Finance interview questions and answers 📈
FinTech Interview questions
FinTech is one of the most diverse and exciting graduate industries to join and it’s one that boasts many opportunities for graduates looking to kick-start a career in finance.
If you’re interviewing for a graduate FinTech role, here are some questions an employer may ask, with tips on how to best answer them.
Why do you want to work in FinTech?
An interviewer will ask this question to gain an insight into your knowledge of the FinTech industry and to see if you’re interested in FinTech for the right reasons.
When preparing for this question, think of the genuine reasons why you’re interested in the industry, and try to think of a previous experience that highlighted this interest.
Here’s our example answer to this question:
“A career in FinTech is hugely rewarding, one of the reasons it’s so rewarding is how fast the industry is growing. This means graduates have the chance to gain lots of responsibility and autonomy early on in their career and make a real impact to the industry. From my previous experiences and roles, I thrive in fast-paced and varied settings, and I believe that working in FinTech no day will be the same and there will be constant challenges and new developments, which really excites me!”
How do you stay on top of new trends in the financial services industry?
FinTech is a constantly changing and evolving industry and by asking this question, an interviewer wants to know that you’re able to keep up with the latest trends and that your interest in the finance goes further than just your work.
You want to assure the interviewer you are knowledgeable of the industry and like to keep up to date with new trends, whether it’s reading industry magazines, writing your own blog discussing relevant topics or networking with peers in the industry.
Want to find out more about FinTech?
Check out our blog post for the complete graduate guide to FinTech. Or looking to pursue a graduate career in FinTech?
Check out the latest graduate FinTech jobs in London and the UK.