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Deloitte Controller Interview Questions

Updated Jun 24, 2014
Updated Jun 24, 2014
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  1. 1 person found this helpful  

    Project Controller Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied through an employee referral. The process took 4 weeksinterviewed at Deloitte.

    Interview Details

    I was a referral and the first interview was simply the recruiter making sure I was a good fit and understood the role. That was followed by a staff level interview that went well and was a get to know you kind of conversation. Questions were quite limited on that call and we talked a bit more about what my work preferences were and my experience including experience with different tools.
    The third interview was a round of 3 interviews in one day. One interview was with a manager and the last two with 2 different senior managers from the practice. For the most part those questions were behavioral questions but the last interview was a case study. Talked about different ways I would handle situations of managing client work. Tough last interview but got the offer.

    Interview Questions
    Negotiation Details
    Not too rough. They knew what they wanted to pay.
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
  2.  

    Project Controller Intern Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Interview Details

    Two step interview process. First step of the interview was part technical and behavior. The technical part was mostly based on Microsoft office and the behavioral part were your typical behavioral questions. The Second step was a case interview followed up with another behavior interview. Overall the process was great and all of the people I met at Deloitte were very nice and welcoming.

    Interview Questions
    • At the beginning of my behaviorally interview I was asked to describe myself and right as a finished the interviewer said "Tell me who you really are" - it threw me off completely   Answer Question
    Negotiation Details
    Didn't negotiate, the initial offer was better than I was expecting.
    Accepted Offer
  3.  

    Project Controller Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Austin, TX
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Austin, TX
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 2+ weeksinterviewed at Deloitte.

    Interview Details

    Very nice recruiter, the people at the office seemed nice. At the end of the interview they tried to sell the company with a presentation on "Deloitte U", a first year summit. It seemed as though they were using to to sell the position and company.

    Interview Questions
    • Specific questions regarding the case study.   View Answer
    No Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview
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  5. 1 person found this helpful  

    Project Controller Analyst Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied through college or university – interviewed at Deloitte in March 2014.

    Interview Details

    It was about a 2 week process. I found it through my school website. Got through the first round phone interviews which were behavioral and technical. Had a second round interview at their office, one behavioral interview and a case study.

    Interview Questions
    • Walk me through a time when you could not meet a deadline, and how you dealt with it? (who you had to talk to, etc)   Answer Question
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
  6. 1 person found this helpful  

    Project Controller Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Chicago, IL
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Chicago, IL
    Application Details

    I applied through a recruiter. The process took 2 weeksinterviewed at Deloitte in February 2014.

    Interview Details

    My first interview was with a Deloitte recruiter who asked me to walk him through my resume - very general. The second interview was with a current Senior Project Controller who asked me some Excel/Basic financial questions. The next was in-person with three senior managers who ask standard interview questions and also a case study portion (see below). It was not as intimidating as I would have assumed for Deloitte.

    Interview Questions
    • You will have a case portion - but not like McKinsey or Google type questions where they ask you "how many trash cans are in New York City?" These questions will make you act like a Project Manager and ask your opinion when issues arise. For example: How would you cut costs? Make sure you know how to calculate project margin as well.   Answer Question
    Negotiation Details
    Did not negotiate since salary is great for a salary starting. Benefits can't be beat.
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
  7.  

    Senior Project Controller Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Chicago, IL
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Chicago, IL
    Application Details

    I applied through an employee referral. The process took 6 weeksinterviewed at Deloitte in October 2013.

    Interview Details

    The process is very friendly and straightforward. I was referred to Deloitte by a personal friend who also works at Deloitte, contacted by a recruiter for the position, and then we set up an initial phone interview within a couple days of that first e-mail exchange. After that phone interview, where we just went over my resume and basically it's applicability to the job, I was told I would be recommended for a second "technical" phone interview with someone from the group at a level higher than the one I was applying for. I had that phone interview a couple days later and we also mostly just discussed my resume and some soft-skills type questions about time-management and delegation, for example. Both phone calls were very laid back and low stress. A few days after that (could've been even a week or so), I heard back from my original recruiter (who did the first phone interview) and she said I was going to be invited into the office for in-office interviews. It took a while to get the official invitation from another HR representative (1-2 weeks) and then I was scheduled to come into the office about 2 weeks after that. I had three in-office interviews: 1) a fit interview (same as the phone interviews, basically), 2) a 'financial' interview (where I also talked mostly about my resume and past experiences), and 3) a case interview. I will say that I read a text book on case interviews cover-to-cover, practiced at least 50 different cases, and put in a total of close to 30 hours of studying for this case interview - and it was 30 hours too much. I didn't really get a case in the true sense of the word but was given a very general scenario and asked how I would (or have in the past) handle it. Everyone I talked to was very friendly, approachable, and I felt completely comfortable. I heard back within one week with an email saying that the team was preparing an offer and I got the actual offer another week later (so probably two weeks after my interviews).

    Interview Questions
    • There really weren't any difficult questions. It was one of the best interview experiences I have ever had!   Answer Question
    Negotiation Details
    No negotiations. I had read on here that most people who tried to negotiate were turned down so I had a plan in my mind and as long as they met that plan, I was on board (and they did).
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
  8.  

    Senior Project Controller Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Boston, MA
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Boston, MA
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 1+ weekinterviewed at Deloitte in October 2013.

    Interview Details

    The process was very speedy from the first contact by the recruiter to the in-person interview and follow-up. 3 step process - first phone interview with recruiter, followed by technical screen and invitation for in person interview with 3 people over 2.5 hour. Everyone was very professional, no silly qustions.

    Interview Questions
    • In depth case study 30 min discussion with the interviewer. Great way to showcase your experience!   View Answer
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
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    Project Controller Manager Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Interview Details

    HR Information Interview. Phone Screening with Manager. In person interview with 3 managers.

    Interview Questions
    Accepted Offer
  10. 1 person found this helpful  

    Summer Scholar Project Controller Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 4+ monthsinterviewed at Deloitte.

    Interview Details

    Applied online. Contacted by recruiter several months (!) later, had initial screening call with recruiter who was very nice. She scheduled two interviews with two different project controller managers. One interview was behavioral (general resume, why this position, etc) and one was technical (basic excel questions, more in depth abut the position). I was then invited to do an in person interview where I met with several managers and did a couple of case studies and I received my offer shortly thereafter.

    Interview Questions
    • what is the difference between a budget and a forecast?
      name one excel formula you have used often and how you have implemented it
       
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    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
  11. 1 person found this helpful  

    Project Controller Analyst Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Chicago, IL
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Chicago, IL
    Application Details

    I applied through college or university. The process took 2 weeksinterviewed at Deloitte in May 2013.

    Interview Details

    Applied online. Was brought to the office and had an excel interview and a behavioral interview. Next round was a case study interview and another behavioral interview with a senior manager.

    Interview Questions
    • Where do you see yourself in 5 years?
      What is a circular error in excel?
      How do you reduce costs for projects?
       
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    Declined Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview

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