Senior auditors conduct audits for companies to ensure compliance in financial and operational areas. They ensure that businesses operate smoothly and inspect records for cases of waste or fraud. Senior auditors are typically responsible for overseeing the entire auditing process for a company. In large organizations, they may have staff auditors who report directly to them.
Senior Auditor Tasks
Develop risk appraisal guidelines and audit paperwork templates.
Plan and conduct audits, prepare reports on a monthly or yearly basis for clients, and take point as the lead reviewer.
Analyze financial data to insure efficiency, accuracy, and compliance with relevant laws and standards, as well as to find instances of accounting deficiencies and/or fraud.
Oversee, guide, and mentor junior auditors.