EY SENIOR Consultant Interview Questions

Updated Jul 14, 2014
Updated Jul 14, 2014
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Senior Consultant Interview

Anonymous Interview Candidate  in  San Francisco, CA
Anonymous Interview Candidate in San Francisco, CA
Application Details

I applied through a recruiter. The process took 6+ weeks - interviewed at EY in March 2011.

Interview Details

Mostly behavioral questions and probing questions about your background. Case interviews are only for new hires, but experienced hires don't get any cases. First round was a phone screening interview with the recruiter, second round was a phone screening with HR, and the final round was on site and was 4 - 45 minute sessions with senior managers and partners.

Interview Questions
  • None that stood out, but they like to ask you to explain your actions a lot in so much detail that you can't go any further.   Answer Question
Negotiation Details
Negotiation was non-existent.
Accepted Offer
Positive Experience
Average Interview

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    Senior Consultant Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Interview Details

    The process was rather fast. A couple of phone interviews, then a call to go onsite. In-person interviews were professional and pleasant.

    Interview Questions
    Negotiation Details
    Firm. No negotiation.
    Accepted Offer
  2.  

    Senior Consultant Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Interview Details

    Two back-to-back on-campus first round interviews that mainly focus on fit and one quick M&A case study. The second round interview, at least at the MBA level, is at the local office with candidates from multiple schools. These interviews were focused on simulating real-life client situations. I had 4 different interviews, one of which was in a group setting.

    Interview Questions
    Accepted Offer
    Average Interview
  3.  

    Senior Consultant Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied through a recruiter. The process took 8 weeks - interviewed at EY.

    Interview Details

    Very smooth

    Interview Questions
    Reasons for Declining

    There are 5 bands in Senior Consultant. They offered Senior 3 for 9 years experience

    Declined Offer
    Average Interview
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    Senior Consultant Interview

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

    I applied through college or university. The process took 5 weeks - interviewed at EY in October 2011.

    Interview Details

    I was hired through campus recruting. This included 2 rounds of interviewing. The first round was a 45 minute behavioral interview with a brief case study. The second round had two 45 minute behavioral interviews, one 45 minute verbal case study, and one 45 minute written case study. They had breakfast a interview day liason, and they took us out to lunch during the interview.

    Interview Questions
    Negotiation Details
    There was not much room for negotiation, but I was able to get a relocation bonus out of the deal.
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
  6.  

    Senior Consultant Interview

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

    I applied through an employee referral. The process took a day - interviewed at EY in April 2011.

    Interview Details

    1 Day with 4 interviews.

    Interview Questions
    Negotiation Details
    I didn't negotiate, but should have.
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
  7.  

    Senior Consultant Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied through a recruiter. The process took 4 months - interviewed at EY.

    Interview Details

    Two phone interviews
    In person interviews (3-4) all during one day.
    Two more phone interviews.

    Hiring process intensive & repetitive.

    Interview Questions
    • None really. Standard interview questions.
      Just need to have some good stories prepared.
        Answer Question
    Negotiation Details
    Poor if you're not negotiating with them directly. Do not use a recruiter.
    Accepted Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview
  8.  

    Senior Consultant Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Interview Details

    Hiring and interview process is planned well.But it toook time for about 2 months to get all the formalities to complete.I had about 2 rounds of telephonic and 4 rounds of inperson interview.Inperson interview is very cool and it doesnt feel like interview.

    Interview Questions
    • unexpected questions like if i am ready to take new opportunies outside my area of expertise.   Answer Question
    Negotiation Details
    nothing.it went smooth.
    Accepted Offer
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    Senior Consultant Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate  in  Washington, DC
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Washington, DC
    Application Details

    I applied through an employee referral. The process took 2 days - interviewed at EY in November 2009.

    Interview Details

    Phone interview followed by a half day of in-person interviews. The in-person inteview was a series of 30 minute interviews.

    Interview Questions
    Negotiation Details
    No real negotiation. I tried to ask for more money since I thought the offer was low, but HR claimed the salary offered was their standard offer for my experience and education level.
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
  10. 3 people found this helpful  

    Senior Consultant Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate  in  Washington, DC
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Washington, DC
    Application Details

    I applied through an employee referral. The process took 5 weeks - interviewed at EY in June 2012.

    Interview Details

    The executive recruiter was really great, communicative, friendly, and thoroughly explained the entire recruiting/interviewing and hiring process.

    From the time I first spoke to the recruiter to the time I had my initial interview (via phone), approximately 4-5 weeks had passed. The timing to schedule the interviews was a bit slow, until they learned of a competing offer I had on the table that required an immediate response. At that point, they acted very rapidly and went out of their way to schedule all interviews in a condensed timeline within a matter of days. The offer came to me very quickly after my interviews were completed and the recruiter was absolutely wonderful to work with.

    Interview Questions
    • The most difficult question to answer was where I saw myself positioned within the firm, in terms of roles and responsibilities.   Answer Question
    Negotiation Details
    Very rapid - be honest and upfront about other offers you may have and what your salary expectations are. You may not get the ceiling you ask for, but they will work with you to find an offer that will satisfy you.
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

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