Accenture Interview Questions

Updated Sep 16, 2014
Updated Sep 16, 2014
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  1. 1 person found this helpful  

    Management Consulting Analyst Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate  in  London, England
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in London, England
    Application Details

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

    Interview Details

    Basic Application, Telephone Competency Interview, Assessment Centre

    Very basic situational judgement test completed before application details are even filled in. The application is fairly basic for a graduate consulting position and there are no further online tests. The next stage is a telephone interview asking pretty much only competency questions.

    Eg.
    1. Why Consulting
    2. Why Accenture
    3. How are we different from our competitors
    4. Tell me about our different service lines
    5. How have you demonstrated leadership, good communication, teamwork etc

    There is then a small case-study over the phone but again it is fairly basic.

    The assessment centre is case study based followed by an individual interview.

    Interview Questions
    Declined Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
  2.  

    Test Analyst Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate  in  Newcastle upon Tyne, England
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Newcastle upon Tyne, England
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 1+ week - interviewed at Accenture in September 2014.

    Interview Details

    Hello all,
                    I applied for test analyst position at Accenture NewCastle upon tyne online. Got called next day for a telephonic interview. Which was next working day and went quiet good , my interviewer was a lovely lady. She asked general behavioural questions which you can easily google. I prepared all my answers in advance thinking about job/ university situations which I had to handle recently. Replied confidently. She told me that I was confident too. In the interview email sent from Accenture it was written that I will get know the outcome of my first interview within 10 working days. Still waiting for any response.

    Interview Questions
    • Not really, but they will ask for the outcome of any actions that you might have taken in a situation   Answer Question
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
  3.  

    Programmer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate  in  London, England
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in London, England
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 3 weeks - interviewed at Accenture.

    Interview Details

    Sent an application online. After that There were two interviews: first one on the telephone and the second one-to-one at the London office. General conversation for both interviews. There weren't many technical questions asked and was more of a check of your CV to expand on those points.

    Interview Questions
    Accepted Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Easy Interview
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    Analyst Consulting Group (Graduate Programmer) Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate  in  London, England
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in London, England
    Application Details

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

    Interview Details

    Filled out the online application, heard back within the week inviting me to a telephone interview.

    Telephone interview was split into three parts: questions about Accenture and why I wanted to work for them, competency-based questions ("describe a situation when...") and a short case study at the end. Was called the next day to invite me to an assessment centre.

    Assessment centre was only a morning (approximately 9.00am-12.45pm). There were a few un-assessed parts: manager presentation and Q&A with a current analyst, and two assessed parts: group exercise (split into groups to discuss solutions Accenture can offer for companies merging) and a 1-on-1 interview (part of this followed on from the solutions in the morning, the other part was asking about my understanding of and interest in Accenture).

    They said they will get back to us in 10-15 working days, so still waiting to hear on the outcome of my application.

    Interview Questions
    • Why specifically should clients come to us over our competitors?   Answer Question
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
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    Network Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate  in  Warwick, West Midlands, England
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Warwick, West Midlands, England
    Application Details

    I applied online - interviewed at Accenture.

    Interview Details

    I applied online. Next day got a call to schedule phone interview with HR. During the phone screen interview you would be asked behavioral interview questions,so be well prepared for that.

    No Offer
    Negative Experience
  7. 1 person found this helpful  

    Manager Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 6+ weeks - interviewed at Accenture in May 2014.

    Interview Details

    Very straightforward interview process. There were three interviews with area managers and one HR interview. Excellent communication and status updates throughout. I felt they really cared about me as a person and they really wanted me to join the company. I also liked the technology aspects of the interview as I did one video interview where it was great to talk "in person."

    Interview Questions
    Negotiation Details
    I negotiated based on factual historical data and got a little more.
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
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    Software As A Service (SaaS) Consultant Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate  in  London, England
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in London, England
    Application Details

    I applied through a staffing agency. The process took 3+ weeks - interviewed at Accenture in June 2014.

    Interview Details

    A really supportive recruitment agency put me forward for this role. Initially I was successful on the phone interview with one of the senior consultants. But for the next stage luckily I had a contact who previously worked at Accenture and could give me some real advice about the culture and how to prepare for the more difficult competency-based HR questions which formed the second half of the 2.5 hour long 1:1 interview. Unfortunately, although the talk through my previous career with the Case MD started well, I struggled with the model scenario. After that the questions became quite personal and afterwards i realised that this may not be the type of company I'd be happy working for.

    Interview Questions
    • Why haven't you gained the specific qualification "x"?   View Answer
    No Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Difficult Interview
  9. 2 people found this helpful  

    Analyst Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 1 week - interviewed at Accenture in March 2014.

    Interview Details

    Applied online in March 2014. Got phone interview 2 days later. The telephone interview least for 1 hour, including a mini case study in the end. There are motivation questions, e.g., why do you choose consulting and Do you know of any projects Accenture has worked on?. (prepare as much as cases you can, they asked me 4 but I only prepared 3....). Other questions are competency based, such as example for leadership, example for teamwork and example for improving a process. The case study was not to difficult but you need make sure your answers are logical.

    Interview Questions
    • Tell me a time when you adapt your way of doing things into the new environment   Answer Question
    No Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview
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    Capital Markets Consultant Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate  in  London, England
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in London, England
    Application Details

    I applied through a recruiter. The process took 2+ weeks - interviewed at Accenture in June 2014.

    Interview Details

    first round was a skills interview followed by a HR interview

     The Skills Based interview focuses on your past experience. What was your specific remit and responsibilities in your last role? What were the nature of the roles you have worked on? How complex were they? What have you achieved? Where you have excelled in past roles? Where do you want to take your career?
     The interviewer is simply looking to answer the question can you do the job, what does your experience cover and where are your limits.
     Accenture will only be focussing on relevant experience to the role which will typically focus on large scale change and transformation opposed to BAU / Support roles (avoid talking about the latter).
     They will be looking to try and gauge what level of seniority you could be aligned to within Accenture and there are often questions around past responsibilities (including typical stakeholders engaged, size of budgets, team leadership and mentoring).
     Format – typically the interviewer “dives right in” with questions and makes time at the end for you to ask questions and discuss Accenture and the specific practice / opportunity.

    Interview Questions
    • how would you estimate the number of mobile phones sold in france   Answer Question
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
  11. 1 person found this helpful  

    Associate Software Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate  in  London, England
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in London, England
    Application Details

    I applied through an employee referral. The process took 2 months - interviewed at Accenture in November 2013.

    Interview Details

    There were 3 interview process: Telephonic Interview - which was really simple. Its basically same type of question. you can Google to check the question.
    HR Interview - it was almost similar to telephonic interview, a bit elaborated. Be ready to answer about your university projects and experience.
    Technical Interview - again depends on the interviewer. If you have mentioned about any previous experience then expect some drilling on the projects you have done . If not general java, oop concept, database etc.

    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

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