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PwC Advisory Manager Interview Questions & Reviews

Updated Jul 07, 2014
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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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Advisory Manager

Interviewed at PwC

Interview Details I was really surprised--both interviews went really well but then they just fell off the face of the earth. I was really surprised that I never even got the courtesy of a final email/follow up call. I understand that the interview and selection process can be an arduous one however I think I deserved the courtesy of a follow up.

Interview Question – I was really surprised by how unstructured the interviews were. I found that I had to ask questions in order to get a sense of the job as both parties had little to share.   Answer Question


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Advisory Manager
McLean, VA (US)

I applied online and the process took 2 weeks - interviewed at PwC in March 2014.

Interview Details Applied online and was contacted by a recruiter for a prescreening interview. During the prescreening interview, I was asked general background questions about my experience in the field. The recruiting also asked questions regarding my current salary and whether I was interviewing with other companies and whether I was further along in their interviewing process. She laughed when I told her my current salary and told me that I wouldn't get that at PwC. Found the laughter a bit odd, but I digress. At the end of the interview, she told me that they were going to decline moving forward.


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Advisory Manager Interview

Advisory Manager
San Jose, CA (US)

I applied through a recruiter and the process took 2 months - interviewed at PwC in February 2012.

Interview Details Got a call from sourcing and then a Recruiter 30 mins interview. Next step was a Phone Interview with a Director. Final step was meeting in person with 3 people - Manager, Director and a Principal. It took about 3 months but about 9 weeks were wasted between call from sourcing to Recruiter calling me.

Negotiation Details – Very easy. PwC Advisory (I think) is a good pay master. I did not have to negotiate.


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Advisory Manager Interview

Advisory Manager
Los Angeles, CA (US)

I applied through a recruiter and the process took 3 months - interviewed at PwC in February 2011.

Interview Details total 5 interviews, 1 HR, 3 Technical and 1 final with Partners, out of three technical interviews 2 were more detailed and focused on measuring my technical, functional and professional skills.

Interview Question – in technical rounds, i was asked to provide solution for couple business scenarios/process, that scenarios/ processes were totally new for me as that was Europe business practices. definitely the interviewer were very intelligent and experienced, it is difficult to answer their questions. you need to be well prepared for this interview, just like final year exams.   Answer Question


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Manager - Advisory Interview

Manager - Advisory

I applied through a recruiter and the process took 2+ weeks - interviewed at PwC.

Interview Details Initial interview will be through recruiter followed by a technical screening. If you pass the stage, then you will be invited to an in-person interview with multiple directors/managers with one partner interview. You will be assessed with personality and compatibility to the company culture and direction. Learn as much as you can about company culture and position that you're applying for, then you should be fine if your skill/soft skill matched with those.

Interview Question – How do you approach a client?   Answer Question


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Manager Advisory Interview

Manager Advisory
Madrid (Spain)

I applied through an employee referral and the process took 2+ weeks - interviewed at PwC in September 2009.

Interview Details I started in the firm in the audit group. The interview process
- consisted of a general entry exam (accounting and business focused) after which I was called for a group interview, where you had to demonstrate team working skills with a group of 5-10 people and finally present your results (from the team building exercise) individually to 2 people from HR and 1 partner from audit
- After passing the 2nd round I went into 2 interviews with partners, which were mainly personal based and going thrhough my CV. No technical questions, which were done in the previous rounds

Negotiation Details – Not much room for negotiation. Was given a salary and a position and offered to take or decline.


Accepted Offer

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Advisory Manager Interview

Advisory Manager
Chicago, IL (US)

I applied through college or university - interviewed at PwC in May 2008.

Interview Details 2 rounds of 2 to 3 interviews each. Some years focuses on fit only, some years add case studies.

Interview Question – Develop a three slide presentation for client XXX...(details were provided by interviewer)   View Answer

Negotiation Details – No negotiating.


Accepted Offer

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Easy Interview

Advisory Manager Interview

Advisory Manager
Washington, DC (US)

I applied through a recruiter and the process took 3 weeks - interviewed at PwC in January 2012.

Interview Details I interviewed with about 4 senior management, the interview was relatively straight forward. They were most interested in your past experience and how you can apply that experience to PwC. Be sure to be able to speak to all your accomplishments on your resume and be able to substantiate it.

Interview Question – None   Answer Question


Accepted Offer

Positive Experience

Average Interview

Advisory Manager Interview

Advisory Manager
Tysons Corner, VA (US)

I applied through an employee referral and the process took 3 weeks - interviewed at PwC in August 2012.

Interview Details The interview process was very smooth and very informative. The interviewers were very honest about the position and the work requirements.The interview involved three seperate people as well as continual communication from a recruiting specialist who was very good. I was kept fully aware of all items and was provided with any requested info about benefits and work responsibilities.

Interview Question – Standard and typical questions, nothing out of the ordinary.   Answer Question

Negotiation Details – The accepted offer was only contingient. It however was straight forward and the salary requested was met.

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