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FactSet Interview Questions

Updated 11 Jun, 2019
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    Junior Consultant Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Paris (France)
    No Offer
    Negative Experience
    Difficult Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 2 weeks. I interviewed at FactSet (Paris (France)) in April-2016.

    Interview

    L'entretien se compose d'une partie test (Excel, Finance de marché et Logique). Puis un entretien avec le responsable RH et un manager opérationnel. Un échange en anglais dés le début de l'entretien.

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  2.  

    Junior Consultant Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Paris (France)
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took a week. I interviewed at FactSet (Paris (France)).

    Interview

    RH : Parcours et intérêt pour la société.
    Consulting : Tests + évaluation de l'expérience + présentation du poste + vérification niveau d'anglais.
    Sales: présentation globale de l'activité et du métier + évaluation de la connaissance du secteur financier

    Interview Questions

    • Niveau d'anglais, capacité de synthèse, calculs & Excel.   Answer Question
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    Consultant Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Paris (France)
    No Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied through a recruiter. The process took 4 weeks. I interviewed at FactSet (Paris (France)) in May-2016.

    Interview

    Entretien par une agence de recrutement, passage de test (3 tests : un de finance, un de mathématiques financières et un sur des bases d'excel), puis enfin un entretien par le DRH de Factset

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    Consultant Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied through a recruiter. The process took 4+ weeks. I interviewed at FactSet.

    Interview

    J'ai eu une seule communication téléphonique avec le drh, après quoi le rdv à été pris pour un test (Excel +finance +logique) d'1heure 30 min suivi d'un entretien d'1heure environ.
    Les questions posées sont globalement celles indiquées sur ce forum.

    Interview Questions

    • Prétention salariale ?   1 Answer
    • Que signifie pour vous le métier de consultant à Facset?   1 Answer
    • Pourquoi Facsets ?   1 Answer

  5.  

    Consultant Stagiaire Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Paris (France)
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 4 days. I interviewed at FactSet (Paris (France)) in January-2018.

    Interview

    3h00 entretien on deux parties :
    - 2h : test numérique et logique (Il vous donne les formules), Excel ( trier, calcul de l’écart-type…), marché financier( anglais), compétence rédactionnelle
    - 1h: entretien avec les responsables.

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    Analyste de recherche Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Paris (France)
    No Offer
    Negative Experience
    Average Interview

    (Translated from English)

    Application

    I interviewed at FactSet (Paris (France)) in September-2012.

    Interview

    J'ai candidaté pour le poste d'Analyste en Recherche à leur bureau de Fontainebleau en France. On m'a contacté immédiatement et je suis allé au premier entretien avec un cadre supérieur, et j'ai eu des examens écrits après. L'examen consistait en des questions d'informations d'analytique, où on me demandait d'extraire les données numériques à partir de déclarations financière données ou de coupures de journaux. J'ai bien réussi l'examen, et on m'a convié au second entretien, cette fois avec trois cadres. J'ai pu répondre à toutes les questions, donc ça s'est bien passé. A la fin, on m'a dit que j'aurais des nouvelles quel que soit le résultat, donc j'ai attendu plusieurs semaines mais ils ne m'ont jamais recontacté - à ce stade, j'ai perdu foi en l'entreprise et je n'ai pas pris la peine de continuer. J'aurais apprécier qu'ils tiennent leur promesse, puisque j'avais mis quatre heures pour me rendre à l'entreprise pour chaque entretien.


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    Consulting Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Jersey City, NJ (US)
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied through an employee referral. The process took 1 day. I interviewed at FactSet (Jersey City, NJ (US)) in April-2010.

    Interview

    I had the initial phone Interview, they asked basic questions reviewing my Resume and personal fit. Although I was very qualified for the position and knew a lot about the company, I received an email that they were moving on with other candidates.

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    Consulting Interview

    Anonymous Employee in New York, NY (US)
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied through college or university. The process took 2 weeks. I interviewed at FactSet (New York, NY (US)) in February-2016.

    Interview

    Fairly standard. First I had a phone interview. Then I was supposed to have a video interview, but I was asked to go to their office for an in person interview.

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    Consulting Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in San Francisco, CA (US)
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview

    Application

    I applied through college or university. The process took 2+ months. I interviewed at FactSet (San Francisco, CA (US)) in April-2016.

    Interview

    Group of 5 potential candidates. Took us to lunch, gave us a basic IQ test, interview with 3-5 people around the office whole process takes about 5 hours. Gave a brief excel test as well. This was definitely one of the more difficult interview processes I have had but seems like a good company to work for.

    Interview Questions

    • Q: Is the customer always right?
      Q: If the day before the day before yesterday is 3 days after Saturday what day is it today?
      Q: Briefly describe the current US economy.
      Q: Brief excel test was given.
      Q: A lot of behavioral questions i.e. Tell me about a time when...   1 Answer

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    Consulting Interview

    Anonymous Employee in San Francisco, CA (US)
    Accepted Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Difficult Interview

    Application

    I applied through an employee referral. I interviewed at FactSet (San Francisco, CA (US)).

    Interview

    Process took little over 2 weeks. I was first contacted and given an interview over skype. After that I was flown out to San Francisco where there was a super day.

    Interview Questions

    • If you had a friend that was hurt in the back of a car, would you speed through a red light to take him to the hospital.   Answer Question

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