Accountemps Interview Questions

Updated 11 Oct 2014
Updated 11 Oct 2014
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    Financial Specialist Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Dallas, TX (US)
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Dallas, TX (US)
    Application Details

    I applied through a recruiter. The process took 2+ monthsinterviewed at Accountemps.

    Interview Details

    Applied online and was invited to have the accounting and excel tests. The tests provide you with scores for begining skills, intermediate and upper level skills. After passing with at least 75% score on both accounting and excel, you are offered a position and you are invited for several interviews with staffing executives and branch managers at the office you applied and at other four offices around Dallas.

    Negotiation Details
    It was easy and normal, as I was aware of the process.
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
  2.  

    Financial Analyst Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in El Segundo, CA (US)
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in El Segundo, CA (US)
    Application Details

    I applied online – interviewed at Accountemps in November 2012.

    Interview Details

    It was pretty straight forward. The recruiter will basically talk about your areas of your interest, what you look for in a company, your salary expectation and so on.

    Interview Questions
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
  3.  

    Senior Accountant--Salaried Professional Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Houston, TX (US)
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Houston, TX (US)
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 2 weeksinterviewed at Accountemps in November 2012.

    Interview Details

    Interviewed for temp to hire position. I was brought in for more interviews with several different people. These positions often pay less than you could make working at a company. However, you get a much greater variety of work. The main thing is whether you can make it on the lower salary.

    Interview Questions
    Negotiation Details
    Based on salary guide for where I lived. I would suggest negotiating using salaries in the mid-range.
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
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    Account Payable Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Calgary, AB (Canada)
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Calgary, AB (Canada)
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took a weekinterviewed at Accountemps.

    Interview Details

    Asked to take several online knowledge and skills tests, such as basic accounting, excel, reconciliation, etc. and then went to an on-site interview, asking about background, work experience, career goal, job expectation, salary expectation, etc.

    Interview Questions
    No Offer
    Easy Interview
  6.  

    Junior Accountant Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Hyderābād (India)
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Hyderābād (India)
    Application Details

    I applied online – interviewed at Accountemps.

    Interview Details

    Working of tally software , excel , ms office, and any of software working of performances in the training of soft ware

    Interview Questions
    • return will be summit late than which calculation and when working of the return submitted   View Answer
    Declined Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
  7.  

    Contractor Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Santa Clara, CA (US)
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Santa Clara, CA (US)
    Application Details

    I applied through a staffing agency. The process took a weekinterviewed at Accountemps in October 2012.

    Interview Details

    Had a 12:30 interview that got moved to 3:00, then waited in their lobby until 3:45 for the recruiter to come out. They asked basic questions, most of which could have been answered by my resume. The interview lasted about 15 minutes, and at the conclusion they told me the hourly rate would be $5 less than other staffing agencies I am signed up with. They also said they would be e-mailing me some skills tests, but I have yet to receive them.

    Interview Questions
    No Offer
    Negative Experience
    Easy Interview
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    Junior Accountant Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 3 weeksinterviewed at Accountemps in October 2012.

    Interview Details

    I applied for a position in Accountemps. Somebody called me after 2-3 weeks to schedule for an interview. They sent me a couple of tests on my email that I need to finish (basic accounting and Excel). Before the interview they asked me to fill out tons of paperwork. They will ask you for VERY personal information like your SSN.

    The interview was pretty much the same as the other reviews in Glassdoor. The person clearly was showing no interest on me since he just asked me 2 questions. What's your previous job and are you willing to work at *city 1* or *city 2*. I knew there'd be no job offer happening when he said "Don't rely on us on giving you a job, look at indeed.com or careerbuilder.com". That was it for me.

    Interview Questions
    No Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Easy Interview
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    Staff Accountant Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Merrillville, IN (US)
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Merrillville, IN (US)
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took a weekinterviewed at Accountemps in October 2012.

    Interview Details

    I applied online. One week later, I received a call to schedule an interview. When I came to the interview, they asked to fill out a lot of paper work. A reference letter is required, which is the part I don't like most.

    Interview Questions
    • No unexpected questions. The HR required me to take several tasks online, which include EXCEL, Accounting, and Financial Analyst tests. Theses tests are easy.   Answer Question
    No Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Easy Interview
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    Staff Accountant Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Interview Details

    Responded to an ad for Staff Accountant and was contacted by a recruiter. I was interviewed by the recruiter and given several assessment tests.

    Interview Questions
    No Offer
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    Administrative Assistant Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Tinley Park, IL (US)
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Tinley Park, IL (US)
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 3 daysinterviewed at Accountemps in September 2012.

    Interview Details

    Forwarded a resume online. Received a call requesting an interview. Asked to do a skills test online prior to interview which included a personality test. Waited in busy lobby full of potential candidates (temps) also waiting to interview /register for the service. Interview was a review of my test results and resume.I was told I scored well and my resume looked good. I also was told I would be contacted when a position that matched my skills was available. I was never contacted again

    Interview Questions
    • No difficult questions were asked during the interview. Some difficult questions/ skills were requested during the online testing. Nothing outside of my abilities or the average person with Microsoft Office skills and common sense.   View Answer
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

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