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Grant Thornton Audit Associate Interview Questions

Updated Apr 11, 2017
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Audit Associate Interview

Anonymous Employee
Accepted Offer
Positive Experience
Easy Interview

Interview

Interview was conducted with a partner. conversational, no technical questions. lasted about 30 minutes. next round i was brought in on a office visit and interviewed 3 times by various levels throughout the say

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  1. Helpful (17)  

    Audit Associate Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience

    Application

    I applied through college or university. I interviewed at Grant Thornton.

    Interview

    I had the on-campus interview at my university. I was invited back for an interview in their local office. I was later offered the position, and I accepted the offer. It was a very straight forward process from the beginning. The recruiters kept us informed with everything that would take place.

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    Audit Associate Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Alexandria, VA
    No Offer
    Negative Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied through college or university. The process took 3+ months. I interviewed at Grant Thornton (Alexandria, VA).

    Interview

    The interview process was unorganized. Initially, the process went smooth and I received a call that I had gotten an offer. After a couple of weeks I checked up and still didn't receive it. Recently, GT asked me if I was "still interested" and I said yes and I haven't heard back and that was two weeks ago. Their public sector is ok tho lol

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    Audit Associate Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in San Jose, CA
    No Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied through college or university. The process took a week. I interviewed at Grant Thornton (San Jose, CA) in October 2016.

    Interview

    applied online, got the email to interview at a certain date, then at the interview, interviewer reviewed resume/transcript and asked behavioral questions. then they would email you the within the next few days to tell you if you were selected.

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    Audit Associate Interview

    Anonymous Employee in San Francisco, CA
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied through a recruiter. The process took 3 weeks. I interviewed at Grant Thornton (San Francisco, CA) in October 2016.

    Interview

    I attended a Meet the Firms event in San Francisco and submitted my resume after getting face time with a recruiter and several associates. I was invited for a first interview and met with a senior manager. I was then invited to a social dinner and all-day office visit interview.
    The social dinner was a great opportunity for all candidates (interns, full-time, audit, tax) to meet entry level associates who can relate a little more to the candidates and offer their viewpoints on office culture and opportunities. The interview itself was not bad, and Grant Thornton was very welcoming and I definitely would have worked there if I had not accepted an offer elsewhere.
    My tip would be to really genuinely get to know everyone during the interview process. Don't consider it an interrogation, because it's an opportunity for you to interview the firm as much of it is vice versa.
    From what I've noticed, the interviewers genuinely want to get to know you so try building rapport with them before/during/after the interview!

    Interview Questions

    • Basic behavioral questions: conflict resolution, teamwork, leadership.   Answer Question

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    Audit Associate Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied through college or university. I interviewed at Grant Thornton.

    Interview

    Heard about the job through my college, applied through my school, submitted my resume and then had the interview on campus. Interview was easy; heard back with offer within a few weeks.

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    Audit Associate Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Austin, TX
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied through college or university. The process took 2 days. I interviewed at Grant Thornton (Austin, TX) in September 2016.

    Interview

    Really chill. I'm a student and they were recruiting from my school. All of the staff I met from the company were really nice, not pretentious at all, and super diverse.We had dinner the night before the interview which was helpful because we were able to meet our interviewers but also because it allowed us to see what everyone at the company was like and if we'd be a good fit.

    Interview Questions

    • Not really behavioral, more about myself and my background.   Answer Question

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    Audit Associate Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Houston, TX
    Accepted Offer
    Negative Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied through college or university. The process took 3 weeks. I interviewed at Grant Thornton (Houston, TX).

    Interview

    They were focused on personality mainly. No technical questions. As long as you don't screw up, you'll likely get an offer. They try to cater to you as an interviewee, but treat you awfully afterwards.

    Interview Questions

    • Tell me about a time where you had to overcome adversity.   Answer Question

    Negotiation

    There was 0 negotiation phase.


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    Audit Associate Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Williamsburg, VA
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied through college or university. The process took 2 weeks. I interviewed at Grant Thornton (Williamsburg, VA) in October 2015.

    Interview

    On Campus Recruiting This made the interview easier since I had the opportunity to meet my interviewers beforehand. One Partner and one Senior Manger both from Dc Area offices. the partner was very easy going and relaxed. especially since we had met on more than on occasion. the manager was a little more formal since we had only met the night before at the pre night event.

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  10. Helpful (2)  

    Audit Associate Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Boston, MA
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied through college or university. The process took 1 day. I interviewed at Grant Thornton (Boston, MA) in October 2015.

    Interview

    Mainly behavioral questions, the interviewers are generally focused on trying to have a conversation with you. Attended the pre-night event before the interview, found that very helpful because I was able to meet the people interviewing me, establish a connection before the interview, and got to know more about them on a personal level.

    Interview Questions

    • Describe a situation where you had to accept/give feedback to/from a coworker and how did you handle it?   Answer Question

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