Auditor Mock Interview

To help you prepare for your Auditor interview, here are 25 interview questions and answer examples.

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Have you ever had difficulty with a supervisor?

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List of 25 Auditor Interview Questions & Answers

  1. 1.

    Have you ever had difficulty with a supervisor?

  2. 2.

    Describe a time when you had to work with a large team auditing team and how you handled it.

  3. 3.

    If you could change anything about being an auditor, what would it be?

  4. 4.

    Have you ever had a documentation error occur during the auditing process? How did you handle it?

  5. 5.

    Tell me about a time when you sought guidance, from another coworker who was the same level as you?

  6. 6.

    Why do you want a career as an auditor?

  7. 7.

    Describe a difficult auditing project and how you overcame it.

  8. 8.

    If you were an external auditor, what's the first thing you'd ask for when entering an audit?

  9. 9.

    By providing examples, convince me that you can adapt to a wide variety of people, situations, and environments.

  10. 10.

    If you're working for multiple clients at one time, how do you monitor the amount of hours you spend on one compared to the other?

  11. 11.

    Have you ever been overloaded with work, i.e., multiple auditing contracts or clients at once, or just a large amount of auditing work all at once?

  12. 12.

    If you find a process that's time consuming and frustrating, what would you do?

  13. 13.

    What platforms have you audited in the past?

  14. 14.

    Everyone has to bend or break rules sometimes. Give me an example when you had to that in auditing or accounting.

  15. 15.

    Have you ever faced a documentation overload during an audit? How did you handle it?

  16. 16.

    What do you enjoy most about being an auditor?

  17. 17.

    Have you ever been offered a bribe? How did you react?

  18. 18.

    Do you enjoy traveling?

  19. 19.

    How many times have you run an auditing team?

  20. 20.

    If you were given documentation that didn't make sense mathematically, what would your next steps be?

  21. 21.

    Are you okay working longer hours certain times of the year or if a job had a deadline?

  22. 22.

    Have you ever been burned out during an audit? How did you regain your focus?

  23. 23.

    Give me an example of a time you pushed back when asked for additional documentation and why.

  24. 24.

    Have you ever discovered fraud in an audit?

  25. 25.

    As a CPA, have you ever signed off on an audit and if so, what does that mean to you?