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Credit Suisse Analyst Interview Questions & Reviews

Updated May 28, 2014
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Analyst
New York, NY

I interviewed at Credit Suisse in February 2010.

Interview Details – Seemed like a very nice work environment. The people I met with we're smart, engaging and spoke positively about their experience. Interviews were primarily fit though there were some technical questions. There were a few brain teasers but nothing out of the ordinary. Overall a pleasant experience

Interview Question – Why does Starbucks have so many stores close to one another   Answer Question


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Analyst

Interviewed at Credit Suisse

Interview Details – Description of the job, and then asked a few general questions, followed by brain teasers

Interview Question – many probability questions   Answer Question


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Analyst
Raleigh, NC

I applied online and the process took a day - interviewed at Credit Suisse in August 2011.

Interview Details – Interview was initiated by human resources. Afterwards, I was interviewed by my direct manager. Interviews with Credit Sufisse will vary greatly due to the fact that it will be your direct manager interviewing you. Mine interview was very simple and just consisted of my manager running through my resume and asking various questions.

Interview Question – I had no difficult or unexpected questions during my interview. Just be prepared to "sell" yourself.   Answer Question

Negotiation Details – I was not permitted any negotiation. I was informed of my salary and benefits before the interview.


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Analyst
New York, NY

I applied through a recruiter and the process took 6 days - interviewed at Credit Suisse in May 2009.

Interview Details – has many layers of interviews from various group of expertise such as business and IT manger and SMEs.

Interview Question – what is MTM price?   View Answer


No Offer

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Analyst

I applied through an employee referral and the process took 1+ week - interviewed at Credit Suisse in November 2012.

Interview Details – Make sure to keep up on current market events.

Interview Question – Nothing out of the ordinary, market based conversations.   Answer Question


No Offer

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Analyst
New York, NY

I applied through an employee referral and the process took 2+ weeks - interviewed at Credit Suisse in September 2012.

Interview Details – Had 1 interview with 3 people of the 4 member group. People from the group appeared very nice; long hours, but good atmosphere and rewarding.

Interview Question – Would you be ok working seventy hours a week?   View Answer


No Offer

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Analyst
New York, NY

I applied through college or university and the process took a day - interviewed at Credit Suisse in April 2010.

Interview Details – the Interviwer asked me general questions about finance and then I was transferred to the derivatives section where they asked me my knowledge about derivatives and commodities. I was also taken to the technical team where i was supposed to give answers on my project.

Interview Question – what is the difference between futures and forwards??   View Answer


No Offer

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Analyst
New York, NY

I applied through college or university and the process took a day - interviewed at Credit Suisse in December 2009.

Interview Details – This was a very interesting interview process, I applied online and a week later received a phone call from the HR recruiter wanting to arrange a superday at their New York office. In essence they flew me out to NYC without any phone screening or on campus interview.

The interview was short, two 30 minute two on one interviews.

Interview Question – What stock would you invest in?   Answer Question


No Offer

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Analyst
Zürich (Switzerland)

I applied online and the process took 2 weeks - interviewed at Credit Suisse in May 2014.

Interview Details – Relatively normal, though lenghty process; after application, two online tests (behavior and analytical), two phone interviews followed by a day of one-on-one interviews (5 in total) with the respective team and HR.

Everything ran smoothly, did OK on all accounts in the interview I reckon. The company gave a DL in which they said that they would come back (did not), after a while the hiring manager emailed stating he called to leave feedback (did not) after which I called back (went to a voicemail) and email of ("any feedback" / "Can I Call Back" (for the offered feedback)) wasn't answered. Honestly; I expected a little more class - especially in a lenghty process; I hope not all (hiring) managers in the company act like this.


Accepted Offer

Positive Experience

Easy Interview

Analyst Interview

Analyst
Singapore (Singapore)

I applied through a recruiter and the process took a day - interviewed at Credit Suisse in December 2010.

Interview Details – First round by Human Resource followed by second round interview by Director and AVP. Questions were pretty standard given the junior position I was applying for. For example, "How do you deal with difficult situations, describe yourself etc"

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