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I was asked about my experience using Oracle and Blackline software as they were soon going to be migrating to these platforms. I was also asked about my previous history analyzing manufacturing variances, particularly purchase price variances and how I would go proactively approach minimizing these variances.

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I pointed out specific examples in my resume where my analytical skills had saved my previous employers lots of money in terms of catching unfavorable purchase price variances. In addition, my systems-savvy skills were able to utilize the computer to automate a number of monthly journal entries which created time-savings and improved accuracy. They liked that!

They asked how quickly could I start!

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There were no specific questions asked. I felt the interview lacked structure & focus.

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What regulations have you had to follow in your past or current jobs?

Lack of communication.

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Didn't really ask any difficult questions. The majority were about my experience and what I had on my resume.

If I called someone from your previous employer, how they would describe you?

What has been the biggest challenge faced by me? How could I improve their financial reporting operations?

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