Macquarie Group Business Analyst Interview Questions

Updated Jul 15, 2014
Updated Jul 15, 2014
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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+ weeks - interviewed at Macquarie Group in December 2010.

Interview Details

Interviewed by 2 senior bankers and completed a psychometric exam on the computer, which is standard for all new Macquarie hires. The in-person interviews were pretty relaxed and seemed to focus more on overall fit rather than technical aspects. This is probably because Macquarie seeks to train its junior hires in its own way from the start.

Interview Questions
Negotiation Details
Standard BA entry package, little to negotiate.
Accepted Offer
Positive 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 5 weeks - interviewed at Macquarie Group in November 2010.

    Interview Details

    I went for a personal interview on campus with two Macquarie employees after meeting one of them at a campus Career Fair. They were both extremely friendly, and the interview was very relaxed. It was definitely more of a fit interview than technical. At one point, the interviewer I had met even guided me through a question. The day after, we were all required to take a 3 hour long personality/skills test. This was not mentioned during the interview so make sure you are aware that it is a requirement of ALL new Macquarie hires (including MDs) so you won't be able to get out of it. The second interview I had was a brief, 4 minute phone call. I was not required to travel to NY for this round. Great people, relaxed office and the work culture is unlike any other on the Street (especially if you are in infrastructure, where most people were not poached from other firms but spent their entire career at Macquarie).

    Interview Questions
    • Walk me through your considerations of an investment in a toll road in Mexico.   Answer Question
    • What would the balance sheet of the toll road look like?   Answer Question
    Negotiation Details
    The contract is standard and as a first year hire you won't be able to negotiate. The package is market and the salary increase for first years is definitely above market.
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
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    Business Analyst Interview

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

    I applied online. The process took 5 weeks - interviewed at Macquarie Group in January 2014.

    Interview Details

    Standard hiring process, call up on the phone interview first, and a week later attended the first interview with team leader. Then booked in a accessement test, followed by another interview with the division manager. Now I have been informed they just completed the reference checking and further info will be known shortly.

    Interview Questions
    • Board competency based interview question, no drama.   View Answer
    Negotiation Details
    There is no negotiation
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
  3. 1 person found this helpful  

    Business Analyst Interview

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

    I applied online. The process took 3 weeks - interviewed at Macquarie Group in September 2011.

    Interview Details

    1. send in Resume
    2. interiew
    3. Aptitude Test (Verbal, number, logic, personal)
    4. Offer over the phone

    Because I had a connection in the job department i applied for, i think the interview process may have been slightly different. the interview was just a formality, because i ended up going straight through to the short list....

    Interview Questions
    • Tell me a time where you clashed with your manager
      tell me a time where you made a mistake that caused the company monetary loss
      If we were to call your employer, whats 3 words they will say about you
        View Answer
    Negotiation Details
    hello XXX, we would like to offer you the opportunity to work for us , are you willing to accept a package of xxxxx ?
    Me : thank you , yes.
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    looking back i should have negotiated... :( again , look at youtube on best salary negotiation techniques.
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
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    Business Analyst Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate  in  Hong Kong (Hong Kong)
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Hong Kong (Hong Kong)
    Application Details

    I applied online - interviewed at Macquarie Group in August 2012.

    Interview Details

    Phone Interview with HR - first round then was invited to second round meeting. haven't done it yet. HR is very nice and helpful.

    Interview Questions
    • What do you see your career path going? why you leaving current employer   Answer Question
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

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