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Accounting Assistant Test
Test duration:
25
min
No. of questions:
25
Level of experience:
Entry/Mid/Expert

Accounting Assistant Test

The accounting aptitude test is the ideal pre-hire test for recruiters and hiring managers to assess candidates objectively. This assessment is useful for hiring an Accounting Assistant. Our accounting assistant test helps to reduce hiring costs by 40%.

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Accounting Assistant Test Assessment

Accounting assistants provide administrative support to accountants, undertaking clerical tasks such as typing, filing, making phone calls, handling mail, and basic bookkeeping. They perform various clerical/accounting functions supporting the company's or department's financial tracking, processing, and reporting requirements. The work may involve general accounts payable/receivable or related financial areas. The work is mostly structured, with procedures and guidelines available regarding how assignments should be completed. However, they may occasionally be required to develop alternative solutions and approaches.

Other duties and responsibilities of the job include:

  • Working with spreadsheets, sales and purchase ledgers, and journals. 
  • Preparing statutory accounts. 
  • Calculating and ensuring payments, amounts, and records are correct. 
  • Sorting out the incoming and outgoing daily post and answering any queries. 
  • Managing petty cash transactions. 
  • Controlling credit and chasing debt.
  • Reconciling finance accounts and direct debits. 
  • Reconciling cash accounts between the bank statement and general ledger. 
  • Recording journal entries. 
  • Completing internal audit procedures. 
  • Converting documents to PDF format. 
  • Entering general ledger data into the depreciation, performance measurement, and ancillary systems. 
  • Assembling documents in response to independent auditor requests. 
  • Entering budget information into an accounting system. 
  • Assisting in preparing monthly and quarterly investor reports. 
  • Preparing sales tax and other government filings. 
  • Running reports from the general ledger and ancillary systems. 
  • Entering invoices into the accounts payable system. 
  • Prepare supporting schedules.

KEY SKILLS REQUIRED:

  • ACCOUNTING / BOOKKEEPING - Accounting Fundamentals
  • EXCELLENT COMMUNICATION AND INTER-PERSONAL SKILLS - Verbal Ability and Verbal Reasoning
  • ABILITY TO SOLVE PROBLEMS AND THINK CREATIVELY - Quantitative Aptitude and Spatial Intelligence
  • DETAIL-ORIENTED WITH A HIGH LEVEL OF ACCURACY IN OUTPUT
  • STRONGLY PROFICIENT IN MICROSOFT WORD AND EXCEL - Excel Basics
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Test Summary

VERBAL ABILITY

Verbal ability is essential because grammar and vocabulary are prerequisites for good spoken and written English.

VERBAL REASONING

Reading comprehension indicates an ability to comprehend and reason with the concepts on a written page.

QUANTITATIVE APTITUDE

Quantitative ability will indicate analytical thinking and problem-solving ability.

ABSTRACT REASONING

Abstract reasoning indicates the ability to think, identify logical patterns, learn new skills and solve complex problems. It is an indicator of fluid intelligence and shows an ability to strategize.

ACCOUNTING FUNDAMENTALS

The topics cover accounting topics such as posting entries, overhead allocation, FIFO, LIFO, Cash flows, stock valuation, adjustment entries, accounting principles, etc.

MS WORD

The questions are on Keyboard shortcuts, Keyboard Combinations, Page orientations, Tables, Charts, formatting, and commands.

The accountant assistant test is designed considering EEOC guidelines. It will help you to assess & hire diverse talent without any bias.

This test may contain MCQs (Multiple Choice Questions), MAQs (Multiple Answer Questions), Fill in the Blanks, Descriptive Questions, Whiteboard Questions, Audio / Video Questions, AI-LogicBox, Job-based Simulations, True or False Questions, etc.

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  • Accounting Assistant
Test Duration
25
min
No. of Questions
25
Level of Expertise
Entry/Mid/Expert
Topics Covered
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Accounting Fundamentals

iMocha's accounting assistant test evaluates a candidate's understanding of accounting fundamentals such as recording, summarizing, analyzing, and reporting financial data.

Numerical Reasoning

This test helps recruiters and hiring managers assess a candidate's ability to solve numerical problems by interpreting numerical data.
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Management Accounting

Our accounting assistant test helps to evaluate a candidate's ability to manage an account by giving financial information to the managers in decision-making.
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Financial Analysis

Our test helps to assess a candidate's knowledge about the financial analysis process and of maintaining records of financial activities to determine accounting performance.
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Excel Advance 2016

This assessment evaluates a candidate's ability to work on Microsoft Excel 2016, which helps to manage and control large amounts of data.
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Sample Question
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Question type
Multiple Option
Topics covered
HLOOKUP
Difficulty
Medium

Question:

Manuel is adept at using complex combined formulas. Identify the output of the following formula he wrote based on the given table, with data contained in the range A1: B5. HLOOKUP(44,A2:B5,3) - HLOOKUP(53,A4:B5,2) = ?

Table with section and value column


Options

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  • 0
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