Tag: back office

Credit Suisse poaches senior female Goldman Sachs managing director

Credit Suisse has swayed a 15-year veteran of Goldman Sachs across to its London operation.

The truth about the banking pay premium

Banks say they are clamping down on excessive pay, and yet those in the industry expect salary rises of up to 30% in order to move jobs. Is this realistic?

Back office workers getting the boot from New York, London

Banks that have been methodically moving back office staffers to cheaper locales are planning to step up their efforts. In a decade, just a sliver of Wall Street’s…

Career Crunch: Bonus predictions for 2013, how to set yourself apart from the competiton

Missed out on the top stories on eFC over the past week? Fear not, here’s a chance to catch up on the most read articles of the past…

Beware the back office at Barclays (and maybe also at RBS)

Bankers at both Barclays and Royal Bank of Scotland are living under clouds cooked up by their senior managers. In February 2014, the chief executives of both banks…

Successful strategies for escaping the back office

“I’ve always been interested in financial markets, but like a lot of people I was slow to appreciate the careers on offer in the industry. I only became…

Diary of a back office intern: We haven’t stayed past 5.20pm

My sympathies lie with my ‘Diary of an IBD Intern’ counterpart this week, as well as my front office friends in the intern pool. I haven’t really stayed…

Diary of a back office intern: We have been given tips on how to avoid banker bashing

After countless applications, telephone interviews, competency questions, strength-based interviews, group exercises, presentations, and assessment centres, I landed an internship at one of the world’s t

Credit Suisse is nearshoring IT jobs. These are the roles you need to work in if you want to stay in London or New York

Poland and India are fast-becoming the places to be if you want to work in Credit Suisse’s IT team. In a bid to shave off another CHF2bn in…

Why technologists should target the (fairly) buoyant back office

Last year, technologists working in investment banking were dragging their heels when it came to accepting roles on back office IT projects. Now, as it’s one of the…

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