Staff Accountant Mock Interview

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Give me examples of the accounting reports you have prepared.

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List of 28 Staff Accountant Interview Questions & Answers

  1. 1.

    Give me examples of the accounting reports you have prepared.

  2. 2.

    What is your greatest strength? How does it help you as an Accountant?

  3. 3.

    Tell me about a suggestion or successful contribution you have made in your past job or in college?

  4. 4.

    How would your former employer describe you?

  5. 5.

    Describe the advantages and disadvantages of the different accounting packages you have used.

  6. 6.

    How have you implemented recent tax changes in your company?

  7. 7.

    What cost-cutting measures have you been responsible for implementing?

  8. 8.

    What is your greatest weakness? What are you doing to improve it?

  9. 9.

    What work objectives did you set for this year and what steps have you taken to ensure you will achieve them?

  10. 10.

    Are you willing to work overtime, nights, weekends?

  11. 11.

    What do you know about our company?

  12. 12.

    What motivates you to perform your best?

  13. 13.

    Why are you the best accountant for us?

  14. 14.

    What are your career goals?

  15. 15.

    How do you prioritize your work?

  16. 16.

    Do you work well under pressure?

  17. 17.

    How do you handle stressful situations?

  18. 18.

    What do you consider to be the biggest challenge facing the accounting profession today?

  19. 19.

    Where do you see yourself in 5 years?

  20. 20.

    How much money have you saved the company and how did you do this?

  21. 21.

    What kinds of management reports have you prepared?

  22. 22.

    Are you detail oriented?

  23. 23.

    What accounting software packages have you used?

  24. 24.

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

  25. 25.

    Give us an example of how you have used your creativity to solve a problem on the job.

  26. 26.

    Why have you chosen a career in accounting?

  27. 27.

    How proficient are you with Excel?

  28. 28.

    If I gave you a ten key pad, and a list of numbers, could you enter them in without looking at the key pad?