KPMG US Audit Associate Interview Questions

Updated Apr 1, 2015
Updated Apr 1, 2015
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Audit Associate Interview

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No Offer
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Application

I applied through college or university. The process took 4+ weeksinterviewed at KPMG US (Oxford, MS) in May 2014.

Interview

Interview went smoothly mainly behavioral questions. They asked one techincal quesiton but that was it. Overall friendly and nice people. I think they sort of had an idea of who they were hiring going into the interviews based on their outtings. If your GPA is not in the 3.5 plus range and do not have a connection they essentially do not consider you

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    Audit Associate Interview

    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied through college or university. The process took 4+ weeksinterviewed at KPMG US (New York, NY) in May 2014.

    Interview

    Really pull from their intern pool. They do not ask detailed questions, only behavioral. They really seek to find a culture fit and assume that if you can pass the CPA and graduate with a respectable GPA that you can fulfill all the technical requirements. They like to see team work.

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    Audit Associate Interview

    Accepted Offer
    Accepted Offer

    Interview

    A lot of recruiting events and being able to network with many professionals at the firm. The firm creates a lot of fun events in order to be able to socialize with professionals to see if you fit their culture and be able to work with them as a team.

    Interview Questions

    • Most difficult question that was asked is where do you see yourself in 5 years from now and what are your plans and goals.   Answer Question
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    Audit Associate Interview

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    No Offer

    Interview

    Go through resume and behavior questions.

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    Audit Associate Interview

    Accepted Offer
    Difficult Interview
    Accepted Offer
    Difficult Interview

    Application

    I applied through college or university. The process took 2+ monthsinterviewed at KPMG US (McLean, VA).

    Interview

    Posted resume through university's website and was selected for an interview on-campus. Interviewed with partner on-campus and was selected for second round of interviews on-site at Mclean, VA. Second round of interviews included a dinner reception. Had two interviews: one with a manager and one with a partner. Heard back within 2-3 weeks.

    Interview Questions

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    No negotiation.

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    Audit Associate Interview

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    No Offer

    Application

    I applied through an employee referral. The process took 2+ weeksinterviewed at KPMG US.

    Interview

    Had a phone interview with HR manager. It went really well. Went to office interview with the partner and Senior Manager, after 10-20 days, they told me that they are not pursuing my candidacy. Really loved the culture and environment.

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    Audit Associate Interview

    No Offer
    Negative Experience
    Easy Interview
    No Offer
    Negative Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied through college or university – interviewed at KPMG US.

    Interview

    After applying through my university, I was contacted for a first round interview. It was your typical 30 minute, 1 on 1 interview. Out of all my first round interviews, this was undoubtedly my least favorite one. The interviewer seemed to be trying to stay awake and the conversation was very one-sided. The interviewer asked a lot of standard questions and I definitely did not feel a connection between us as the minutes dwindled on. I could tell that the interviewer was not very interested in me or my story.

    Interview Questions

    • Describe a time when you had difficulties with a fellow team member and how you handled the situation.   Answer Question
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    Audit Associate Interview

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    No Offer

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 2 weeksinterviewed at KPMG US.

    Interview

    Interview was difficult, process was expedited.

    Interview Questions

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    Audit Associate Interview

    No Offer
    Neutral Experience
    No Offer
    Neutral Experience

    Interview

    I had a 30-min on-campus interview with a senior manager. It was a very typical interview. First walked through the resume, and then she basically asked behavioral questions. Lots of the questions were related to teamwork.

    Interview Questions

    • Tell me your worst team experience and what you wish you could have done.   Answer Question
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    Audit Associate Interview

    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied through college or university. The process took a weekinterviewed at KPMG US (Seattle, WA) in October 2013.

    Interview

    Positive experience. Asked some specific questions about my resume as well as the traditional questions such as " Tell me about a time when you had to work in a group" or "If we were to hire you, what you specifically bring to the group?"

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