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Senior Tax Analyst was asked...3 November 2016

Why was I seeking a step down from my former title of manager.

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I prefer the hand-on preparation process that utilizes my strong organizational skills, attention to detail, and excellent documentation. Just like a teacher that prefers teaching verses becoming an administrator. The talents required for each position are different. Less

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On your last evaluation, tell me what your manager put down as one of your weaknesses.

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My weakness was in the area of customer focus because my manager wanted me to become more visable to the organization so that others could reach out to me more on tax questions and issues. I have actively addressed this concern by holding training sessions for other departments that are affected by tax coding implications and have begun to make new connections through these sessions. Less

Liberty Tax Service

What I understood about preparing tax returns on a consistent basis

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I had worked for H&R Block early in my career

Idaho Department of Labor

If you were going to try to underpay your payroll tax, how would you book the transactions on your system? If you were an auditor, how would you find out if the company was underpaying?

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Interviewers were very friendly, no intimidation.

What was my level of skill wrt Excell

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Hutchinson and Bloodgood LLP

1st interview: Tell me about yourself

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We briefly discussed my resume/job experience. Most of the conversation was informal. We talked about travelling, the firm, certain benefits available to employees, the partners, career paths etc. Less

HD Supply

They inquired extensively about my sales tax background, including: POS, tax calculation, improvements, research techniques, and personal goals.

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Answers were experience driven.

Air Products

Conocimiento de diferidos fiscales y proceso de contabilización

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Ejercicio práctico

Crowe LLP

Tell me about your past experience. What are your three to five year goals? What kind of tax research have you done recently? What articles have you written?

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I was honest about all of my past experience good and bad. I said I had hopes of making partner within a five year time frame. I asked follow up questions about culture, vision for the future and a description of what they considered the ideal candidate for this position to be. Less


What areas of tax practice do you need more development on and what is one that you could train others on?

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I took a second and thought about what I have done in my career and answered it honestly. Less

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