Genworth Financial Interview Questions

Updated Apr 26, 2014
Updated Apr 26, 2014
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    Senior Finance Analyst Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate  in  London, England
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in London, England
    Application Details

    I applied through a recruiter. The process took a day - interviewed at Genworth Financial in March 2009.

    Interview Details

    Phone interview with HR and Finance manager.
    Followed by an interview with HR and CFO

    Interview Questions
    Negotiation Details
    Yes, I was indifferent to whether I took job so dictated terms I would accept.
    Accepted Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview
  2.  

    Senior Finance Analyst Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate  in  Richmond, VA (US)
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Richmond, VA (US)
    Application Details

    I applied through a recruiter. The process took 4 weeks - interviewed at Genworth Financial in April 2014.

    Interview Details

    Email from HR, several questions regarding salary expectations, experience, etc.
    Telephone interview with HR, 30 minutes. Friendly talking, typical behavioral questions, i.e., introducing yourself, why switch jobs.
    Panel interviews with six people, one HR director, two department leaders, one department director, the controller, and the hiring manager.
    Follow up telephone interview with hiring manager again. More detailed questions and emphasis about job specifics.

    Interview Questions
    • No difficult questions. Very professional. Be prepared for behavioral as well as professional questions.   Answer Question
    Negotiation Details
    Have not received the official offer from the company. Recruiter provided the company's hiring decision.
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview
  3.  

    Financial Development Program Intern Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate  in  Richmond, VA (US)
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Richmond, VA (US)
    Application Details

    I applied through college or university - interviewed at Genworth Financial.

    Interview Details

    Received a first round interview on my college campus after talking with the recruiters at my universities job fair.
     First round interview was basic behavioral questions and a walk through of my resume.

    Second interview was a phone interview. I was asked more behavior question like, tell me about a time when you worked in a group. They also asked me to state which of the three financial statements did I think was most important and why.

    The third round interview was at the Genworth Campus. I had two interviews. Both had some technical questions. I was asked to walk the through a time value money problem and some other basic questions about the value of a dollar today vs. tomorrow. I was also asked about what I knew about Genworth. I was also ask about what I knew about current events and how that may affect Genworth's business.

    Interview Questions
    • Why would someone want to invest in bonds to raise capital oppose to other sources?   Answer Question
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
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    IT Development Intern Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate  in  Richmond, VA (US)
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Richmond, VA (US)
    Application Details

    I applied through college or university. The process took 1 week - interviewed at Genworth Financial in February 2014.

    Interview Details

    I applied via my school's online job search. I then had a phone interview with some relatively easy/simple technical interview questions. It then went to a on-site interview with 3 different interviewers who asked mainly behavioral questions and 2 simple technical questions based on the programming languages I had on my resume

    Interview Questions
    • They put an incorrect coding program on the whiteboard including interfaces that I needed to correct   Answer Question
    Negotiation Details
    The offer was given less that 24 hours after the on-site interview. There wasn't much negotiation, and there was a stipend for relocating.
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
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    Intern Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate  in  Richmond, VA (US)
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Richmond, VA (US)
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 5 weeks - interviewed at Genworth Financial.

    Interview Details

    Applied online. In a week or so, was contacted by the college recruiter to set up a phone interview. Had the phone interview and heard back in two weeks for second-round interviews. Had the second-round interview and should be hearing back from them in a week or so on the final decision.

    Interview Questions
    • Basic questions were asked about why I wanted the position and why Genworth. Questions about my experience, leadership, communication, and project management skills.   Answer Question
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
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    Intern Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Interview Details

    Got a phone interview after application online

    Interview Questions
    • Most behavior questions, e.g why Genworth? What's your favorite class? Describe your programming skills(have you used marco in SAS).   Answer Question
    No Offer
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    Vice President Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Interview Details

    Inside recruiter who was diligent and very organized, he facilitated the whole process.

    Negotiation Details
    Not much negotiation, that had to do with the hiring manager. He would not let me start a month later so I lost out on a bonus.
    Accepted Offer
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    Web Content Manager Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate  in  Richmond, VA (US)
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Richmond, VA (US)
    Application Details

    I applied through a recruiter. The process took 3 days - interviewed at Genworth Financial in May 2012.

    Interview Details

    I was hired through Techead. I had a work history with them and a good rapport with my recruiter. He was able to land this job with only one phone interview. I was interviewed on a Friday and started the following monday.

    This role was new and the job description very loose.

    Interview Questions
    • I wasn't surprised by the questions, they all revolved around the CMS and how comfortable I was working in an Agile environment. I was more surprised that the entire group was involved in the initial interview.   View Answer
    Negotiation Details
    Negotiation was handled by my recruiter.
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
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    Operations Intern Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate  in  Lynchburg, VA (US)
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Lynchburg, VA (US)
    Application Details

    I applied through college or university. The process took 4+ weeks - interviewed at Genworth Financial in March 2013.

    Interview Details

    College recruiting event>applied via Genworth website>applied via college career website>phone interview with headquarters>personal interview with panel of (2) future managers>background check>drug test>offer.
    If you are a college student, be very careful to apply at BOTH your career center and via Genworth's website. Strong phone interview skills will get you past the recruiter. Genworth only hires about 1% of applicants.

    Interview Questions
    • Very interested in technical skill, coping in a team environment, and other experience.
      Most difficult question
        Answer Question
    Negotiation Details
    Drug test.
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
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    Finance Development Program Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate  in  Stamford, CT (US)
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Stamford, CT (US)
    Application Details

    I applied through college or university - interviewed at Genworth Financial.

    Interview Details

    First Round was a regular phone screening where they asked me about my experiences in the clubs/organizations I was a part of and stuff about my internship

    Second rounds consisted of 7 back to back interviews with questions relating to cash flow statements, excel skills, prior internship experiences and market outlook.

    Interview Questions
    • Where would you invest given the current market conditions   Answer Question
    No Offer
    Average Interview

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