The average salary for an Auditor in South Africa is R240,988.
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Job Description for Auditor
An auditor has the responsibility to check the accuracy and sometimes attest to the accuracy of business records. Those records are usually business records, but could be municipal records also, or any type of financial records. An auditor’s word is sought when records are being challenged for honesty. Auditors form opinions based on sufficient, competent material that is relevant to the auditor’s aim. An auditor can be self-employed or with a company, or be on retainer with a company or work…Read more
- 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.
- Collaborate with and/or oversees members of auditing team.
- Prepare reports related to audit activities.
- Consult with company representatives on improvements to accounting processes and systems.
Popular Employer Salaries for Auditor
The top respondents for the job title Auditor are from the companies Office of The Auditor General, EY (Ernst & Young) and SARS. Reported salaries are highest at SARS where the average pay is R355,000. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include PricewaterhouseCoopers, earning around R209,000. EY (Ernst & Young) pays the lowest at around R180,724. Office of The Auditor General also pays on the lower end of the scale, paying R204,292.
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Popular Skills for Auditor
Skills in Auditing are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Windows Operating System General Use, Microsoft Word, Microsoft Office and Microsoft Excel.
Pay by Experience Level for Auditor
An entry-level Auditor with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of R188,281 based on 21 salaries. An early career Auditor with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of R211,966 based on 193 salaries. A mid-career Auditor with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of R353,096 based on 66 salaries. An experienced Auditor with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of R370,202 based on 41 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of R500,000.
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