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Does anyone know of any good resources to prepare for an interview? Interviewing for my dream job this week. Assistant controller - more pay, less hours, no travel. 🤞

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Lol, assistant controller as a dream job.

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Dream job for my age and experience. Just a few years out of college.

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How exciting!! Good luck!

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Thank you!! I can already tell I would be so much happier there.

Their interviews are usually a bit different than public so I would expect a few technical questions. I was asked about accounting entries, different accounting standards, SEC filings etc...

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Good to know! Thanks

mock interviews!!

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I love to mock

Be ready to answer the following: Why are you interested in this job? What is your greatest accomplishment? Tell me how you improved a process. Tell me the most complex problem you had to solve, and how did you do it. Tell me a time you failed. If you have answers to those, and can articulate them well, you will be able to use those answers for almost any question they ask. Think of your work experience as a bunch of stories, and be ready to tell them.

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Good luck! People with good resumes get interviews. People prepared for interviews get offers.

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Just know about the company and their recent events

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Yeah. Was an assistant controller for 4 months and was begging to go back to big 4 tax. Babysitting hourlys is is no end of suck.

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Sorry you didn’t have a great experience! It sounds like you made the right decision by going back. ♥️

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My recruiter gave me a mock interview and asked me awful questions like “What are 3 key strengths and specific examples?”, “provide an example of when you’ve overcome a difficult situation”. Which then gave me the opportunity to write notes so I wouldn’t blank in the interview. The actual interviews were fine, they don’t usually ask super technical questions, unless it’s a technical role, in which case you should know the answers.

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What exactly does a controller do

In this particular position it’s above senior accountant and the third in command behind the CFO & controller. In charge of financial reporting and high-level accounting.

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