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Staff Accountant Interview Questions

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

Staff Accountant Interview Questions

  1. 1.

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

  2. 2.

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

  3. 3.

    What kinds of management reports have you prepared?

  4. 4.

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

  5. 5.

    Why have you chosen a career in accounting?

  6. 6.

    What motivates you to perform your best?

  7. 7.

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

  8. 8.

    Are you willing to work overtime, nights, weekends?

  9. 9.

    What do you know about our company?

  10. 10.

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

  11. 11.

    What accounting software packages have you used?

  12. 12.

    How would your former employer describe you?

  13. 13.

    Where do you see yourself in 5 years?

  14. 14.

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

  15. 15.

    Give me examples of the accounting reports you have prepared.

  16. 16.

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

  17. 17.

    Do you work well under pressure?

  18. 18.

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

  19. 19.

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

  20. 20.

    What are your career goals?

  21. 21.

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

  22. 22.

    Why are you the best accountant for us?

  23. 23.

    Are you detail oriented?

  24. 24.

    How have you implemented recent tax changes in your company?

  25. 25.

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

  26. 26.

    How do you handle stressful situations?

  27. 27.

    How proficient are you with Excel?

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    How do you prioritize your work?