☛ In your experience, what is the key to developing a good team? (Look for how they build mutual trust, respect, and cooperation.)
☛ Tell me about the last plan, policy, or budget you developed based on financial information which successfully increased the profits or improved the services of your company.
☛ What is the most challenging part of budgeting for you?
☛ Tell me about your last experience recruiting, interviewing, or hiring an employee. What techniques did you find most effective in finding the right person for the job?
☛ Name a time when your advice to management led to an improvement in your company or otherwise helped your employer.
☛ Please share with me an example of how you helped coach or mentor someone. What improvements did you see in the person's knowledge or skills?
☛ Provide an example of when you set expectations and monitored the performance of subordinates. What guidance and direction did you find most effective?
☛ Provide an example of a time when you successfully organized a diverse group of people to accomplish a task.
☛ Share an experience you had in dealing with a difficult person and how you handled the situation.
☛ Share an experience in which you successfully shared a difficult piece of information. (Make sure that the candidate has open lines of communication.)
☛ Tell me how you organize, plan, and prioritize your work.
☛ Share an experience when you applied new technology or information in your job. How did it help your company?
☛ Give me an example of when you thought outside of the box. How did it help your employer?
☛ Tell me about an experience in which you analyzed information and evaluated results to choose the best solution to a problem.
☛ Would you consider analyzing data or information a strength? How so?