Barclays Capital Interview Questions in Singapore

Updated Sep 16, 2014
Updated Sep 16, 2014
37 Interview Reviews

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    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
  2.  

    Rewards Specialist Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied through a staffing agency. The process took 3 weeks - interviewed 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
  3.  

    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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    Assistant Vice President Interview

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

    I applied through a recruiter. The process took 1 week - interviewed at Barclays Capital in February 2010.

    Interview Details

    Hiring process goes as follows:
    15 minute general interview
    2x face to face interview

    Very professional and very well mannered people. They'll look at your CV and ask question on the projects you've worked on before

    Interview Questions
    • The most difficult question is about the technical expertise one has had and the effort it took to accomplish goals   Answer Question
    Negotiation Details
    There wasn't any negotiation as the offer was more than enough
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview
  6.  

    Product Control Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied through a recruiter. The process took 2 days - interviewed 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
  7.  

    Assistant Vice President - IT Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied through a recruiter. The process took 3 weeks - interviewed at Barclays Capital in May 2011.

    Interview Details

    They expect you to be the best subject matter expert. For a developer, you will be asked textbook concepts plus some critical thinking. Don't worry, you won't use them once you're in.

    Interview Questions
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview
  8.  

    Market Risk Analyst Interview

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

    I applied through a staffing agency. The process took 1+ week - interviewed at Barclays Capital in July 2012.

    Interview Details

    The interview has two rounds: one with the hiring manager and another one with director. Both have technical and people questions.

    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
  9.  

    Assistant Vice President - IT Interview

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

    I applied through a recruiter. The process took 2+ weeks - interviewed at Barclays Capital in September 2010.

    Interview Details

    The process is fast as it takes only a day. Met the peer, hiring manager and also the hiring manager boss on the same day

    Interview Questions
    Negotiation Details
    They offered a good package, hence no negotiations is required
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
  10. 1 person found this helpful  

    Assistant Vice President Interview

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

    I applied through a recruiter. The process took 3 months - interviewed at Barclays Capital in September 2010.

    Interview Details

    Quick initial interview which was very basic and not very challenging. Was told that I got the job but there was a company restructure so hiring was on hold for 2 months. Came back to me 2 months later with another interview and landed the job.

    Interview Questions
    Negotiation Details
    Negotiation done via an agent
    Accepted Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview
  11. 1 person found this helpful  

    Vice President Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied through a recruiter. The process took 5 months - interviewed 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

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