Moss Adams LLP Interview Questions in Seattle, WA

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    Tax Accounting Intern Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Seattle, WA
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Seattle, WA
    Application Details

    I applied through college or university. The process took a weekinterviewed at Moss Adams LLP.

    Interview Details

    They did a lunch for the candidates, then the next day was interviews. Quicker than most accounting firms, but pretty standard. The people who worked there seemed really laid back and like they had a good working relationship to each other. Didn't feel nearly as stressful as the other accounting firms had their internship process.

    Interview Questions
    • Something along the lines of "I believe that you take experience from every job. What experience did you take from this one?" The interviewer then choose my weakest job that I had mostly just put to fill up space on my resume.   Answer Question
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
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    Audit Staff Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Seattle, WA
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Seattle, WA
    Application Details

    I applied through college or university. The process took 2 weeksinterviewed at Moss Adams LLP.

    Interview Details

    campus interview with Partner

    Interview Questions
    • All traditional question, like why public auditing, why MA   Answer Question
    No Offer
    Average Interview
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    Sales Director Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Seattle, WA
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Seattle, WA
    Application Details

    I applied through a recruiter. The process took 1+ weekinterviewed at Moss Adams LLP in November 2011.

    Interview Details

    Recruiter was amazing, met with three long time employees and they let me call someone who would have been my direct report and do an informational. They seemed very conservative and not open to expanding their biggest opportunities for growth, their CEO and President seemed like good, solid guys without a great handle on how to grow their business further besides doing their core Tax and Audit. They are all very high character people at the firm that I met, and I think their cutlure is not great, but their offices are beautiful.

    Interview Questions
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
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    Tax Staff Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Seattle, WA
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Seattle, WA
    Application Details

    I applied through college or university. The process took 2+ monthsinterviewed at Moss Adams LLP in October 2011.

    Interview Details

    Great on-campus recruiting. The events were really fun and Moss Adams staff tend to feel more down-to-earth and approachable than other firms. First round interviews were on campus and second rounds were awesome - the only firm to have a business casual dress code for interviews. Make sure to network beforehand to secure second-round interviews - as with any public accounting firm its all about getting someone to vouch for you.

    Interview Questions
    Negotiation Details
    Attempted to negotiate salary without success.
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
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    Senior Associate Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Seattle, WA
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Seattle, WA
    Application Details

    The process took a dayinterviewed at Moss Adams LLP in April 2010.

    Interview Details

    I had lunch with members of firm management and had an in-person interview with three members of senior management a few weeks later. The process was, overall, very relaxed and I appreciated that greatly.

    I was given numerous opportunities to discuss aspects of the position with different managers and to discuss the true issues associated with the firm from their perspective. Overall I think the firm is and will continue to be an excellent place to work either at the staff or manager level.

    Interview Questions
    • All questions were general and related to the position and growth prospects of the firm and practice.   Answer Question
    Reasons for Declining

    I had significant commitments in place with my current employer on which I could not renege. I like Moss Adams and urge any Big 4 accountant to give them a look when considering a move.

    Declined Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
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    Manager Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Seattle, WA
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Seattle, WA
    Application Details

    I applied through other source. The process took 2+ monthsinterviewed at Moss Adams LLP in August 2009.

    Interview Details

    Very polite and formal interview process. Great company that treats people well. Interestingly, it wasn't very representative of the job it self. Although, the job is good. This is a low stress environment. A company that is growing but does not want to acknowledge it. Somewhat like Seattle itself: "If you don't build it, they won't come."
    It is very interesting how the company wants to grow but does not want to invest in the organization.

    The interview process was very, very long. Prepare to wait and wait and wait. No one is in a hurry to fill a position.

    Interview Questions
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview
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    Human Resources Analyst Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Seattle, WA
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Seattle, WA
    Application Details

    I applied through an employee referral. The process took 6+ weeksinterviewed at Moss Adams LLP in July 2008.

    Interview Details

    The process was slowed by extenuating circumstance on the part of the hiring manager but otherwise, it was a very positive interview process.

    Interview Questions
    Negotiation Details
    I wasn't able to negotiate much other than my salary. I ended up at the top end of my position's range because of the salary I was coming from and ended up with a bit of a target on my back since I was the highest paid person in my role...I'd have been better to take a slight pay cut and not be looked at as the expensive person.
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
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    Staff Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Seattle, WA
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Seattle, WA
    Application Details

    I applied through college or university. The process took 2 weeksinterviewed at Moss Adams LLP in January 2008.

    Interview Details

    College fair and then on-site with 3 members of management.

    Interview Questions
    • Provide a recent example of when it was difficult to be within a team and how the issue was resolved.   Answer Question
    • Why Moss Adams over a competing firm   Answer Question
    Negotiation Details
    Give and take...not much flexibility on PTO or Bonuses.
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

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