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Auditor Job Description Sample

Auditor Job Description Sample

This Auditor sample job description can be used to help you create a job advert that will attract candidates who are qualified for the job. Feel free to revise this job description to meet your specific job duties and job requirements.

Job Title: Auditor

Auditor Job Purpose:

Performing audits and analysing the financial status of an establishment. Preparing reports and performing risk management tasks to protect financial assets and ensure compliance with appropriate regulations.

Auditor Job Duties:

  • Drafting asset utilisation reports and audit results for management
  • Supervising audits
  • Creating detailed reports on audit findings
  • Inspecting account books for accuracy
  • Assessing accounting systems for effectiveness, efficiency, and compliance with proper accounting procedures
  • Recommending system controls and improvements to increase reliability and data integrity
  • Preparing annual reports, statements, and financial records
  • Taking inventory to verify ledgers
  • Examining records to ensure compliance with laws and regulations
  • Reviewing taxpayer accounts to determine tax liability
  • Keeping up with legal requirements and applicable changes to local laws that apply to the establishment
  • Ensuring compliance with laws and regulations
  • Pursuing continuing education, participating in professional societies, and keeping up with industry publications to ensure a current understanding of the financial climate and legal changes as they apply to audits
  • Maintaining spreadsheets by collating data, checking for accuracy, and analysing results
  • Gauging financial risk within the establishment
  • Reviewing wages and making suggestions

Auditor Skills and Qualifications:

Minimum of a Bachelor's Degree in Finance, Accounting, or a Related Field; Master's Degree in Business Preferred; Self-Motivated to Stay Abreast of Changes, Trends, and Legal News; Attention to Detail; Strong Math Skills; Excellent Problem-Solving Abilities; Interest in Finance; Strong Communication Skills; Organisation; Documentation Skills; Presentation Skills; Familiarity with Financial Software; Objectivity; Decision Making; Time Management; Critical Thinking; Engaged Learner; Able to Instruct Others and Explain Complex Issues Clearly


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