Citi Analyst Interview Questions

Updated Aug 21, 2014
Updated Aug 21, 2014
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Anonymous Interview Candidate in New York, NY
Anonymous Interview Candidate in New York, NY
Application Details

I applied through college or university – interviewed at Citi.

Interview Details

On campus recruiting with two rounds for the internship position. First round with HR and an Associate. Second round with VP and MD. Was invited to the office to meet more senior people before the job offer was made. Overall a very pleasant experience.

Interview Questions
  • Standard IB questions. Make sure you know the transactions they have done.   Answer Question
Accepted Offer
Average Interview

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    Analyst Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied through an employee referral. The process took 4+ weeksinterviewed at Citi.

    Interview Details

    Called in for personal interviews. Had three rounds and was pretty standard. whether good at excel, access.
    Was expecting more challenging questions. It took less than two hours. HR was friendly and people were nice and welcoming.

    Interview Questions
    • Called in for personal interviews. Had three rounds and was pretty standard. whether good at excel, access.
      Was expecting more challenging questions. It took less than two hours. HR was friendly and people were nice and welcoming.
        Answer Question
    Accepted Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview
  2.  

    Analyst Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Interview Details

    applied online through school.
    First interview was over the phone. All resume based questions mainly

    Interview Questions
    No Offer
  3.  

    Analyst Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 2 weeksinterviewed at Citi in February 2014.

    Interview Details

    Phone interview followed by office interview

    Interview Questions
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
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    Analyst Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Interview Details

    phone interview behavioral
    super day with three interviews

    Interview Questions
    No Offer
  6. 1 person found this helpful  

    Analyst Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Buffalo, NY
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Buffalo, NY
    Application Details

    I applied through an employee referral. The process took 2+ monthsinterviewed at Citi.

    Interview Details

    Jobs posted on Citi website. Apply for postings. Depending on the need or if you know someone, it may be weeks before HR calls you if both they and the hiring manager would like you to be interviewed. Depening on department, interviews could involve multiple people or multiple visits. It may take weeks after the interview to hear back from HR--even if you send follow up emails. After an offer is excepted, it takes a few more weeks to get pre-employment work done and then another few weeks to get all system access that is required.

    Interview Questions
    • What do you hope to gain from Citi if you were to be offered a position?   Answer Question
    Negotiation Details
    It took some time to negotiate and it has to go through a few levels of management as it is budget-related. Unless you have valid reasons to request an increase it will be denied. THey usually only counter offer about $2K more than original with reason.
    Accepted Offer
    Negative Experience
    Average Interview
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    Analyst Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in New York, NY
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in New York, NY
    Application Details

    I applied through college or university. The process took 2+ monthsinterviewed at Citi in October 2013.

    Interview Details

    I initially found the job posting through my campus career center and submitted a cover letter and resume in early September of my senior year. An alumnus of my college who works at Citi Private Bank came in to the career center in early October and interviewed a few of the applicants, including myself. We didn't get any feedback from the college or Citi until a week after the initial interview when four of us were invited to New York for the final round, which took place two weeks later on a Friday. The following Monday, the HR department got back to us with their decisions.

    Interview Questions
    • If you had a client who ran a company that makes shoelaces and who doesn't know about anything except the shoelace business (i.e. he knows nothing about personal investments), how would you recommend he invest his money and why?   View Answer
    • If you were to get this job and then look back in five or ten years, why wouldn't you think it was a waste of your time?   View Answer
    Negotiation Details
    There was no negotiation. They make a standard offer to all of their first-year analysts and it is very much a take-it-or-leave-it situation.
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview
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    Analyst Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied through a staffing agency. The process took 5 daysinterviewed at Citi in July 2013.

    Interview Details

    Be confident, you got the interview that means they are interested. Look comfortable and simply tell them why you would do this job better than anyone else.

    Interview Questions
    • past experience as analyst. be prepared if you don't have work experience in the position you got the interview for.   Answer Question
    Negotiation Details
    I accepted what they offered without negotiation
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
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    Analyst Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in New York, NY
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in New York, NY
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 7 weeksinterviewed at Citi.

    Interview Details

    Applied online and contacted by HR via email. This was followed by a phone interview with HR and two rounds of interviews with various Directors and Vice Presidents. The process took almost 7 weeks, but was delayed due to external circumstances.

    Overall the interviews were standard items: walkthrough of resume, behavioral questions, and some technical questions. There were some additional questions on my fit with the team because I did not have prior experience in the financial services industry.

    Interview Questions
    • Why would we hire you, someone with no prior experience in financial services, over another candidate with experience in financial services?   Answer Question
    Accepted Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview
  10. 1 person found this helpful  

    Analyst Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in New York, NY
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in New York, NY
    Application Details

    interviewed at Citi in April 2011.

    Interview Details

    Got selected for a campus Interview with two people from the department. On-site interview with 5-7 people (1-2 from each team), based on your resume, they choose who they want to speak to.

    Interview Questions
    Accepted Offer
    Average Interview

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