EY Interview Questions

Updated Aug 25, 2015
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    No Offer
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    Interview

    I had 2 telephonic interviews with a Manager and Sr. Consultant. Mostly on skills, experience and few technical questions on an application that I've worked on. Called for a face to face with 4 rounds. 2 Sr managers, 1 Manager and 1 Architect. Partner schedule was busy so could not talk to him that day. The interview process was more conversation and less q&a. I was standing and white boarding in 2 rounds. I am not sure if it was stress interview or I couldn't answer but one round was stressful. Others were fine. It's a great experience being interview by top 4 consulting firms.

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    Advisory Staff Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Washington, DC
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    The process took 2 weeks. I interviewed at EY (Washington, DC).

    Interview

    I apply through university's career center and got a interview days after. They hold a reception before the interview. On the day of my interview, they asked behavioral questions, questions about my resume.

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    Technology Advisory Interview

    Anonymous Employee in New York, NY
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. I interviewed at EY (New York, NY).

    Interview

    General questions. Nice interviewer. Questions are basically based on my experience. And the whole process is just like a chatting to let people know what you've done and what you want to be in the future.

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    ELP Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Los Angeles, CA
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    Negative Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied through college or university. The process took 2 weeks. I interviewed at EY (Los Angeles, CA) in April 2015.

    Interview

    Two interviews back to back for 30 mins each. First one with a manager and the second one is with a partner. A lot of behavioral question by the partner. The interview with the manager was pretty casual and laid back. The partner was tough with his questions. Came out of the interview not feeling confident and knew that I would not get an offer.

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    Executive Assistant Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Boston, MA
    No Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 4+ weeks. I interviewed at EY (Boston, MA) in April 2015.

    Interview

    1.Phone screen with recruiter 2.Prove It computer test (Word, Excel, and PowerPoint) 3. On-site interview with hiring manager The hiring manager gave the ok for me to move in the hiring process to meet Partners as the next step. Over a week went by with no word from the recruiter, then an auto generated email was sent saying they have filled the role (very lazy EY).

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    Audit Staff Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Washington, DC
    No Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Difficult Interview

    Application

    I applied through a recruiter. The process took 1+ week. I interviewed at EY (Washington, DC) in April 2015.

    Interview

    I had submitted an application online and was contacted by a recruiter to schedule a phone interview. I ended up being really nervous, it was my first phone interview and I really messed up. They also give you the same response after each time you answer, it feels very structured and weird.

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    • 1. Why Accounting? 2. Tell me a little bit about yourself. 3. Tell me about a time where you were working under a deadline.   Answer Question
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    Tax Associate Interview

    Anonymous Employee in San Diego, CA
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied through an employee referral. The process took 4+ weeks. I interviewed at EY (San Diego, CA) in April 2015.

    Interview

    I was referred for the position by one of my mentors. I waited about a month and was called in for a screener interview. They then bring people into the office after the screener. I've been told this process usually takes a few months.

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    IT Risk and Assurance Staff Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Kansas City, MO
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 1 day. I interviewed at EY (Kansas City, MO) in April 2015.

    Interview

    2 interviews that were behavioral and one case study. Both behavioral interviews were easy and relaxed environment. Need to have questions that you ask them towards the end of the interview as this was about half of the 30 min interview. I think they were really looking for how I held myself in there interview because it was more of an open discussion that I could interject at any moment.

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    Leadership Program Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview

    Application

    I applied through college or university. I interviewed at EY in April 2015.

    Interview

    You will have two one-to-one interviews. It last 30minutes for each. You should prepare your own resume and be ready to answer the questions on the resume. Questions include: Why EY? Why accounting? Audit, tax or advisory? Which location?

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    Executive Interview

    Anonymous Employee in New York, NY
    No Offer
    Negative Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied through other source. The process took 7+ months. I interviewed at EY (New York, NY).

    Interview

    The most bizarre interviewing experience: initially the process was well organized but then fell off the rails - Round 0: Introductory call with hiring manager (I came in via referral) - Round 1 (week later): HR screen - Round 2: (3 weeks later) 4 interviews with partners - Round 3: (2 weeks later) call with a senior partner ... so far so good, both HR and business folks seem top notch and well organized, and I had remaining 2 rounds left... but then weird stuff began to happen. Hiring manager and HR folks would completely disappear, so I would chase them, they would commit to respond by a certain date and disappear again, and then I would re-start another cycle. Rather than business and HR folks communicating directly, they would repeatedly ask me if I heard from their internal counterpart or if I already had an interview?! Partners would literally beg HR to schedule the next round like it was some huge favor... - Round 4: (5+ months later!) finally, call with the more senior partner ... I shared details of all the nonsense and questioned him how I could successfully grow business in such environment. He was a bit defensive but pleasant, gave positive indication and promised to follow-up with next steps shortly... never heard from them again

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