Senior Auditor Job Description

Senior Auditor Job Description

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Senior auditor provides risk management and internal control support regarding effective operating and designed controls, risk mitigation strategies and overall compliance with TETRA and CSI Compressco policies and procedures.

Senior Auditor Duties & Responsibilities

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Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Identify accounting issues under U.S Gaap and/or IFR
Identifying accounting issues under U.S GAAP and/or IFRS
Plan and conduct audits of client’s financial statements in accordance to GAAP and other accounting standards
Perform audit, review and other accounting services
Develop a complete understanding of the company's ratings and analytics business, current accounting, compliance and operating policies
Perform targeted fieldwork to test internal controls
Preparing and analyzing financial statements, planning and organizing engagements
Supervising staff members on engagements communicating effectively with clients
Major real estate companies
Professional service firms

Senior Auditor Qualifications

Qualifications for a job description may include education, certification, and experience.

Licensing or Certifications for Senior Auditor

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: CPA, CIA, CISA, CFE, CISSP, CA, MBA, CMA, ACA, CPCU

Education for Senior Auditor

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

Employers hiring for the senior auditor job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as Bachelor's and Master's Degree in Accounting, Finance, Education, Business, Business/Administration, Economics, Auditing, Management, Computer Science, MBA

Skills for Senior Auditor

Desired skills for senior auditor include:

Audit methodologies
Internal controls
Regulatory requirements
Control frameworks and risk management practices
Auditing standards
Risk assessment
Accounting principles

Desired experience for senior auditor includes:

Internal and/or external audit experience is strongly preferred
Insurance industry knowledge ( P&C and/or Life) would be considered an asset
Ability to multi-task, recognizing that priorities are in alignment with business goals
Ability to travel 7-10 weeks during the year
Knowledge of the banking industry, risk management, treasury and capital markets
Advertising agencies

Senior Auditor Examples


Senior Auditor Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is looking for a senior auditor. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for senior auditor
  • Identify accounting, financial statement, and reporting issues based on professional guidelines
  • Performing research to solve issues
  • Supervising audit engagements and audit staff engagements and informing managers of the engagement status
  • Drafting the inter office summary memorandum and the key audit deliverables
  • Assisting in the presentation of key discussion points for the closing meeting with the client management
  • Developing and maintaining relationships with client personnel to obtain a better understanding of business operations, processes and functions
  • Staying informed of current economic development relevant to clients business and industry
  • Managing staff performance, conducting timely performance reviews, and providing performance feedback
  • Assist and/or conduct audits, reviews and compilations for a diversified client base
  • Prepare income tax returns (i.e., corporations, partnerships)
Qualifications for senior auditor
  • 2+ years of Audit experience with a CPA firm
  • Experience with employee benefit plans and commercial clients
  • Monitor adherence to prescribed procedures
  • Assess the efficiency of operations and the application of sound business practices
  • Conduct assigned audit/project in a professional manner and in accordance with an approved audit program
  • Assure completion of the administration of the audit

Senior Auditor Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is looking to fill the role of senior auditor. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for senior auditor
  • Assist in annual risk assessment activities
  • Participate in and oversee/manage audit engagements and projects, that encompass strategic, operational, regulatory compliance and financial processes with efficiency and effectiveness, maintaining Internal Audit Services standards, in the planning, execution and reporting of deliverables
  • Reviewing internal controls and making recommendations for improvements
  • Performing tax compliance services for clients
  • Prepare and analyze financial statements, evaluate internal controls, closely supervise staff members communicate effectively with clients
  • Clearing all review points
  • Preparing budgets for clients
  • Preparing Federal, State and Local income tax returns using Thomson Reuters’ Ultra Tax
  • Performing financial and operational audits in a professional manner
  • Performing transaction and compliance testing to evaluate the existence, efficiency and effectiveness of internal control procedures
Qualifications for senior auditor
  • Maintaining an updated knowledge of rules, regulations and standards
  • Running audit engagements for clients in the healthcare practice that includes hospitals and other health related organizations and facilities
  • A133 attestations and other agreed upon procedures
  • 3+ years public audit experience with a Healthcare NFP clientelle
  • Act as the client contact for basic questions and information and may be involved in reviews and agreed-upon procedure engagements
  • Perform audits and related tax work for commercial clients including manufacturing, distribution, service, real estate and other industries

