McGladrey LLP Interview Questions

Updated 15 Oct 2014
Updated 15 Oct 2014
202 Interview Reviews

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  1. 1 person found this helpful  

    Audit Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Interview Details

    2 interviews, one on campus and one at the main office. both interviews were conversational in nature. there was a pre-interview dinner before the first round. i felt like the interviews were just tests to see if you would fit with the company.

    Interview Questions
    • not difficult, but crucial question: why are you interested in mcgladrey? your answer to this question is pretty much all they need to know.   Answer Question
    Accepted Offer
  2. 2 people found this helpful  

    Pathways Leadership Program Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in San Diego, CA (US)
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in San Diego, CA (US)
    Application Details

    I applied through an employee referral. The process took a dayinterviewed at McGladrey LLP.

    Interview Details

    I was invited to the program after meeting with one of the tax directors at a school function. Making sure you follow up with firm representatives is crucial in the recruiting process. Every step must be measured, but if you send the follow up emails and know how to network the process will be much easier for you.

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    • My conversation with the recruiter was very conversational and no behavioral questions. The hardest question was explaining my part of my undergraduate GPA (2 years wasn't so hot), but she was very understanding.   Answer Question
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
  3. 1 person found this helpful  

    IT Audit Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Minneapolis, MN (US)
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Minneapolis, MN (US)
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 4+ weeksinterviewed at McGladrey LLP in June 2014.

    Interview Details

    Contact firm via posting on CareerBuilder.com. HR consoler contacted me within a week of submitting resume. Consoler was very upbeat and pleasant, asked about location preferences and salary requirements. Follow-up call a week later to schedule interviews with partners. Conducted telephone interviews with partners separately. Both partners were very open and approachable, very pleasant conversation about my experience. Later I had a follow-up conversation with a IT Director, also very pleasant conversation around my experience. Two weeks later flew into office for face to face in interview with partners and selected staff. Very nice people and firm.

    Interview Questions
    • Questions were non-technical, more interested in experience.   Answer Question
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
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    Staff Accountant Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in New Haven, CT (US)
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in New Haven, CT (US)
    Application Details

    I applied online – interviewed at McGladrey LLP.

    Interview Details

    The HR department called weeks after applying online. They wanted transcripts prior to the interview. First interview went great. The representative was friendly and easy to talk to. I received a call back but at the second interview a different representative asked a lot of tax specific questions when it was an entry level position

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    No Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Difficult 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

    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
  7. 1 person found this helpful  

    Tax Senior Associate Interview

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    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took a weekinterviewed at McGladrey LLP in May 2014.

    Interview Details

    I got the phone call from the recruiter almost the day after I applied for the position online. The recruiter asked some basic questions such as background, job expectation, summary of past experience, totaled 15 minutes. After I told her that I was scheduled for an on-site interview the next week, she scheduled an interview with them immediately.
    The interview was with two directors and one partner. One director seemed pretty serious at the beginning. No specific technical questions or behavior questions asked. Just briefly talking about my past experience, career interests, etc. Another director was more doing the promotion of the company, talking about how great it was to work for this company. Also tried to feel your personality. Finally the partner interview was a bit rough. He came in telling me having not looked at my resume, and asked me to tell him about myself. Tips is to stay calm when interviewer showed less interests in you. He also asked about how I supervised other accountants, some projects I worked on, research skills, etc. He showed more interests as our conversation progressed. I got an offer about three days later.

    Interview Questions
    • Nothing really unexpected. Be familiar with your past experience.   Answer Question
    Negotiation Details
    I was offered more than I expected so I didn't negotiate.
    Accepted Offer
    Average Interview
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    Pathways Summer Leadership Program Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied through an employee referral. The process took 4+ weeksinterviewed at McGladrey LLP in May 2014.

    Interview Details

    I got referred through a current employee and had a phone interview with the recruiter. We set a time before hand that worked best for both of us and the recruiter called me during that time. The interview was very casual, basically the recruiter wanted to know which way I was headed in accounting. If I was thinking about doing tex or auditing etc.

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    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
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    Javascript Developer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 4+ weeksinterviewed at McGladrey LLP in May 2014.

    Interview Details

    I did an initial phone interview with the hiring manager where we talked about my past experiences, the job, exceptions, and salary for over an hour. The team was currently three members, with two of them in Chicago and one in Minneapolis, I would be working out of the Des Moines office. About a week later I moved on to a technical interview with two of the members of the team I would be working with. Conversation went very well for well over an hour, until we got to salary. I told them the same thing I told the hiring manager, but the conversation/interview abruptly ended there. Two weeks later I got a call from the original hiring manager that they were going to go with a local person. Three days later I got an alert from their website saying a new job was posted, which was the same one.

    No Offer
    Negative Experience
    Difficult Interview
  10. 1 person found this helpful  

    IT Auditor Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Schaumburg, IL (US)
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Schaumburg, IL (US)
    Application Details

    I applied through a recruiter. The process took 2 weeksinterviewed at McGladrey LLP.

    Interview Details

    The hiring process and interview process was very organized. They were very quick to get back to me regarding the position. Overall great experience.

    Interview Questions
    • The questions were conversational. There was not any impossible questions to answer.   Answer Question
    Negotiation Details
    There was no negotiation made.
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
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    Risk Advisory Services Associate Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Interview Details

    Went through campus recruiting, and then was invited to come down for a final interview in their downtown office. After the initial invite, I didn't hear any details until a week before. I was told after the final interview that I'd hear back in 2 weeks; however, I didn't end up hearing back until over a month later because the recruiter left the company. I had to call the office to inquire about the status on the position, and received a very generic rejection email after waiting so long.

    Interview Questions
    • Tell me about a time when you did not work well or there was a conflict with a team member.   Answer Question
    No Offer

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