Accounts Payable & Receivable Test
Our Accounts Payable & Receivable test identifies the right accounting department clerk to process your ingoing and outgoing accounts with high accuracy.
Purpose: Test your next AP/AR candidates for their ability to manage tasks such as balancing your company’s general ledger, managing payroll, tracking delinquent accounts, keeping accurate records, and complying with legal requirements. Best fit candidates should be ethical, orderly and detail-minded, comfortable working alone or with others, tolerant of routine, and able to communicate with employees, customers and business managers.
About the test: The Accounts Payable & Receivable test, also known as the Bookkeeping test, is untimed and should take approximately 90 minutes to complete. It consists of 5 parts:
- An accounting math test with basic arithmetic problems and word problems that involve use of decimals, percentages, and fractions
- A Microsoft Excel proficiency test (version 2010, with the ribbon menus)
- A personality test
- An aptitude test that covers verbal reasoning, numerical reasoning, and abstract reasoning
- A test of perceptual speed & accuracy.
Testing Process: Online personality testing provides immediate reporting. Proctoring is desirable but not required.
Options: Contact us to learn how we can customize the test content for your hiring process or the way information is presented in the report to meet your specifications.
Validity Information: Available upon request. Interested in more information about Personality Testing? Download Resource Associates Personal Style Inventory guide now (opens in a new tab). It provides detail on dimensions, validity, reliability, and more.
The Accounts Payable & Receivable Test Evaluates:
|Less Desirable Behaviors||Test Content||Desirable Behaviors|
|Slow to learn, needs simple tasks||General Mental Ability||Quick learner, solves problems|
|Slow / lots of mistakes||Math Skills||Faster / few mistakes|
|Needs a lot of Excel training||Excel Knowledge||Has basic Excel proficiency|
|Slow clerical processing||Perceptual Speed & Accuracy||Fast clerical processing|
|Argumentative||Agreeableness||Easy to get along with; nice|
|Timid, lacks courage to confront subjects||Assertiveness||Willing to offer opinions and debate different options|
|Chafes at having to do tasks by procedure||Comfort with Procedures||Likes procedure-based tasks|
|Fails to live up to promises||Conscientious||Dependable, reliable|
|Doesn’t like detailed tasks||Detail-Minded||Likes working on detailed tasks|
|Overreacts to stress, gets upset easily||Emotional Resilience||Calm, level-headed, handles stress well|
|Tends to use rules for their own benefit||Integrity||Strong moral values|
|Cares mainly about salary and perks||Intrinsic Motivation||Enjoys coming to work|
|Lacks enthusiasm, may give up easily||Optimism||Cheerful, “can-do” attitude|
|Disorganized, careless||Orderliness||Organized, neat|
|Doesn’t want to have to deal with people||Sociability||Likes people involvement at work|
|Bored with procedure-based tasks||Tolerance of Mundane Work||Likes procedure-based tasks|
|Doesn’t want to coordinate with others||Teamwork||Able to coordinate and work cooperatively|
|Does the minimum||Work Drive||Willing to go the extra mile|
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