PwC Interview Questions

Updated 23 Oct 2014
Updated 23 Oct 2014
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    Senior Manager Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Sydney
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Sydney
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 1+ weekinterviewed at PwC.

    Interview Details

    Ask lots of questions about the team culture you're joining. Their are a few teams that don't work well and/or led by a bad partner. Ask about the team dynamics and what is expected of you in the role. How often are you going to have to work late etc..

    Interview Questions
    • Be prepared answer the question "why you want to work with PwC". They're assessing your ability to deliver a value proposition.   Answer Question
    Negotiation Details
    Easy
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
  2.  

    Assurance Trainee Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Sydney
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Sydney
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 6 weeksinterviewed at PwC in July 2014.

    Interview Details

    The hiring process was a very long process involving several steps.
    1. Submit online application - resume, questionnaire, typical "why do you want to work here?"
    2. (upon successful application review) Talent Screener - 30 scenarios with multiple choice questions, emulating office situations.
    3. Online Numeracy test
    4. Video interview (not in live-time but recorded)
    5. Assessment day - group activity, comparable to a consulting case study, Partner interview and leisurely office tour.

    Interview Questions
    Negotiation Details
    no negotiation.
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
  3.  

    Consulting Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 4 weeksinterviewed at PwC.

    Interview Details

    Followed the instructions on the website. Fairly straight forward and you are required to complete verbal and numerical reasoning tests. I would recommend that you prepare well for these are you are racing with time. Then if you get through, you have to go through phone screening and assessment centre

    Interview Questions
    • if you could change one thing in the world what would it be and why?   Answer Question
    Negotiation Details
    Prepare your cover letter and cv well. Make sure there is no mistakes
    Accepted Offer
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    Graduate Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 5+ weeksinterviewed at PwC in May 2014.

    Interview Details

    Very good experience. Very relaxed. Not nerve-racking at all. I walked in nervous but by the time my interview started I felt extremely confident and welcome. This helped me perform well in the interview because I was able to concentrate and think clearly.

    Staff were friendly and approachable which sold me on the culture. It is one thing to advertise a culture and set of values, but it is another to align actions with intentions. PwC seems to manage this well.

    Interview Questions
    • Name two of our core values. One that you believe is a strength of yours, and another that you feel you may struggle with. Discuss your selection.   View Answer
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
  6.  

    Advisory Manager Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied in-person. The process took 6+ monthsinterviewed 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 Questions
    Negotiation Details
    Could not negotiate much on the pay but neogtiated on the starting date.
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
  7.  

    Paralegal Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied through college or university. The process took a weekinterviewed at PwC in March 2014.

    Interview Details

    Initial communications with HR and had a meeting a few days thereafter with two lawyers at their offices. Great open conversation, able to ask about the role and team dynamics and I did not receive any unexpected questions.

    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
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    Director Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Sydney
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Sydney
    Application Details

    I applied through a recruiter. The process took a weekinterviewed 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 Questions
    • 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
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
  9.  

    Assurance Intern Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 4+ weeksinterviewed at PwC in August 2013.

    Interview Details

    Phone call based

    Interview Questions
    • What co-curriculum activities have you been participated in university and high school? What is your award about?   Answer Question
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
  10. 2 people found this helpful  

    Senior Consultant Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Sydney
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Sydney
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 2 weeksinterviewed 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 Questions
    • Describe how you would approach your task with your current employer if you were an external consultant   Answer Question
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview
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    Intern Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 2+ monthsinterviewed 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 Questions
    Accepted Offer

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