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Updated 13 Feb 2015
Updated 13 Feb 2015
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    IT Risk and Assurance Staff Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Iselin, NJ (US)
    Anonymous Employee in Iselin, NJ (US)
    Application Details

    I applied through an employee referral. The process took 2+ weeksinterviewed at EY in January 2015.

    Interview Details

    One of my relative who works for EY submitted my resume for the position(full time staff) . I got an email for office interview. There was 2 1:1 interviews and 1 case study.

    Interview Questions
    • They were basic behavioral questions and a case study. In case study, they look how you walk along the problem rather than getting any exact solution.   Answer Question
    No Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Easy Interview
  2.  

    Intern Interview

    Anonymous Employee in New York, NY (US)
    Anonymous Employee in New York, NY (US)
    Application Details

    I applied through a recruiter. The process took 2+ weeksinterviewed at EY in January 2015.

    Interview Details

    Phone interview, invited to final round in NYC headquarters for two back-to-back, one-on-one interviews. Interviewers were very friendly and not too intense of a process. Heard back a week later through email.

    Interview Questions
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
  3.  

    Financial Services Office - Summer Interview

    Anonymous Employee in New York, NY (US)
    Anonymous Employee in New York, NY (US)
    Application Details

    I applied through college or university. The process took 2+ monthsinterviewed at EY in December 2014.

    Interview Details

    Had first interview on campus and was invited to their new york office for second round interview. First round was very easy, a 30 minute behavioral interview. Second round was more difficult. There were 3 30 minute interviews. Two were behavioral and one was a case study. Overall process was good.

    Interview Questions
    • tell me about a time you worked in group project
      time you had to solve an inefficiency
       
      Answer Question
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
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    Business Advisor Program Interview

    Anonymous Employee in New York, NY (US)
    Anonymous Employee in New York, NY (US)
    Application Details

    I applied through college or university. The process took 4+ weeksinterviewed at EY.

    Interview Details

    I got the first round interview on campus. It was an 1:1 interview. And they just went through my resume and asked behavior questions, such as my leadership experiences, difficult time in work, or why EY, why the position. The recruiters were very nice. Then, they sent me a writing assessment, and after that, I was invited to office for the second round interview including a case interview, which happened about two weeks after the writing assessment.

    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
  6.  

    Audit Staff Interview

    Anonymous Employee in New York, NY (US)
    Anonymous Employee in New York, NY (US)
    Application Details

    I applied through college or university. The process took 2 weeksinterviewed at EY.

    Interview Details

    It was college recuruiting process. The interview came to campus to interview me. I passed resume screening and was invited to the interview. My school was in NY, but senior manager from different state came for the interview. She asked why I wanted to study accounting and what made me to apply assurance. She asked me where I want to locate, and what industry I want to work for.

    Interview Questions
    • Why EY, Tamwork experience, What made you study accounting, Why not Tax, Why assurance.   Answer Question
    No Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview
  7. 1 person found this helpful  

    Senior Associate Interview

    Anonymous Employee in New York, NY (US)
    Anonymous Employee in New York, NY (US)
    Application Details

    I applied through a recruiter – interviewed at EY.

    Interview Details

    A recruiter found me on linkedin and approached me. First I went through an Hr screen I by and then had a face to face meeting with the manager. So far it has been a very good process. Yet to face the technical interview.

    No Offer
    Easy Interview
  8.  

    Diversified Tax Staff Interview

    Anonymous Employee in New York, NY (US)
    Anonymous Employee in New York, NY (US)
    Application Details

    I applied through college or university – interviewed at EY in October 2014.

    Interview Details

    I applied on the university's hiring website for diversified tax intern. I got an on-campus interview and invited to the pre-interview dinner. During the dinner, I met my interviewer and talked to her. She was a campus recruiter in another university. The interview was very easy, just behavioral question.

    Interview Questions
    • Tell me something about your group work. How was it going? And is there any conflicts during the group discussion?   Answer Question
    No Offer
    Easy Interview
  9.  

    External Audit Interview

    Anonymous Employee in New York, NY (US)
    Anonymous Employee in New York, NY (US)
    Application Details

    I applied through a recruiter – interviewed at EY in October 2014.

    Interview Details

    Had contact with campus recruiter for a year or so and had an interview on campus in October 2014. Got called for 2nd round in NYC fso office followed by lunch, it was very professionally put together. All the interviews were very similar, mostly conversation based, couple classic behavioral questions here and there but over not difficult.

    Interview Questions
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
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    Senior Associate Financial Services Office Interview

    Anonymous Employee in New York, NY (US)
    Anonymous Employee in New York, NY (US)
    Application Details

    I applied through an employee referral. The process took 2+ monthsinterviewed at EY.

    Interview Details

    I was referred by a friend who works at the Financial Services Office.

    Interview Process:
    1) Phone screen with HR: Basically HR wanted to understand my background and make sure I have consulting experience in order to move forward.
    2) Phone screen with Partner: Since my consulting experience happened 5 years ago, the Partner wanted to make sure I still had the skills. He knew I did not have FS skills but he was comfortable that I had consulting skills so I moved on to the Super Day.
    3) Super Day: I went to the NY office and had 5 back to back 45-minute interview. The first interview was with the Partner, second interview was with HR, third interview was with a senior manager, 4th interview was with a manager and the final interview was with another senior manager. The interviews were conversational. Most of them told me during the interview that it was easier to teach FS skills than teach someone to become a consultant.

    The feedback that I received was that all of them believed I had consulting skills but the deciding factor was the lack of FS skills.

    Interview Questions
    • The last senior manager asked me technical FS questions.   Answer Question
    No Offer
    Average Interview
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    Audit Interview

    Anonymous Employee in New York, NY (US)
    Anonymous Employee in New York, NY (US)
    Application Details

    I applied through college or university – interviewed at EY.

    Interview Details

    Did not ask any technical or behavior question. Interviewer just went through my CV and ask me to ask him questions. The entire process is very conversational. Get a feeling that the interviewer is just testing the interviewee's interpersonal skill instead of technical skill. I suggest applicants should be prepared to ask some questions that shows you have done some research to the firm.

    Interview Questions
    No Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview

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