PwC Tax Associate Interview Questions

Updated Oct 17, 2014
Updated Oct 17, 2014
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Tax Associate Interview

Anonymous Interview Candidate in Phoenix, AZ
Anonymous Interview Candidate in Phoenix, AZ
Application Details

I applied through college or university. The process took 4+ weeksinterviewed at PwC.

Interview Details

I had 1 on-campus interview with a Director and then 2 office interviews with a Manager and a Partner. A Senior Associate and Director also took me out for lunch as part of the 2nd round interview process. Most of the questions were behavioral in nature.

Interview Questions
  • No difficult or technical questions were asked. Mostly behavioral questions and questions about my resume.   Answer Question
Negotiation Details
They had a standard starting salary and signing bonus. I did not negotiate.
Accepted Offer
Positive Experience
Average Interview

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    Tax Associate Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied through college or university. The process took 4+ weeksinterviewed at PwC.

    Interview Details

    First round on campus and then on-site interviews. Normal behavioral questions about teamwork experience and former internship experience. No technical Questions

    Interview Questions
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
  2.  

    Tax Associate Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied through college or university – interviewed at PwC.

    Interview Details

    On Campus. Took 3 weeks. No technical or behavioral questions, we just spoke about my resume and interests.

    Interview Questions
    No Offer
  3.  

    Tax Associate Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Chicago, IL
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Chicago, IL
    Application Details

    I applied through college or university. The process took a dayinterviewed at PwC in November 2013.

    Interview Details

    campus interview and onsite

    Interview Questions
    • Do you complete any task by using your relationship of other people?   Answer Question
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
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    Tax Associate Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Irvine, CA
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Irvine, CA
    Application Details

    I applied through college or university. The process took 5 daysinterviewed at PwC.

    Interview Details

    She just asked random questions and asked me to explain my internship experiences

    Interview Questions
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
  6. 2 people found this helpful  

    Tax Associate Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied through college or university – interviewed at PwC.

    Interview Details

    It's an on campus recruiting process. The company had several info session and networking event on campus and students drop their resume through school's online system. Before the interview, there was a pre-interview reception held by PWC where candidates met and talked people from PWC and their interviewer. The interview took about half an our and includes some behavioral questions.

    Interview Questions
    • Generally tell me about yourself. I didn't encounter questions like why PWC or why tax questions.
      Another one is what do you do in your spare time?
      Tell me a situation where you feel pressure from an ethical issue? Also some other behavioral questions. I think the interviewer has a list.
      Then I asked the questions I prepared to the interviewer. Preparing more questions is quite recommended.
        Answer Question
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
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    Tax Associate Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Los Angeles, CA
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Los Angeles, CA
    Application Details

    interviewed at PwC in October 2013.

    Interview Details

    I emailed through school's career site and like many of the other candidates from my school, went on to a single person interview, then an in-house interview at the LA office

    Interview Questions
    • None were too difficult but I think the most difficult part would be trying to fit in with the partners or the more elderly people who'll be interviewing you.   Answer Question
    No Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview
  8. 1 person found this helpful  

    Tax Associate Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in San Jose, CA
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in San Jose, CA
    Application Details

    I applied through college or university. The process took 2 weeksinterviewed at PwC in September 2013.

    Interview Details

    Applied through on campus interview. All behavioral team oriented questions. Be clear and concise. They asked about when I had a had worked with a team and the team didn't agree with an idea I had. How did I deal with that? They also asked leadership questions and how to include team members when implementing my ideas.

    Interview Questions
    No Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview
  9. 4 people found this helpful  

    Tax Associate Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Houston, TX
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Houston, TX
    Application Details

    I applied through college or university – interviewed at PwC in March 2013.

    Interview Details

    applied through campus, and a partner from Houston came to interview us. Secured a second round interview 2 weeks later, and around 2-3 weeks later they flew me and several intern candidates down to Houston. We were each paired up with a buddy, and had dinner together a group of pwc employees. After the dinner, we went to the hotel lobby and just hung out and talked together. The next morning, they took us to a nice place for breakfast, and then we headed off to our interviews. After our interviews were done, they took us out to lunch.

    Overall the recruiting process was very smooth, and the pwc people were very warm and welcoming. The interviewers were very nice as well. I've been to 2 other big 4 second round interviews in NYC before, and PwC did an overall much better job in making us feel welcomed and making sure we were comfortable. You can just see in the fact that they took us out 3 times...in New York, they took us out once.

    Interview Questions
    • After a brief interview with one of the managers (second round), the manager kept asking me if I had any questions. I had prepared about 5 questions and asked them all, and at that point he still asked me to keep asking questions (and I was out of questions at that point), so I ended up asking some very general questions. So make sure you have a lotttt of questions when you interview.   Answer Question
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
  10. 1 person found this helpful  

    Tax Associate Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Interview Details

    Always a good experience - recruiter kept me in the loop with each round, and was very warm. They also took everyone who got offers out for a fun cooking class with their professionals (including partners!!)

    Interview Questions
    • Tell me about a time that changed you, how did it change you   Answer Question
    No Offer

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