Senior accountant Interview Questions

"As a senior accountant, employers are looking for your experience to make you a valuable asset to their company. Thus, interviewers will often ask about the previous duties you had with other employers, what kinds of accounting software you are proficient in, and a few brain teasers that will test your accounting knowledge. In addition, be able to provide examples as to how you work through stressful situations, meet close deadlines, and deal with difficult situations."

Senior accountant Interview Questions

Senior accountant Interview Questions

"As a senior accountant, employers are looking for your experience to make you a valuable asset to their company. Thus, interviewers will often ask about the previous duties you had with other employers, what kinds of accounting software you are proficient in, and a few brain teasers that will test your accounting knowledge. In addition, be able to provide examples as to how you work through stressful situations, meet close deadlines, and deal with difficult situations."

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Cornerstone Healthcare Group
Senior Accountant was asked...July 26, 2014

What's the accounting equation? It wasn't difficult but it was unexpected and resulted in me having to ponder for several seconds to recall the information to mind

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Xx

assets-liabilities=owner's equity or assets=liabilities + owner's equity The balance sheet should always net to zero Less

Taco Bell

What accounting softwares do you know? Are you familiar with Mas90? If not, do you think you can learn quickly and be able to come up to speed with our current projects?

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No, I am not familiar with any accounting software but I am quick to learn. I have been with different banks and are able to learn the different interent based systems and applications that they have in no time and are able to train the clients effectively on the phone or in person. I can definitely come to up to speed with any projects after given such training. Less

Core Laboratories

How do you deal with difficult people?

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It is important to always remain courteous, respectful and friendly when dealing with a difficult person and the goal is to get the work done in a positive environment. Less

Al-Futtaim Group

Why are you leaving your job

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Searching for a better opportunity

Dear Sir/Madam I have done MBA finance . I have 5 years of experience in General Ledger Accounting. 3.0 years of Experience in Hospitality. 2.0 years of Experience in Real Estate. Now am working Accounting at DRFCO group of companies in the Food and Beverages account, Ras Al Khor, Dubai. I worked with as Transaction processing Associate in the Record to Report(RTR) process at Accenture solution pvt Ltd Chennai, India. Thanks & Regards Shuhaib muhammed Dubai, UAE Mob: 971 50 191 6065 Less

i am B.com,university graduate holder,from 2003 to 2006,i have to started my carreir from 2007 to still doing work,ifrom 2007 to 2013-working in UAE,purchase accountant,administration works,document controler,data entry etcc,from 2015 to 2018 present working in BRUNEI DARUSSALAM same work and personel assistant to my boss Less

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SS&C

whats the entry for an accrual, how do you reverse the accrual once paid

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That answer is correct

1) credit liability, debit expense 2) debit liability, credit cash

Wrong answer abt reversing accrual!!!

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Marvin

Why are you leaving your current job?

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Family Owned business and selling equipment. I have a family and they depend on me.. Less

I am a team player and I am trustworthy. I have built shower doors at Kohler in Union City TN. I worked through a temporary service for a year and a half and every temporary hired through the service was laid off.. Less

Sold Family business and it was only seasonal/ I'm needing a full-time job.

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PwC

If you were to be re-incarnated as an animal what type would you be and why

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I would choose to be Bush Duiker being the fastest running animal and very clean. This shows it is very intelligent and now how to make the right decisions in its surroundings Less

I don't believe in re-incarnation - if you want achieve something, you'd better plan to do it in this life! Less

I would choose an eagle, because the ability to explore the surrounding area without any obstruction.meanwhile others need to survive on the surface.Besides that,eagle also have a sharp eye to elocate the prey. Less

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TissueTech

Have you ever done Cost Accounting?

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Yes

Yes

No, I have not but I am willing to learn.

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Alokozay

Long hours working?? transportation ???salary???

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Sir I like weekly 48 hours work.I expecting 6000+and a car

Hey

Yes

RK Mechanical

After detailing the information on my resume, the HR person asked the standard "what did you like about the job?" followed by "what didn't you like about the job?" and then "what else didn't you like?" followed by what else didn't you like?" followed by "what else didn't you like about the job?"

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The first couple answers were normal issues with the job. By the third question my response was "I don't know, there was this other thing" I thought of. After the fourth question I just scratched my head for literally 30 seconds to come up with an answer before saying something that I thought was benign. After the interview the recruiter informed me that I was negative about prior positions so I am totally confused about how to answer an interrogation. Less

This could have been an exercise of reaching to see 'how far' you/they can go, and ultimately break down your reservations about sounding professional when describing any personal grievances you had with previous employers. You want to remember that every experience, good and bad, is a learning opportunity. Most everyone you have worked for/with is, in their own way, doing the best they can. All else are 'statistics'. Don't be one of those. Don't become anxious about them asking, "If they're so great, why aren't you still there?" Your are not a robot, and they are a transcendental programmer. If they, and/or you. knew that you would be a better fit elsewhere, then both parties will benefit from your exploration. Give respect, expect respect. Less

This could have been an exercise of reaching to see 'how far' you/they can go, and ultimately break down your reservations about sounding professional when describing any personal grievances you had with previous employers. You want to remember that every experience, good and bad, is a learning opportunity. Most everyone you have worked for/with is, in their own way, doing the best they can. All else are 'statistics'. Don't be one of those. Don't become anxious about them asking, "If they're so great, why aren't you still there?" You are not a robot, and they are not transcendental programmers. If they, and/or you, knew that you would be a better fit elsewhere, then both parties will benefit from your exploration. Give respect, expect respect. Less

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