I am going to join an audit firm. So please advice or suggest such points for a auditor like interview Questions, and how work. I have very less audit experience.
Riyaz Shafi from India (1/29/2013 11:31:52)
Position of any auditor is very important in any firm or company. He not just audits the accounts of firm but he also suggests useful ideas for increasing the financial position of company. If employer will be honest, he will ask the questions from you relating to your field.
He can ask following questions and you can give its appropriate answers.
Q:- 1. What have you learned from your past jobs that related to Auditor?
Ans. I have learned so many things with my past auditor jobs. I audited so many companies, banks and schools. From these audits, I know, there are so many loopholes of accounting. I can help your organisations to secure all these loopholes of accounting. I also met so many honest and experienced accountants and learned so many things from them.
Q:- 2. Where would you like to be in 3 years? 5 years?
ANs. I want to grow my auditor's profession. I feel myself as actor. When an actor plays the role of any personality. He starts to play the role of other personality in next film. So, like an actor, I want to grow my profession. I also want to become just honest and dedicated auditor. I am also seeing every auditing project as my challenge. In next 3 years or 5 years, I want to follow the principle of honesty, truth and dedication.
Q:- 3. What are key tasks for Auditor?
Ans. A) To track each entry with its transaction bills.
B) To know the variance between given accounting data and physical data.
C) To know the accuracy of financial reports
D) Check the Cash in hand and Cash at bank more deeply.
E) Check financial statements.
F) See whether firm is following the provisions of all laws.
Q:- 4. What are top 3 skills for Auditor?
• Effective Document Use
• Numerical Skill
• Critical Thinking