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Accounts Receivable Supervisor Interview

Accounts Receivable Supervisor
Knoxville, TN

I applied online and the process took 2 weeks - interviewed at Toyota Tsusho America in March 2011.

Interview Details – This company had a long interview process but did not offer a comfortable and safe workplace. This company is known for doing that.

Interview Question – None, as I pretty much discussed my prior experience.   Answer Question

Negotiation Details – I was able to negotiate $32k with no benefits. This was less than my last job as an A/P clerk. My last job offered benefits.

Accepted Offer

Neutral Experience

Average Interview

Operations Interview


The process took 2 months - interviewed at Toyota Tsusho America in July 2010.

Interview Details – phone panel

Interview Question – what makes you the best choice for the position   Answer Question

No Offer

Negative Experience

Easy Interview

Human Resources Interview

Human Resources

The process took 3 days - interviewed at Toyota Tsusho America in April 2012.

Interview Details – HR Rep did phone screening and invited me in for a formal interview.

Onsite interviewer stumbled over words and looked down the entire time. When I asked questions at the end they weren't answered well nor did it help explain the position.

Overall culture: Office, questions, personalities all seemed very very dated. It was a very awkward experience.

Interview Question – Talk about your work history of the past ten years.

(I just graduated college with a BS in Business, I don't have ten years of work history to talk about. If any review was done on their side before the interview they would have known this.)
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Accepted Offer

Positive Experience

Average Interview

Customer Service Representative Interview

Customer Service Representative

I applied through a recruiter and the process took 2 months - interviewed at Toyota Tsusho America in September 2009.

Interview Details – Initially found out about the job through recruiter, who conducted a Skype interview. Within 2 weeks, the recruiter set up a phone interview with the gentleman who would be my boss to confirm if TAI really wanted a one-on-one session. Following the phone interview, the recruiter set up an in person interview for 3 weeks later. At the in-person interview, I was quizzed on my knowledge of subject matter, background, etc by the gentleman who would be my boss and a member of the HR staff. Two weeks later, I was offered the position and began drug testing and background checks.

Negotiation Details – Originally attempted to negotiate a higher salary, but was told that a) the president of the company would have to approve this and b) due to the extra time this would take, I wouldn't be eligible for a year end bonus. It ended up that due to the recession, I didn't receive a bonus anyway.

Accepted Offer

Positive Experience

Easy Interview

Accounting Representative Interview

Accounting Representative

The process took a day - interviewed at Toyota Tsusho America in July 2008.

Interview Details – I used an agency, and I think almost everyone has to, to get the interview because they have a 90 days probation rule where they would prefer to pay you via the agency. I got requested to come in for the interview out of state, there is no reimbursement for travel expenses like with other interviews I've been to. I met the group manager and the senior hr manager. He/She asked me all the questions about my resume while the senior hr manager only informed about the salary and position descriptions. It lasted all of 30 minutes, after I was kept waiting in the lobby for maybe 15 minutes.

Interview Question – Why do you want to do this job?   View Answer

Negotiation Details – I didn't negotiate any offer, but I would suggest others do so because in comparing with the details of the job and comparable salaries in trading companies, it may be best to do so.

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