McGladrey LLP Assurance Associate Interview Questions

Updated 23 May 2014
Updated 23 May 2014
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Assurance Associate Interview

Anonymous Interview Candidate
Anonymous Interview Candidate
Application Details

I applied through college or university – interviewed at McGladrey LLP.

Interview Details

I applied using university career service and got a school interview. My interviewer was a audit director, very humble and soft spoken person. He was really cordial and made me very comfortable. The first question he asked me is to tell about me and what i like and do thats not in the resume.

Interview Questions
Accepted Offer
Easy Interview

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    Assurance Associate Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied through college or university. The process took 3 weeksinterviewed at McGladrey LLP.

    Interview Details

    The people I spoke with, both on campus and office interviews, were incredibly nice. The conversation flowed easy, it was more about getting to know each other than reciting accounting skills or ideas I've mastered. The company defiantly tries to get people that match the company culture.

    Interview Questions
    • I was asked if I was interested in the big 4 and why I did not want to work there.   Answer Question
    Negotiation Details
    I received a phone call with the offer. I asked McGladrey to email me the contract before I made any decisions. I emailed the contract once I decided to accept.
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
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    Assurance Associate Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Interview Details

    First interaction was at a career fair, applied for the job and was called for an interview. One on one interview got an email for an office interview within 5 days. Office interview consisted of 2 interviews and a lunch. Received offer 9 days later.

    Interview Questions
    • There were no questions a reasonably prepared person would find difficult, interviews were simple and more conversational.   Answer Question
    Negotiation Details
    I negotiated nothing I liked the offer and the company. It was a phone call then an acceptance via email.
    Accepted Offer
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    Assurance Associate Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied through college or university – interviewed at McGladrey LLP.

    Interview Details

    I was able to skip the first round interviews because I was part of their Summer Leadership Program. First-round interviews are usually held on campus. Second round interviews were held in-office. We were first given a presentation on the different opportunities McGladrey has to offer and an office tour. Then three different people interviewed me, who were managers or directors. They really tried to make it a relaxed environment.

    Interview Questions
    • Honestly there were no unexpected questions, but the one I had most difficulty with was asking about a teamwork conflict from my work experience (most of my internships were individual work).   Answer Question
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
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    Assurance Associate Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied through college or university. The process took 4 weeksinterviewed at McGladrey LLP in October 2013.

    Interview Details

    Participated in on campus recruiting event. Meet with representatives at an on campus career fair. Was offered an on campus interview with an assurance manager in the Chicago office. A week later I was invited to their Chicago office for another interview. The entire process took about four weeks.

    Interview Questions
    • Tell me a time when you had a successful group project and and unsuccessful one.   Answer Question
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
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    Assurance Associate Interview

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

    I applied through an employee referral. The process took 1+ weekinterviewed at McGladrey LLP.

    Interview Details

    HR contacted me for interview. If you know someone in company, you have better chance of getting an interview. I was referred by another employee. Other friends of mine who had better resume and qualification than me applied through website and never heard back. There is only one interview round. It was very laid back. Regular interview questions like "tell me about yourself". Basic interview I would say.

    Interview Questions
    • It was a very basic and simple interview. No hard questions. The interviewer only wanted to know basic information; for example my previous job, what I did etc   Answer Question
    Negotiation Details
    I was offered a reasonable rate and I accepted it.
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
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    Assurance Associate Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied through college or university – interviewed at McGladrey LLP.

    Interview Details

    Met with multiple employees during the process and all were friendly and down to earth. It was more of a get to know you to make sure you fit with the company type interview.

    Interview Questions
    • One of the interviewers asked the "Tell me about yourself" questions, which I think is a difficult question for a lot of people.   Answer Question
    Accepted Offer
    Average Interview
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    Assurance Associate Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Philadelphia, PA (US)
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Philadelphia, PA (US)
    Application Details

    I applied through an employee referral. The process took 4+ weeksinterviewed at McGladrey LLP.

    Interview Details

    Got referred in by an existing employee. Had a phone screening with an HR recruiter. Was recommended to come in for an interview. Interviews consist of several 1:1 interviews (basically informal discussions) with managers, directors, etc. They usually do a group of candidates on the same day and you interact with the other candidates. Most interviews end with a luncheon with several 1st or 2nd year staff employees. Overall the interview process is very smooth and their HR does a very good job of communicating with you during the process. Decisions are made surprisingly fast and offers are extended very soon after the interviews are completed.

    Interview Questions
    • "What is the most frustrating thing you've experienced in your current or previous job?"   Answer Question
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
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    Assurance Associate Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Los Angeles, CA (US)
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Los Angeles, CA (US)
    Application Details

    I applied through college or university. The process took 2 daysinterviewed at McGladrey LLP in November 2012.

    Interview Details

    Selected for an on campus interview. After on campus interview, invited for an in house interview. Cocktail party the night before. In house interview took several hours and consisted of (3) 45 minute long interviews with upper management. Treated to lunch afterword.

    Overall, very pleasant experience. The interview questions were all very basic interview questions, nothing technical what-so-ever.

    Interview Questions
    • Describe a difficult situation and how you handled it.   Answer Question
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
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    Assurance Associate Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied through college or university – interviewed at McGladrey LLP.

    Interview Details

    Had a brief interview on campus with a recruiter, was later called in for an interview in the office. Spoke with several different employees including multiple partners. More of a discussion than an interview.

    Interview Questions
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

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