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Senior Accountant Interview Questions

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Tell me about your post-secondary education. What particular Accounting designations do you hold?

Senior Accountant Interview Questions

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    Tell me about your post-secondary education. What particular Accounting designations do you hold?

  2. 2.

    How do you control errors in your work?

  3. 3.

    Tell me about your leadership skills. Do you enjoy leading and teaching others?

  4. 4.

    Why did you choose to pursue a career as an Accountant?

  5. 5.

    Take me through your latest budget preparation.

  6. 6.

    What qualifies you for this position, and why should we hire you?

  7. 7.

    Tell me about the latest changes in tax laws.

  8. 8.

    Would you consider yourself a beginner, intermediate or expert user in QuickBooks?

  9. 9.

    How have you monitored the regulations that affect your accounting position?

  10. 10.

    What has been the most significant decision you made at work this year?

  11. 11.

    Do you work well under pressure?

  12. 12.

    Have you ever used an ERP or SAP system before?

  13. 13.

    While attending University, what was your favorite course and why?

  14. 14.

    Tell me about a time you handled a complex financial project with a tight deadline that required precise data collection and analysis.

  15. 15.

    Describe to me what qualifications you feel a person applying for this position will need, in order to have the most success?

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    Would you consider yourself a beginner, intermediate or expert user in Excel?

  17. 17.

    Give me an example where you used your skills to bring down costs for a client.

  18. 18.

    Tell me about your experience as an Accountant.

  19. 19.

    Do you work well on a team? How do you define teamwork?

  20. 20.

    How do you stay organized as an Accountant?

  21. 21.

    What is your preferred industry to work in?

  22. 22.

    Describe the systems you have in place for keeping track of assignments given to staff members.

  23. 23.

    What are your short-term career goals as an Accountant?

  24. 24.

    We require a Senior Accountant with strong technical skills. Are you able to quickly learn new programs?

  25. 25.

    What are your long-term goals as an Accountant?

  26. 26.

    How do you prioritize your work when you have multiple deadlines to meet?

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    If hired, how do you intend on making a difference with our company?

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    What do you know about our company?