Auditing jobs require a minimum of a bachelor’s degree. An audit job is in a growing industry which is expected to continually grow for some time. The main goal of audit work is to ensure that a company is paying proper taxes, keep public records, and maximize the production of the company itself. This can be done by keeping accounts for governments, administrations, small organizations, and of course, the public.
The two main types of auditing jobs are that of a government auditor and internal auditors. Government auditors work for federal, state or local governments to ensure that the income and outcome of the money is both appropriate and legal. Internal Auditors work with businesses and organization to look for any issues that would lead in inefficiency or any illegal acts.
Computer skills play a large role in audit work. They allow auditing to be more precise, efficient, and timely. Generally an audit job is self-employed. They may still have a public office in a firm, often an accounting firm. Auditors normally work about 40 hours a week unless of course, they have a large cliental base.
To get an auditing job, experience is always helpful, however, it is also preferable to have certificates and awards on one’s resume. Often an auditor will start off as an assistant and work their way up to a full time auditor. An average salary for a full time auditor is $73,000 annually.