Senior Auditor Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is hiring for a senior auditor. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for senior auditor
  • Provide various auditing services to clients by working on complex engagements with minimal assistance
  • Supervise and develop staff auditors
  • Oversee supplemental third-party internal audit professionals
  • Communicate all aspects of engagement results/findings timely from the closing meeting to the final report
  • Assist with the development of audit programs
  • Assess areas of fraud risk
  • Assist in the development and execution of detailed audit plans
  • Analyze and document business process flows
  • Understand the technology supporting business processes
  • Identify and assess risks and evaluating key control activities within business processes
Qualifications for senior auditor
  • 3+ years of current experience with a competitor CPA firm auditing commercial and nonprofit clients
  • 3+ years of current experience auditing construction related clients (contractors, developers)
  • Experience with Audit (Financial & Operational) & Tax-990 Non-Profit
  • Proficiency with financial and operational audit
  • Prepare client cycle narratives, identify key controls, and perform walkthrough procedures
  • Document all audit tests and findings by completing audit work papers

Senior Auditor Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is hiring for a senior auditor. Please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications. While this is our ideal list, we will consider candidates that do not necessarily have all of the qualifications, but have sufficient experience and talent.
Responsibilities for senior auditor
  • Apply technical skills to task completion
  • Identify best practices and improvements
  • Consider applicability of best practices for other clients
  • Prepare financial reports and all other client deliverables
  • Understand cash flow effects of complex activities
  • Express ideas clearly and concisely both orally and in written form
  • Working with staff to identify efficiency and effectiveness comments working with top management and board on major issues identified during the audit process
  • Apply solid understanding of how internal audit collectively integrates with line management and control functions
  • Perform moderately complex audits related to Consumer or Investment Banking ICG, technology management, project/program management, or supplier management
  • Apply knowledge of key regulations to influence audit scope
Qualifications for senior auditor
  • Effectively communicate and develop relationships with client management and staff and act as liaison between supervising staff and the manager/supervisor
  • Perform assigned tasks within budgeted time allotment
  • 2+ years recent or current CPA firm audit experience
  • 2+ recent or current experience with a CPA firm
  • Experience in handling sensitive and confidential information
  • Travel is approximately 2 weeks per year

Senior Auditor Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is searching for experienced candidates for the position of senior auditor. We appreciate you taking the time to review the list of qualifications and to apply for the position. If you don’t fill all of the qualifications, you may still be considered depending on your level of experience.
Responsibilities for senior auditor
  • Analyzing generally accepted alternative accounting procedures
  • Supervising and developing the firm's less experienced Staff level auditors
  • Ensuring the coordination of the engagement workflow that includes planning, scheduling, staffing and learning for assigned engagements
  • Perform financial and operational audits in a professional manner
  • Perform transaction and compliance testing to evaluate the existence, efficiency and effectiveness of internal control procedures
  • Maintain an updated knowledge of rules, regulations and standards
  • Review and approve internal audit reports for presentation to auditees, senior management, and the Audit Committee
  • Perform/review testing procedures
  • Lead the drafting of internal audit reports and other audit deliverables, directing the work conducted by Auditors on the team
  • Document processes and sub-processes in the form of walkthroughs in a format that allows for replication, narratives, and flow charts
Qualifications for senior auditor
  • Working knowledge of SOX testing and compliance
  • Recent experience functioning as a Senior Auditor within a large organization
  • Ability to present and discuss audit issues with Board and Executive Level within the organization
  • Best Practices in Audit field with ability to implement and monitor results
  • Project Management Professional – APMP, Prince 2 Practitioner
  • Auditing and Project Management experience

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