What does a person in this occupation do?
An auditor is an independent professional who conducts external audits of companies. An auditor would typically audit the accounting systems, procedures and financial statements of a company, and would evaluate the way in which the company manages corporate funding and financial risk. An auditor would also ensure that a company complies with all the legal requirements of its business and that tax payments are correct and in line with tax legislation and requirements.
Alternate Occupation Names
Registered Auditor (RA) Chartered Accountant (CA)
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To become an auditor you must follow the study path of a Chartered Accountant (the audit specialisation stream) and as part of that study path you must pass the final Qualifying Examination that is set by the Independent Registration Board for Auditors (IRBA).