EY Tax Staff Interview Questions

Updated Aug 20, 2014
Updated Aug 20, 2014
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Anonymous Interview Candidate  in  Bangalore
Anonymous Interview Candidate in Bangalore
Application Details

I applied in-person. The process took 3 days - interviewed at EY in September 2012.

Interview Details

Communication skill, Aptitude test, HR round and technical interview

Interview Questions
Accepted Offer
Positive Experience
Average Interview

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    Tax Staff Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate  in  Bangalore
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Bangalore
    Application Details

    I applied through an employee referral. The process took 6+ weeks - interviewed at EY in July 2011.

    Interview Details

    1. A screening test is done to see how well the candidate can speak in front of some people. Basically the grammar, sentence formation and the knowledge towards the selected topic is observed here. The topics are given on the spot.
    2. Aptitude test for 90 mins. A combination of accounts, English essay or email writing, analytic ability and logical reasoning questions are to answered by the candidate.
    3. HR interview- Face to face interview with the HR to fix the salary and some basic accounting questions could also be asked here.
    4. Operations round - This is the technical round where in 2 or more people will interview the candidate. Basic and detailed accounting questions will be asked. This may take up to 45 mins.
    5. Manager round - A final call by the manager of the service line for which the candidate has applied. Few simple questions by the manager. The manager would ask to know the potential of the candidate and the readiness of the candidate for the job.

    Interview Questions
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview
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    Tax Staff Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate  in  Sevilla (Spain)
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Sevilla (Spain)
    Application Details

    interviewed at EY in July 2014.

    Interview Details

    I had only two interviews, one by phone and another 1 to 1. i reckon that it was a easy interview because another similar company hire me before, and I think they only knew this to hire me.

    Interview Questions
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
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    Tax Staff Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied through college or university - interviewed at EY.

    Interview Details

    Submitted the resume online (one through the school career website and one on the company website. Got the campus Interview. Mostly behavior questions. The hiring manager is nice and friendly. It is a good firm to work for. Only hired one student from my program this year.

    Interview Questions
    No Offer
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    Tax Staff Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate  in  San Francisco, CA (US)
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in San Francisco, CA (US)
    Interview Details

    Three interviews. One partner and two senior managers. Mix of behavioral based questions with general conversation. Lunch with a couple staff members.

    Interview Questions
    • How would you respond if one of your coworkers wasn't pulling their load with a project?   Answer Question
    No Offer
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    Tax Staff Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate  in  Fort Lauderdale, FL (US)
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Fort Lauderdale, FL (US)
    Application Details

    I applied through college or university. The process took 2 weeks - interviewed at EY in April 2013.

    Interview Details

    Initial Interview about experience, education, other positions held

    Interview Questions
    No Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview
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    Tax Staff Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate  in  New York, NY (US)
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in New York, NY (US)
    Application Details

    I applied through college or university. The process took 6+ weeks - interviewed at EY in October 2010.

    Interview Details

    Started as an intern through on campus recruiting.

    Interview Questions
    • Normal interview questions, nothing specific that was difficult. A lot of team building/leadership questions.   Answer Question
    Negotiation Details
    There was no negotiation.
    Accepted Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview
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    Tax Staff Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate  in  Cleveland, OH (US)
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Cleveland, OH (US)
    Application Details

    I applied through college or university - interviewed at EY in October 2013.

    Interview Details

    The first interview was on campus. Interview has two parts. The first part is 15mins pre-interview. I was interview with an manager and a senior. The second part is 30mins. There is a pre-night before the interview, including dinner and bowling. No behavior questions in the first round interview. It is more about tell me youself and go thorough the resume.

    Interview Questions
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
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    Tax Staff Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied through an employee referral - interviewed at EY in November 2013.

    Interview Details

    I was referred by an alumni.

    The interview was very pleasant. They asked a lot of behavioral questions while telling me more about the position. They were open, nice and informative. They loved hearing about your plan to pursue higher training and your willingness to learn.

    Interview Questions
    • Unexpected: What do you expect out of your first job after graduation?   Answer Question
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
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    Tax Staff Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate  in  Detroit, MI (US)
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Detroit, MI (US)
    Application Details

    I applied through an employee referral. The process took 4+ weeks - interviewed at EY in October 2013.

    Interview Details

    On campus recruiting event. Followed by on campus interview with manager level person. Lasted 30 minutes, a couple behavioral questions, mostly conversational. Got call back for on-site interview. There was a dinner/social event the night before interviews. The office interview was 3 - 30 minute interviews with two managers, and a director/partner. Each interview focused on different areas, one was about team work, another on technical skills, and the third was mostly about problem solving.

    Interview Questions
    • Tell me about a time you failed, and how you handled it.   Answer Question
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

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