Barclays Capital Interview Questions in Singapore

Updated Oct 15, 2014
Updated Oct 15, 2014
38 Interview Reviews

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    Assistant Vice President Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied through an employee referral. The process took 3+ monthsinterviewed at Barclays Capital.

    Interview Details

    The selection process started with initial discussion, followed by detail technical interview, Which was followed by a brief manager interview and later stages followed up with senior manager interview to understand the overall attributes of the person. Followed with HR interview and then thourough back ground checks and offer letter and visa processing.

    Interview Questions
    • senior management expectation about generic project outlook   View Answer
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview
  2.  

    Summer Analyst Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Interview Details

    First round phone interview. Followed by assessment centre which comprises of interviews, group activity, and a case presentation.
    Interviews are mostly fit and behavioral based questions. Case presentation was more technical.

    Interview Questions
    Negotiation Details
    No
    Accepted Offer
  3.  

    Product Control Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied through a recruiter. The process took 2 daysinterviewed at Barclays Capital in May 2014.

    Interview Details

    Two interviews - initial interview predominantly around softer skills (if you were in this scenario, what would you do)and second interview was more technical based (such as describe how an interest rate swap works, what are the accounting entries for an interest rate swap)

    Interview Questions
    • Technical knowledge about derivatives and commodities market   Answer Question
    Negotiation Details
    Was handled by the recruiter
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
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    Vice President Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied through a recruiter. The process took 5+ monthsinterviewed at Barclays Capital.

    Interview Details

    The entire hiring and interview process takes easily 3 to 5 months. Decision-making takes considerable time, before progressing to next stage. Have patience.

    Accepted Offer
  6.  

    Rewards Specialist Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied through a staffing agency. The process took 3 weeksinterviewed at Barclays Capital in October 2013.

    Interview Details

    Interview process was fast. The interview coordination very slow and caused a lot of delay.
    The background check was outsource to a 3rd party vendor not too sure if they lack a group of competence worker to do the job or are they simply slow in their work

    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
  7.  

    Summer Technology Analyst Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Singapore (Singapore)
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Singapore (Singapore)
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 2+ monthsinterviewed at Barclays Capital.

    Interview Details

    Online Tests
    One round of phone interview
    Assessment Center with one behavioral interview, one technical interview, one group discussion and an individual presentation

    Interview Questions
    • Some weird behavioral questions like managing relationships, ethical dilemma.   Answer Question
    Accepted Offer
    Difficult Interview
  8.  

    Finance Intern Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 3+ monthsinterviewed at Barclays Capital.

    Interview Details

    They called me for an interview about 3 months after I applied online. They asked me a lot of competency questions.

    Interview Questions
    • If you had to explain what the finance department at Barclay's does, how would you explain it?   Answer Question
    • What is do you think are the issues facing the finance dept at the moment?   Answer Question
    No Offer
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    Supply Chain Executive Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Singapore (Singapore)
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Singapore (Singapore)
    Application Details

    I applied through a recruiter. The process took 2 daysinterviewed at Barclays Capital in March 2013.

    Interview Details

    2 on 1 with mostly senario based questions

    Interview Questions
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
  10.  

    Intern Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Singapore (Singapore)
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Singapore (Singapore)
    Application Details

    I applied through college or university – interviewed at Barclays Capital in December 2012.

    Interview Details

    Apply online, complete a questionnaire
    Complete numerical and verbal assessment
    First round competency interview

    Interview Questions
    • Do you feel that you are a fast learner? Have anyone at any occasion commented you are a fast learner?   View Answer
    No Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Difficult Interview
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    Investment Banking Summer Analyst Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Singapore (Singapore)
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Singapore (Singapore)
    Application Details

    I applied online – interviewed at Barclays Capital in December 2012.

    Interview Details

    Stage 1:
    No Basic Numerical and Competency Online Tests,
    Only Short essay questions submitted online,

    Stage 2:
    Following a call from the firm, face to face interviews are arranged.

    First interview a 1-2 (With an Analyst and a VP) focusing mainly on Technical questions revolving Corp Finance and Accounting concepts (focused on ratios and their applications).

    Second interview 1-1 (With a Higher Mnmgt) Fewer Technical Questions, More Personality and Fit questions, General knowledge questions involving recent financial news, Interviewers would also dig deep into your motivations behind getting this job. Therefore, be sure to show a genuine interest in wanting to get this role.

    Interview Questions
    • Limitations of difference financial ratios/ multiples and when to use them. e.g. EBITDA and Price Multiples. When to use Levered and Unlevered beta etc.   Answer Question
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

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