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Senior Financial Reporting Analyst was asked...July 6, 2010

Tell me the latest new accounting literature that you have had to apply from beginning to end and how you handled the process of applying the literature.

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Be as technical as possible, if the literature was precodification then make sure you know the FASB references. Less

Walt Disney Company

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Specific examples of challenges and solutions

Northern Trust

Discuss the the things you know about financial statements related to asset management industries.

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I discuss the 5 parts of the FS and the difference between the usual fs and the fs for asset management industries. Please note that there are certain items in the normal fs that are not in asset management fs (ie. inventory). There is also a major difference in preparing yung cash flows. Note that for asset management fs, buying and selling of shares is actually part of their normal operating cycle. Unlike for normal fs, buying of shares is more of investing and selling of shares is more of financing. Less

Franklin Templeton Investments

accounts basic questions

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Journal entries, BRS

D. E. Shaw & Co. - Investment Firm

What are your strengths and weaknesses?

Centerra Gold

Why do you want to work at Centerra?

Yell

What are you leaving your current role

Centerra Gold

Can you give us an example of some of the more complex accounting concepts that you've encountered on the job?

Hyundai Capital America

What is your greatest weakness?

Tyco

Tell me about yourself? What have you done?

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