EY Interview Questions & Reviews

Updated Aug 26, 2014
Updated Aug 26, 2014
1,969 interviews

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  1.  

    Audit Senior Interview

    Anonymous Employee  in  Sydney
    Anonymous Employee in Sydney
    Application Details

    I interviewed online. The process took 3 weeks - interviewed at EY in July 2014.

    Interview Details

    I got a call from recruitment team from Melbourne. It was a phone interview. Because I applied for the position in Sydney office, then I was arranged to take an interview with two directors in Sydney office. They all asked me behavioral questions and it took 45 mins.

    Interview Questions
    No Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Difficult Interview
  2.  

    Vacationer - Risk Advisory Interview

    Anonymous Employee  in  Melbourne
    Anonymous Employee in Melbourne
    Application Details

    I interviewed online. The process took 2 weeks - interviewed at EY in August 2014.

    Interview Details

    Assessment centre involved just a group discussion/ presentation and then a partner interview. Very easy interview, group activity was a little harder with the group being quite pressed for time.

    Interview Questions
    No Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Easy Interview
  3.  

    Consultant Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

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

    Interview Details

    Initial process involved an online application and testing - Progression led to an assessment day invitation which consisted of an interview with two senior staff, a group activity and a tour of the offices by recent graduates, with an opportunity to further interact with employees and other candidates at lunch - The entire process was quite streamlined and efficient, particularly in comparison to peer firms - Time from application to assessment day = approx. 1 month with an offer made two days later.

    Interview Questions
    • No questions were out of the ordinary or particularly difficult - Standard situational and behavioural questions based on your experiences - 'Hardest' question: "What is a current event or issue in business you are following? - What is your understanding of it? - How it affects or has the potential to affect our clients in the the operation of their businesses and the services we provide in lieu of this?"   Answer Question
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
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    Consultant Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Anonymous Employee
    Interview Details

    Multiple stages, technical and behavioural questions covering a wide variety of topics. Several different interviewers, initially HR employees followed by members from the actual team. Final stage was a team lunch to get an idea for behavioural fit.

    Interview Questions
    Declined Offer
  6.  

    Graduate Consultant Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I interviewed online. The process took 2 weeks - interviewed at EY.

    Interview Details

    Online application with questions about why you want to work for EY, telephone screen by HR, online personality test. Assessment center: interview with director/partner, group activity, literacy & numeracy testing, luncheon with staff (you will be judged).

    Interview Questions
    • Normal behavioral questions. Expect one or two curveball questions, e.g. Who would be your ideal client and why?   Answer Question
    Negotiation Details
    Negotiated a start date, but not salary.
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
  7.  

    Vacationer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate  in  Perth, Western Australia
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Perth, Western Australia
    Application Details

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

    Interview Details

    talent screener, verbal and numerical testing, group activity (non accounting related), interview with manager. Was overall a good experience. Very well run by EY. Prepare behavioural stayle questions for the interview and review the values of EY

    Interview Questions
    • what would be the ideal company you would want to work for.   Answer Question
    Negotiation Details
    N/A
    Accepted Offer
  8.  

    Consultant Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Anonymous Employee
    Application Details

    I interviewed online. The process took 2 months - interviewed at EY.

    Interview Details

    The process started with an online application followed by online quiz and situational test. After this there was an assessment centre with a group task with about 4 others. This was followed up by an interview. However some candidates had their interview before the group task.

    Interview Questions
    • If you could pick one client to work with who would it be?   Answer Question
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
  9.  

    Vacationer - Risk Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate  in  Perth, Western Australia
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Perth, Western Australia
    Application Details

    I interviewed online. The process took 4+ weeks - interviewed at EY in April 2014.

    Interview Details

    The application process consisted of an online submission starting with CV, cover letter and a few questions. After that there was numerical, verbal and logical reasoning tests. Following that I went in for an assessment centre where I participated in a group case study and was then interviewed by a senior manager. The next day I was called up and offered a position.

    Interview Questions
    • The questions were all fairly standard. They were general 'fit' questions. A couple that required a bit more thought revolved around experiences with diversity and persuading people.   Answer Question
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
  10.  

    Consultant Interview

    Anonymous Employee  in  Adelaide
    Anonymous Employee in Adelaide
    Application Details

    I interviewed online. The process took 4 weeks - interviewed at EY.

    Interview Details

    Well structured interview process with prompt communication from HR. Partners are really nice and down to earth and truly want you to succeed in the interview process

    Interview Questions
    • Explain a time you have worked overseas and had to overcome culture shock   Answer Question
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview
  11.  

    Consultant Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate  in  Adelaide
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Adelaide
    Application Details

    I interviewed online. The process took 1 week - interviewed at EY in October 2010.

    Interview Details

    Very well organised interview process. Consultant interview, Manager interview and Partner interview. Followed by online skills test. Followed by in-person practical day.

    Interview Questions
    Negotiation Details
    Offer was couriered to me the next day, accompanied with a personal phone call to inform me of the good news.
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview

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