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8.3 / 10 Overall Satisfaction
(based on 7 ratings in 2019)
"Growing and friendly."
Pros: 
  • The graduate salary and benefits package is considered very generous.
  • Work given to graduates is both challenging and innovative.
  • Colleagues and managers are supportive when it comes to graduate development.
  • Expenses can be claimed for many things, which graduates find very helpful.
Cons: 
  • The hours are considered to be pretty long by some graduates.
  • Opportunities for travel have not come as quickly as some hoped.
  • Some facilities and systems could be improved.
  • The career development is seen as slow by some.
Culture
8.7 / 10
 
Offices & Dress
5.3 / 10
 
Hours
7.4 / 10
 
Salary
7.4 / 10
 
 
Diversity
8.6 / 10
 
 
Training
8.6 / 10
 

What insiders say about...

"Before the interview, read up about recent news on the company, research financial..."

"We have a very positive and social culture."

"I'm working in the Sydney office which is just off the water front and a two minute..."

"My standard day is 9:00am-6:00pm though occasionally I do find I need to work longer..."

"While I am currently waiting on a client site project in which I will receive a generous..."

"All expenses are covered for graduates. This is so helpful, especially when moving..."

"I completed an online application, which was followed by a phone interview and another..."

"Why do you think you are suitable for First Derivatives? What previous experience..."

"Our bar ink cartridges get recycled but we could do more."

"Sometimes it's difficult to get a reply from certain managers. However, others are..."

"There are many workers from different countries and backgrounds due to the international..."

"Once you graduate the CMTP, there is a big jump in salary. In addition to this, those..."

"The company and staff do a lot of fundraising and charity events. People send around..."

"I am very satisfied. My day-to-day responsibilities consist of conducting first stage..."

"The exposure to international banks, the people and the travel."

"We do not get paid overtime. Occasionally long hours. Occasionally it can be stressful..."

"FD/Kx won the Best Technology Award at the 2018 Alternative Investment Market Aw..."

"Dynamic and forward-thinking."

"The great opportunities for travel."

"The training programme with FD is very thorough. There are 20 modules to be completed..."

"Some systems could be updated. For example, the expenses system is pretty outdat..."

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