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Auditors
District Of Columbia

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Examine and analyze accounting records to determine financial status of establishment and prepare financial reports concerning operating procedures.

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Currently Employed: 12,050

Projected Annual Job Openings: 430

Typical Hourly Wage: $29.77 - $52.79

Typical Annual Salary: $61,900 - $109,800

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Typical education needed for entry: Bachelor's degree

Typical work experience needed for a job in this occupation: None

Typical on-the-job training once you have a job in this occupation: None

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typical job duties

  • Prepare detailed reports on audit findings.
  • Collect and analyze data to detect deficient controls, duplicated effort, extravagance, fraud, or non-compliance with laws, regulations, and management policies.
  • Supervise auditing of establishments, and determine scope of investigation required.
  • Inspect account books and accounting systems for efficiency, effectiveness, and use of accepted accounting procedures to record transactions.
  • Report to management about asset utilization and audit results, and recommend changes in operations and financial activities.
  • Examine records and interview workers to ensure recording of transactions and compliance with laws and regulations.
  • Examine and evaluate financial and information systems, recommending controls to ensure system reliability and data integrity.
  • Review data about material assets, net worth, liabilities, capital stock, surplus, income, and expenditures.
  • Confer with company officials about financial and regulatory matters.
  • Examine whether the organization's objectives are reflected in its management activities, and whether employees understand the objectives.

tools & technology


Tools:
  • Desktop computers
  • Notebook computers
  • Personal computers
  • Personal digital assistant PDAs or organizers
  • Tablet computers

Technology:
  • Compliance software
  • Enterprise resource planning ERP software
  • Financial analysis software
  • Spreadsheet software
  • Time accounting software

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