Citi Business Analyst Interview Questions

Updated Oct 14, 2014
Updated Oct 14, 2014
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Business Analyst Interview

Anonymous Interview Candidate
Anonymous Interview Candidate
Application Details

I applied through a recruiter. The process took 2 daysinterviewed at Citi in March 2008.

Interview Details

Very professional company. I had received a call from their recruitment agency, they called up for a discussion one day later. The interviewer was senior manager and asked detailed questions around core business analysis concepts. Asked about professional certifications I have. The interview lasted 1 hour. The next day HR called for salary discussion.

Interview Questions
Declined Offer
Positive Experience
Difficult Interview

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    Business 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+ monthsinterviewed at Citi in April 2010.

    Interview Details

    Firstly, I found this job from reed.co.uk, then I register an account on the CitiGroup website. A few days after the online application, I received a email to confirm a telephone interview in the next week.

    In the online application I was asked about my past experience mostly, but in fact, I was a fresh post-graduates and I only have some experiences in the university, so I put them on and try my best to answer the questions. The answers are true, but I think it doesnt help me on this application.

    By the way, the citigroup has the same questions for fresh-graduates and experienced canditates on their website which is not quite suitable - they should put more clear questions point to different canditate gruops - for a highly skills depended job application canditates, that only what I think.

    Then In the telephone interview, I answered questions which is absoultely the same as they posted in the website, at that time, my weakness was lack of experience and my advantages is my AI skills, which were never asked.

    I tried to let them know that I could programming AI softwares for their analysis-processing, but the result is as same as I thought.

    So basically, I believe that citigroup is looking for some people who has high degree and experience and young, and you have to say very fluently England english.....sorry for people like me who says 'i and cheers' all the day.

    Interview Questions
    • Tell me some experience about your past teamwork and what role you played in the teamwork.   Answer Question
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview
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    Business Analyst Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Ukiah, CA
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Ukiah, CA
    Application Details

    I applied through college or university. The process took 2 daysinterviewed at Citi in September 2009.

    Interview Details

    We ask specific questions to find out if someone is actually interested in Operations, or just wants to get a "foot in the door" of investment banking and will try to jump to front office in a year. Why would we hire someone like that? If this is your plan, be prepared to hide

    Interview Questions
    • We ask specific questions to find out if someone is actually interested in Operations, or just wants to get a "foot in the door" of investment banking and will try to jump to front office in a year. Why would we hire someone like that? If this is your plan, be prepared to hide   Answer Question
    • Depending on your organization, you'll also be able to drive process change; front office is usually occupied with the sales/trading function, as they should be, leaving IT to develop and drive their change. Operations is a cost center, so we drive our own change to increase   Answer Question
    No Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview
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    Business Analyst Interview

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

    I applied online. The process took 4 weeksinterviewed at Citi in August 2011.

    Interview Details

    Initial phone interview was standard. It consisted of brief questions about background and what I would like to do in the future. In the first round of in person interviews we discussed my work experience and problem solving skills. The second round of interviews was surprisingly short and we talked mostly about the community service I participated in and future goals. After 2 weeks I received an offer.

    Interview Questions
    • Tell me about your experience with Habitat for Humanity.   View Answer
    Negotiation Details
    Negotiations were almost non existent. I told the recruiter my expected compensation which he matched. Still choosing benefits.
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
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    Business Analyst Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Warren, NJ
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Warren, NJ
    Application Details

    The process took a dayinterviewed at Citi in April 2010.

    Interview Details

    Bright, talented people on the team doing the interviewing. They provided thorough explanations of the business and the challenges the position would be addressing, and asked intelligent questions versus rote or gimmicky ones. Very candid about the cons of the job too, which was refreshing and appreciated.

    Interview Questions
    • Asked about international regulatory experience   View Answer
    Reasons for Declining

    Position was for a consulting role and a full-time opportunity presented itself.

    Declined Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
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    Business Analyst Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Irving, TX
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Irving, TX
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 3 weeksinterviewed at Citi in March 2008.

    Interview Details

    The hiring manager spoke to me first with a phone interview. I was later called in by the hiring manager for a one on one session interview. I got a call a week later from HR. HR made me an offer and gave me a few days to think about the offer before making a final decision. I submitted a counter offer that was turned down. It was a take it or leave it scenario. I eventually accepted the offer. I was scheduled to take a drug test, presentation, and get on-boarding material before I started to work for the company.

    Interview Questions
    Negotiation Details
    HR rep did not accept counter offers.....was a take it or leave it scenario
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
  7.  

    Business Analyst Interview

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

    I applied online – interviewed at Citi.

    Interview Details

    Initial phone interview with two managers (2) interviews if you will. Second in person.

    Was okay, they never offered me the position however I was also told that they would get back to me either way and never did.

    No Offer
    Negative Experience
    Average Interview
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    Business 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 weeksinterviewed at Citi in April 2013.

    Interview Details

    application, telephone interview followed by discussion of interests, knowledge of finance, how you can add value to the team, awareness of US culture and corporate environment. I was asked information about extra circular activities and interests with emphasis on work life balance.

    Interview Questions
    Negotiation Details
    yes able to negotiate
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
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    Business Analyst Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Sydney (Australia)
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Sydney (Australia)
    Application Details

    I applied through other source. The process took 4+ weeksinterviewed at Citi in March 2010.

    Interview Details

    I was approached for this role so not the usual process but still required application and interview. The interview was one on one so not as daunting as a panel interview. Initial contact was very good. I was made to feel welcome and relaxed as I spoke about my past experience.

    I was given the opportunity to ask questions about the company and the role and finished the interview feeling that I had addressed all aspects that I needed to.

    Interview Questions
    • Tell be about an interesting article you have read recently.   Answer Question
    Negotiation Details
    Negotiation is always tricky but if you don't ask for what you want (and be clear about what you are prepared to give up versus what is mandatory for you) then you will never know.
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
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    Business Analyst Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied through college or university. The process took a dayinterviewed at Citi in April 2014.

    Interview Details

    Very friendly and approachable. Introduced myself and told her on my job scope. Interviewer explained the job involved. Expected me to ask several questions. Good experience all round. Applied and accepted via school portal.

    Interview Questions
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

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