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Senior Auditor Interview

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Brian Schuchart is a CPA and Senior Finance Business Partner. His professional experience includes senior management roles with NBC Sports, Virtual Health, and the Children's Hospital of Philadephia.

Senior Auditor was published on January 4th, 2021. Learn more here.

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As a Senior Auditor, what are some steps you can take to guide new staff when out on client engagements?

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Senior Auditor Interview

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    As a Senior Auditor, what are some steps you can take to guide new staff when out on client engagements?

      How to Answer

      Even though Senior Auditor is not a manager-level position, the interviewer wants to know if you have management skills. Some examples include providing on the job training and serving as a liaison between the Audit Manager and the junior staff.

      Brian's Answer

      "I take pride in taking more junior staff 'under my wing' when out on audit engagements. There will be times when I am the most senior person in the field, and it will be my responsibility to take on managerial duties. I enjoy passing on my knowledge to others and providing on the job training.."

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      Anonymous Answer

      "A senior auditor is the one who leads the engagement on the field. I am someone who likes to coach and mentor new staff by sharing my knowledge base with them and giving them on-the-job training. Assigning audit areas to field staff is the first stage in planning the audit. Helping them interpret complex situations, answering any questions they might have, and monitoring their work."

      Cindy's Answer

      Good start. Now, I'd explain how you'd guide staff through these stages. Have you done so in the past? If so, use an example to make your answer live for the interviewer.

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