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KPMG US Audit Associate Interview Questions & Reviews

Updated Jul 11, 2014
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Audit Associate
Calgary, AB

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

Interview Details Interview is just like a conversation. The question may not like traditional one but behavior one. Interviewer is nice and friendly. No need to be nervous. Just be yourself. Then, everything wil be fine

Interview Question – What's the current commercial news   Answer Question


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Very Easy Interview

Audit Associate Interview

Audit Associate
New York, NY (US)

I applied through college or university and the process took 4+ weeks - interviewed at KPMG US in May 2014.

Interview Details Really pull from their intern pool. They do not ask detailed questions, only behavioral. They really seek to find a culture fit and assume that if you can pass the CPA and graduate with a respectable GPA that you can fulfill all the technical requirements. They like to see team work.

Interview Question – No curve ball questions in the least.   Answer Question


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Audit Associate
Oxford, MS (US)

I applied through college or university and the process took 4+ weeks - interviewed at KPMG US in May 2014.

Interview Details Interview went smoothly mainly behavioral questions. They asked one techincal quesiton but that was it. Overall friendly and nice people. I think they sort of had an idea of who they were hiring going into the interviews based on their outtings. If your GPA is not in the 3.5 plus range and do not have a connection they essentially do not consider you

Interview Question – Give an example of when your integrity was tested- what did you do   Answer Question


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Very Easy Interview

Audit Associate Interview

Audit Associate
Singapore (Singapore)

I applied through college or university and the process took 4+ weeks - interviewed at KPMG US in May 2010.

Interview Details Over here, they would just come to the schools and conduct interviews, which are convenient. Ultimately, they are slave drivers and they need people so they would take in all the graduates, as much as they could. They would offer you contracts on the spot, and of course you still have time to think and decide later.

Interview Question – No difficult question, just be normal, anyone can ask about anything   Answer Question


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Audit Associate Interview

Audit Associate

I applied through college or university and the process took 3 weeks - interviewed at KPMG US.

Interview Details Applied through school

Interview Question – Describe a challenge you have faced   Answer Question


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Audit Associate Interview

Audit Associate
Prague (Czech Republic)

I applied online and the process took 5 days - interviewed at KPMG US in June 2010.

Interview Details Assessment centre prepared byHR specialists and observed by specialists and managers from the company. Test of English and test of German. General intelligence testing. Interview with managers and partners.


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Audit Associate Interview

Audit Associate
Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia)

I applied through an employee referral and the process took 2 weeks - interviewed at KPMG US in October 2013.

Interview Details Online tests, interview

Interview Question – Most questions were pretty standard   Answer Question

Negotiation Details – no negotiation


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Audit Associate Interview

Audit Associate

Interviewed at KPMG US

Interview Details A lot of recruiting events and being able to network with many professionals at the firm. The firm creates a lot of fun events in order to be able to socialize with professionals to see if you fit their culture and be able to work with them as a team.

Interview Question – Most difficult question that was asked is where do you see yourself in 5 years from now and what are your plans and goals.   Answer Question


No Offer

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Audit Associate Interview

Audit Associate

I applied online and the process took 2 months - interviewed at KPMG US.

Interview Details Interview with Partner

Interview Question – What would your friends say about your biggest weakness?   Answer Question


No Offer

Neutral Experience

Audit Associate Interview

Audit Associate

Interviewed at KPMG US

Interview Details Go through resume and behavior questions.

Interview Question – Why KPMG? Why audit? Leadership. Conflict.   Answer Question

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