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Updated Apr 17, 2014
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Manager Interview

Anonymous Employee
Sydney

I applied online and the process took 2 months - interviewed at PwC in January 2012.

Interview Details 2 telephone Interviews
Face to Face with HC
Face to Face with Senior Manager
Face to Face with Director

Interview Question – All questions were competency based - no issues   Answer Question

Negotiation Details – No Negotiation

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Advisory Manager Interview

Advisory Manager

I applied in-person and the process took 6 months - interviewed at PwC.

Interview Details - Get to know the right people and who matter
- Find out about the latest events in the company
- Get to understand the business

Interview Question – Nothing too dreadful   Answer Question

Negotiation Details – Could not negotiate much on the pay but neogtiated on the starting date.

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Associate Interview

Associate
Melbourne

I applied online and the process took 1 week - interviewed at PwC in January 2013.

Interview Details they ask you loads of questions about your past experiences ask you why you chose PwC over the other firms and ask you about your career outlook and talk about your goals

Negotiation Details – it was very easy bro

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Director Interview

Director
Sydney

I applied through a recruiter and the process took 1 week - interviewed at PwC.

Interview Details I was initially interviewed by a director, then referred to interview with 2 partners, then with 3 partners including the chairman of the practice. The interviews were relatively quick (less than 30 min) and straight to the point.

Interview Question – One partner noticed that I had a six sigma background and asked how I could differentiate myself in a sea of other six sigma consultants   Answer Question

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Manager Interview

Manager
Melbourne

I applied through an employee referral and the process took 2+ weeks - interviewed at PwC in June 2010.

Interview Details Got a call through a referral. Had first technical interview with 2 people and then a partner interview. Partner interview was more behavioral and was looking for culture fit than technical capabilities.

Interview Question – What are the 3 things you have learnt in the past year   Answer Question

Reason for Declining – Lower salary

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Assurance Intern Interview

Anonymous Employee

I applied online and the process took 4+ weeks - interviewed at PwC in August 2013.

Interview Details Phone call based

Interview Question – What co-curriculum activities have you been participated in university and high school? What is your award about?   Answer Question

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Audit Associate Interview

Anonymous Interview Candidate
Sydney

I applied online and the process took 1 week - interviewed at PwC in September 2012.

Interview Details Online submission answering set questions. This is followed by an online assessment which looks at analytical and reasoning skills. The third step is a phone interview followed by assessment centre day. The assessment centre involved individual and group case studies.

Interview Question – Mainly questions involving past experiences. e.g. describe the most difficult situation you have been in.   Answer Question

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Senior Consultant Interview

Senior Consultant
Sydney

I applied online and the process took 2 weeks - interviewed at PwC.

Interview Details Initial application via website
First interview with Director
Second Interview with two Senior Managers
Offer made within 3 days of second interview
All interviewers were professional, friendly, more conversational than formal

Interview Question – Describe how you would approach your task with your current employer if you were an external consultant   Answer Question

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Intern Interview

Anonymous Employee

I applied online and the process took 2 months - interviewed at PwC.

Interview Details Online essays, psychometric tests, telephone interview, personality test, invitation to assessment day that involves interview with partner, group assessment, writing task and psychometric testing. Fairly long process, but communicated great and well-organised and structured.

Interview Question – What are three values that you uphold in your life   Answer Question

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Anonymous Employee
Melbourne

I applied online and the process took a day - interviewed at PwC in March 2008.

Interview Details Biased and subjective

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