This psychometric test comprises of questions which relate to graphs, percentages and tables whereby you will be asked to analyse data and chose from a set of multiple choice answers. There will be a time limit, usually a minute per question, and so practicing answering these type of questions in timed conditions is vital. This type of test is designed to measure your numerical abilities. Mazars use Kenexa as their test provider.
You will be presented with a series of paragraphs which you will be required to read and then answer questions. Your options will be True, False or Cannot Tell. This test will be assessing your analytical skills. As with the numerical tests, you will be timed and so ensuring that you balance your time between reading the passages and answering the questions is important. Mazars use Kenexa as their test provider.
Written Excercise / Case Study
You’ll have to undertake a form of written exercise. This will be to assess your written and communication skills as well analytical. It is important for this exercise to have a clear understanding of the company’s morals and values, as well as how the organisation is run. Background knowledge is vital.
You will be given a group task and will be expected to demonstrate good team-work skills. You’ll be assessed as to how you perform within the group, whether you show strong leadership skills or better support skills. You must be careful to strike a balance between dominating the group and being too passive.
E-trays make use of a simulation in which you receive e-mails which you are expected to read, prioritise and process in order to complete several tasks. These tasks are representative of those that you might be expected to undertake in a work or business setting. It will assess your written communication, decision-making skills and ability to multi-task.