EY Senior Consultant Interview Questions

Updated 31 Aug, 2014
Updated 31 Aug, 2014
83 Interview Reviews

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Senior Consultant Interview

Anonymous Interview Candidate
Anonymous Interview Candidate
Application Details

I applied through other source. The process took 2 months - interviewed at EY.

Interview Details

Classical interview process: HR first, then 2 rounds with Senior Manager with business cases and finally one short interview with the Practice leader if everything fits in. At least 2 business cases to resolve with 5 to 10 minutes preapration before the interview.

Interview Questions
Negotiation Details
Almost no negociation because they were not open to it.
Accepted Offer

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    Senior Consultant Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Interview Details

    Process started with a pre-screening interview with an HR staff. He was very straight to the point, not too welcoming, nothing too appealing, actually almost uninviting. It left me wondering how's the culture in EY.
    During this 10 minute screening interview, I was asked when I graduate ( which is on my CV), when I'm available to start working, what's my major (again on my CV), what I did before the Masters (on my CV), and the worst part "what's your salary expectations".
    He couldn't explain the interview process further. But simply said "we will get back to you in 2 weeks, and you then interview other people" !! that's it! Some people said they gave them case interviews, others said they didn't. So the hiring process is not that clear I guess!

    Interview Questions
    • What's your salary expectations? ( during a pre-screening interview!)   Answer Question
    No Offer
    Negative Experience
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    Senior Consultant Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Interview Details

    Telephonic interview + minimum 2 layers of management discussion (including Partner) + HR discussion. Interview process took over 5 weeks. At least one interview needs to be a face to face discussion

    Interview Questions
    Accepted Offer
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    Senior Consultant Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Interview Details

    HR Interview followed by two rounds of technical interview. Taken by panel of about 6 people. Very tough to crack. One of the most difficult interviews. But can be cracked if well prepared.

    Interview Questions
    Accepted Offer
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    Senior Consultant Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Interview Details

    The process was rather fast. A couple of phone interviews, then a call to go onsite. In-person interviews were professional and pleasant.

    Interview Questions
    Negotiation Details
    Firm. No negotiation.
    Accepted Offer
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    Senior Consultant Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Interview Details

    Two back-to-back on-campus first round interviews that mainly focus on fit and one quick M&A case study. The second round interview, at least at the MBA level, is at the local office with candidates from multiple schools. These interviews were focused on simulating real-life client situations. I had 4 different interviews, one of which was in a group setting.

    Interview Questions
    Accepted Offer
    Average Interview
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    Senior Consultant Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied through a recruiter. The process took 8 weeks - interviewed at EY.

    Interview Details

    Very smooth

    Interview Questions
    Reasons for Declining

    There are 5 bands in Senior Consultant. They offered Senior 3 for 9 years experience

    Declined Offer
    Average Interview
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    Senior Consultant Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate  in  Rome (Italy)
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Rome (Italy)
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 4+ weeks - interviewed at EY.

    Interview Details

    3 round interviews. First round group interview with a logic test. Second round with the HR. Final round with a Senior Manager / Partner discussing a business case

    Interview Questions
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
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    Senior Consultant Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied through college or university. The process took 2 months - interviewed at EY.

    Interview Details

    2 rounds of behavioral questions - They actually talk about the culture in the office etc. Then a case interview on h/c

    Interview Questions
    • The case is difficult as you the interviewer does not guide you through the process   Answer Question
    No Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview
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    Senior Consultant Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied through a recruiter. The process took 4 months - interviewed at EY.

    Interview Details

    Two phone interviews
    In person interviews (3-4) all during one day.
    Two more phone interviews.

    Hiring process intensive & repetitive.

    Interview Questions
    • None really. Standard interview questions.
      Just need to have some good stories prepared.
        Answer Question
    Negotiation Details
    Poor if you're not negotiating with them directly. Do not use a recruiter.
    Accepted Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview

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