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Can anyone give examples of technical questions asked in industry interviews for staff and senior accountant roles? Did anyone luck out and get no technical questions asked?

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I got asked what the useful life of an apple tree was. I was interviewing at an agriculture company. I think they were joking...

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I got one asking what were the five steps of the new rev rec standard and to explain the changes for the new lease standard

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Honestly, coming from B4 they were not too worried about my technical skills. The most technical it got was asking my comfort level with access

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I was asked to walk through a process (p2p, FA, etc) and they key points throughout

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You won't get many technical questions at that level. I just got a job for a technical focused role and a they did was ask about my familiarity with certain things and an example where I had to communicate proper guidance to a client. For senior accountant they assume EY has taught you plenty so it's more about personality fit.

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