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Staff accountant Interview Questions

"As a staff accountant, you'll be responsible for working with clients to manage their finances. Employers are looking for candidates with excellent communication skills, a strong attention to detail, and experience handling financial data. Be prepared to answer technical questions that will test your knowledge of accounting as well as some behavioral questions about your ability to manage projects and meet deadlines."

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What is an accrual?

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An adjustment to either 1) record revenue earned but not yet recorded or 2) record expenses that have been incurred but not yet recorded

Revenues and expenses are recorded when earned; not received or paid.

How did you handle a group member who didnt pull their weight?

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When you're under a lot of pressure and tight deadlines, how do you manage your stress level?

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Name the 4 most important financial statements and their uses.

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How would you go about solving a complex problem that you didn't know how to do?

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With the HR Staff: Tell me about when you worked on a difficult situation. How would you describe your excel skills? During the in-person interview: What was the most difficult project that you took in? Tell me about a time when you persuaded someone. Write step-by-step the journal entries in an inventory cycle.

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are you comfortable with working overtime the first week of the month

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How many children do you have?

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What are you looking to gain out of this position?

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What did you do before this?

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