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EY Interview Questions & Reviews in New York City, NY US

Updated Jul 25, 2014
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EY Advisory FSO Interview

EY Advisory FSO
New York, NY (US)

I applied through college or university and the process took 3 weeks - interviewed at EY in March 2014.

Interview Details I applied on campus interviewed with a Partner and then was invited for their Superday in NY. The interview started with a presentation talking about the service line then the greeters took us for our interview locations. The interviews consisted of 1 writing test (1 hr), 1 reasoning test 45 mins, 2 behavioral 45 mins and 1 case 45 mins. Got an acceptance call within two days.

Interview Question – I really prepared very well for the case so know your basics and dont rush. Think before opening your mouth and talk sense like a proper consultant. You can make flow charts/diagrams if you like- they helped me a lot.   View Answer

Negotiation Details – Did not negotiate it was well beyond my expectations.


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Average Interview

ITRA Staff I Interview

ITRA Staff I
New York, NY (US)

I applied through college or university and the process took 3 weeks - interviewed at EY in February 2014.

Interview Details I applied through my school career website. In about 2 weeks I received an invitation for an on-campus interview. It was a 30-minute behavioral interview with a partner. She was very friendly and welcoming. Some of the questions she asked were: Why do you want to work in consulting? Why do you want to work at EY? Tell me about a situation when you were a leader in a team? Tell me about a conflict that you experienced in a team... They called me the next day to invite for a super day on Friday. It consisted of 2 behavioral and 1 case interview. The super day started very early. I had to be in the office by 8.15am. In the beginning we had a presentation, then we were introduced to our escorts who showed around the office that day. The behavioral interviews were pretty much the same as in the first round. The case study was about a brick and mortar bank that wanted to merge with an online bank. Later we had lunch with our escorts. They took us to a nice restaurant on Times Square. We talked, ate, and had a good time. But don't be caught off guard- this is also a part of your interview. The day after the super day the recruiter called me to make an offer. they gave me 3 weeks to decide.

Interview Question – No unexpected questions. Only behavioral questions   Answer Question

Negotiation Details – no negotiation


10 people found this helpful

Accepted Offer

Positive Experience

Average Interview

Advisory Services Senior - Financial Services Office - Performance Improvement - Asset Management Interview

Advisory Services Senior - Financial Services Office - Performance Improvement - Asset Management
New York, NY (US)

I applied through a recruiter and the process took 2 months - interviewed at EY.

Interview Details The recruitment process was slow to start. In November I was contacted by a recuiter and after they took in my profile they didn't hear back from EY till January. Once the position came back in scope the process moved fast with two phone interviews that were followed by one morning round of interviews with Senior Managers and an Executive Manager.
Overall these were very nice people to work with, especially during the interviews. They really try to see if you're a good fit for their teams. It seems like an engaging culture to work in.

Interview Question – Be prepared to have to dive deep into your resume. They are looking for example of past experiences to determine how well you can explain it and relate it to the position they're looking to fill. Show how you can relate to potential client needs.
No business case was presented.
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2 people found this helpful

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Advisory Manager Interview

Advisory Manager
New York, NY (US)

I applied through a recruiter and the process took 2 days - interviewed at EY in September 2012.

Interview Details flew me into nyc talked with 4 people for an hour each.

Interview Question – describe an end to end basel ii implementation.   View Answer

Negotiation Details – tough. it went through a really dumb recruiting firm that refused to call me back even though i was putting money in their pocket. not sure why i couldn't deal directly with EY.


No Offer

Positive Experience

Average Interview

Summer Analyst Interview

Summer Analyst
New York, NY (US)

I applied through college or university and the process took 3 weeks - interviewed at EY in October 2013.

Interview Details The interview process was not hard but asked case-like questions in the first interview that was expected to be more on the behavioral side.

Interview Question – What would you business plan be if you develop a phone app?   Answer Question


No Offer

Positive Experience

Difficult Interview

Technology Adviser Program Interview

Technology Adviser Program
New York, NY (US)

I applied through college or university and interviewed at EY.

Interview Details first round on-campus behavioral interview, second round office visit Superday

Interview Question – What role do you usually take in a project?   Answer Question


Accepted Offer

Positive Experience

Average Interview

Tax Senior Associate Interview

Tax Senior Associate
New York, NY (US)

I applied through a recruiter and interviewed at EY.

Interview Details a standard big 4 process, recruiter contacted the candidate, phone interview first. Then invited to the office to meet 2 partners and 1 Senior Manager.


No Offer

Positive Experience

Easy Interview

FSO, Technology Advisor Program Interview

FSO, Technology Advisor Program
New York, NY (US)

I applied through college or university and the process took 1+ week - interviewed at EY in February 2014.

Interview Details Interview at campus for the first round with a senior manager. Asked about standard resume questions like tell me about your past internship experience, why do you want to work in finance industry, and why choose EY, etc.. Got into second round the next day. Three rounds in the office, two behavioral and one case.

Interview Question – Your internship experience is not directly related to the financial service industry, so why do you want to work in the finance now?   Answer Question


Accepted Offer

Neutral Experience

Easy Interview

Audit Staff Interview

Audit Staff
New York, NY (US)

I applied through college or university and interviewed at EY.

Interview Details Behavior questions only: Campus recruiting -> On site

Interview Question – Where do you see yourself in 5 years?   Answer Question


1 person found this helpful

No Offer

Negative Experience

Average Interview

Advisory Manager Interview

Advisory Manager
New York, NY (US)

I applied through a recruiter and the process took 3 weeks - interviewed at EY in January 2014.

Interview Details Got a call from EY recruiter. Had a first screening with a HR and one with a Sr. Manager and clearing that round in the same week, was sent to NY for interview. Had a discussion with a sr manager there and while discussing with the partner found that they send me for a different dept. to interview with...disappointing...
After 2 days got a call that they want to have further discussions. they scheduled 2 interviews/screenings with managers. It went pretty well, atleast thats what i thought.. Got a call from HR after 4 days that they loved to talk to me but my profile/experience does not match what they were looking for in the position....Shouldn't they be looking into my resume first if the profile is not what they are looking for and avoid wasting time.

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