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Financial Analyst Interview

Anonymous Employee
Accepted Offer
Positive Experience
Average Interview

Application

I applied online. The process took 4+ weeks. I interviewed at 3M in July 2016.

Interview

First interview consisted of a 2 hr interview with the financial managers. The second one consisted of an hr long interview with the finance director and another financial manager. Overall it was a very relaxed interview process and the response time was quick. The interviewers weren't intimidating and were very friendly.

Interview Questions

  • Basic behavorial questions that pertain to prior work experience. How did you handle stress   Answer Question

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    Financial Analyst Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Saint Paul, MN
    No Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied through other source. The process took a week. I interviewed at 3M (Saint Paul, MN) in June 2015.

    Interview

    Interview was a one on one session of approximately 45 minutes with the fiance director for the position. Interview was a standard behavior interview with typical questions on work history, style, and past performance.

    Interview Questions


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    Financial Analyst Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    No Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Difficult Interview

    Application

    I applied through college or university. The process took 1 day. I interviewed at 3M in April 2014.

    Interview

    3 parts to the interview: 1. Came in and asked me a question about why a 4 bedroom apartment cost less than a 3 bedroom apartment with the same SF in both. 2. Gave me a series of math questions, all of which could be done in your head, just how quickly you could rifle them off, was the goal. 3. Business Model was given you needed to ask as many questions as you could about it to form a business solution toward the problem.

    Interview Questions

    • Business Model was given you needed to ask as many questions as you could about it to form a business solution toward the problem.   Answer Question

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    Financial Analyst Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Maplewood, MN
    Accepted Offer
    Negative Experience
    Difficult Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 2 days. I interviewed at 3M (Maplewood, MN) in October 2013.

    Interview

    Very intimidating. You show up to the interview with 3 or 4 people applying for the same position the process last an entire day. You tour the facility, get an overview, have lunch and meet with several different people.

    Interview Questions

    • Basis Accounting/Finance questions   1 Answer

    Negotiation

    I sort of got a take it or leave it offer. No chance to negotiate. However, the offer met and exceeded my expectation.


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    Financial Analyst Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview

    Application

    I applied through college or university. The process took 2 weeks. I interviewed at 3M in October 2013.

    Interview

    Two rounds of interviews. First round quick 30 minutes. Second round was three hour-long interviews with different managers. Mix of technical & behavioral questions. Also got to tour the campus and learn more about 3M as a company.

    Interview Questions

    • Behavioral type questions, tell me about a time when...   Answer Question

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    Financial Analyst Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Madison, WI
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied through college or university. The process took 4 days. I interviewed at 3M (Madison, WI) in October 2013.

    Interview

    Questions were mostly behavior with 1-2 questions on accounting. Interview was with two individual, each for a half hour. Interviewers were easy going and easy to talk to. They allowed a lot of time for questions at the end.

    Interview Questions


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    Financial Analyst Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    No Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. I interviewed at 3M.

    Interview

    The interview process was very detailed and professional. It was frustrating applying online because you have no idea who is getting your email or if they even look at your resume.

    Interview Questions

    • What would your previous manager say is your weakest attribute.   Answer Question

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    Financial Analyst Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Saint Paul, MN
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    The process took 1 day. I interviewed at 3M (Saint Paul, MN) in October 2009.

    Interview

    This was mostly a behavioral interview with the typical questions centered on my background and such. One financial question was just asked to describe the cash flow statement. I talked about the components of the CF statement and related it to net income from the income statement.

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    Financial Analyst Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Minneapolis, MN
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    The process took 4+ weeks. I interviewed at 3M (Minneapolis, MN) in October 2009.

    Interview

    Very nice interviewer, but she did not contact me back to let me know there was no offer.

    Interview Questions

    • What's your biggest strength?   1 Answer

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    Financial Analyst Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Tel Aviv (Israel)
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied through a staffing agency. The process took a week. I interviewed at 3M (Tel Aviv (Israel)) in July 2011.

    Interview

    3 interviews: with HR, direct manager and CFO. terms were later discussed over the phone with HR.

    Interview Questions

    • describe obstacles you had to overcome in your previous job   Answer Question

    Negotiation

    I was offered what I asked for, so no negotiations were neccessary


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