Royal Bank of Canada Interview Questions

Updated Oct 26, 2014
Updated Oct 26, 2014
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    Commercial Account Manager Interview

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    Anonymous Interview Candidate
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    I applied in-person – interviewed at Royal Bank of Canada.

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    Internal Hire - face to face with 2 different VP's

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    Summer Analyst Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in New York, NY
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in New York, NY
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    interviewed at Royal Bank of Canada in March 2013.

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    One phone interview and four rounds on site. Pretty basic stuff.

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    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
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    Analyst Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in San Francisco, CA
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in San Francisco, CA
    Application Details

    I applied through college or university. The process took a dayinterviewed at Royal Bank of Canada in March 2013.

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    Applied online via campus's career website and got an email invitation for an on-site interview

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    • I could not tell what exactly they were looking for as the questions were sort of generic   Answer Question
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    Project Manager Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
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    Interviewing process was straightforward and quick. Met with a variety staff including the department head. Also spoke to several people via phone in Canada.

    Accepted Offer
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    Quantitative 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 4+ weeksinterviewed at Royal Bank of Canada in January 2013.

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    1st round telephone interview and on-site 5 interviews. Very technical

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    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
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    Trading Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in New York, NY
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in New York, NY
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    I applied online. The process took a dayinterviewed at Royal Bank of Canada in February 2012.

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    We first applied online through submitting resume and cover letter. After several weeks we got the response about doing a trading analysis on paper and send it back. Later came the email informing of the next round. Next round happened on site where we met the people from the company the day before. Then the interview for half a day.

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    No Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview
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    Research Associate Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in New York, NY
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in New York, NY
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    I applied through an employee referral. The process took 2+ weeksinterviewed at Royal Bank of Canada in January 2012.

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    First round interview over phone with HR, progressed to office interview with head of group. Standard fit questions and technical test. Received offer 5 days after in office interview. Straight forward process.

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    Declined Offer
    Positive Experience
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    Capital Markets Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in New York, NY
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in New York, NY
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    The process took a dayinterviewed at Royal Bank of Canada in November 2011.

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    Fit interview with several technical questions. How do you value a company? How would you value a firm using multiples? how would a change in depreciation be reflected on all financial statements?

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    No Offer
    Neutral Experience
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    Associate Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Houston, TX
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Houston, TX
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    interviewed at Royal Bank of Canada in August 2011.

    Interview Details

    A recruiter contacted me regarding the position. An interview was scheduled the following week at the Houston office. One day of interviews with five individuals. (An associate, 3 VPs and the MD of the group).

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    • Why do you want to work for a Canadian investment bank in Houston?   Answer Question
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    QA Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in New York, NY
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in New York, NY
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    The process took a dayinterviewed at Royal Bank of Canada in February 2010.

    Interview Details

    phone screen stuck to the basics then the in person was much more technical specific.
    Specific questions about fix message and fix tags seemed to be a hot topic. I guess it would be nice to have those memorized like a high school elements table for chem but alas i find it easier to know how to reference that level of detail

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    • what are the minimal fix tags required for an ARCA targeted order   Answer Question
    • what is the difference between tag 44 and 150   View Answer
    No Offer
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