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  1. How will you add value to our company?
  2. Why do you enjoy auditing?
  3. Tell me about an inefficiency you detected during an audit.
  4. Tell me about your most significant career accomplishment.
  5. Have you ever discovered fraud in an audit?
  6. In your current position, how are inspection reports posted and communicated? Do you agree with the process?
  7. What improvements would you make as the audit manager, if you were awarded this position?
  8. Why do you feel you are a good fit for our company?
  9. Tell me about what areas you audited in your last job.
  10. Why do you feel internal auditors have an important role in our company?
  11. As a manager, what skills do you possess that help you excel at your job?
  12. While attending post-secondary, what was your best and favorite subject?
  13. If you had an under performing auditor, what would you say to him or her, to help boost their performance?
  14. In your opinion, what qualities make a great leader?
  15. How do you manage a healthy work/life balance?
  16. What is your leadership style? Are you able to take on a leadership role over others who were once your peers?
  17. What do you find most challenging when performing an internal audit?
  18. What do you enjoy most about being an auditor?
  19. How long have you been an auditor? What has prepared you for the manager role?
  20. Have you ever had an employee act unprofessionally towards you? How did you react?
  21. Have you ever been offered a bribe at any of your previous positions? What did you do?
  22. Tell me about your management experience. Do you enjoy being a leader?
  23. How do you remain focused during a day filled with number crunching and paying acute attention?
  24. In your most recent performance evaluation what positive feedback did your Supervisor have for you? Did they recommend any areas for improvement?
  25. What would you change about an auditors role, if you could?
  26. Tell me about your accounting education.
  27. Would you consider yourself to be a trustworthy person?
  28. What accounting software are you familiar with?
  29. Are you skilled in creating flowcharts, presentations and reports?
  30. Do you have your CPA designation? If not, do you plan on obtaining it?
  31. Are you clear and detailed when it comes to documentation? How important is accurate documentation to you?
  32. How strong are your analytical skills?
Contributing Author
Rachelle Enns
Contributing Author
Diana D'Souza
HR Professional
Internal Audit Manager Information
August 24th, 2017

Internal audit managers perform internal financial and operational audits. They operate independently of all other departments of the organization. On the job, internal audit managers review accounting procedures, identify business process risks, investigate causes of irregularities and recommend corrective action.
The minimum educational qualification required to become an internal audit manager is a bachelor's degree in finance, accounting, business administration or an associated field. Getting hired in this role can be very difficult without any experience. The best way to obtain the necessary experience is by doing an internship. A keen eye for detail and strong organizational, analytical, accounting and problem-solving skills are essential for this role.
Expect to undergo a rigorous interview for this role. Prospective employers will want to make sure that you have what it takes to conduct their internal audit efficiently and accurately. They may ask you to perform a mock audit to gauge your performance. Giving strong answers to all questions is the key to a successful interview. To prepare in advance for your interview, go to Mock Questions and give some thought to how you will answer the questions listed there.
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