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Bloomberg L.P. Financial Analyst Interview Questions & Reviews

Updated Aug 4, 2014
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Financial Analyst Interview

Financial Analyst
New York, NY

I applied online and the process took 2 weeks - interviewed at Bloomberg L.P. in June 2014.

Interview Details – I applied online and the process took 2 weeks - Interviewed at Bloomberg in June 2014.

This is the round in Bloomberg US Interview:
-Technical Interview
-Management Interview
-Senior Management Interview
-Aptitude, Logical and Verbal Reasoning Interview

Once you clear the first round, it will not take much time to finish all other rounds. I got the offer in hand within 9 days. Process is very smooth and personnel there are good. If you can find an internal reference will be considered a big plus. Also before hand check how do you stand with aptitude, logical and verbal reasoning tests, there are a lot of products in the market for this. I did use 'the ultimate career interview' app from the app store its worthy.

Interview Question – How would you sell 20 Bloomberg Terminals?   Answer Question

Reason for Declining – Got a better offer at PWC.


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Financial Analyst Interview

Financial Analyst

Interviewed at Bloomberg L.P.

Interview Details – Good process until final interview which was very tough, Brush up on your financial knowledge and learn about the clients and how to sell the terminal.
first interview is phone, then on site with 2 mid level managers then the final with heads of departments.

Interview Question – Explain QE?   Answer Question


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Financial Analyst Interview

Financial Analyst

I applied online and interviewed at Bloomberg L.P..

Interview Details – Mostly behavioral questions

Interview Question – 1) Describe a time when you took initiative for a project?
2) Describe a time when you went above and beyond your duty?
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Financial Analyst Interview

Financial Analyst
London, England (UK)

I applied online and the process took 4+ weeks - interviewed at Bloomberg L.P. in October 2012.

Interview Details – Had a brief phone interview first, then invited to the first interview. At the first interview, 6 people in the group taken to the meeting room, and HR introduced Bloomberg briefly and we all did self introduction. Then each of us sit with the current financial analyst and see what their job like. After that, we have individual interview with the team manager. He asked me why Bloomberg, what I think this position suits me etc. After few days, got a email to invite me to the final interview. It was with the team manager and the division manager. They asked more detailed questions, like what current financial market like etc. At this stage, I strongly recommend to read lots of newspapers and be ready to discuss current financial market.

Interview Question – They asked me WHY Bloomberg, I gave answers but couldn't convince them.   Answer Question


No Offer

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Financial Analyst Interview

Financial Analyst

Interviewed at Bloomberg L.P.

Interview Details – Got an email for a phone interview from HR after 2 weeks of applying. Interview was basically basic questions about you and your CV, why BBG, why this position, etc.

Interview Question – Overall, it was a good experience for me as an entry-level   Answer Question


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No Offer

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Financial Analyst Interview

Financial Analyst
Sydney (Australia)

I applied online and the process took 4 weeks - interviewed at Bloomberg L.P..

Interview Details – scheduled to be 2 rounds of phone interview then 2 rounds of tele conferences at their office

Interview Question – So far I passed 2 phones interviews, since its all majors welcome, some non-financial background people might be stuck with the question: what financial instrument are you mostly familiar with? and perform a sales pitch on that   View Answer


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Financial Analyst Interview

Financial Analyst
New York, NY

I applied online and the process took 2 days - interviewed at Bloomberg L.P. in March 2011.

Interview Details – interview was very simple. first there was a phone interview with an hr rep. next you went in for an interview. you begin with a tour of the building, then you shadow someone in the role you are interviewing for, then you interview with a manager in sales and analytics, then if they like you, you interiview with the head.

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Financial Analyst Interview

Financial Analyst
Skillman, NJ

I applied online and the process took a day - interviewed at Bloomberg L.P. in March 2012.

Interview Details – The interviewer was not invested in the interview process at all and asked me a total of 3 extremely vague questions.

Interview Question – What qualifications do you have to offer?   View Answers (2)


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Financial Analyst Interview

Financial Analyst

The process took 3 days - interviewed at Bloomberg L.P. in March 2011.

Interview Details – I was asked how i would sell the bloomberg system and how i would approach a potential customer. The interview was 2 on 1. the one interviewer seemed like he didnt want to be there at all and he shouldnt have been there since my actual interviewer got switched 5 mins before i was to go in. be prepared to defend your answers over and over again

Interview Question – Why do you want to joing bloomberg (over and over again)   Answer Question


No Offer

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Average Interview

Financial Analyst Interview

Financial Analyst
Hong Kong (Hong Kong)

I applied online and the process took 1 week - interviewed at Bloomberg L.P. in June 2011.

Interview Details – Bloomberg's HR call me after two days of my application online. I was surprise that i got a phone interview without notices. Thus, be prepare immediately after you apply for any position at Bloomberg. The interviewer ask two basic questions with some accent. i.) What do you know about Bloomberg? ii.) What do you know about the position you had applied for? Advices: Pay attention to every work what the interviewer asked and do the preparation!

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