Goldman Sachs Financial Analyst Reviews

Updated Jul 24, 2020

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21 Ratings
  1. "Good"

    5.0
    Current Employee - Staff Accountant in Hyderābād

    I have been working at Goldman Sachs full-time

    Pros

    Nice to work for employees

    Cons

    Nothing much to tell about the company

  2. "Great Exit Perks, Okay Environment"

    4.0
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Financial Analyst in Salt Lake City, UT
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Goldman Sachs full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    It is Goldman... Great Exit Opportunities

    Cons

    Goldman name discount, youll make less than MS, JPM and most elite B

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  3. Helpful (2)

    "Overall pretty solid"

    4.0
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Financial Analyst in New York, NY
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Goldman Sachs full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Ability to grow (sometimes slowly), career development in a time demanding field

    Cons

    Work life balance is minimal. Work overload but minimal preparation. Subtle sexism and racism comments.

  4. "Excellent"

    5.0
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Financial Analyst in London, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Goldman Sachs full-time

    Pros

    Excellent place to work in general

    Cons

    No real cons in general

  5. Helpful (1)

    "Good Place to Start Career"

    4.0
    Former Employee - Financial Analyst 

    I worked at Goldman Sachs full-time

    Pros

    Fast paced, challenging work with high expectations

    Cons

    Difficult work life balance and cutthroat attitude between teams

  6. "Goldman Sachs Real Estate Analyst"

    4.0
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Financial Analyst in Dallas, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Goldman Sachs full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    The company and the benefits were great. The compensation was relatively strong.

    Cons

    Many work tasks were mundane and the company is slow to adjust and improve due to regulations and compliance.

  7. Helpful (1)

    "Amazing people, but you're a number"

    4.0
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Financial Analyst in Chicago, IL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Goldman Sachs full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Talented coworkers, amazing intellectual capital, sophisticated investment decisions

    Cons

    Hyper competitive, high turnover for the FA role, once contract is up you're out unless you're a top 25-30% analyst

  8. "good"

    5.0
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Financial Analyst in London, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Goldman Sachs full-time

    Pros

    good salary, great work security

    Cons

    no cons, excellent job to have

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  9. "Great Company"

    5.0
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Financial Analyst in Paris
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Goldman Sachs full-time

    Pros

    Flexibility, Benefits, Worldwide, team work.

    Cons

    Intense, Tight Schedules, Difficult internal mobility

  10. "Overall a good experience"

    4.0
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Senior Fund Accountant in Dallas, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I worked at Goldman Sachs full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    A lot of learning and great benefits

    Cons

    Long work hours and high expectations, but that's a given.

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