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FTI Consulting Interview Questions

Updated Feb 16, 2017
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    Consultant Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview

    Application

    I applied through college or university. The process took 4+ weeks. I interviewed at FTI Consulting in January 2016.

    Interview

    Applied at university and was asked to return a few months after being rejected the first time and went through 3 phone interviews. After the phone interviews, I was asked to come to the office for 3 interviews that were mainly behavioral, but one was fairly technical. I then participated in a group case study with other applicants where we were given an allotted time to come up with a solution when given data and information about a company.

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    Intern Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Atlanta, GA
    No Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Difficult Interview

    Application

    I applied through college or university. I interviewed at FTI Consulting (Atlanta, GA) in February 2016.

    Interview

    Applied through university. Interview consisted of two back-to-back 30 minute interviews. Mostly behavioral with some technical questions. Asked a lot of questions about past internships and which companies I follow.

    Interview Questions

    • Can you walk me through the cash-flow-convergence cycle?   Answer Question
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    Performance Improvement Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview

    Application

    I applied through college or university. I interviewed at FTI Consulting.

    Interview

    The first round interview was very conversational and on campus. There were a few market sizing questions but nothing very challenging.

    The second round at FTI where there was a group case study and 3 behavioral interviews with managing directors.

    Interview Questions

    • How many pizzas are eaten in a month in the U.S.   1 Answer
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    Director Interview

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

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 4 weeks. I interviewed at FTI Consulting (New York, NY) in September 2015.

    Interview

    Two phone interviews and then three in person interview. The first phone interview was with the recruiter and the second one with a senior director. One in person case interview, I wasn't told that this would be a possibility so wasnt really prepared. I thought the case interview was difficult. The other questions were related to my background and skillset.

    Interview Questions

    • What was your role in xyz project? How have you managed working with difficult clients? The case interview was about litigation consulting.   1 Answer
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    Senior Consultant Interview

    Anonymous Employee in London, England (UK)
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview

    Application

    The process took 4+ weeks. I interviewed at FTI Consulting (London, England (UK)).

    Interview

    3 rounds of interview. Fairly relaxed as more of a conversation than really tough questions. 1st round cv based. 2nd round was a case study. 3rd round was another cv interview with 2 senior colleagues.

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    Economic and Financial Consulting Interview

    Anonymous Employee in London, England (UK)
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview

    Application

    I applied online. I interviewed at FTI Consulting (London, England (UK)) in December 2015.

    Interview

    The interview process consisted of two stages. The first round assessment centre consisted of 4 GMAT-style tests and a group exercise. The tests are relatively standard and can be prepared for with any GMAT textbook. I think it was one non-calculator math test, a logical reasoning test, and a verbal and writing tests. The group exercise involved being split up into groups of 2-3 to prepare a pitch for setting up a lottery business. New information has to be digested under timed conditions and certain solutions discussed. It was important to identify a framework for discussion and have an impact on the course of debate.

    The success rate of the first round ac was not high. I think only about 3 people got through out of 16. The second round ac consisted of three stages. The first was a relatively relaxed interview with a junior member of the EFC team. The second stage was a case study where you had to use Excel and Word to assemble a report on valuation of losses to a company. It is quite an elaborate case with lots of data and documents and it is important to find the things they are looking for. I then had to present my findings to an MD, who asked more questions to test my understanding of the case. The final interview was held with a senior MD. He asked rather probing questions and I think intended to test how I held up to certain aggressive or unfamiliar questions/responses.

    The decision came 1 week after the second round ac.

    Interview Questions

    • What are your thoughts about the CFA and ACCA accreditations which FTI Consulting support, and which do you prefer?   Answer Question
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    Economics and Financial Consulting Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in London, England (UK)
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 3 weeks. I interviewed at FTI Consulting (London, England (UK)) in November 2015.

    Interview

    Test and Group Exercise. numerical reasoning without calculator - 25 questions in 30 minutes.verbal reasoning - 28 questions in 30 minutes. Then after the group exercise there was a written test.

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    Project Manager Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Chicago, IL
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview

    Application

    I applied through a recruiter. The process took 3+ months. I interviewed at FTI Consulting (Chicago, IL) in January 2012.

    Interview

    3 phone interviews followed by in-person interviews in Chicago. The first call was a HR screening, followed by calls with the managing directors and a team lead. Because the bulk of the company's project management team sits in Chicago, I spent half a day interviewing with the rest of the team there.

    Interview Questions

    • Have you ever dealt with a difficult client, and if so, how did you deal with him or her?   1 Answer

    Negotiation

    Typical. They were willing to meet my reasonable requests for a higher starting salary.

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    Intern Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview

    Application

    I applied through college or university. I interviewed at FTI Consulting.

    Interview

    Applied on University career site, got interview as I was initially an alternate. One case interview and one behavioral. The case interview began with requiring you to briefly run through your background and resume. The behavioral interview was basic questions about strengths/weaknesses, how others perceive you.

    Interview Questions

    • Fast food restaurant has been local market sales leader for 10 years. This past year, two new restaurants came into the market and bumped down your profits.   Answer Question
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    Corporate Finance Consultant Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Boston, MA
    No Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Difficult Interview

    Application

    I applied through college or university. The process took 3 weeks. I interviewed at FTI Consulting (Boston, MA) in October 2015.

    Interview

    Had on campus interviews, one was a 1v1 and one was a 2v1, then got a final round which was in their office in Boston and was like 6 30 minute interviews with all of their SMDs, and then a group case study and presentation on the zoots refinancing case. We had to submit a written case analysis prior to this on the question of whether or not you would invest in this company.

    Interview Questions

    • what would your friends say is the best and worst quality about you   Answer Question

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