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Goldman Sachs Operations Analyst Interview Questions & Reviews

Updated Apr 09, 2014
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I applied through college or university and the process took 2 weeks - interviewed at Goldman Sachs in October 2013.

Interview Details written test with aptitude, reasoning and essay...... shortlisted candidates are called for an interview and that is operations round where your confidence level and aggressiveness towards job is tested

Interview Question – each and every line you hav written in essay was monitored...   Answer Question

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I applied through college or university and the process took 2 days - interviewed at Goldman Sachs in November 2013.

Interview Details very analytical and communication skiils based.

Interview Question – Tell me the latest finance news   Answer Question

Negotiation Details – No negotioaon

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Chennai

I applied through college or university and the process took 2 days - interviewed at Goldman Sachs.

Interview Details 4 rounds 1st day consisted of aptitude and hr screening.second day was the technical and final interview.

Interview Question – the most difficult was one question where i had to explain about a leadership role i had handled in the past and the problems faced   Answer Question

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Bangalore

I applied through an employee referral and the process took a day - interviewed at Goldman Sachs in August 2012.

Interview Details One 2:1 interview followed by five 1:1 interview. Same day. One after the other. Basic questions about yourself, what is in your resume, why Goldman Sachs, why operations, your strengths, weaknesses. No technical questions.

Interview Question – What is the reason for the curent euro debt crisis   Answer Question

Negotiation Details – No negotiation.

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Anonymous Interview Candidate
Jersey City, NJ (US)

I applied through a recruiter and the process took 3 months - interviewed at Goldman Sachs in December 2013.

Interview Details The interview was about an hour long. I interviewed with three people, the first was two on one and the second was one on one. Mainly behavioral questions a few technical. The first interview was harder for me but the second was very good, the lady was friendly and it turned into a conversation rather than just an interview. My advice is try not to be be too nervous. They are very interested in persons who can work well in teams.

Interview Question – Why finance?   Answer Question

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I applied through other source and the process took 2 days - interviewed at Goldman Sachs.

Interview Details 3 in-person interviews with VPs and a MD, 2 company interview dinners. Asked basic questions like why GS, why ops, what is your 10 year goal, your background…etc. Last one was with a MD. I was asked to describe the image of Goldman, news that interested me recently and why.

Interview Question – Tell us your experience that you made a significant difference in processing.   Answer Question

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Anonymous Employee
Salt Lake City, UT (US)

I applied online and the process took 4 months - interviewed at Goldman Sachs in September 2013.

Interview Details Applied online - Emailed to confirm on-site interview - Two 30 mins behavior interviews - Wait for a month - Offer

Interview Question – Why Operations?   View Answer

Negotiation Details – Goldman never negotiate salary.

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Operations Analyst

I applied through college or university and the process took 4+ weeks - interviewed at Goldman Sachs.

Interview Details Saw them at the career fair and had an interview

Interview Question – what was a time you made a process more efficient? tell me about your self.   Answer Question

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I applied online and interviewed at Goldman Sachs.

Interview Details First online application. No online tests involved. Then two rounds of face-to-face interview. Each last for about half an hour. All questions are behavioral type. No technical questions. Typical questions like why operations, why Goldman Sachs, teamwork, multi-task, conflicts in team, past projects, etc.

Interview Question – Math question, very simple calculation   Answer Question

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Operations Analyst
London, England (UK)

I applied online and the process took 3 months - interviewed at Goldman Sachs in February 2014.

Interview Details I applied in December, have been invited to the first round interview after 5 weeks, then after 3 days, I've been invited again to a second round interview, which consisted of 3:30 interviews with senior operations representatives. The first round interview (1:30) was very relaxed, questions were based on my CV, why ops and why GS!!! the questions of The second round interview were more specific (my advise is learn your CV and what u did in details) it's very important. I finally received an offer after 3 days.

Interview Question – I wrote a report within my degree about IKEA's operations so I have been asked how do you think IKEA controls its ops in order to deliver a product on time?   View Answer

Negotiation Details – If you really want to have the position then accept it straight forward

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