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Director of Accounting Sample Job Interview Questions

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Accounting Directors are responsible to leading teams of accountants. As such, leadership skills are critical to success in this job. The ability to lead a team, set direction and delivering on outcomes for a department is vital. This includes cost accounting, project accounting, controls and preparing of company financial reporting.

Use these Director of Accounting questions to help you prepare for your job interview.

What have you done recently to improve your knowledge of GAAP and IFRS?

Ideally, we would like you to have Hyperion software background.  Have you worked with Hyperion before?

How many professional development, networking events or training seminars have you attended this year?

Quarterly cash flow schedules will be a very important to stay on top of, how do you think you will do this?

A key activity will be building relationships.  How have you created banking relationships with domestic and international banks?

How comfortable are you with Dynamics/Great Plains?

What is the most complex research you had to do in accounting and auditing issue?

What standard operating procedures for the accounting departments have you implemented?

Have you ever led activities related to corporate tax engagement?