysts each time. Interviewers were friendly.
    No competency based questions, only questions about the company and the industry in general.
    They were quite technical at times even though it was just an internship interview and I had no previous experience in that particular industry.

    Interview Questions
    No Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview
  8.  

    Marketing and Events Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied through college or university. The process took 2 weeksinterviewed at BNP Paribas UK in November 2010.

    Interview Details

    I had two an interview with two lovely ladies from the marketing and events department. The questions were very standard. They asked me to run down my previous experience. Asked me to clarify some points from the CV. They also asked me to give them a few examples of the previous events that I was in charge of and the outcome? etc. So it was very general and they were very friendly but professional.

    Interview Questions
    • Give me an example from your previous role that will show us you are suitable for this role?   Answer Question
    Negotiation Details
    Its an internship so the offers are all standard.
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
  9.  

    Senior Developer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in London, England (UK)
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in London, England (UK)
    Application Details

    I applied through a recruiter. The process took 2 weeksinterviewed at BNP Paribas UK in August 2010.

    Interview Details

    They gave a C++ test project which I completed

    Interview Questions
    • What is the most innovative thing you did in your career?   Answer Question
    No Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview
  10.  

    Project Manager Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied through a recruiter. The process took a weekinterviewed at BNP Paribas UK in June 2010.

    Interview Details

    The process was very fast and I was invited to final interview within one week. The interview consisted of 1:1 with the hiring manager, the director and potential team members. Also in the interview process was the technical knowledge of IT applications.

    Interview Questions
    • Why should we hire you and what can you bring to the team?   Answer Question
    No Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview
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    Commodities CIT Graduate Analyst Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in London, England (UK)
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in London, England (UK)
    Application Details

    The process took a dayinterviewed at BNP Paribas UK in December 2009.

    Interview Details

    - Two Panel Interviews, Two members of CIT team on each Panel

    First Interview - Hiring Manager (Director from desk) + Analyst
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    - Very Straightforward mainly competency interview predominantly to get to know about candidate.

    Selection of questions asked

    - Why Commodities?
    - What are your strengths and weaknesses?
    - Why BNP Paribas?
    - What has happened to the dollar over the past year and what is your medium term view?
    - What are your passions in life?

    On the whole two very friendly individuals very easy to get along with had the opportunity to ask questions as well.

    Second Interview - VP and Analyst from CIT
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    - Straightforward mainly competency more technical questions

    - What defines the price of an option?
    - What is your view on commodities for the next 3 months?
    - What type of role do you ideally see yourself doing within Commodities?

    Interview Questions
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

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