An auditor evaluates a company’s account and certifies if the accounts show a true and fair view of its financial position.


Auditing is very vital part of accounting. There are 2 types of auditors, the external auditor and the internal auditor.

Personal Qualities:

  • Excellent maths and IT skills
  • Ability to solve problems
  • Verbal and written communication skills
  • Good time management

A Typical Day:

A typical day for an auditor might include

  • Understanding the business of the client
  • Collecting and interpreting figures
  • Reviewing company accounts
  • Identifying risk areas of business

Entry Requirements

  • 5 GCSEs including Maths and English plus 2 A levels or equiv (BTEC)
  • Work experience
  • You must be a qualified accountant to become an external auditor

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