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PwC Interview Questions & Reviews

Updated Jul 24, 2014
All Interviews Received Offers

Getting an Interview  

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Interview Experience  

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No Offer

Positive Experience

Average Interview

Trainee Interview

Trainee
Sydney

I applied online and the process took 4+ weeks - interviewed at PwC in July 2014.

Interview Details Only one interview after series of online tests. Partner & manager. Very friendly environment. Nothing to worry about really. Did group case study activity first, then separated into three streams: office tour, grad panel and interview.

Interview Question – Tell me about a time where you were forced into a difficult situation. Explain how you dealt with it, how it turned out etc.   Answer Question


Accepted Offer

Positive Experience

Easy Interview

Senior Manager Interview

Senior Manager
Sydney

I applied online and the process took 1+ week - interviewed 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 Question – 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

Neutral Experience

Consulting Interview

Consulting

I applied online and the process took 4 weeks - interviewed 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 Question – 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


No Offer

Neutral Experience

Difficult Interview

Vacation Work Interview

Vacation Work
Melbourne

I applied online and the process took 2 months - interviewed at PwC in May 2014.

Interview Details Applied online, did the testing, a video interview then attended the Assessment Center/Partner Interview. The assessment center was pretty laid back with a case study (group activity and individual email activity). I felt like the interviewers didn't value honesty and they weren't super friendly. Was asked why PwC about 4 times during the process...

Interview Question – Used a case study about a Frozen Yogurt company and had to talk about opportunities and risks. It was a group activity, what you said had value but it was the group work they were largely looking at.   Answer Question


No Offer

Neutral Experience

Average Interview

Intern Advisory Interview

Intern Advisory
Sydney

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

Interview Details Application process submitted online. Some simple questions about why you're applying to the particular department, what you offer and so on. This followed by online taleo testing, which if you progress is followed by recorded interview. This basically just asks some questions about PWC which you record answers to.

Interview Question – Why would you choose PWC over the other Big 4?   View Answers (2)


Accepted Offer

Positive Experience

Easy Interview

Graduate Interview

Graduate

I applied online and the process took 5+ weeks - interviewed 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 Question – 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


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No Offer

Neutral Experience

Average Interview

Intern Interview

Intern
Melbourne

I applied online - interviewed at PwC in March 2014.

Interview Details Video interview

Interview Question – What do you think distinguishes PwC from it's competitors?   Answer Question


Accepted Offer

Positive Experience

Difficult Interview

Manager Interview

Manager
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


Accepted Offer

Positive Experience

Average Interview

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.


No Offer

Neutral Experience

Average Interview

Business Analyst Interview

Business Analyst
Sydney

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

Interview Details recruiter, followed by email, initial interview, behavioural tests, 2nd round interview

Interview Question – example of dealing with conflict   Answer Question

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