Macquarie Group
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Macquarie Group Interview Questions & Reviews

Updated Apr 21, 2014
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Administrative Assistant Interview

Anonymous Employee
Vancouver, BC (Canada)

I applied through a staffing agency and the process took 2 days - interviewed at Macquarie Group.

Interview Details – Everything was great about the interview process. It was very thorough.

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National Account Manager Interview

Anonymous Employee
San Francisco, CA

I applied through an employee referral and the process took 6 months - interviewed at Macquarie Group in November 2012.

Interview Details – Hiring process took 6 months...

Interview Question – Had to take and pass psychometrics exam at end of hiring process. Will not be hired if yu don't pass the 4 exams   Answer Question

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Business Analyst Interview

Anonymous Employee
Sydney (Australia)

I applied online and 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 Question – 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
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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.

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Settlements Officer Interview

Anonymous Employee

Interviewed at Macquarie Group

Interview Details – I had standard interview questions which I prepared the answers to. They were not difficult as such but having had 2 managers interview me at the same time was very daunting for a recent graduate like me.

Interview Question – What I thought my weakness was.   Answer Question

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Senior Associate Interview

Senior Associate
Sydney (Australia)

I applied online and the process took 4+ weeks - interviewed at Macquarie Group in July 2011.

Interview Details – 1 interview with Associate Director
2 phsycometric test
3 interview with main directors

Negotiation Details – no negotiation

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No Offer

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Investment Banking Summer Analyst Interview

Investment Banking Summer Analyst

Interviewed at Macquarie Group

Interview Details – Applied through campus career website. Had an interview in person on campus, was mostly behavioral with a few brain teasers

Interview Question – Run me through the 3 financial statements   Answer Question

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Summer Analyst Interview

Summer Analyst

I applied online and interviewed at Macquarie Group.

Interview Details – step 1:online application- Submit a cv and cover letter

step 2: telephone interview- It was mostly competency based (why mac? why your degree? etc, and only a few brain teasers)

step 3:assessment center tests (numerical, verbal, logical and personality- i believe they were the standard expected shl tests you see in other banks)

step 4: final round interview (still awaiting details)

Interview Question – Why Macquarie?   Answer Question

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Investment Banking Summer Analyst Interview

Investment Banking Summer Analyst

I applied through college or university and the process took a day - interviewed at Macquarie Group.

Interview Details – On campus interview. Was given a mini case study and a few brainteasers. Wasn't a very difficult interview technically.

Interview Question – What is something on your resume that you are most proud of?   Answer Question

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No Offer

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Risk Management Summer Intern Interview

Anonymous Interview Candidate

I applied through college or university and interviewed at Macquarie Group.

Interview Details – Applied through on campus recruiting center and was invited for first rounds and a pre-interview event. First round was all behavioral questions and based on your resume so really know your experiences well. If you get through the first round, you receive instructions to complete a psychometric test.

Interview Question – Do you find yourself to be more of a quantitative or qualitative thinker?   Answer Question

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Intern Interview

Intern
New York, NY

I applied online and the process took 2 days - interviewed at Macquarie Group.

Interview Details – Called in for first round interviews in their offices.

Interview Question – How many people have you worked under in your past job.   Answer Question

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