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Sample Interview Questions: Accounting Clerk

Sample Interview Questions: Accounting Clerk

The sample interview questions below will assist with your hiring interview when interviewing candidates for an accounting clerk job description.

  • Tell me about your previous work experience as accounting clerk.
  • What were your primary responsibilities?
  • How many people did you support?
  • What were the most challenging aspects of your work?
  • What type of software programs are you familiar with using?
  • How did you maintain confidentiality when managing information?
  • Tell me about a complex project you were tasked with completing under deadline.
  • How did you add value to your role as accounting clerk?
  • Tell me about your computer skills.
  • Talk about your math skills. 
  • What have you done at your present/last company to increase revenues, reduce costs, or save time? 
  • What have you done recently to become a better accounting clerk? 
  • What makes you a great fit for this position?
  • What type of schedule are you looking to work? 
  • Would you be available to work extra hours if needed?

Every interview should be an integrated part of a hiring strategy that enables you to hire great people and avoid hiring disasters.

Taking the time to prepare for the candidate interview will help you make every new hire count.

Equally important: research relevant recruiting trends such as Monster’s 2011 Accounting Job Conditions Report.

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