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35 Questions and Answers by Rachelle Enns

Updated August 21st, 2018 | Rachelle is a job search expert, career coach, and headhunter
who helps everyone from students to fortune executives find success in their career.
Question 1 of 35
Why should we hire you?
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I believe my hard working will bring profitable and reputation to the company.
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I believe my hardwork will be profitable to the company. I can still multitask while under stress and work independently.
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I can handle multiple task under stress in the same time without loosing priorities, persistent to solve problem, work independently with minimal supervision, and I have vever missed deadlines.
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Because I have a lot to offer, I. Have experience in book keeping and record keeping.
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1.
Why should we hire you?
User-Submitted Answers
1.
I believe my hard working will bring profitable and reputation to the company.
2.
I believe my hardwork will be profitable to the company. I can still multitask while under stress and work independently.
3.
I can handle multiple task under stress in the same time without loosing priorities, persistent to solve problem, work independently with minimal supervision, and I have vever missed deadlines.
4.
Because I have a lot to offer, I. Have experience in book keeping and record keeping.
2.
What bookkeeping services have you performed in the past?
User-Submitted Answers
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Accounts receivable, payable, journal entries, sales and use tax, payroll,
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Paying bills, keeping the records of accounts receivables and payables, prepare, finacial statements such as income statement, balance sheet and cash flows.
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Posting ledgers to trial balance and Statement of financial position.
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Basic QuickBooks entries, data entry of invoices, disbursing payments and reconciliation.
3.
Tell me about your last Bookkeeping position?
User-Submitted Answers
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Postion was great I gotta chance to dealt with amazing people and farming organization in alberta.
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My current job is accounting and HR, I take care of all aspects of accounting and at the end of the year we give copy of our books to outside CPA firm and work with them to have our annual taxes filed, make adjusting journal entries etc.
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Bookkeeping is what I currently do in my day to day job. We create invoices on a daily basis and our supplier does the same. So invoices issued need to be tracked as well as what has been invoiced to us. Invoices received need to be checked and either accepted or rejected and give reason for rejection.
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I do the recording of invoices, keeping records in every bank ang client transactions.
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I have worked for a fastfoods company as bookkeeper for 2 years with a supportive responsibility to produce monthly financials and operation packs, that means I would take care of the payroll, petty cash, asset register, stock valuations and controls, creditors recons and so on posting to the trial balance and balance sheet.
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Finance officer Mahlane high school.
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I counted the daily cash, made deposits, prepared daily cash reports, assisted staff and vendors, checked the daily cash against sales reports, entered invoices in QuickBooks and disbursed payments.
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No. I've never experience being one.
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How would you build your supervisor's confidence about yourself?
User-Submitted Answers
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By following orders and asking the right questions.
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I would do my job timely and accurately, be always on time and willing to learn new tasks as needed.
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Performing to the best of my ability and being willing to adapt to whatever the needs of my position would be.
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It is very easy to tell someone about how you can do certain tasks, but it is even better to show your supervisor that all you dont only propose that you may preform certain tasks but you also can implement your knowledge.
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Never miss a deadline, get organised, work hard, be predictable.
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I will do my job right and accurate, prove him at he did the good choice of hiring me.
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I will have to work smart by showing extra grit.
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I will make sure I submit my work and time and have ethical relationship with the clients.
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I would do my work well and always ask what needs to be done.
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Make sure I meet all the goals that are given to me, never leave a task undone and be as dependable and punctual so that the supervisor never has to worry about the task that has been presented to me.
5.
What type of accounting systems are you most familiar with using?
User-Submitted Answers
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In previous company Vodacom, we started working on Oracle and we later changed to SAP. With my current employer im working on Sage Simply Accounting Premium 2012. I am very comfortable with working on all those systems.
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I am very familiar with excel although I know a little bit of quickbooks but in comfortable using excel.
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Pastel Accounting and Accpac.
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Quickbooks Desktop and Online. Although online version and desktop are slightly different then each other but anyone has used one should be able to use the other. I have used open source erp system called Oodoo and netsuite.
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What motivates you to perform your best?
User-Submitted Answers
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My positive attitude to do the things right and learn from mistake motivates me to perform my best.
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I take pride in what I do, I like to feel good about what I do at the end of the day. I enjoy what I do and completing tasks timely and accurately feels great.
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I have a can do attitude and I want to be the best at every aspect of my life. My career is very important that I give it 100% of myself because it should be done right.
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Contributing to the successful operation of a nonprofit's mission.
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A previous success story makes me want to push myself even further and challenge myself further.
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I am motivated by meeting set target within deadline, so it gives me sense of accomplishment and its something which I can look back on and say, I achieved it.
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I assisted my manager in clearing the books for a company she overlooked on an informal agreement. We had to close off the companys Debotors and Creditors account, their payroll Reconciliations were incorrectly done, that is mostly where I got my payroll experience and I now help my manager with it at work.
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My desires keeps me motivated always. They are never ending which is common for every human being. So they motivated me to complete my degree and now to do a good job.
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To do my job acurately and in timely manner.
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I am fond of finance and I am particular with my work and I prefer being judged according to my ability and not my appearance.
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Give me reasons why you would succeed at this job.
User-Submitted Answers
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Multitasking and organizing skills moreover my attitude.
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Having done this job many years, familiar with all aspects of accounting and GAAP, I am confident that I am a self starter and be able to handle this job on my own. I stay current with online resources for changes in and keep current with it.
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Because I will do my very best. Give my whole effort to do my job accurate and in time.
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I am very well experienced as a bookkeeper and I am quite aware of what is expected of me and can go at length to excel.
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I'm persistent, diligent and have passion for this job.
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I am dedicated to whatever job I undertake and enjoy being a team player. My career goal is to work in the legal field and I need to maximize my secretarial experience by gaining the knowledge needed to be successful and working as a part of this team will accomplish that goal.
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I'm can handle multipletask under stress in the same time without loosing priorities, I can maintain a busy agenda schedule, organize travel logistics, events, take over a lot of my manager tasks in addition I work independly with a minimal supervision and i've never missed a deadline.
8.
What position in a team environment, do you normally take?
User-Submitted Answers
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I sometime do the role of a team player, I play volleyball so I know how to interact with the team.. I can also work by my one cause im a self starter.
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I am more of hands on person so I am comfortable with cleaning the date and lead by example.
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It all depends, if it is related to accounting I could take the lead therefore, it depends what the team is working with, I am great working independently and alone both.
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What motivates you to perform your best?
User-Submitted Answers
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I love invoicing, revenue is my favorite part of accounting, keeping records and finishing work timely. The responsibility itself -if I have taken to do something consider it will be done.
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The idea of doing my job right and accurate.
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The challenge of a job and time given to make sure it's done on time.
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I am really fond of finance and its been my passion. I enjoy work that involves figures and calculations so much and also when I start something I love to see it through because I pride in my work.
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My drive to be successful in whatever I do; I do not procrastinate and everything I do is reflects me and my employer.
10.
Which federal, state and local legal bookkeeping requirements are you familiar with?
User-Submitted Answers
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Highly ethical, having an accredited qualification with a recognised institution and knowledge of tax returns.
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California, and Texas but I am member of AIPB, I get free help if needed.
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Payroll and expenditure, it has to be balance/matched so they can be reconciled easily inorder to propeely record it and pay taxes quarterly and yearly.
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Payroll and business expenditures. Records must match the expenditures so that they can be reconciled in order to properly record and pay taxes quarterly and annually.
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