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PwC Audit Associate Interview Questions & Reviews

Updated Apr 14, 2014
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Boston, MA

I applied through an employee referral and the process took a day - interviewed at PwC in October 2011.

Interview Details – It was pretty standard, come for the day, do three interviews, do a social afterward and thats it.

Interview Question – Nothing crazy. They just kept asking me if I could handle the hard work.   View Answer

Negotiation Details – None

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I applied through college or university and the process took 4+ weeks - interviewed at PwC.

Interview Details – School interview first and then Super Day at the NY HQ office with four partners

Interview Question – Understanding of the Risk Assurance   Answer Question

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Bethlehem, PA

I applied through college or university and interviewed at PwC.

Interview Details – I applied through the campus hiring and took less than one month to get the interview

Interview Question – How would you distribute bad news as the team leader?   Answer Question

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Interview Details – Applied through school's career link website, went through all the networking events as well. People are quite friendly, and it helps a lot when alums have strong presence in the firm. Interviews are all behavioral, and relatively straightforward. They want to see you are a good fit for the firm.

Interview Question – Describe a challenge you have faced ethically in school or at work.   Answer Question

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Interview Details – I attended the career fair on campus and get the interview after about a week. There was a pre-interview dinner the night before the on campus interview. I was interviewed with a senior manager, but she is not in the office that I applied. Basically the interview was all about behavioral questions. The interview lasted about 30 minutes.

Interview Question – Ask about my prior experience with one of the big four firm   Answer Question

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Audit Associate
McLean, VA

I applied through college or university and the process took 2 days - interviewed at PwC.

Interview Details – Multiple interviews within a 2 day process, mostly focused on career goals and aspirations

Interview Question – Coming out of college I had little experience and a lot of questions were based on what I had done in certain situations in the past that I hadn't actually encountered   Answer Question

Negotiation Details – No negotiation; they give an offer and you take it or leave it

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Audit Associate
New York, NY

I applied through college or university and the process took 4+ weeks - interviewed at PwC in November 2013.

Interview Details – 1st round on campus interview, going smoothly with a conversation with senior manager. Fina round on-site superday, interviewed with 3 different people one by one.

Interview Question – which is your worst subject   Answer Question

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I applied through college or university and the process took 2 weeks - interviewed at PwC in October 2013.

Interview Details – Interviewed through on-campus recruiting.Had a pre-night dinner, very nice people.

Interview Question – Tell me about a time you did not get along with a team mate   Answer Question

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Audit Associate

I interviewed at PwC in January 2011.

Interview Details – I had an average experience. It did not seem like my interviewer wanted to be there and some questions seemed far-fetched.

Interview Question – Name a time you had a disagreement within a group and what you did to solve that.   Answer Question

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Audit Associate
New York, NY

I applied through college or university and the process took 4+ weeks - interviewed at PwC in October 2012.

Interview Details – I had one interview in my home state and then I received an email saying I would be flying out to NY for a second round of interviews. I had three interviews in one day in NY and they all went really well. Got a phone call that night that I was receiving a job offer.

Interview Question – None that I can remember all of the questions were very straight forward   Answer Question

Negotiation Details – I did not negotiate at all I took the offer they gave me.

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