Accounting Associate Interview Questions

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State Street Interviews

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Northern Trust Interviews

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Sep 10, 2014

Interview Question for Accounting Associate at Evolent Health:

“Unexpected: what do you pride yourself on?”


Jul 7, 2014

Interview Question for Non-Retail Associate Accountant at Whole Foods Market:

“Unexpected Question: If you were an animal, what kind would you be and why?”


Jul 2, 2014

Interview Question for Accounting Associate at Farmers Insurance Group:

“You are at a meeting and have to calculate some math in your head......(and gave 3 scenarios which require you to do the mental calculations)”


Jun 11, 2014

Interview Question for Associate Accountant at DISH:

“I didn't realize I was applying for a general position rather than a specific team.”


Jun 6, 2014

Interview Question for Fund Accountant, Associate I at State Street:

“What did you have for breakfast.”


May 14, 2014

Interview Question for Fund Accountant, Associate I at State Street:

“No technical questions - they train all entry level team members”


May 5, 2014

Interview Question for Accounting Specialist, Associate I at State Street:

“Tell me a time you had to change your course of action to solve a problem?”


Apr 25, 2014

Interview Question for Fund Accountant, Associate I at State Street:

“Can you think of a time when a breakdown in communication caused a problem? What was the error and how did you resolve this problem?”


Apr 25, 2014

Interview Question for Fund Accountant, Associate I at State Street:

“Just google pointless interview questions and you will have a list of everything they ask.”


Apr 18, 2014

Interview Question for Associate Accountant at General Growth Properties:

“Why do you want to go into real estate? I was not expecting this question.”