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Allstate Financial Analyst Interview Questions

Updated Sep 27, 2017
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Financial Analyst Interview

Anonymous Interview Candidate in Champaign, IL
No Offer
Neutral Experience
Average Interview

Application

I applied online. The process took 2 days. I interviewed at Allstate (Champaign, IL) in September 2017.

Interview

There was a technical question and some behavioral questions. There were two people taking the interview. One was a manager and the other was a 1-year financial analyst. It went pretty smoothly as they were nice and welcoming.

Interview Questions

  • How would you increase the sales of auto policies in the next year?   Answer Question

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    Financial Analyst Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied through college or university. The process took 2 days. I interviewed at Allstate.

    Interview

    Met two of the employees at a career fair in my school and they asked me to attend a dinner that night with other potential candidates. At the end of the dinner I was asked to interview the next day. Interview took about 30-35 minutes and the questions weren't very difficult. Both of the employees were very nice and made me feel comfortable.

    Interview Questions

    • What was the last non-school related book you read and give us a brief synopsis of it.   Answer Question

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    Financial Analyst Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Northbrook, IL
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 2+ weeks. I interviewed at Allstate (Northbrook, IL) in December 2016.

    Interview

    Applied Online, got called in for a interview 2 weeks after. Only one interview that was personality based. Two interviewers. Two challenge questions given less than 5 mins to think about and do. Why this position? question.
    One challenge was a stat sheet and wanted your observations. Their questions were made to see how you think and how technical you can be.
    First part of the interview someone who is currently working in a similar position explains a bit about the company and what they do and how everything works.

    Interview Questions

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    Financial Analyst Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Madison, WI
    No Offer
    Negative Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied through college or university. The process took 2 weeks. I interviewed at Allstate (Madison, WI) in November 2016.

    Interview

    Applied through campus recruiting and interviewed on campus. Pretty straightforward questions regarding resume, past experience, and a few behavioral questions. Also presented a challenge question with some more insurance-specific concepts.

    Interview Questions


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    Financial Analyst Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    No Offer
    Negative Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied through college or university. The process took 2 weeks. I interviewed at Allstate.

    Interview

    Applied through my University job board. Had to go to a pre-interview session. Everyone is really nice at the pre-interview session, but completely different at the interview themselves. They show no emotion so don't come expecting friendliness. Unfortunately, my interviewers took everything I said including my examples face-value and told me that based off my background and experience I was not going to be interested in the position. However, that was false. I answered all their questions (behavioral questions with one challenge question) flawlessly, but felt like they were trying to find reasons not to hire me. Perhaps, because they already had someone in mind.

    Interview Questions

    • Challenge Question: How have the following impacted the insurance industry? 1. Drones 2. Distracted Driving 3. Share Riding (like Uber)   Answer Question

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    Financial Analyst Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Madison, WI
    Declined Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied through college or university. The process took 2 weeks. I interviewed at Allstate (Madison, WI) in October 2016.

    Interview

    They ask behavioral questions. In the end they ask you to choose between 5 "challenge questions". For each question you are to list short term impacts, long term impacts, and opportunities that are coming up in the field.

    Interview Questions

    • What are short term impacts, long term impacts, and opportunities for Allstate regarding Drone Technology?   Answer Question

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    Financial Analyst Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Champaign, IL
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    The process took 1 day. I interviewed at Allstate (Champaign, IL) in October 2016.

    Interview

    Cordial, relaxed . 2 interviewers who mixed conversation with behavior questions. There was a mini case they gave you 15 minutes or so to prepare which included five choices of issues affecting the insurance industry, and you have to pick and elaborate on three of them. Overall it seemed that they were trying to persuade me as much as I was trying to sell myself to them.

    Interview Questions

    • Describe a time you used your skills to add value at a previous job.   Answer Question

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    Financial Analyst Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 7 weeks. I interviewed at Allstate.

    Interview

    Applied online, and got a phone interview two weeks later. The person I spoke to was very kind, and told me about them self and about the job before getting into the interview questions. If you were well-prepared and read the job description, interview was very straight-forward. About two and a half weeks later I got an in-person 4 hour interview, with several interviewers, panel-style. Every interviewer was very pleasant to talk to. Some tough questions were asked, but I think I managed to end each conversation on a positive note.

    Interview Questions

    • Q: Describe a time where you improved a process, and tell me the steps you took.
      Q: Describe a situation where you did not follow protocol, but you instead used your best judgement.
      Q: Describe a project you undertook, in which you benefitted from taking a lot of time planning and using set timeframes. Describe your process and how it benefitted you.
      Q: What do you think makes a good work environment?   Answer Question
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    Financial Analyst Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Irving, TX
    No Offer
    Negative Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 6 weeks. I interviewed at Allstate (Irving, TX) in September 2016.

    Interview

    After applying, I was contacted to set up a phone interview. Interviewed by two analysts. Then brought in for a 3-stage interview: first with 2 analysts, second with 2 managers, lastly with a senior manager. During the interview, I was asked to analyze some financial reports: very straight-forward. After the in-person interview, I was told I would be contacted the following week. The recruiter, however, never reached out to me. After several emails and phone calls, I still received no contact from her. It is unfortunate that the last stage of the process was left up to the recruiter. Everyone that I had interacted with, from the initial person in the main office who set up the interviews to all the people I met and interviewed with, were very helpful and pleasant. I completely understand if a decision had not been made, but a reply to the initial email or a return call explaining that would have sufficed. Unfortunately, I received neither.

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    Financial Analyst Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Irving, TX
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 2+ months. I interviewed at Allstate (Irving, TX) in September 2016.

    Interview

    It took Allstate a month to call me after I submitted my resume. The whole process took about two and a half months. A week after 30 min phone screen, I got on site interview. The on-site interview was in Irving, and there was a group of financial team to interview with me. They asked about behavior and situation questions. In final, the managers gave me a sales paper and asked me to interpret.

    Interview Questions


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