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Accounting interview questions


I/ Sample accounting interview questions

A/ General accountant interview questions

1. Tell me about your self?
2. If we were to call your current supervisor, in which area of accounting would he or she
say is your strongest? Which area would he or she say is your weakest?
3. What unique skills or knowledge can you contribute to our company?
perform the duties of this position?


B/ Accounts payable interview questions

1. Tell us about an invoice dispute that you were involved in and what your role was in
resolving the dispute.
2. Tell us about your experience in accounts payable.
3. What is the difference between billable and non-billable expenses?


C/ Accounts receivable interview questions

1. To what extent were you involved in collections?
2. What are the strategies to be followed for preparing Accounts receivable?
3. How debtors play its role in Accounts receivable?


D/ Audit interview questions

1. Tell us about your experience in conducting audits.
2. How many methods to conduct an audit?
3. What are principles of audit?



E/ Fixed Assets interview questions

1. What experience have you had in fixed assets accounting?
2. What are the various means of calculating depreciation?
Payroll interview questions
1. Based on Internal Revenue Service rules, what criteria distinguish a consultant from an
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F/ Supervisory interview questions

1. How might quality problems manifest themselves in an accounting department?
2. What cost-cutting measures have you implemented?
3. Which accounting systems are you familiar with?


G/ Budget interview questions

1. You’ve been asked to reduce the budget by 8%. What criteria will you use in
identifying the budget reductions?
2. How can you create Budgets for daily pods?
3. Can u explain me the flow in General ledger?

H/ Costing management interview questions

1. What is the difference between Expenses & Expenditure?
2. Tell us about your experience in cost accounting.
3. Describe some of the methods used to allocate support costs.




I/ Types of interview questions:

1. Phone interview questions

2. Situational interview questions

3. Behavioral interview questions

4. Stress interview questions

5. Tough / difficult Interview questions

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7. Common interview questions

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