EY Tax Staff Interview Questions

Updated Aug 20, 2015
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Tax Staff Interview

Anonymous Interview Candidate in Egypt, AR
Accepted Offer
Positive Experience
Easy Interview

Application

I applied online. I interviewed at EY (Egypt, AR) in July 2015.

Interview

It was very professional and to the point,the HR associate was very friendly and the interview questions was very simple,They asked about the background,education and previous work experience,then highlighting what affects you in your life and if you like reading ,knowing your personality as a general view

Interview Questions

  • What activities i did in university?   1 Answer

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Their salary for the training period may be little but afterthat you will have a great salary and career

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    Tax Staff Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in New York, NY
    Accepted Offer
    Difficult Interview

    Application

    I applied through college or university. The process took 5 weeks. I interviewed at EY (New York, NY).

    Interview

    2 rounds in total. 1st is on campus. 2nd is office visit. You will meet great people. Profession and personality are both important. Follow your heart and you will make it.

    Interview Questions

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    Tax Staff Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied through college or university. The process took 3 weeks. I interviewed at EY.

    Interview

    I applied through career services and was contacted from an HR recruiter about 2 weeks after telling me that I was selected for a phone interview. I had my phone interview with a manager and was then invited for an office interview.

    Interview Questions

    • None really. The phone interview was behavioral and the office interview was conversational.   Answer Question
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    Tax Staff Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in New York, NY
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied through college or university. The process took 3 weeks. I interviewed at EY (New York, NY).

    Interview

    Campus recruiting. Applied through school website, then was invited to first round on-campus interview. Heard back within 2 days about an invitation of office visit. Within 3 business days they offered me the position.

    Interview Questions

    • The 1st round interviewer was a manager, who asked all behavioral questions. Such as "You've done many community services, was there a situation when you took the lead while you were not required to?" or "tell me a situation when things were not going to the right direction, and someone in your team was not corroborative, how did you deal with it?" Very hard to involve that person into some interesting conversation besides answering BQs. In the office visit there were 2 rounds of interviews, very conversational, with one manager and one senior manager, they asked me about the 1120s I have prepared in my previous internships, and we talked about teamwork, global mindset (EY's global talent help), tax incentives, the differences between working at corporate and CPA firms, how is working environment in corporate, CPA exams, etc. Questions: "was there a time when you were less motivated?" "how did you deal with challenges/conflicts"   1 Answer
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    Tax Staff Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied through college or university. I interviewed at EY.

    Interview

    I went through my university's career center, attended all of their information sessions on campus, and then applied for a campus interview followed by an office interview. Get in touch with the campus recruiter as soon as possible, always great to get the conversation started early in the process.

    Interview Questions

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    Tax Staff Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Accepted Offer

    Application

    I applied through college or university. I interviewed at EY.

    Interview

    Campus recruiting. not very hard for first interview. Basically walk through the resume be prepared when they ask the details in your resume . Asked why choose that school. Why tax? Why EY? Something like that and why transfer ? 4 questions based on your experience. Leadership. Team conflict . Difficult person you deal with. What is your interest? What is the best place u have ever been?

    Interview Questions

    • What is the most challenging thing in your current job?   Answer Question
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    Tax Staff Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied through college or university. The process took 3 weeks. I interviewed at EY in October 2014.

    Interview

    It was a campus interview. First - a day before the interview - there was Meet and Greet where you talk to people who work there and your interviewer. Then the interview - it was very conversational. No standard behavioral questions. But I was asked to tell about one of my past positions. I got to the 2nd round in Boston - I am going there next week.

    Interview Questions

    • What do I do that keeps me fluent in the other languages I speak.   Answer Question
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    Tax Staff Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Indianapolis, IN
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied through college or university. The process took 4+ weeks. I interviewed at EY (Indianapolis, IN) in October 2014.

    Interview

    Started with an on-campus interview; received a request to interview on-site; was brought to their office, put up in a hotel, and went through a half-day of interviews, followed by a lunch. The entire process was efficient and effective. The interviews were all conducted in a very cordial manner. The flow of the interview was very conversational rather than a barrage of classic interview questions. The on-site interviews were followed by a lunch at a local restaurant.

    Interview Questions

    • Tell me about a time when your strength(s) helped in a team situation?   Answer Question
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    Tax Staff Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied through college or university. The process took 3 weeks. I interviewed at EY in October 2014.

    Interview

    On campus and office visit, 3 interviews total. Very conservational, few behavioral questions. Overall very laid back and a good experience. Only took a week to get back to me after the process. Was personally called to receive the good news

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    Tax Staff Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied through an employee referral. I interviewed at EY in November 2013.

    Interview

    I was referred by an alumni. The interview was very pleasant. They asked a lot of behavioral questions while telling me more about the position. They were open, nice and informative. They loved hearing about your plan to pursue higher training and your willingness to learn.

    Interview Questions

    • Unexpected: What do you expect out of your first job after graduation?   Answer Question
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