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PwC Interview Questions & Reviews

Updated Jul 29, 2014
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Audit Associate Interview

Audit Associate
Toronto, ON

I applied through a recruiter and the process took a day - interviewed at PwC.

Interview Details 3 INTERVIEWS
1. Behavioural with Senior Associate
2. Behavioural with Manager
3. Conversational with Partner

The interview process is straight forward. Questions are pretty generic. They ask you questions regarding leadership, teamwork, challenges you've faced. Its important to know your resume inside and out always.

Interview Question – All straight forward behavioural questions   Answer Question

Negotiation Details – No negotiation. Set salary.


Accepted Offer

Neutral Experience

Average Interview

Intern Interview

Intern
Toronto, ON

I applied online and the process took 2 weeks - interviewed at PwC in April 2013.

Interview Details phone interview and onsite interview offer right away. flawless process. referenced from my acquaitnance and helped me a lot preparing questions. Good experience. it took only 2 weeks for whole process

Interview Question – what is your dream?   Answer Question


Accepted Offer

Neutral Experience

Tax Associate Interview

Tax Associate

I applied through an employee referral and interviewed at PwC.

Interview Details Knowing someone will help make it easier to get into the company as it is largely based on word of mouth. Having prior experience can help or coming from another Big 4 company.


Accepted Offer

Neutral Experience

Audit Senior Associate Interview

Audit Senior Associate

Interviewed at PwC

Interview Details usually have a phone interview, then a person interview.
they will take you out to lunch and this is a sign that you're in the company
it is very easy going even thought you meet managers and partners along the way
be yourself. they look for fit

Interview Question – None, this is a very simple interview   Answer Question


Accepted Offer

Positive Experience

Average Interview

Associate Interview

Associate
Waterloo, ON

I applied through college or university and the process took a day - interviewed at PwC in September 2010.

Interview Details - 3 Part Interview with Staff, Manager, and Partner
- Interviewers focus was on Teamwork, Excellence, and Leadership (respectively)

Interview Question – Most difficult questions were with respects to my achievement (or rather, underachievement) of a certain grade point, and explaining why I would still be considered a valued addition to their work force.   Answer Question

Negotiation Details – Straight forward; they provided a standard contract - which typically is the same between all Big Four firms - and I accepted


Accepted Offer

Neutral Experience

Difficult Interview

Risk Assurance Senior Associate Interview

Risk Assurance Senior Associate

Interviewed at PwC

Interview Details Long and tedious. Lots of filtering

Interview Question – Dont know, my interview process was very rare and particular   Answer Question

Negotiation Details – N/A


Accepted Offer

Neutral Experience

Manager Interview

Manager

I applied through a recruiter and interviewed at PwC.

Interview Details Long, very long and detailed!

Interview Question – None, very broad perspective gathered   Answer Question

Negotiation Details – None


Accepted Offer

Positive Experience

Easy Interview

Audit Senior Associate Interview

Audit Senior Associate
Vancouver, BC

I applied online and the process took 2 months - interviewed at PwC in January 2011.

Interview Details China sourcing initiative - manager and partnee interview

Interview Question – Any questions?   View Answer


Accepted Offer

Neutral Experience

Associate Interview

Associate

Interviewed at PwC

Interview Details Three interviews
Sr associate
Manager
Partner

Interview Question – Why should we hire you?   Answer Question

Negotiation Details – No negotiations


Accepted Offer

Neutral Experience

Average Interview

Staff Accountant Interview

Staff Accountant

I applied through college or university and the process took 2 weeks - interviewed at PwC in September 2011.

Interview Details Applied through campus recruiting, got internship in 2010 and then a full time job offer in 2011. You need really know the corporate culture, industries that PWC handles, any relevant news dealing with PWC and show enthusiasm.

Interview is behavioural type questions, therefore it is best to list down your accomplishments and being able to sell those to the employer.

Interview Question – Give an example when you faced an ethical dilemma?   Answer Question

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