An official whose job is to carefully check the accuracy of business records.An auditor can be an independent auditor unaffiliated with the company being audited or a captive auditor and some are also elected by public officials.Auditors ensure that the organizations are maintaining accurate and honest financial records and statements.
- Collect and analyse data to detect deficient controls, duplicated effort, fraud or non-compliance with laws, regulations and management policies.
- Report to management about asset utilization and audit results, and recommend changes in operations and financial activities.
- Prepare detailed report on audit findings.
- Examine and evaluate financial and information systems and recommending controls to ensure system reliability and data integrity.
A master’s degree in finance subjects and should have completed three years of practical training under the supervision of an authorized public accountant or an approved public accountant.
Upon completion of the training, one can sit for the exam conducted by the Audit Board.
Once the exam is successfully cleared, one can apply for a license.