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UBS Business Analyst Interview Questions & Reviews

Updated Apr 12, 2014
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Business Analyst
Weehawken, NJ

I applied through college or university and the process took a day - interviewed at UBS in March 2012.

Interview Details – I applied through our universities career serives and got a interview (on site ) shortly. This interview is not so hard, the interviewer asked some behaviour questions as well as some basic concept of finance and computer science in particular c++. Then I was invited to attend superday, it consists of 2 1:1 interview which is also focus on behaviour and a group discussion observed by interviewee. At the end, we have a lunch with the staff there and network with each other.

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  • If you are not familiar the project you are given and you are the leader of the group what you will do?   Answer Question
  • If you missed a deadline what you will do   Answer Question

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Business Analyst
Stamford, NY

I applied in-person and the process took 2 weeks - interviewed at UBS in February 2011.

Interview Details – one to one personal interview, which is held in the Penn Inn hotel in the University of Pennsylvania, the recruiter asked a bunch questions, including behavior and technical.

Interview Question – How will you deal with the situation that two of your customers has the different expectations of your product   Answer Question

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Business Analyst
Chicago, IL

The process took 2 days - interviewed at UBS in January 2011.

Interview Details – I interviewed with 8 people, all 1-1 interviews that lasted about 30 min. In general they just asked questions about my resume and tried to get an understanding of what i had previously done and if I would be a good "fit" for their department.

Interview Question – Walk me through your resume   Answer Question

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Business Analyst
New York, NY

I applied online and the process took 3 months - interviewed at UBS in August 2008.

Interview Details – The interview process was not too difficult. One-on-one interview with the manager on the floor. Mostly asked behavioral questions but did not get into much detail. Also asked questions regarding the current market place and what was going on in the industry. Pretty typical stuff really, nothing too difficult or challenging.

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Negotiation Details – Nothing was negotiated.

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Anonymous Interview Candidate
London, England (UK)

I applied online and the process took 3 months - interviewed at UBS in January 2012.

Interview Details – The scheme is designed to develop individuals who can lead and manage our complex business units and functions, which play a crucial role in ensuring that we are able to capitalise on the strength of our investment capability. We are looking for individuals who are excited about delivering commercial success by applying a combination of analysis, strategic thinking, relationship management and leadership skills. This scheme will suit graduates who have a commercial mind-set and want to gain an in-depth understanding of how a dynamic business works in order to take up a future leadership role.

Interview Question – The scheme typically lasts between 12 and 18 months and involves a series of three month placements in our business units. In each rotation, you will work closely with senior management and colleagues to expand your range of skills and competencies.   View Answer

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Business Analyst
London, England (UK)

I applied online and the process took a day - interviewed at UBS in January 2013.

Interview Details – What makes you interested in finance?
What's happening in EM right now?
I got given a sheet of paper and was told to draw some payoffs for options and their 1st and 2nd derivatives.
I was asked about thoughts on Bankers and the media and ethics
I was asked what I've done to prepare me for a finance career?
I was asked to tell them about myself.

Interview Question – They asked me how I would react if a team member disliked me. What. Is happening in Europe now. What's put call parity. What are the Greeks and why sales.   Answer Question

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Business Analyst
London, England (UK)

I applied through other source and the process took 2 months - interviewed at UBS in March 2012.

Interview Details – Very professionally done. I had 2 formal interviews and one HR interview, and a short catch up with another Director

Interview Question – None.   Answer Question

Negotiation Details – Was not able to negotiate at all

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Business Analyst

I applied through college or university and interviewed at UBS.

Interview Details – Had a 1-1 interview with a technical senior .Surprisilngly simple HR type questions and running down the resume.Then was called on-site for a 3 long interview sessions and a group discussion and a tour of the facility.

Interview Question – None that I can think of.   Answer Question

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Business Analyst
London, England (UK)

I applied through a staffing agency and the process took 2 weeks - interviewed at UBS in December 2010.

Interview Details – 3 interviews

Interview Question – what are the key things for a team to operate well   Answer Question

Negotiation Details – What were you able to negotiate? What advice would you give others considering an offer?

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Business Analyst

Interviewed at UBS

Interview Details – Like any others, application first, then app test, app test consists of numerical test and logical test, very easy. Do more practice online. than 2 phone interview, than super day. ended

Interview Question – why UBS   Answer Question

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