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Interviews at Haines Watts

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  1. Helpful (2)  

    Audit Senior Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Farnborough, London, England
    Declined Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied through a recruiter. I interviewed at Haines Watts (Farnborough, London, England) in September 2020.

    Interview

    Friendly, Very technical question, spoke about audit changes due to covid - how the regulations have changed
    First was with one partner
    Second was with a Partner and a Manager
    SThey have been really quick in giving back feedback. Openly spoke about salary aswell

    Interview Questions

    • Something recent that has happened in the accounting world   Answer Question

    Haines Watts Response

    21 Sep 2020 – Group People and Learning Advisor

    Thank you for taking the time to leave your feedback and pleased you had a positive experience.


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    Audit and Accounts Trainee Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    No Offer
    Positive Experience

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 3+ months. I interviewed at Haines Watts in August 2020.

    Interview

    It was very pleasant, all the interviewers were really nice. I got through to the final interview and was centred around you and your CV. It was with a partner and the audit manager. It was conducted over Zoom but there was a choice to go in and have the interview too.

    Interview Questions

    Haines Watts Response

    15 Sep 2020 – Group People and Learning Advisor

    Thank you for taking the time to leave your feedback of your experience with Haines Watts. I am pleased that you had a positive experience and you were given the option to conduct the interview over Zoom or in person during these unprecedented times. I wish you all the best in your future endeavors.

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    Trainee Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Aylesbury, England
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied through other source. The process took 4+ weeks. I interviewed at Haines Watts (Aylesbury, England) in August 2020.

    Interview

    It was a very informal interview, perfectly safe during COVID 19. I had a nice time and am glad to have had the opportunity. Unfortunately, I did not get the job but it was good experience.

    Interview Questions

    Haines Watts Response

    21 Sep 2020 – Group People and Learning Advisor

    Thank you for taking the time to leave your feedback, I am pleased to hear that you felt safe during your interview and had the opportunity to interview plus gain a valuable experience. I wish you all the best with your future endeavors.


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    Senior Auditor Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Farnborough, London, England
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview

    Application

    I applied through a recruiter. The process took a week. I interviewed at Haines Watts (Farnborough, London, England) in August 2020.

    Interview

    Had 2 interview, one with a partner on the phone
    Second with a partner and manager.
    They were very technical, asked several questions
    First interview was only a general chit chat, not technival at all.
    Second was better

    Interview Questions

    • They types of clients i worked with, run through an audit start to finish   Answer Question

    Haines Watts Response

    23 Nov 2020 – Group People and Learning Advisor

    Thank you for taking the time to leave your feedback, I am pleased you had a positive interview experience and will pass your feedback on. Good luck with your application.


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    Bookkeeper Interview

    Anonymous Employee in London, England
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 2 weeks. I interviewed at Haines Watts (London, England) in April 2019.

    Interview

    Telephone interview with a recruiters
    I was then invited in to do numerical and verbal tests and a Xero test, followed by a 30-minute interview with two senior accountants about why i wanted to work in finance

    Interview Questions

    • Why are you interested in working in finance   1 Answer

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    Tax Associate Director Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Peterborough, England
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied through a recruiter. The process took a week. I interviewed at Haines Watts (Peterborough, England) in December 2018.

    Interview

    Met at a local hotel for a very informal chat over a coffee. Followed up with a meeting with two members of staff to get some insight into the firm.

    Interview Questions

    • They asked about my experience   1 Answer

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    Account Assistant Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Worcester, England
    No Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied through a staffing agency. The process took 3 days. I interviewed at Haines Watts (Worcester, England) in July 2018.

    Interview

    Introduction, there were 3 interviewer, and took about 2 to 3 minutes to introduce the company and the team; Q&A, the interviewer ask questions (something about your self, why accounting, why us, etc), it took about 20 minutes long; Then they gave me some time to ask them questions; Closing

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    Recruitment Resourcer Interview

    Anonymous Employee in London, England
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied in-person. The process took 4+ weeks. I interviewed at Haines Watts (London, England) in June 2018.

    Interview

    The interview process was a one to one process which was arranged via email. A formal interview conducted by the recruitment manager of Haines Watts which was very engaging and informative.

    Interview Questions

    Haines Watts Response

    4 Jul 2018 – HR & Training Coordinator

    Thank you for your review. Hope you enjoy your time with Haines Watts!


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    Service Charge Apprentice Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Flitwick, England
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied through college or university. The process took 2 weeks. I interviewed at Haines Watts (Flitwick, England) in April 2018.

    Interview

    You would be invited to an assessment office, where you would undertake 2 exams a maths one and an English one to determine if you are able to solve problems and read a text and answer some questions about it. You would then move onto a one-to-one interview where you can ask questions about the company and the person can ask questions to get to know you better.

    Interview Questions

    • Why have you chosen Haines Watts over any other company?   Answer Question

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    Account Executive Interview

    Anonymous Employee in London, England
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 2 weeks. I interviewed at Haines Watts (London, England) in January 2018.

    Interview

    Phone call interview, followed up with F2F. During phone call they asked initial get to know you questions and then the face to face interview consisted of more competency based such as why you feel are the right person for this role and more focused on your skills and experience

    Interview Questions

    • 1. Tell me about yourself 2. Why do you want to work here?   Answer Question

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