KPMG Australia Mock Interview

To help you prepare for a KPMG Australia job interview, here are 29 interview questions and answer examples.

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How do you prevent burnout and remain highly motivated?

Working in the tech industry means a lot of hours, and rarely turning your brain off due to a fast-pace and high expectations. Talk to the interviewer about your ability to remain motivated, even if you are asked to work a lot. Discuss how you make sure that you are not burning out on the job.

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29 KPMG Australia Interview Questions & Answers

  • 1. How do you prevent burnout and remain highly motivated?

  • 2. In our world here at KPMG Australia, our clients rely on real world analytical data versus assumptions and guesswork. What analytical skills would you bring to the table here for our clients?

  • 3. In this role with KPMG Australia, how would you evaluate a new client's financial position?

  • 4. How do you ensure accuracy and completeness in accounting records?

  • 5. Strong time management is important at KPMG Australia. How do you manage your time, even on the busiest days?

  • 6. How do you stay organized and on track when working on a long-term project?

  • 7. What interests you in joining the business consulting world here at KPMG Australia?

  • 8. Talk about a time you had to use conflict resolution skills in a business setting. What was the situation and the outcome and how did you positively influence that outcome?

  • 9. KPMG Australia often introduces new tools. Have you ever helped to implement a new tool or program?

  • 10. Working with our clients here at KPMG Australia often involves some initial conflict with our clients. How would you rate your ability to handle conflict or disagreements in the workplace?

  • 11. As a consultant with KPMG Australia, you will be relied upon to build trust with our clients as you work with them on financial stability and well-being. What would be your tactics to build trust from the start with a new client?

  • 12. What roles are you comfortable assuming in working as part of a larger team?

  • 13. Tell me about a time where you had to analyze a set of data and then make a recommendation.

  • 14. What two to three traits do you have that will lead to success in a consulting role with KPMG Australia?

  • 15. If you are hired for this position here at KPMG Australia, what do you think the biggest hurdle for you would be from the start?

  • 16. Would you say that you are a goal oriented person on the job? Why would you say that?

  • 17. Have you ever worked in a cross-functional environment?

  • 18. Being successful in the consulting industry requires adaptability and the ability to learn a business fast. What would be your approach to help you learn the ins and outs of a new client?

  • 19. In what ways would our clients here at KPMG Australia benefit from your knowledge and services?

  • 20. An often difficult part about working for KPMG Australia and our clients is the need to be fluent and adaptable to the cultures of our clients. Why would you say that you'd be able to handle this aspect of the job with ease?

  • 21. A key component to success here at KPMG Australia is building solid relationships with new clients. How do you effectively get to know new people and lay the groundwork for a long lasting relationship?

  • 22. What is the riskiest decision you have ever made in your career?

  • 23. What tools and programs are you comfortable and experienced working on that would help you in this role with KPMG Australia?

  • 24. We have a wide range of services at KPMG Australia. Have you ever used any of our services?

  • 25. Talk about a time you had to work with a very difficult person. What was the situation and how did you handle it?

  • 26. At KPMG Australia, you will have the opportunity to work with high level executives and leaders from the companies we contract with. What experience do you have in working with people at these levels?

  • 27. Being successful in consulting and working here at KPMG Australia requires the ability to work effectively with Type A personalities. What are your experiences in working with this personality and how did you make the relationships a success?

  • 28. Talk about a time that you successfully educated another individual or group in your area of expertise. What made your educational experience effective?

  • 29. Give an example of a finance project that you worked on during your career. What was the project, what role did you play on the project team and what was the outcome of the project?