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PwC Associate Interview Questions

Updated Jun 16, 2017
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Associate Interview

Anonymous Interview Candidate in New York, NY
Declined Offer
Positive Experience
Average Interview

Application

I interviewed at PwC (New York, NY) in September 2013.

Interview

Two 45mins back to back behavioral questions. One manager, on director. Questions are like what would you describe your brands, tell me a time when you have to ask an unknown external person, how do you approach people for help, etc.

Interview Questions

Other Interview Reviews for PwC

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    Associate Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    No Offer

    Interview

    Good experience in general... Easy and friendly... Make sure you brush up before you go into the interview


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    Associate Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Seattle, WA
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied through college or university. The process took 3 weeks. I interviewed at PwC (Seattle, WA) in August 2013.

    Interview

    Typical campus recruiting process: campus interview with a manager or partner then an office visit with 3 rounds of interviews and a social afterwards. Everyone is extremely nice and answers any and all questions you may have. After the process I was notified fairly quickly about their decision.

    Interview Questions

    • What was the hardest interview question you have been asked?   1 Answer

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    Associate Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Accepted Offer

    Interview

    2 rounds of interviews. First on campus, second at office

    Interview Questions

    • Give me an example where you need to think about internal control   Answer Question

    Negotiation

    No negotiation. Standard offer


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    Associate Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Boston, MA
    Accepted Offer

    Application

    I applied through a recruiter. The process took 4+ weeks. I interviewed at PwC (Boston, MA).

    Interview

    Interview was straight forward - met with 3 senior managers and a partner. No surprises.

    Interview Questions

    Negotiation

    reasonable public accounting salary for the area.


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    Associate Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Accepted Offer

    Interview

    Very detailed and quick interview and assessment processes

    Interview Questions

    Negotiation

    N/A


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    Associate Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Accepted Offer

    Interview

    Asked about college experiences, prior internships.

    Interview Questions

    • They asked why public accounting as opposed to private accounting.   Answer Question

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    Associate Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Washington, DC
    No Offer

    Application

    I applied through college or university. I interviewed at PwC (Washington, DC).

    Interview

    First round of interview for tax associate in ITS. The interviewers were laid back and be ready to ask questions.


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    Associate Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview

    Application

    I applied through college or university. The process took 4+ weeks. I interviewed at PwC.

    Interview

    HR will run the initial screening, then you will be contacted for the 2nd round of interview, mostly conducted by a peer, a manager or a director, and a partner.

    Interview Questions

    • Probably technical questions related to your experience stated in the resume. Must be fully prepared to answer regards to past projects and experience.   Answer Question

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    Associate Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Accepted Offer

    Application

    I applied through college or university. The process took 3+ months. I interviewed at PwC.

    Interview

    Campus Hire - The process was very straight forward. One interview in the September October time frame on campus. A follow-up day of interviews in the office about 2 weeks later. Offer was extended in November.

    Interview Questions

    • I got a question about the bank bailout situation and offered my recommendation on how it should be solved.   Answer Question

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