Auditor duties and responsibilities
Auditors perform many tasks that help a company or individual maintain the integrity of their records and statements. Duties and responsibilities of an Auditor may include:
Auditor skills and qualifications
A successful Auditor will have various prerequisite skills and qualifications required for the duties performed in this job. Some of these may include:
Auditor experience requirements
Auditor candidates need to have at least two to three years of experience working as an Auditor or Junior Auditor. Ideally, the candidate will have experience reviewing and auditing information similar to the type of information your company will need auditing. For example, for a Financial Auditor role, the candidate should have at least a year of experience in accounting or financial auditing.
Auditor training and education
An Auditor candidate needs to have a bachelor’s degree or higher academic certification from an accredited university. Auditor candidates in finance will need to have the specific education, training, and certification to be a chartered professional accountant (CPA) or certified management accountant (CMA). An Auditor candidate who is recognized and certified as a Certified Internal Auditor (CIA) should be preferred.
Auditor salary expectations
According to Indeed Salaries, the average salary for an Auditor in Canada is $70,523 per year. The salary may vary depending on experience, location, or company that is hiring.
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