While the requirements for accounting positions can vary based on scope and employer, hiring managers not only want a basic understanding of reporting of financial data, accounting principles, account management, budgets, relevant codes, laws and regulations, and accounting software apps—they also want problem solvers, critical thinkers and team players. That’s why candidates for accounting positions need to familiarize themselves with the most common interview questions in the field. Preparing yourself these questions helps hiring managers get an idea of how you assess situations and solve problems. Here are five of some of the most common interview questions you can expect and a few tips on how to answer them.
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