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Top 30 Tax Accountant Interview Questions

Question 1 of 30
Some people work best as part of a group - others prefer the role of individual contributor. How would you describe yourself?
Question 2 of 30
How did you get work assignments at your most recent employer?
Question 3 of 30
What was the biggest mistake you have had when delegating work? The biggest success?
Question 4 of 30
If you can, tell me about a time when your trustworthiness was challenged. How did you respond?
Question 5 of 30
If you found out your company was doing something against the law, like fraud, what would you do?
Question 6 of 30
Give me an example of a time when you were able to successfully communicate with another person, even when that individual may not have personally liked you, or vice versa.
Question 7 of 30
Give me reasons why you would succeed at this job.
Question 8 of 30
How would your former employer describe you?
Question 9 of 30
What is the difference between the excise duty and the sales tax?
Question 10 of 30
What is your knowledge of various sales/use tax laws?

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Question 11 of 30
What are you passionate about?
Question 12 of 30
What tax strategies have you employed to great effect?
Question 13 of 30
Tell me about a time when you have helped resolve a dispute between others.
Question 14 of 30
What are the skills required for this job?
Question 15 of 30
Why do you want to work with our organization?
Question 16 of 30
Are you efficient with your time?
Question 17 of 30
Where do you see yourself in five years?
Question 18 of 30
How do you handle stressful situations?
Question 19 of 30
What are your career goals?
Question 20 of 30
Why are you the best candidate for us?
Question 21 of 30
In your current or former position, what were your long and short term goals?
Question 22 of 30
If you were interviewing for this position what would you be looking for in the applicants?
Question 23 of 30
What do you do when your schedule is suddenly interrupted? Give an example.
Question 24 of 30
In your current or former position, what were your long and short term goals?
Question 25 of 30
How do you manage your time?
Question 26 of 30
Describe a situation when you were able to have a positive influence on the actions of others.
Question 27 of 30
Describe a major change that occurred in a job that you held. How did you adapt to this change?
Question 28 of 30
How have you adjusted your style when it was not meeting the objectives and/or people were not responding correctly?
Question 29 of 30
Give me an example of when you had to go above and beyond the call of duty in order to get a job done.
Question 30 of 30
Why should we hire you?

About Tax Accountant

December 23rd, 2014

A Tax Accountant plays an integral role in any business with complying its business tax filing and reporting requirements. Tax Accountants assist in preparing and documenting various corporate tax filings, as well as engage in critical tax research and planning activities to minimize risks and overall tax burdens. Tax Accountants may also work with clients to identify and resolve tax concerns, and ensuring compliance with state and federal tax laws.

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