AUDITOR

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 Brief description

The position of auditor consists of examining and analyzing accounting records to determine financial status of an establishment and prepare financial reports concerning operating procedures.

Tasks

  • Collect and analyze data to detect deficient controls, duplicated effort, extravagance, fraud, or non-compliance with laws, regulations, and management policies;
  • Confer with company officials about financial and regulatory matters;
  • Examine and evaluate financial and information systems, recommending controls to ensure system reliability and data integrity;
  • Examine records and interview workers to ensure recording of transactions and compliance with laws and regulations;
  • Examine whether the organization’s objectives are reflected in its management activities, and whether employees understand the objectives;
  • Inspect account books and accounting systems for efficiency, effectiveness, and use of accepted accounting procedures to record transactions;
  • Prepare detailed reports on audit findings;
  • Report to management about asset utilization and audit results, and recommend changes in operations and financial activities;
  • Review data about material assets, net worth, liabilities, capital stock, surplus, income, and expenditures;
  • Supervise auditing of establishments, and determine scope of investigation required.

 

Qualifications and requirements

  • A bachelor’s degree or equivalent;
  • Ability to give full attention to what other people are saying, and to identify complex problems and reviewing related information to develop and evaluate options and implement solutions;
  • Ability to consider the relative costs and benefits of potential actions to choose the most appropriate one.

 

 

Competencies (in order of importance)

  • Integrity — Job requires being honest and ethical.
  • Attention to Detail — Job requires being careful about detail and thorough in completing work tasks.
  • Analytical Thinking — Job requires analyzing information and using logic to address work-related issues and problems.
  • Dependability — Job requires being reliable, responsible, and dependable, and fulfilling obligations.
  • Persistence — Job requires persistence in the face of obstacles.

 

 

Lines of communication

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Working conditions

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