State Street
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State Street Interview Questions & Reviews

Updated Apr 20, 2014
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Accepted Offer

Neutral Experience

Easy Interview

Senior Manager Interview

Senior Manager
Pune

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

Interview Details Leadership related questions, management and fund accounting based questions

Interview Question – how to sort out a theft within organization   View Answer

Negotiation Details – boundaries defined

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Senior Associate Interview

Senior Associate

Interviewed at State Street

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

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Accepted Offer

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Very Easy Interview

Associate I Interview

Anonymous Employee

I applied through college or university and interviewed at State Street.

Interview Details Very simple just smile and get them to like you they hire any and everyone

Interview Question – easy questions, do you know what a mutual fund is   Answer Question

Negotiation Details – no negotiation set salary for everyone I think everyone starts at $32,000

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No Offer

Neutral Experience

Average Interview

Fund Accountant, Associate I Interview

Anonymous Interview Candidate
Dublin, Dublin (Ireland)

I applied online and the process took 2 days - interviewed at State Street in April 2014.

Interview Details 2 phone calls with the second one lasting 50 minutes.

Interview Question – Know your finance terms if you dont already (e.g. Bonds, reconciliations, NAV)   Answer Question

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1 person found this helpful

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Neutral Experience

Easy Interview

Associate I Interview

Anonymous Employee

I applied online and the process took 3 weeks - interviewed at State Street.

Interview Details Applied online, phone interview to help screen candidates, was invited for a 2 on 1 interview at State Street, all behavioral questions no technical questions, interview lasted for about an hour, heard back 3 weeks before with the offer and had only a day and a half to decide

Negotiation Details – No negotiation

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Accepted Offer

Positive Experience

Easy Interview

Manager Interview

Anonymous Employee
Toronto, ON (Canada)

I applied through other source and the process took 4 weeks - interviewed at State Street in March 2010.

Interview Details at the time, was rather painless, quick and easy, there was no long wait for response, overall a positive interviewing process

Interview Question – questions rather typical of an interview, nothing difficult, just go prepared, understand the role, the company, your own skills and how you can apply them to the job and what value you can bring   Answer Question

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Accepted Offer

Neutral Experience

Account Manager Interview

Anonymous Employee

Interviewed at State Street

Interview Details The interview consists of questions regarding past experience and many behavioral questions. The whole process from beginning to end took less than a week. I was hired the very same day. The tour of the building is nice especially seeing the office floor which gives you a quick and dirty insight on how the atmosphere of the company.

Interview Question – What situation have you encountered that required using a different approach to solving problem than the approaches previously used?   Answer Question

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Accepted Offer

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Average Interview

Derivatives Ops Specialist Interview

Anonymous Employee
Kansas City, MO (US)

I applied through a staffing agency and the process took 3 months - interviewed at State Street in February 2011.

Interview Details I came on through a temp service

Negotiation Details – no negotiation

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Accepted Offer

Neutral Experience

Fund Administrator, Associate I Interview

Anonymous Employee

Interviewed at State Street

Interview Details Easy interview, interviewed for about 30 minutes with two employees.

Interview Question – What is your biggest strength?   Answer Question

Negotiation Details – I didnt negotiate

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No Offer

Neutral Experience

Average Interview

Business Analyst Interview

Anonymous Interview Candidate
Boston, MA (US)

I applied through an employee referral and the process took 3 days - interviewed at State Street in March 2014.

Interview Details received email from internal employee, met with him few days later, waiting to hear back.

Interview Question – if i had any experience with many derivative related applications.   View Answer

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