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Senior Tax Associate Interview

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

Application

I applied online. The process took 5 days. I interviewed at Grant Thornton (Chicago, IL) in January 2011.

Interview

The hiring process is very simple you just need to apply online and the HR Team will go through your CV. Once you have cleared you resume you will be receive a call. If you are through to interview an offer letter will be given you and you are in.

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    Senior Tax Associate Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Iselin, NJ
    No Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied in-person. The process took 1 day. I interviewed at Grant Thornton (Iselin, NJ) in July 2014.

    Interview

    went ok, met with a couple of partners and a senior director at a restaurant for an informal lunch which included discussing potential jobs for me there and went on for nearly 2 hours

    Interview Questions

    • How will I handle the adjustment to public accounting after being in the private world for so many years   Answer Question

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    Senior Tax Associate Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Orlando, FL
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied through college or university. The process took 4+ weeks. I interviewed at Grant Thornton (Orlando, FL) in October 2008.

    Interview

    Met at career fair at University, then submitted resume for on-campus interview with a manager or partner for 30 min. After on-campus interviews, candidates were selected for office visit/interview. Office visit/interview included dinner the night before with staff and senior associates. Day of office visit included 3-4 30-45 min interviews with managers and partners and lunch with different staff and senior associates.

    Interview Questions

    • Nothing very difficult was asked. They used the typical behavioral interview questions.   Answer Question

    Negotiation

    I was told at my final interview that I would definately be receiving an offer letter. Within a week I received the letter that included salary and benefit information. Since it was for an entry level position, there was no negotiating on salary or benefits. Start date was negotiable.

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    Tax Senior Associate Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Los Angeles, CA
    Accepted Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied through other source. The process took 5 weeks. I interviewed at Grant Thornton (Los Angeles, CA).

    Interview

    Interviewed with 2 seniors, 2 managers and 2 partners. The interview was normal nothing unusual.

    Some of the people I interviewed with left the firm shortly after I joined.

    Interview Questions

    • Normal question nothing out of the ordinary.   1 Answer

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    Tax Senior Associate Interview

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

    Application

    I applied through a recruiter. The process took 3 weeks. I interviewed at Grant Thornton (New York, NY).

    Interview

    Applied through a recruiter. Heard back within 1 week. Interviewed with Managers, Senior Managers and Partners a within 2 weeks after screening with HR. Received an offer within 1 week. Everyone I interviewed with were very professional and friendly. The company moves fast if they are interested in you. Culture is modern and collaborative. The interview process was smooth and neat. Questions asked were of quality and to the point. The interviewers really tried to get to know you as a person to see if you are a cultural fit. Technically, you may not know everything but how you sell yourself matters. Are you positive, coachable and easy to talk to. Overall very nice experience.

    Interview Questions

    • Name a moment that challenged you, how did you overcome it?
      Tell me about yourself
      Asking to specifically explain things on your resume and to give examples   1 Answer

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