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KPMG Interview Questions & Reviews

Updated Apr 22, 2014
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Graduate Technology Consulting Interview

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Interview Details – after submit application form, there are three online test you have to pass before your application being considered.

Interview Question – verbal and numerical online test was really hard.   Answer Question

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Vacaction Programmer 2014 - Business Consulting - Risk & Regulation Interview

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Interview Details – Online application with competency questions followed by phone interview. Lasted about 45 minutes - Questions were mostly as expected. Covered the following competencies: Career Motivation, Delivers Quality, Awareness of Business Opportunities, Makes an Impact and Resilience.

Interview Question – Name a business that has recently gone global and any issues they had when going global.   Answer Question

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Articled Trainee Interview

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I applied through an employee referral and the process took 2 days - interviewed at KPMG.

Interview Details – phone Interview

Interview Question – if you're in your third year how would you pursue articleship?   View Answer

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Associate Interview

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Interview Details – 45 minute phone interview with a director. Got approved to fly out to the office. For 2 30 minute interviews with directors followed by a lunch with some senior associates. Interview was mostly behavioral based. I ended up asking more questions about themselves the firm and the job than they actually asked me.

Interview Question – Summarize yourself in 2 minutes   Answer Question

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Audit Associate Interview

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I applied online and the process took 2 months - interviewed at KPMG.

Interview Details – Interview with Partner

Interview Question – What would your friends say about your biggest weakness?   Answer Question

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Associate, People and Change Interview

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I applied online and the process took 3 weeks - interviewed at KPMG.

Interview Details – Several phone interviews then they invite you for a face to face interview with several leaders

Interview Question – What intimidates you professionally?   Answer Question

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Audit Associate Interview

Audit Associate

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Interview Details – Go through resume and behavior questions.

Interview Question – Why KPMG? Why audit? Leadership. Conflict.   Answer Question

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Graduate Interview

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Interview Details – First you upload your personal information, after that there is a situational test where they provide with a video and a scenario and you have to select the best and worst option. Then there are numerical and verbal reasoning tests. After that there is a phone interview that lasts about 45 minutes and an assessment centre follows that.

Interview Question – Pick a company that has had some difficulties recently and propose 4 things that would help their problems.   Answer Question

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Vacation Trainee Interview

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Interview Details – It was easy, nothing too shabby

Interview Question – What was your biggest challenge you have faced.   Answer Question

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Audit Interview

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Interview Details – The interviewer sounded like from an outsourced company. Because she was a completely robot. When I didn't hear her clearly and asked to confirm if what I heard was correct, she told me she couldn't answer my question, all she could do was to repeat the question again.

Interview Question – If a UK company, which is doing well, wants to expand abroad, what should they do?   Answer Question

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