What does an Auditor Manager do?

An Audit Manager works for an institution and is responsible for the overall audit process of finances. Typically Audit Managers work for banks and report directly to the Audit Committee of the Board of Directors. Through their findings, a financial institution can gain insight into their variance and overall performance efficiency.

An Audit Manager will usually possess a bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance, Business or a related field. CPA (Certified Personal Accountant) certification is highly desired by most companies and can be a requirement for some companies. This position involves reconciling accounts and statements across multiple departments. Having excellent organizational and analytical skills is crucial for success in this field. There is often and high amount of responsibility and accountability to being an Audit Manager. Candidates must be confident and well spoken.

  • Meet with Audit Committee to identify audit schedule and target
  • Initiate independent departmental audits
  • Work with Department Heads to iron out and discrepancies
  • Analyse and and consolidate departmental audits into one report for presentation
  • Create audit finding presentations to be shown to the Audit Committee
  • Delegate work overflow to subordinate staff
  • Review accounting procedures
  • Investigate and determine causes and irregularities
  • Advanced degree (preferred)
  • Certified Personal Accountant (Preferred)
  • 5+ years experience in the accounting field
  • 3+ years in a supervisory role
  • Excellent computational abilities
  • Strong written and verbal communications skills
  • Robust interpersonal ability
  • Willingness to travel domestically on occasion
  • Successful passing of a background check

Average Years of Experience

0 - 1
2 - 4
5 - 7

Common Skill Sets

Project Leadership
Microsoft Office Suite
Microsoft EXCEL
Written Communication
Bachelor Degree Required

Auditor Manager Seniority Levels

Audits Manager
Internal Auditor
33% made the transition
It Auditor
10% made the transition
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Auditor Manager Salaries

Average Base Pay

£56,933 /yr
Same as national average
Not including cash compensation
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