What does a Senior Manager Auditor do?

Auditors are responsible for tracking the cash flow and accounts of companies to ensure that they are being recorded and processed correctly, that assets are protected through appropriate control measures, and that financial records meet legal standards. Auditors can work in both the public and private sector as an internal audtor, an external auditor, or an independent auditor.

Most auditors have a Bachelor's degree in accounting or finance. Additionally, many auditors also have a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) credential, which is obtained by passing a national exam and a completing a minimum number of college coursework hours. Auditors need to have a keen eye for detail, a strong ability to work under pressure, and a knack for problem solving.

  • Develop audit objectives, plans, and scope by reviewing available information and conducting research
  • Help design, implement, and maintain internal audit procedures and risk assessment processes
  • Prepare audit findings, write audit reports, and develop recommendations
  • Ensure complaince with all applicable plans, policies, and standards
  • Stay current on industry trends, and best accounting and audit practices
  • Ensure accuracy of financial information
  • Follow up on audit recommendations
  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance, or related field. CPA preferred.
  • 3-6 years experience in financial accounting, auditing, or a combination thereof, preferably in public accounting
  • Strong understanding of accounting, banking laws, regulations, and internal controls
  • Sound understanding of audit theories, principles, and practices
  • Familiarity with general accounting practices and techniques
  • Strong interpersonal skills, critical thinking skills, and time management skills
  • Proficient verbal and written communication skills
  • Comfortability working in a collaborative environment
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office applications
EducationBachelor's Degree
Work/Life Balance
2.9 ★
Salary Range--
Career Opportunity
3.9 ★
Avg. Experience2-4 years

Senior Manager Auditor Salaries

Average Base Pay

$144,051 /yr
Same as national average
Not including cash compensation
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$110K
Median: $144K
$189K
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Senior Manager Auditor Career Path

Learn how to become a Senior Manager Auditor, what skills and education you need to succeed, and what level of pay to expect at each step on your career path.

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Senior Manager of Audits
$145,779/yr
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Read what Senior Manager Auditor professionals have to say about their job experiences and view top companies for this career.
ADKF, PC.ADKF, PC.
Audit Staff
May 21, 2021

“Everyone who works here is highly ambitious and motivated to further their career and expertise.”

Frazer, LLPFrazer, LLP
Audit Associate
Jun 1, 2021

“Since I left I’ve been hired at another firm and everyone is so nice and respectful.”

KPMGKPMG
Senior Audit Associate
Jun 7, 2021

“Looks good on CV / with recruiters / experience is good but varied depending on which team you work with.”

Brown Smith WallaceBrown Smith Wallace
Audit Associate
Nov 3, 2020

“The expertise within the firm is strong and I have enjoyed working with everyone at the firm.”

SGV & Co.SGV & Co.
Audit Associate
Feb 25, 2021

“I worked as an Audit Associate in the Asia Pacific Talent Hub in SGV and i find my colleagues really friendly and cool.”

PwCPwC
Senior Auditor
Oct 8, 2021

“Good place to start a career with attractive salary (in regions) and ability to get good experience.”

InforInfor
Auditor
Oct 16, 2019

“Career is not an option: only job titles and work load go up.They could do better than this”

DeloitteDeloitte
Audit Intern
Oct 27, 2021

“The work life balance was not ideal and an intern was expected 70 hour weeks.”

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Frequently asked questions about the roles and responsibilities of a senior manager auditor

When working as a senior manager auditor, the most common skills you will need to perform your job and for career success are Audit, CRCM, CISA, Database, and Midrange.

The most similar professions to senior manager auditor are:
  • Internal Auditor
  • It Auditor
  • Accountant
  • Cfo

The most common qualifications to become a senior manager auditor include a minimum of a Bachelor's Degree and an average of 0 - 1 years of experience not including years spent in education and/or training.