State Street Interview Questions

Updated Sep 9, 2014
Updated Sep 9, 2014
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  1. 1 person found this helpful  

    Financial Analyst Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate  in  Pune
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Pune
    Application Details

    I applied through other source. The process took a day - interviewed at State Street in August 2014.

    Interview Details

    First they will take aptitude test, then you have to wait for 1 hour for aptitude test result,
    next will be HR ROUND & FINALLY TECHNICAL ROUND. BUT IT WILL TAKE FULL DAY.

    Reasons for Declining

    SALARY OFFERED WAS NOT UPTO THE MARK

    Declined Offer
    Negative Experience
    Average Interview
  2. 1 person found this helpful  

    Senior Manager Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate  in  Pune
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Pune
    Application Details

    I applied through a staffing agency. The process took 2 weeks - interviewed at State Street in March 2012.

    Interview Details

    Leadership related questions, management and fund accounting based questions

    Interview Questions
    • how to sort out a theft within organization   View Answer
    Negotiation Details
    boundaries defined
    Accepted Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Easy Interview
  3.  

    Senior Associate Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Interview Details

    If we talk about Hiring,Its very poor.Work lode is depend upon the process some have to work more than 13 hours. Bonus needs to increase if they are not giving any night allowance

    Declined Offer
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    Fund Accountant Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 3 weeks - interviewed at State Street in September 2014.

    Interview Details

    I had 2 phone interviews. First interview was very relaxed with general questions about CV, knowledge of State Street, expected salary, holiday plans and location preferred. The call finished with the lady telling me that I had got to the next round which would be a more formal interview and gave me general guidelines on expected questions.
    Second interview was much more formal and to the point. Asked questions about how i dealt with mistakes at work and dealing with a difficult colleague, asked about statestreet, he also asked about Fund, NAV, Derivative, Bond and Equity.
    Interviewee said I would hear back either way within three weeks as he needs to confirm from the hiring manager if there's a vacancy.

    Interview Questions
    • Have you made mistakes at work?
      Dealing with a difficult colleague?
      What I knew about Statestreet?
      How will you complete a project before the deadline?
      Fund?
      Bond?
      Equity?
      NAV?
      Derivative?
        Answer Question
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
  6.  

    Officer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate  in  New York, NY (US)
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in New York, NY (US)
    Application Details

    I applied through a recruiter. The process took 3 weeks - interviewed at State Street in June 2014.

    Interview Details

    2 Interviews. Met with employees. Took a quiz. Was interesting. Met with recruiter. Advised that I go in. Office space could be better.

    Interview Questions
    No Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview
  7.  

    Mutual Fund Manager Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied through an employee referral. The process took 3 days - interviewed at State Street.

    Interview Details

    Entry level positions are usually one interview with a couple people. Promotions are mostly within and with one or more managers. Interview questions are mostly standard for entry levels and varies for more senior positions.

    Interview Questions
    • Technical questions and people skill questions are most difficult   Answer Question
    Accepted Offer
    Average Interview
  8.  

    Client Services Fund Accountant Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate  in  Quincy, MA (US)
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Quincy, MA (US)
    Application Details

    I applied through a recruiter. The process took 2 weeks - interviewed at State Street in June 2014.

    Interview Details

    I only went on one interview that was set up by my recruiter. It was a fairly simple process. I got a slight tour of the building at first and then we sat in the conference room on the floor that the hiring manager worked on. We had a little small talk and then went over my resume and what the job I was applying for entailed.

    Interview Questions
    • Tell me about a project you worked on.   View Answer
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
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    Fund Administrator - Associate II Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied through a recruiter. The process took 4+ weeks - interviewed at State Street in May 2012.

    Interview Details

    Went for one interview with two interviewers, behavior questions based, got a call back several weeks later and got hired. There was not much room for negotiation in terms of salary but I did get more sign on bonus in the end.

    Interview Questions
    Negotiation Details
    There was not much room to negotiate. I did get more sign on bonus but was not able to increase the salary.
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
  10. 1 person found this helpful  

    SSGM Officer Business Analyst Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate  in  Boston, MA (US)
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Boston, MA (US)
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 3 weeks - interviewed at State Street in July 2014.

    Interview Details

    Applied online was contacted two weeks later by State Street's HR department. Quick phone call, mostly informational about the position and discussion of my compensation expectations.

    Next week went into State Streets office to interview with the VP and and AVP in the group for one hour. Standard discussion of my resume and interests.

    Offer extended the next week. Came in somewhat low, they came back the next week with a higher offer but was still lower than what I was offered at another company I interviewed with during the same period.

    Interview Questions
    • Very basic questions about my experience and handling different difficult situations that can occur when managing various stakeholders on one project   View Answer
    Reasons for Declining

    Initial offer was low, was able to negotiate for an addtional $5k but still came in under what another company offered where the work was also more interesting

    Declined Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
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    Fund Analyst Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Interview Details

    I had a first experience with State street a few weeks ago. The experience was very good and they were very friendly. I am still waiting for the last decision. The questions were very simple and if you are prepared you will not have any problem. The questions were about my academic background and working experience. With regards to financial questions they just asked me to give some definitions for financial products. On the other hand, you need to be prepared for the situational questions.

    Interview Questions
    • As it has been mentioned, the technical questions were not so demanding and if you have basic knowledge, everything will be fine.   Answer Question
    Accepted Offer

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