Accenture Management Consulting Analyst Interview Questions

Updated Sep 12, 2014
Updated Sep 12, 2014
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Management Consulting Analyst Interview

Anonymous Interview Candidate
Anonymous Interview Candidate
Application Details

I applied through college or university. The process took 4 weeksinterviewed at Accenture in October 2013.

Interview Details

Campus recruiting process included a resume drop, notification via email about first round interviews, phone call from interviewer informing me of a second round interview, quick 1 day turnaround with offer. First round interview was 2 back to back 1 hour interviews. Both interviews included a case and some behavioral questions. Second round interview was 2 back to back 45 minute interviews. One was a case interview, and the other was more focused on behaviorals.

Interview Questions
  • A persuasive exercise, in which I picked a topic in which I have a strong opinion. I had to give an elevator pitch explaining my argument. Then he asked me to give an elevator pitch arguing the opposite side.   Answer Question
Accepted Offer
Positive Experience
Difficult Interview

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  1. 2 people found this helpful  

    Management Consulting Analyst 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 4+ weeksinterviewed at Accenture in March 2011.

    Interview Details

    The process was broken up into 3 stages.
    I received a call from a recruiter on a Monday and was told about the basic layout and when to expect a final interview if I should make it to that stage.
    I was scheduled for a first round interview on Friday of the same week. It was a short discussion followed by a 1 hour case interview (the case started off as a factor question and moved onto a purely numbers case). I found out that I had made to to the next round by Wednesday of the following week.
    It took another 2 weeks to schedule the next round. This interview was scheduled for a Monday. It was purely a case interview with no behavioral section. It was a market entry case. I found out that I had made it to the final round the next day...which was scheduled for Friday of the same week.
    This final interview had 3 sections: 1 behavioral interview for an hour, 1 case interview for an hour, and a 1 hour information session. It seemed like if you had made it to this stage of the interview and they were willing to spend 3 hours of their time, the job was yours to lose.
    I found out I got the job 2 weeks later.

    Interview Questions
    • What factors would you consider when consolidating numerous finance branch offices into a single location?   View Answer
    Negotiation Details
    The offer was very fair and it came with a signing bonus. I was happy so I didn't see the point in negotiating. I don't think there is much room for negotiating unless you are brining something really special to the table.
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
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    Management Consulting Analyst Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Atlanta, GA
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Atlanta, GA
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 2+ monthsinterviewed at Accenture in January 2011.

    Interview Details

    Online app- online skills test- discuss with recruiter- 2 phone case interviews- in person interview

    Interview Questions
    Negotiation Details
    no negotiation
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview
  3.  

    Management Consulting Analyst Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in New York, NY
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in New York, NY
    Application Details

    I applied through an employee referral. The process took 1+ weekinterviewed at Accenture in January 2011.

    Interview Details

    Overall, the process was well run, however I was put off by the arrogance of the place.

    Interview Questions
    • Case Study: Analyze the current state of the highway system in the US.   Answer Question
    Declined Offer
    Negative Experience
    Easy Interview
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    Management Consulting Analyst Interview

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

    The process took 3 daysinterviewed at Accenture in November 2010.

    Interview Details

    First round: A typical resume screening. 25 minutes, just a conversation running down the key points of your resume.

    Second round: Totally behavioral. A lot of "tell me about a time" questions. This one's 45 minutes, and be prepared with lots of stories about how you "thrived in a team setting" or "overcame adversity".

    Third round: Two interviews at the client site - a senior manager and a senior executive. If you've made it thus far, you've probably already landed the job.

    Interview Questions
    • Suppose your client was a water company. They've experienced a backlog of people in their call center and haven't been able to tend to their problems in a timely manner. Currently, each caller needs to call the call center and then the call center routes the question to the appropriate person in the relevant geographic area. How would you improve this process?   Answer Question
    Negotiation Details
    None. No negotiation at all. Take it or leave it.
    Accepted Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Easy Interview
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    Management Consulting Analyst Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Reston, VA
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Reston, VA
    Application Details

    The process took 3 weeksinterviewed at Accenture in November 2010.

    Interview Details

    The interview process was really interactive and there was a case during each of the three stages. The final round was an on-site visit with lunch, a presentation, and 2 final interviews. All of the interviewers were very friendly and personable. Overall, it was a great experience.

    Interview Questions
    No Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview
  7. 5 people found this helpful  

    Management Consulting Analyst Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in New York, NY
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in New York, NY
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 2+ monthsinterviewed at Accenture in May 2010.

    Interview Details

    I applied online during my last quarter of grad school. Was contacted by a recruiter a month later. Had an easy, mostly conversational interview with the recruiter, mainly just walking him through my resume. A few days later I had a phone interview with a manager. Behavioral questions were asked (I should have prepared for these - a good way is to google the most basic questions then to bullet out responses). Then a week later I was invited to interview at the office (flown to NY). I interviewed with a Senior Manager and a Senior Executive. Both were pretty much typical interviews, resume walk thru's, goals, desires, etc. Offer was made the next day.

    Interview Questions
    • Cant remember specifics, but it was behavioral. Something technical, but I didnt have exact experience so I told her that. Advice: If you dont have exact experience, walk them through your logical approach.   Answer Question
    Negotiation Details
    I was told there was no negotiating and since the economy was bad, I took what they offered. Came to find out later that what I accepted was less 7K less than the max. No premium paid for having an MBA. Advice: Always negotiate!
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
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    Management Consulting Analyst Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in New York, NY
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in New York, NY
    Application Details

    I applied through an employee referral. The process took 7 weeksinterviewed at Accenture in April 2010.

    Interview Details

    Phone interview- 15 mins general background info and feeling out personality/type

    2nd phone interview- behavioral questions 1 hr.

    3rd interview-fly to NYC, stay at hotel, on Accenture's bill, general presentation format by Analysts/associates at Accenture and 2 1:1 interviews with executives at Accenture (4 hrs)

    Interview Questions
    No Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview
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    Analyst Management Consulting Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Minneapolis, MN
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Minneapolis, MN
    Application Details

    I applied through an employee referral. The process took 2+ monthsinterviewed at Accenture in April 2010.

    Interview Details

    Two phone interviews consisting of behaviorial and situational questions. One office visit which consisted of two interviews with managers/execs, and then finally a case study.

    Interview Questions
    • Think of a time where you faced difficulties in a group project and how did you overcome it?   Answer Question
    • Think of a time you were assigned a task with little or no direction, how did you handle it?   Answer Question
    Negotiation Details
    no negotiation
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
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    Management Consulting Analyst Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied through college or university – interviewed at Accenture in March 2010.

    Interview Details

    Interview was conversational and focused on fit/personality. Included one case question, more scenario based versus quick math. First interview was held on campus, second round, candidates were flown to nearby office for interviews. The day included 3 different interviews with senior executives in office.

    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

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