Duff & Phelps Interview Questions in Chicago, IL

Updated Jun 26, 2015
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    Corporate Finance Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Chicago, IL
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview

    Application

    I applied through an employee referral. The process took 3 daysinterviewed at Duff & Phelps (Chicago, IL) in January 2015.

    Interview

    Behavioral Interview, Phone screen and then moved on an onsite interview. Behavioral and motivational questions were used. Process was fairly easy, met with 4 interviewers and then an offer was presented. Background check and onboarding was very easy.

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    Analyst Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Chicago, IL
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview

    Application

    I applied through an employee referral. The process took 5 daysinterviewed at Duff & Phelps (Chicago, IL) in August 2014.

    Interview

    The interview process was great it was so nice to meet everyone on the team that I would be working with after my first phone screen. Coming into the office was great and it really gave me a feel for the company.

    Interview Questions

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    Corporate Finance Analyst Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Chicago, IL
    No Offer
    Negative Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied through an employee referral. The process took 4+ monthsinterviewed at Duff & Phelps (Chicago, IL) in April 2014.

    Interview

    Family connection with a Managing Director; sent them a resume in late January, heard back in late February, finally got lunch (with the MD and a Director) in late March, interviewed in late April. 30 min with a VP, 30 min with a VP, 30 min with a Director (but he left after 15 min to get a flight). They didn't volunteer me a 'yes' or a 'no' regarding an offer; after 2.5 weeks I e-mailed HR and got the boiler plate 'no offer' e-mail. HR has yet to reimburse the expense of getting to the interview.

    Interview Questions

    • The second VP asked me to divide 3,500,000 by 10,000 mentally, on the spot.   Answer Question
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    Investment Banking Analyst Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Chicago, IL
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied through college or university. The process took 3 weeksinterviewed at Duff & Phelps (Chicago, IL) in October 2013.

    Interview

    1st round interview was 1:1 on campus. 2nd round was at their office in Chicago.

    Interview Questions

    • How do you get equity value from enterprise value?   1 Answer
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    Dispute Consultant Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Chicago, IL
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied through college or university. The process took 2 daysinterviewed at Duff & Phelps (Chicago, IL) in November 2012.

    Interview

    I got a first round interview through career services at my university. I was invited to a 2nd round at their HQ in Chicago with about 10 other applicants. They had a dinner the night before the interviews and the interviews consisted of 5 different 30-minute conversations in various offices with different employees.

    Interview Questions

    • Describe the effect of depreciation on the income statement, statement of cash flows, and the balance sheet.   Answer Question
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    Dispute Consultant Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Chicago, IL
    No Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Difficult Interview

    Application

    I applied through college or university. The process took 1 dayinterviewed at Duff & Phelps (Chicago, IL) in October 2011.

    Interview

    There was a group of us from various schools that came to Chicago. We each were rotated around the office in a series of 5 interviews.

    Interview Questions

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    Dispute Consultant Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Chicago, IL
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied through college or university. The process took 3 weeksinterviewed at Duff & Phelps (Chicago, IL) in October 2011.

    Interview

    First round - On campus interview, more of a conversation. Second round consisted of 5 office interviews roughly 30 minutes each with VP's and above. Technical and behavioral type quesitons presented with some light conversaiton about background and experiences thrown into the mix

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    Negotiation

    Salary and signing bonus were non-negotiable

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    Vice President Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Chicago, IL
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied through an employee referral. The process took a weekinterviewed at Duff & Phelps (Chicago, IL) in February 2011.

    Interview

    Met with service line leader, managing director responsible for supporting me, and employee at my level of hiring. Answered basic interview questions about what I could bring to the practice, experience, skills, and thoughts about what I would be doing.

    Interview Questions

    • As a senior hire, was a very standard interview, so not much unexpected.   Answer Question

    Negotiation

    Not much in terms of negotiation, as it was 2011 and we were still in a recession. I knew my market value, and they more or less matched it.

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    Valuation Intern Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Chicago, IL
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview

    Application

    I applied through college or university. The process took 1 dayinterviewed at Duff & Phelps (Chicago, IL) in July 2010.

    Interview

    asked technical questions

    what is valuation?
    what is cost of capital?
    what is market premium?
    future value present value equation?
    what does capm ask for ?

    Interview Questions

    • what are your closing arguements. why should i choose you for this position   Answer Question

    Negotiation

    1.know your finance concepts
    2.research current events discuss about em

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    Real Estate Analyst Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Chicago, IL
    No Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied through college or university. The process took 2 daysinterviewed at Duff & Phelps (Chicago, IL) in July 2010.

    Interview

    There was an on-campus interview, which was very straight forward and just asked you to go over your experience/skills. A few people got the 2nd round interview which consisted of 5 one-on-one interviews with VP's and above.

    Again, there wasn't many technical questions. It was merely going through your resume and triyng to relate it to their position. Overall, pretty easy interview but they took a while to get back.

    Interview Questions

    • No technical questions. Just why you want the job, how your experience will make you successful, etc.   Answer Question

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