What does an Auditor Leader do?

Auditors are responsible for tracking the cash flow and accounts of companies to ensure that they are being recorded and processed correctly, that assets are protected through appropriate control measures, and that financial records meet legal standards. Auditors can work in both the public and private sector as an internal audtor, an external auditor, or an independent auditor.

Most auditors have a Bachelor's degree in accounting or finance. Additionally, many auditors also have a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) credential, which is obtained by passing a national exam and a completing a minimum number of college coursework hours. Auditors need to have a keen eye for detail, a strong ability to work under pressure, and a knack for problem solving.

  • Develop audit objectives, plans, and scope by reviewing available information and conducting research
  • Help design, implement, and maintain internal audit procedures and risk assessment processes
  • Prepare audit findings, write audit reports, and develop recommendations
  • Ensure complaince with all applicable plans, policies, and standards
  • Stay current on industry trends, and best accounting and audit practices
  • Ensure accuracy of financial information
  • Follow up on audit recommendations
  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance, or related field. CPA preferred.
  • 3-6 years experience in financial accounting, auditing, or a combination thereof, preferably in public accounting
  • Strong understanding of accounting, banking laws, regulations, and internal controls
  • Sound understanding of audit theories, principles, and practices
  • Familiarity with general accounting practices and techniques
  • Strong interpersonal skills, critical thinking skills, and time management skills
  • Proficient verbal and written communication skills
  • Comfortability working in a collaborative environment
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office applications
Work/Life Balance
2.9 ★
Salary Range--
Career Opportunity
3.9 ★
Avg. Experience2-4 years

Lead Auditor Salaries

Average Base Pay

₹10,62,707 /yr
Same as national average
Not including cash compensation
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Median: ₹11L
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Auditor Leader Career Path

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Audit Staff
21 May 2021

“Everyone who works here is highly ambitious and motivated to further their career and expertise.”

Frazer, LLPFrazer, LLP
Audit Associate
1 Jun 2021

“Since I left I’ve been hired at another firm and everyone is so nice and respectful.”

Senior Audit Associate
7 Jun 2021

“Looks good on CV / with recruiters / experience is good but varied depending on which team you work with.”

Brown Smith WallaceBrown Smith Wallace
Audit Associate
3 Nov 2020

“The expertise within the firm is strong and I have enjoyed working with everyone at the firm.”

SGV & Co.SGV & Co.
Audit Associate
25 Feb 2021

“I worked as an Audit Associate in the Asia Pacific Talent Hub in SGV and i find my colleagues really friendly and cool.”

Senior Auditor
8 Oct 2021

“Good place to start a career with attractive salary (in regions) and ability to get good experience.”

16 Oct 2019

“Career is not an option: only job titles and work load go up.They could do better than this”

Audit Intern
27 Oct 2021

“The work life balance was not ideal and an intern was expected 70 hour weeks.”

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