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EY SENIOR Consultant Interview Questions

Updated Nov 6, 2014
Updated Nov 6, 2014
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Senior Consultant Interview

Anonymous Interview Candidate
Anonymous Interview Candidate
Application Details

I applied through a recruiter. The process took a dayinterviewed at EY.

Interview Details

EY flew me in to meet the FSO practice I was interviewing for. They had several group introductions with Senior Managers and Partners. I interviewed with 4 people; an internal recruiter from HR, a manager, senior manager, and a partner/principal. They asked basic questions like, "Walk me through your resume," "Tell me about yourself," "Why consulting or what experience do you have in consulting or client services." All of the interviews were friendly and conversational.

Interview Questions
  • I was asked if I had ever worked for someone younger than me and how would I handle working for someone younger than me.   Answer Question
Accepted Offer
Positive Experience
Easy 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 a recruiter. The process took 2+ monthsinterviewed at EY.

    Interview Details

    Typical process. First HR interview and then technical phone interview. They did not inform me that the second interview would be technical though. Then 3 on site interviews with managers and senior managers. Each 40 minutes and varied in technical questions. I figured these would be more behavorial but were not. I also had to write a case study which was online and timed. It wasn't difficult.

    Interview Questions
    Declined Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview
  2. 3 people found this helpful  

    Senior Consultant Interview

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

    I applied through an employee referral. The process took 8 weeksinterviewed at EY in September 2014.

    Interview Details

    I was referred by a friend.It took just 2 weeks from the time the Resume was submitted and I got a call from HR. Total 3 Interviews.
    1: Scheduled a preliminary round with HR.
    2: Phone Interview with Senior Consultant ( bcoz manager was not available)
    3: 45 minutes each on site interview with Sr. Manager, Partner and Manager.

    They all gave a background of EY work structure, FSO, Risk Management and their experience in EY so far. It was more like a discussion than an interview.
    Basic behavioral, project based and some conceptual questions like What is CFPB Reporting etc..

    Very good overall Experience, professional enviornment and structured process. HR was very supporting in the entire process.

    Interview Questions
    • Most Unexpected: Which areas are you interested in ( Operational Risk, Regulatory or Compliance) working towards? Basically, they were trying to gauge where would I like to enhance my professional skills and where could they leverage my experience in.
      No difficult questions.
      Give an example of a project which involved performance improvement?
      Challenging project?
      What was your role in it ?

      - Tips : Follow the STAR format while answering behavioral questions.
      Read your resume thoroughly.
      Be confident
       
      Answer Question
    Negotiation Details
    Relocation and Base.
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
  3. 1 person found this helpful  

    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
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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
  6.  

    Senior Consultant Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied through a recruiter. The process took 8 weeksinterviewed 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
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied through a recruiter. The process took 4+ monthsinterviewed 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 New York, NY
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in New York, NY
    Application Details

    I applied through a recruiter. The process took a dayinterviewed at EY in August 2013.

    Interview Details

    Interviewed with many different individuals over a single day. Was asked many questions to see how I process information and lead.

    Interview Questions
    • How do I prepare for travel make sure I take the most advantage of the limited time while at the location.   Answer Question
    Negotiation Details
    No negotiation
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
  10. 1 person found this helpful  

    Senior Consultant Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied through a recruiter – interviewed at EY.

    Interview Details

    An external recruiter identified the opportunity and assisted in the recruitment process. An initial phone interview, then in-persons with multiple leaders. Fairly quick offer followed - easy conversational style of interviewers (one over lunch, one after work at a restaurant).

    Interview Questions
    • Hired into a technical practice but had no technical training, I needed to respond to how my "generalist" skill set would drive value in the technical practice.   Answer Question
    Negotiation Details
    Early in my career I negotiated more sign-on bonus and starting salary, but other offer details were appropriate.
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

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