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Grant Thornton International Interview Questions

Updated Jan 29, 2017
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  1. Helpful (3)  

    Business Advisory Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview

    Application

    I applied through an employee referral. I interviewed at Grant Thornton International.

    Interview

    CV application for an off cycle Internship. I had a phone interview with a Consultant and a 1:1 interview with the AVP of the division I applied to. I found out the outcome the next day.


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    Summer Trainee Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Gurgaon, Haryana (India)
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 3 weeks. I interviewed at Grant Thornton International (Gurgaon, Haryana (India)) in December 2014.

    Interview

    Telephonic chats(3-4 times) about the nature of work, skills, expectations from firm, etc. from different people in office. Discussions about the kind of projects one would like to do.
    It was an informal kind of interview with the aim to know to aquatint with the nature of work. Nice experience.

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    Trainee Accountant Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Accepted Offer

    Interview

    Very relaxed interview process, it felt more like a meet and greet than an interview. Very positive. I was asked to come in for an official interview the next day after submitting an application. I felt very comfortable during the interview process, I received a signed offer of employment from the managing partner the next day.

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    Articled Assistant Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Chennai (India)
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied through an employee referral. The process took 3 weeks. I interviewed at Grant Thornton International (Chennai (India)) in March 2014.

    Interview

    The interview process here contains a number of rounds:
    1. Aptitude test(written): 4 sections- I. General Knowledge ii. Numerical &Llogical Reasoning iii. Verbal Reasoning iv. Accounting
    2. Technical Round: (1:1 interview) Knowledge of AS, Income tax Act, Companies Act important.
    3. Group Discussion: Presence of mind is very essential.
    4. HR and Partner Level interview

    Interview Questions

    • Technical round is the most difficult hurdle to be surpassed.   Answer Question

  6.  

    Assistant Manager Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Mumbai (India)
    Accepted Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied through other source. The process took 2+ weeks. I interviewed at Grant Thornton International (Mumbai (India)) in January 2014.

    Interview

    two rounds of interviews. three rounds in case the partner needs to meet you.

    HR round is mostly over phone. Test of technical knowledge and managerial skills is done. Informal background verification done

    Interview Questions

    • What were your key observations in your previous audits   1 Answer

    Negotiation

    Initial offer was very low and was able to negotiate upto a reasonable amount although lesser than I had expected


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    Audit Trainee Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Accepted Offer

    Interview

    Applied online. 5 competency questions about what differentiated the company from competitors, areas where I showed flexibility, when I made a positive impact.
    Did the online numeracy and verbal English tests which were kenexa
    After this I had the telephone interview. Questions were similar to the online form. Wh gt, why audit, why chosen office location, how the current economic climate affected gt and its clients.
    It was assessment day which was divided into 3 parts. First was partner case study. He asked questions about trends and solutions to the problems.
    Then 1:1 interview which was similar to the telephone. Followed by a group presentation.

    Interview Questions

    • Introduce yourself to me at a party   1 Answer

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    Graduate Accountant Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    No Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 4+ weeks. I interviewed at Grant Thornton International in April 2013.

    Interview

    The hiring process consisted of filling out an application form, doing some online psychometric tests, followed by a preliminary phone interview, from which I was invited to an Assessment Centre. The Assessment centre consisted of three activities-team exercise, individual "invention" test and interview.

    Interview Questions

    • How do you explain accounting to a five year old...I kid you not, they asked that!   Answer Question

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    Graduate Accountant Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Declined Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. I interviewed at Grant Thornton International.

    Interview

    CV + Cover Letter Application, Phone Interview, 1vs1 interview with HR, written & math assessment, interview with senior director.

    Interview Questions


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    Article Assistant Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in New Delhi (India)
    Declined Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 4+ weeks. I interviewed at Grant Thornton International (New Delhi (India)) in August 2012.

    Interview

    i had applied online and after 3 weeks i got interview call and got selected for the second interview but couldn't attend and hence lost the opportunity.The interview process is long.
    One need to wait for weeks to know your status.

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    Reasons for Declining

    I was not present for second interview so i could not be selected.


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    Trainee Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Cape Town (South Africa)
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 2 days. I interviewed at Grant Thornton International (Cape Town (South Africa)).

    Interview

    Applied online. Received a call from the HR manager. Invited for an interview at the offices. Meet with the HR manager and two partners. Good chat. Audit related questioning. HR manager took me through the offices to meet the other staff at random. Received an offer about an hour after the interview.

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