An interview questionnaire for accountants help the interviewer to gauge the knowledge of the applicant as far as accounting is concerned. The questions asked in the interview show the applicants experience and how he has dealt with various situations and challenges he has faced in his/her accounting career. The questions in the interview questionnaire for accountants test the applicant’s ability to make sound judgment and decision making skills. From this questionnaire the interviewer gets to know if the interviewee is able to use basic communication skills.

The interviewee’s knowledge on the use of certain accounting equipment or computer software is judged from the way he /she answers questions asked from the interview questionnaire for accountants.

Sample Interview Questionnaire for Accountants

  1. Give us various advantages and disadvantages of using the various available accounting software you have experience on?________________________________________________
  2. Describe an instance where you had an assignment and you were forced by circumstances to form working relationships or employ team work with your colleague to perform that particular task.________________________________________________________________________
  3. What do you think about the new accounting by laws recently passed in parliament and what role have you played to ensure they are implemented within the organization you worked for?_______________________________________________________________________
  4. Describe a situation where you had to go out of your job description to help a colleague or a client and explain the results that were achieved.______________________________________________________________________
  5. What persuasion tools would you employ to convince your team or colleagues that your ideas are the best and should be given a chance?___________________________________________________________________
  6. Have you ever been involved in any major miscalculation or unbalanced book situation? If yes how did you deal with it?______________________________________________________________
  7. If no how would you avoid such an occurrence?__________________________________________________________________________