‘No jerks’ and work-free Fridays: Meet the happiest accounting firms

If you’re an accountant working at one of the Big Four, you can sleep well knowing that employees at other firms are green with envy. PricewaterhouseCoopers, EY, Deloitte…

Seven golden rules for an epic investment banking career at one firm

There’s a popular perception in investment banking that to keep earning and keep learning you need to move jobs every five years or so. Staying put is stagnating,…

Three recent hires at Barclays, Credit Suisse and Deutsche. And what they say about your chances of getting a job there

In theory, banks should be doing some big hiring at this time of year now that bonuses are paid. In reality, hiring is sort of muted while banks…

CV errors to avoid when applying for a finance job in the Middle East

The Gulf is something of a hub for finance professionals; a melting pot for local candidates, Western professionals and those from Asia and Indian sub-continent. However, when to…

Morning Coffee: The new era of cost-cutting at Barclays’ investment bank, Credit Suisse needs to axe 15% of headcount

What’s going to happen to Barclays investment bank when it presents its new plan in June? Tushar Morzaria, the bank’s chief financial officer who took the job six…

Job Market Pulse: UK hedge fund hiring analysts, investment firm opens NYC office

In the latest hiring news round-up, Bank of America eyes growth in Europe, an investment firm opens a New York office and UBS goes on a wealth management…

These are the signs you should work for Citi instead of JPMorgan, or not

JPMorgan’s first quarter results were out last week. Today we have the Citigroup results, which were unleashed a few hours ago.  JPMorgan’s results weren’t too hot: the U.S. bank suffe

Six signs you will be rejected when you apply for a job at Goldman Sachs (and how to overcome them)

It’s not easy to get a job at Goldman Sachs. As we reported earlier this month, the bank rejects 96% of applicants for its analyst (junior) positions and…

The 11 highest paid accounting in finance jobs globally

So you want to become an accountant working in banking and financial services? With around five years’ experience in accounting in finance, where in the world can you…

Morning Coffee: Citi joins FICC cull as Jamie Dimon says just a blip. How to get into banking when you’re advised to become a TV repairman

Like Deutsche Bank, Citigroup is cutting jobs on the trading floor. The Wall Street Journal reports that the US bank has recently cut 200-300 jobs from its global…

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