Citi Interview Questions

Updated Sep 14, 2014
Updated Sep 14, 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.

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

    Corporate Banking Summer Analyst Interview

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    Anonymous Interview Candidate
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    I applied through college or university - interviewed at Citi.

    Interview Details

    Had two rounds in the corporate banking division of Citi. First interview was in person with a director and an analyst - was an equal combination of behavioural technical questions - "tell me about a time... walk me though the financial statements, etc. Second round was over telephone with an associate for the team I was interviewing for. Interview was all technical and was probably the toughest I had of the 9 banks I interviewed with.

    Interview Questions
    • Cdn Firm has subsidiary in Africa and wants to go to US bond market to hedge risk. How will it do this?   View Answer
    No Offer
    Average Interview
  3.  

    Financial Sales Representative Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
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    I applied online - interviewed at Citi.

    Interview Details

    Very pleasant, hopefully leads to full time work

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    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
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    Technology Analyst Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
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    Obtained the interview through campus recruiting. First round was straightforward with basic questions on garbage collection, polymorphism etc. A few riddles as well. The final round (second round, actually) included attending the head office, writing a 45 min technical test and 2 interviews with hiring managers (one tech, one attributes).

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    • The tech test is long-ish but not too difficult. Some tricky tech questions in the interview though.   Answer Question
    No Offer
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    Intern Interview

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

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

    Interview Details

    The interview process was very speedy. Contacted via e-mail to interview on-campus and received a phone call shortly after for an invitation to second rounds at the headquarters. Everyone was very friendly throughout the process and they have a nicely decorated office in a great location.

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    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
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    Fund Accountant Interview

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

    I applied online. The process took 3 weeks - interviewed 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
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    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 days - interviewed 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.

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    Negotiation Details
    No negotiation
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview
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    Investment Banking Analyst Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

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

    Interview Details

    I was recruited through the campus career center. A few days after submitting my resume and cover letter, I was contacted via email to set up a phone interview about why I am interested in the position. After the phone interview I was asked to come to to NY office for a full interview in the next few days.

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    No Offer
    Difficult Interview
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    Intern Interview

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

    I applied through other source. The process took 4+ weeks - interviewed at Citi in May 2014.

    Interview Details

    I only had a few phone interviews and they were all behavioral and asking about what I want to do. I did not have to prepare anything. None of the questions required any market knowledge or preparation. Know what you want to do and tailor your answers to the job.

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    Accepted Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Easy Interview
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    Human Resources Interview

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    Anonymous Interview Candidate
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    They were very busy that day and only one of the two interviewers as planned came to meet me. The whole process gave me the impression that he is rushing for time. A woman even came in to the room and asked when is he going to finish the interview. However, the overall environment of the building and atmosphere impressed me.

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    Accepted Offer

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