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What platforms have you audited in the past?

1 Auditor Interview Questions

By: Samantha Hamilton

How to Answer

This is a basic question. Auditing is not like regular accounting. There will be programs that most people have not heard of. Basically, anything that affects the company can be audited, i.e., financials, health insurance, IT compliance, etc. You'll run into so many different systems that those you use at one company may not be the same at any other company you work with.

If you don't have any experience with any platforms, admit it. Honesty is always the best policy.

Professional Answer Examples
General
Answer example

"I've worked with Peoplesoft, Blackline, HR Passport, Service Now, Xactly, and various others."

Entry Level
Answer example

"I've never worked with a platform related to auditing. I'm just out of college but I'm a fast learner and am told I'm easily trainable."

Experienced
Answer example

"I've worked with several platforms to audit them ranging from Peoplesoft financials to HR Passport to Informatica. There are so many I couldn't tell you all of them in one sitting. What platforms does your company utilize?"

Written by:

Samantha Hamilton
Samantha H. is an Accountant with a technology firm in Austin Texas. She holds a Bachelors Degree in Accounting and over a year of experience in Auditing she is taking on new challenges in the Accounting world with her firm. She has almost three years of experience in recruiting and loves to help people obtain their dream jobs. With a mix of recruiting and accounting knowledge, we hope she can help you land your dream job.
First written on: 06/05/2013
Last modified on: 01/25/2019

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