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Arrow Electronics
Entry Level Staff Accountant was asked...12 February 2012

What is an accrual?

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Revenues and expenses are recorded when earned; not received or paid.

Is an accounting method

An adjustment to either 1) record revenue earned but not yet recorded or 2) record expenses that have been incurred but not yet recorded Less

Sequel Logistics Pvt

Do I know anything about logistics companies

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Not by experience, however I've read prior about that specific company. Its background, policies and services. Less

Yes I know Logistics Company uses and conditions I read now

Yes I know Logistics terms and conditions


Are you familiar with Korean culture?

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The Bollard Group

What are some of your problem solving techniques?

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Try to research things on my own at first, and ask questions with fellow coworkers to get a second more experienced opinion. Less


What managerial style do you prefer?

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I said when starting a new job or position sometimes it is very appropriate to be micro-managed. But, I would hope that with time the manager might shift to a more hands off approach. Less

Anchin Block & Anchin

1) Tell me about yourself 2) Why is your GPA not on here? 3) Why our company? Why not a larger firm/small firm? 4) Do you like working in teams or independently? 5) What do you think about evaluations/constructive criticism/montly reviews? 6) Where do you see yourself in 5-10 years? 7) Tell me about a time you had to work in group 8) What did you do when you were proposed with a difficult situation, and how did you handle it? 9) What do you do when you disagree with a team member? 10) Why public accounting and not private accounting?

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Do your own research for the questions. I provided some pretty detailed stuff for you already. Less


Tell me about yourself, what do you know about being accountant, what is your legal status, what is your desired salay

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I answer with my honesty

WithumSmith + Brown

Why are you interested in WSB compared to other Midtier firms?

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Size, Enviroment, Culture and Experience

Shaw Industries

Do you have any experience with SQL or VBA Macro building?

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I have a basic understanding off it and know that it involves pulling data from databases and I've only covered assignments in class over them, however I'm eager to learn a more hands-on-approach! Less

Do you need work sponsorship(if you're not a citizen)?

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