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Updated Nov 13, 2022
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Anonymous Interview Candidate in Lisbon, Lisbon District
I applied online. The process took 2 months. I interviewed at Finalta (Lisbon, Lisbon District) in Jun 2022
The interview process was quite long, and divided into four steps: Step 1) Pre-interview and presenting of the interview process, with the explanation about the case studies, and personal experience interview with the HR associate. Step 2) Online game in the Website about environmental balance. Once approved, I went through two phases with two interviews with two different Managers each: Phase 1) Interview No 1 - Done with a manager (1 hour: behavioural questions, experience interview and case study). Second Interview - Done with another manager (1 hour: behavioural questions, Personal experience interview and case study) Phase 2: 3rd interview with another Manager (1 hour: behavioural questions, experience interview and case study) Last interview with Director: 1 hour(behavioural questions + Personal Experience interview)
- Where do you see yourself within 5 years? Why Finalta?
Anonymous Interview Candidate in Chicago, IL
I applied online. The process took 4 weeks. I interviewed at Finalta (Chicago, IL)
1. screening with an HR person (behavioral questions) 2. interview with a manager (1 hour: behavioral questions and case interview) 3. interview with a director (1 hour: behavioral questions + case interview)
- Typical experience questions and cases. Examples can be found on the McKinsey website
FINALTA Interview experience! Hi, I have been shortlisted for the 2nd round (case study) of interview with Finalta. Its a 2 hour long interview. 1 hour for case, 45 minutes working on ppt and then presentation. Anyone who has the experience of the interview please help out! I really need this job, due to certain personal covid related hardships. Any help would be helpful! Note: have already read glassdoor interview reviews
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Anonymous Interview Candidate
I applied online. I interviewed at Finalta
Had 2 interviews: 1- Behavioral + Case with Manager It went well. The material on the website is essential to understand what they're looking for in the case mostly 2- Case study It was not difficult, but I was not well prepared.
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Anonymous Interview Candidate in Lisbon, Lisbon District
I applied online. The process took 4 weeks. I interviewed at Finalta (Lisbon, Lisbon District) in Jul 2021
The interview process has followed the following steps: - A first interview with a Manager (motivational) - A technical assessment on business case with two Senior Managers - Two final interviews with Partners
- Questions have been rational. They judge you on the reasoning you make behind a question. Take time, make them aware of the reasoning you are making in order to provide a complete question.
I applied online. The process took 2 months. I interviewed at Finalta in Jun 2021
The interview had 4 rounds 1. Problem Solving Test - was a 60 minute test consisting of aptitude and statistics questions 2. Interview with Manager - consisted of competency based questions and a verbal case study 3. Case-Interview 2.5 hour with an excel case study and presentation 4. Interview with directors - about aspirations and background
- Q. Why do you want to join Finalta? Q. What are your strengths and weaknesses?
Anonymous Interview Candidate
I applied online. The process took 2 months. I interviewed at Finalta in Feb 2021
Very friendly colleagues who were very open and engaging. It was one of the very first time someone really helped me to get the job and never failed to give me hints while asking questions.
- Case Study that involved determining if an investment was done right.
I interviewed at Finalta
The first stage was numerical assessment and analytical reasoning test. It mainly includes calculations and working with tables. The second stage was phone call interview with a few personal questions (why Finalta, leaderships experience, previous professional experience) + verbal case study. For the verbal case study, they give you a situation, for example imagine you were approached by the Head of the Customer Experience department and he asked you to come up with particular metrics and how to calculate them. Th eoverall interview was for 1 hour.
- Why did you choose to apply for Finalta?
- Do you prefer to work as a team or individually?
Anonymous Interview Candidate in London, England
I applied online. The process took 2 months. I interviewed at Finalta (London, England) in Mar 2020
Stage 1: Numerical test and an essay. The essay consists of reading interview outcomes of a consultant and give recommendations. Stage 2: Phone call, which mainly focuses on the CV. But in the end the interviewer will ask questions related to the job like “what metrics to use for analyzing the company?” Stage 3: A case study interview. You will be provided with 4 files. The 1st file contains the instructions and the problem you will need to solve during the case study (read very carefully). 2nd and 3rd files are excel and ppt files. Excel file will contain data that you will need to analyze and you will you the ppt to present your findings to the managers. The whole process takes (1 hour). Afterward, the managers come in and play the role of the client in the case study. They ask you questions related to your analysis and so on. In the end you are given 30 minutes to write a memo in the 4th file about your findings and outcomes of your analysis.
- What data you will request from client to analyze their position in the market?
Anonymous Employee in Budapest
I applied online. The process took 3 months. I interviewed at Finalta (Budapest) in Jan 2020
The interview process was pretty long (took me about three months). 1. PST and writing test, both are online 2. Phone interview around you, your CV, competency based questions and a small case (increasing the effectiveness of a bank branch for example) 3. Case study. You will be given one hour to analyse small set of data in Excel and prepare a PPT presentation and present it to two managers. Focus on the data, rather than on PPT, give recommendations that can be supported by data only. 4. Interview with Directors. You'll have an interview with two directors on your interests, motivations and aspirations. Overall, it was a great experience; people are really nice and supportive, the team is very professional.
- What do you expect to learn at Finalta? What are the difficulties that banks are facing today?
Anonymous Interview Candidate in Budapest
I applied online. I interviewed at Finalta (Budapest) in Jan 2020
Series of phone interviews, followed by a knowledge test with basic computational and strategic problems. The test mostly consisted of financial, economics, and some statistics related questions. The last interview was a consultant asking how you would approach work related problems.
- What would you do if you had multiple banks that you needed to compile data for, but all of them gave you their data at different times? In which was would you organize your workload
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Glassdoor users rated their interview experience at Finalta as 46.1% positive with a difficulty rating score of 3.37 out of 5 (where 5 is the highest level of difficulty). Candidates interviewing for Associate and Entry Level Consultant rated their interviews as the hardest, whereas interviews for Associate Analyst and Office Manager roles were rated as the easiest.
The hiring process at Finalta takes an average of 38.8 days when considering 42 user submitted interviews across all job titles. Candidates applying for Office Manager had the quickest hiring process (on average 14 days), whereas Senior Consultant roles had the slowest hiring process (on average 62 days).
Common stages of the interview process at Finalta according to 42 Glassdoor interviews include:
Phone Interview: 21.65%
One on One Interview: 18.56%
Skills Test: 18.56%
Group Panel Interview: 9.28%
Background Check: 6.19%
Personality Test: 3.09%
IQ Intelligence Test: 3.09%
Drug Test: 1.03%