Citi Interview Questions

Updated 18 Oct, 2014
Updated 18 Oct, 2014
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    Institutional Clients Group Rotational Analyst Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    interviewed at Citi in September 2013.

    Interview Details

    Applied online during campus recruitment. Received two rounds of interviews. Met with 2 MDs. Mix of technical and behavioural questions. You need to be well read on current market trends, etc. Being the right fit for them is very important. Less of an emphasis on the usual Investment Banking valuation, accounting questions.

    Interview Questions
    Negotiation Details
    Hard to negotiate as this give standardized salaries to all analysts in this program.
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
  2.  

    Fund Accountant Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Mississauga, ON
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Mississauga, ON
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 3 weeksinterviewed at Citi in September 2011.

    Interview Details

    Interview with hiring manager on technical and soft skills based on your previous experience.

    Negotiation Details
    No room for negotiation
    Accepted Offer
    Easy Interview
  3.  

    Assistant Vice-President Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Mississauga, ON
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Mississauga, ON
    Application Details

    I applied through a staffing agency. The process took 3 daysinterviewed at Citi in April 2011.

    Interview Details

    First level was phone screening and then multiple personal rounds. Last round was with MD of the group which was also technical with question based on algorithm and problem solving. Interview were more inclined towards algorithm and generic CS concept but some of Java/J2EE concept were asked along with puzzles.

    Interview Questions
    Negotiation Details
    No negotiation
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview
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    Branch Manager Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 4 weeksinterviewed at Citi.

    Interview Details

    Start out with a very basic phone interview, a little background info and very general questions about employment history, current compensation and reason you are looking for another place of employment. Followed by in person interview with hiring manager, then final interview with hirning managers supervisor.

    Interview Questions
    Negotiation Details
    Some negotiation, will raise offer based on experience only.
    Accepted Offer
    Negative Experience
    Average Interview
  6.  

    Assistant Manager Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Bangalore (India)
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Bangalore (India)
    Application Details

    I applied through a staffing agency. The process took 6+ weeksinterviewed at Citi.

    Interview Details

    This was for a position (C10) with Citi bangalore
    It was as usual starting with an initiative from the external consultants(Aug23). I was shortlisted and got a call for interviews in a couple of weeks(17 Sep).

    Sep17 : 1st round of telephonic interviews was pretty straight forward with discussions on my profile and projects. Got a call from the consultants the next day that i was shortlisted and that the second round would be scheduled. [30 mins]

    Sep19: 2nd Round of discussion was more detailed, started off 15 mins early, with a case study by the interviewer who was very friendly and shared a live problem to which a solution was solicited. Went fairly well and i was positive about it. Got another call and was through to the final round. [45 mins].

    Sep25: 3rd Client round - was fairly simple with a call to US with a panel of two ladies. This was again open ended and was targeted to understand my knowledge base of BFSI domain and the factors and techniques i would consider in terms of coming up with a solution. [45 mins]

    Then i got a got a call from the consultant on the next day that i was through this round and should be expecting an HR round which scheduled while i was travelling to my native while on vacation. Post the HR round{Oct 4} which was very brief [7 mins] i got a call for document submission{Oct8} and then offer roll out {Oct14}.

    They made a good offer as per my expectations and I finally accepted the Offer on Oct 18.

    The best part of the interview process was that there were no irrelevant case studies / brain teasers/ guestimates (I despise them) /puzzles. They were all business related.

    Interview Questions
    Negotiation Details
    It was an open and shut offer with no room for negotiation. A win win i would say.
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
  7.  

    Management Associate Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Long Island City, NY (US)
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Long Island City, NY (US)
    Interview Details

    Based on key criteria, assess what have you done, what was the situation your actions and results. Focus on complex solutions and teamwork. Side by side interviews on similar or same questions. Calibrations done afterwards

    Interview Questions
    • elevator pitch answers on a number of personal or work descriptions about yourself   View Answer
    Negotiation Details
    base salary and relocation
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
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    ICG Operations Summer Analyst Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Interview Details

    I applied through my school's career website. Then I was notified that I had made it to the interview process. I had two back to back interviews. And a few hours later they called me back to notify me I made it to the second round. Four interviews in one day and I found out two weeks later that I had an offer.

    Interview Questions
    • Two of them where behavioral. The other two were technical but it was general market/economic data   Answer Question
    Accepted Offer
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    Mortgage Customer Service Representative Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 2+ monthsinterviewed at Citi.

    Interview Details

    Probing questions. Name a time when.... Do you like change? Open ended questions on how you would react to certain situations. Are you willing to adapt to change. (schedule, training, etc.) The hiring process is pretty long. (background check, employment check, education check, credit check)
    Whole process took about 2 months. In person interview is with your manager.

    Interview Questions
    • Name a time when.... Its hard to specifically think back to a time that relates to the question they are asking. Name a time when you had an upset customer...how did you react. Do you enjoy change? If so why...   Answer Question
    Negotiation Details
    No negotiation.
    Accepted Offer
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    AML Compliance Analyst Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Tampa, FL (US)
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Tampa, FL (US)
    Application Details

    I applied through a staffing agency. The process took 2+ monthsinterviewed at Citi.

    Interview Details

    The process was through a temp agency, screening process took a while and then the interview was very procedural. Focus on attention to detail, as that is integral to the job. Management wants worker bees for this role; don't rock the boat, just meet your assigned quotas. The staffing agency generally has no idea what the role is, and some of the people were not cut out for it. Moderate excel skills needed (temp agency may give a test), but overall it just requires someone with strong attention to detail and an analytical mind.

    Interview Questions
    Negotiation Details
    No, the temp agency was firm.
    Accepted Offer
    Negative Experience
    Average Interview
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    Capital Markets Origination Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied through college or university. The process took 2 weeksinterviewed at Citi.

    Interview Details

    Interviewed on campus then 6- 25 minute one on ones. Heard now its down to 3 one on one. Got a call when I landed. They hire about 30-35 interns and then give about 20-25 offers and then hire 5-10 full-time.

    Interview Questions
    • Just know your Resume 100%. Nothing really technical if you have interviewed with a bank before but some technical questions off your resume are fair game. They want hard working people who actually want to work there.   Answer Question
    Negotiation Details
    No Negotiation
    Accepted Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview

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