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Stifel Financial Interview Questions

Interviews at Stifel Financial

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  1. Featured Interview

     

    Financial Advisor Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Saint Louis, MO
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied through an employee referral. The process took 6 weeks. I interviewed at Stifel Financial (Saint Louis, MO) in October 2015.

    Interview

    Spoke with branch manager, Recruiter and some employees. All interviews were engaging and helpful in my search process. A lot of opportunity for growth and flexibility here. Flown out to Saint Louis for a day of meetings with top management. Put up in a hotel at their expense. Nice atmosphere and very welcoming staff. Top flight presentations and accomodations.

    Interview Questions

    • What type of firm and opportunity am I looking for? What is important to you?   1 Answer

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    Associate Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    The process took 1 day. I interviewed at Stifel Financial in November 2007.

    Interview

    The people were very cordial and accomodating. it was a typical middle market investment banking interview; a mix of cultural fit questions with investment banking technical questions and firm specific questions. Was able to interview with very senior people and who were firm yet fair. The technical questions were related to the three main accounting statements and accretive/dilutive mergers and acquistions. I went to lunch with two associates that were good people.

    Interview Questions

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    Clerical Assistant Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    No Offer
    Positive Experience

    Interview

    Welcoming and very nice staff. Very professional and warm. Second interview was given and very polite staff. Offer entry level positions. All about how driven one is. Hours seem good and overall good atmosphere

    Interview Questions


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    Operation Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Saint Louis, MO
    Accepted Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied through a recruiter. The process took 1 day. I interviewed at Stifel Financial (Saint Louis, MO) in August 2016.

    Interview

    Easy interview
    Seem like they just wanted to get it over with. Moved quickly
    asked typical interview questions. Don't get to know you.
    If you tell them what they want to hear they will hire you.

    Interview Questions

    • Ask for a lot of experiences when encountering certain situations   Answer Question

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    Wealth Management Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Worcester, MA
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied through other source. The process took 2 weeks. I interviewed at Stifel Financial (Worcester, MA) in April 2016.

    Interview

    - emailed someone given through a connection, then had a networking call, then one in-person interview. Very relaxed process overall. Only was for a short summer freshman year internship.

    Interview Questions


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    Analyst Interview

    Anonymous Employee in San Francisco, CA
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied through college or university. The process took 4+ weeks. I interviewed at Stifel Financial (San Francisco, CA) in August 2010.

    Interview

    Typical Finance questions from vault guide. DCF, precedent transaction, market comps... 4 rounds, met every employee from MD to Analyst.

    Interview Questions

    • How does deferred tax asset get incorporated into enterprise value?   1 Answer

    Negotiation

    No negotiation.


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    Analyst Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Baltimore, MD
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied through an employee referral. The process took 1 day. I interviewed at Stifel Financial (Baltimore, MD) in May 2010.

    Interview

    Very relaxed environment, looking to see if their group could work with you. Interviewed with entire group from analyst to MD. Standard technical questions (asked same questions by each person) such as define WACC, describe an LBO model, describe the interaction between the financial statements. The day lasted from 8 until 2 with a lunch interview consisting of the last interview.

    Interview Questions

    • Describe LBO   1 Answer
    • How would a $100 depreciation increase in a certain year effect the financial statements   1 Answer
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    Analyst Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in New York, NY
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied through college or university. The process took 3 weeks. I interviewed at Stifel Financial (New York, NY) in August 2017.

    Interview

    Typical phone interview then invitation to a super-day in the New York office. The super-day was comprised of 4 interviews with 2 interviewers each. Each pair seemed to have a theme like technical or leadership.

    Interview Questions


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    Analyst Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in New York, NY
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 1 day. I interviewed at Stifel Financial (New York, NY) in April 2016.

    Interview

    Pretty standard, rotation of 3 interviewers roughly 45 min each (all with different backgrounds and functions at the bank). Mostly behavioral. Fit questions with some financial IQ. Pretty formal but nothing out of the ordinary.

    Interview Questions


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    Insurance Operations Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Saint Louis, MO
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied through an employee referral. The process took 2 weeks. I interviewed at Stifel Financial (Saint Louis, MO) in December 2011.

    Interview

    I got an interview through a family friend. First, was a phone interview, then on site interview. First with HR, then the supervisors in your department. It was semi-formal and warm atmosphere

    Interview Questions

    Negotiation

    o salary negotiation was possible. I was told I would make 30k, at entry level--nothing more.


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    Internship Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    No Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview

    Interview

    It was opened up by the basic background and really more about the experience that you have. The guy made it a very open canvas to letting me speak. It is really for you to show you got the stuff.

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