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Tax Consultant Interview

Anonymous Employee in New York, NY
Accepted Offer
Neutral Experience
Difficult Interview

Application

I applied through other source. The process took 1 day. I interviewed at Deloitte (New York, NY) in October 2007.

Interview

Although the interviewing process was quite organized once arriving at the office, initial communications were not as prompt as to convey a sense of assurance.

Interview Questions

  • What is one of your strengths, and how has it helped you overcome a difficulty in your professional past?   1 Answer

Other Interview Reviews for Deloitte

  1. Helpful (2)  

    Tax Consultant Interview

    Anonymous Employee in New York, NY
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied through college or university. The process took 4+ weeks. I interviewed at Deloitte (New York, NY) in October 2011.

    Interview

    Submitted my application online at request of recruiter.
    HR set up a phone 'screener,' and one week following the call I was invited to come into the office for two 30 minute 1:1 interviews (with senior manager level professionals.)
    Approximately one week later I was contacted via email and invited to the 2nd round of interviews - two more 30 minute 1:1 interviews (with Partner/Director level professionals,) as well as to an in-office presentation and dinner.

    Interview Questions

    • Describe a time when you had to make a compromise between work and your personal life   Answer Question

  2. Helpful (3)  

    Tax Consultant Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied through college or university. The process took 6 weeks. I interviewed at Deloitte.

    Interview

    I interviewed with Deloitte in two stages - the first was an interview with a Tax Partner in the last week of January 2013. We essentially went through my resume, past work experience, education, and volunteer activities in a half hour long interview. I received a call back four days later that the company wanted a second interview, this time in the office with the group with whom I would be working. This followup interview took place in the first week of March 2013, at which point I interviewed with one Tax Partner, one Tax Director, and two Tax Senior Managers. The interviews were split up into four one-on-one sessions of 30 minutes each. This round of interviews was unlike the first, in that the interview questions were largely behavioral in nature. It seemed that at this stage the interviewers wanted to get a sense of whether or not I would be a good fit not only with the larger firm, but with the smaller group as well. One week after this round, I had a meeting with one more Tax Partner who wanted to sit down since he was out of the office during my second round of interviews, and this interview covered not only the same behavioral questions as before, but also some technical questions into past research and experience. Six days after this interview, the last Tax Partner called me to offer the job.

    Interview Questions

    • Tell me about a time when you were wrong. What happened and what did you do to remedy the situation?   Answer Question

    Negotiation

    Straightforward. I received an offer that was better than I expected and that was higher than the offers I had heard from colleagues at other firms were getting with similar education credentials and experience. All I really had to do was accept and negotiate a starting date.

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    Tax Consultant Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Milwaukee, WI
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied through a recruiter. The process took 2+ months. I interviewed at Deloitte (Milwaukee, WI).

    Interview

    Very long and repetitive online application process.
    Interviews were great. Met with interviewers separately, and it was a very relaxed environment.

    Interview Questions

    • It was a very casual (get to know you) kind of interview, so nothing too tricky.   Answer Question

  4. Helpful (2)  

    Tax Consultant Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Seattle, WA
    Accepted Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied through college or university. The process took 2+ months. I interviewed at Deloitte (Seattle, WA) in October 2011.

    Interview

    The first interview was on campus with two senior managers. There were about 10-12 other students interviewing at my school the same day. The second interview was in the office with about 30-40 interviewees. Some were students and some were post-grad who were still looking for FT work. We ate breakfast and played tax return trivia. After trivia, the group was split up into 2 different groups, probably because of the gigantic size. The first group did one-on-one interviews with three partners, and the second group stayed back and played games with the two recruiters. The games included throwing sticky eyeballs at the windows. Then the groups switched. After the interviews, interviewees and associates went to lunch in groups of 8-10. After lunch, we had free time for a couple of hours, and then we all met at an off-site location for more socializing.

    Interview Questions


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    Tax Consultant Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Accepted Offer

    Interview

    Was hired through on-campus recruiting.

    Interview Questions

    Negotiation

    No negotiation.


  6. Helpful (2)  

    Tax Consultant Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied through college or university. The process took 7 weeks. I interviewed at Deloitte.

    Interview

    I applied through my law school's Career Services office and had an initial 30 minute 1:1 interview with a recruiting partner, where he asked the basic personality questions and we went through my resume. I got a call back from the recruiter 4 days later and set up an office visit where I met with 1 Partner, 1 Director, and 2 Managers in 1:1 interviews lasting 30-45 minutes each. That interview day lasted about 3 hours start to finish, and in addition to the personality questions we talked about the particular office and how I would contribute to the group. 1 week after that I had a final round interview with a Senior Partner that lasted about an hour and a half and was a thorough review of my resume as well as a discussion of my long and short term career goals. 8 days later I received a formal offer. Start to finish the process took about 7 weeks and while stressful, was not complicated whatsoever.

    Interview Questions


  7. Helpful (9)  

    Tax Consultant Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied through college or university. The process took 3 weeks. I interviewed at Deloitte.

    Interview

    I applied through my university. I had two round standard behavior interviews with managers and partners.Nothing out of the ordinary. Prepared it just like any business related interview. Recruiters were extremely friendly. Got the official offer about one week after the interviews

    Interview Questions

    • Tell me about a time you need to resolve a conflict within a team.   Answer Question
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    Tax Consultant Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    No Offer

    Application

    I applied through college or university. The process took 1+ week. I interviewed at Deloitte.

    Interview

    campus interview: team work; leadership; challenge; difficult supervisor/customer;

    Interview Questions


  9.  

    Tax Consultant Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied through college or university. I interviewed at Deloitte.

    Interview

    The interview process was very quick. There were two rounds of interviews, both have two 30 minutes interviews with senior managers and partner. You know the result of the first round interview at the evening of that day and got the second interview the next day of it. There were all behavioral questions.

    Interview Questions


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