Category Archives: Métiers de la finance

Credit analyst

Credit analyst In this article, Rodolphe Chollat-Namy (ESSEC Business School, Master in Management, 2019-2023) introduces you to the job of credit analyst. Within an investment bank, several jobs are directly linked to bonds. Among them is that of credit analyst. What does a … Continue reading

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Career in finance

Career in finance In this article, Anna BARBERO (ESSEC Business School, Master in Strategy & Management of International Business (SMIB), 2020-2021) discusses various aspects of a financial career. I had the opportunity to talk with Alexis Fontana (ESSEC Alumni and … Continue reading

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Quantitative Trader – Job Description

Quantitative Analyst – Job description This article written by Akshit Gupta (ESSEC Business School, Master in Management, 2019-2022) presents the job description of a Quantitative Analyst. Introduction Quantitative analysts or “quants” are professionals that work on designing, implementing, and analyzing … Continue reading

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Women in Finance

Women in Finance In this article, Alexandre VERLET (ESSEC Business School, Master in Management, 2017-2021) explores the potential causes and solutions of women’s underrepresentation in the financial sector. It is no secret to anyone that women are largely underrepresented in … Continue reading

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Who will become London’s heir as Europe’s main financial center in the wake of Brexit?

Who will become London’s heir as Europe’s main financial center in the wake of Brexit? In this article, Alexandre VERLET (ESSEC Business School, Master in Management, 2017-2021) explores the Brexit’s consequences on the City’s monopoly over European finance, and which … Continue reading

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Classic brain teasers from real-life interviews

Classic brain teasers from real-life interviews In this article, Alexandre VERLET (ESSEC Business School, Master in Management, 2017-2021) provides 10 brain teasers from real-life investment bank interviews, and explains simple ways to solve it.   In most finance interviews, applicants … Continue reading

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Working in finance: trading

Working in finance: trading In this article, Alexandre VERLET (ESSEC Business School, Master in Management, 2017-2021) describes in detail the daily routine of a trader. An iconic, yet unknown position Trading is undoubtedly the most iconic position of the market … Continue reading

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Portfolio manager – Job description

Portfolio manager – Job description This article written by Akshit Gupta (ESSEC Business School, Master in Management, 2019-2022) presents the job description of a Portfolio manager. Introduction A portfolio manager is an employee responsible for developing, implementing, analyzing, and managing … Continue reading

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Sales analyst – Job description

Sales – Job description This article written by Akshit Gupta (ESSEC Business School, Master in Management, 2019-2022) presents the job description of a Sales analyst. Introduction Sales analysts are sell-side analysts that develop and pitch ideas to sell financial securities … Continue reading

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Risk Manager – Job description

Risk Manager – Job Description This article written by Akshit Gupta (ESSEC Business School, Master in Management, 2019-2022) presents the job description of a Risk Manager . Introduction Ever since the financial crisis of 2008, new rules and regulations have … Continue reading

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