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IBM Accountant Interview Questions & Reviews

Updated Feb 11, 2014
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Accountant
New York, NY

I applied through college or university - interviewed at IBM in October 2010.

Interview Details – 4 interviews to get in, every time you have a new job you will have more interviews unless you move in a role in the same department

Interview Question – revenue deferral/ accruals - technical questions   Answer Question

Negotiation Details – they gave me an offer and I accepted. I should have negotiated because once you start working there you will rarely see a pay increase

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Accountant
Somers, NY

I applied through college or university and the process took 3 months - interviewed at IBM in September 2009.

Interview Details – Interview with Senior Manager, other 3 interviews with managers

Interview Question – work related questions   Answer Question

Negotiation Details – HR Called and than sent an email with all the details of the offer

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Accountant

I applied online and the process took 1 week - interviewed at IBM.

Interview Details – Phone interview after on-line application. Questions about myself, last work experience, studies, and financial statements. Position for english/italian speakers; you can track the interview on their website, because they don't communicate with you if the process ends.

Interview Question – no unexpected questions   Answer Question

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Accountant
Toronto, ON (Canada)

I applied through an employee referral and the process took 6+ weeks - interviewed at IBM in May 2012.

Interview Details – I applied online for this temporary role. I received a call by HR to set up interview and the week after I appeared in 2 quick rounds of in person interviews.

Interview Question – There were not any technical interviews...just required a bit more detail on my previous experience in order to evaluate my ability to manage the 6 month assignment.   Answer Question

Negotiation Details – There was no negotiation.

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Accountant

I applied online and the process took 1+ week - interviewed at IBM in February 2012.

Interview Details – I was called on my cell phone, for an interview. They asked about my basic information. We decided the date for an interview, on my availability. Initially I prepared my self for interview, by studying relevant books.

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Accountant
Stuttgart (Germany)

I applied online and the process took 3 weeks - interviewed at IBM in May 2008.

Interview Details – Was a nice atmosphere. And interesting discussion. The case study came as a surprise.

Interview Question – How do you expect the accounting sustem here works.   View Answer

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