Auditor Job Description: Top Duties and Qualifications

An Auditor, or Junior Auditor, is a financial specialist who performs audits on financial accounts for companies and organizations to ensure the validity and their financial data. Their duties include examining financial statements for accuracy and legal compliance, preparing tax returns and analyzing account books and accounting systems for corporations to ensure efficiency and accuracy.

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Auditor duties and responsibilities

Auditors do more than keep track of the company’s financials. Depending on the size and needs of the company, they will:

  • Diligently keep a systematic check on the company’s spending to improve organizational efficiency.
  • Prepare balance sheets and audit statements.
  • Prepare all documents related to finance.
  • Conduct and attend regular meetings with senior management to share financial findings.
  • Keep a check on processes and regulations, ensuring compliance with financial policies and regulations.
  • Travel to client sites for auditory reviews and assessment.
  • Provide a qualitative and quantitative evaluation based on empirical data findings.
  • Work closely with the Director of Finance and the CFO to increase the financial efficiency of the company.

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Warehouse Auditor

Capstone Logistics is the premier provider of 3rd Party services in distribution centers across the nation. With a foot print of over 400 DCs in 45 states and Canada, Capstone is the preferred partner for many major Retailers, Groceries and specialty companies. With high-growth expected this year, we are looking for top talent that is interested in career opportunities to grow with us!

WHY YOU Should Work With US:

  • Full-time career day one

  • Full benefits offered after 60 days of employment

  • Career growth - We look to promote from within first with over 400 sites and growing there is tons of opportunity!

  • Join our travel team, see the country, learn how all of our sites operate

  • Paid Training

  • Safety Incentives

    THE Opportunity:

  • You will learn all aspects of the operations within a warehouse facility, working alone or in teams under supervision of site leadership

  • Maintain a safe and productive environment to exceed customer expectations

  • Handle the movement of pallets and on and off trailers and other vehicles by using manually or with site equipment to include pallet jacks or forklifts.

    What Success Looks Like:

  • High-energy individual with a strong work ethic

  • Self-motivated with ability to work with limited supervision

  • Independent decision maker as needed to accomplish tasks

  • Lift and carry a minimum of up to 75 pounds repeatedly throughout shift

  • Handling of freight as directed by Capstone management and customer, meeting company standards, customer time lines and maintaining a safe work environment

  • Keeps Site Supervisor and Manager informed regarding conditions on the dock, accomplishments and concerns; contributes suggestions for improvements

  • Flexible work schedule due to changing operational Logistics does not unlawfully discriminate in hiring. If you are interested in apply for a position and need a reasonable accommodation during the applicant process, please contact [phone number]) so that we can work with you to reasonably accommodate you.

    Job Type: $12.00 /hour

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    Experienced Remote Insurance

  • Premium Audit Reviewer

    Information Providers, Inc. (IPI) is a Premium Audit Company headquartered in Hopkins, MN. IPI is seeking either part-time or full-time individuals to perform quality review of workers compensation and general liability insurance audits. Qualified candidates will review audits completed by IPI auditors to ensure workers compensation and general liability manual rules along with customer specifications are followed. IPI is looking for experienced individuals to work from their homes. Individuals who live near the Urbandale, IA or Hopkins, MN offices, Chicago IL would have the option to work at these offices. Complete software training and computer equipment provided. Candidates must meet the following requirements:

  • 2 years of experience performing either quality review or completing physical or telephone audits

  • Minimum education- Associate degree

  • APA designation a plus but not required

  • Good attention to detail

  • Excellent written skills

  • Ability to work independently

  • Strong analytical, problem solving, and decision making skills.

  • Strong computer skills

  • Must live and work in a state other than the following: AL, CA, CT, DE, GA, LA, MA, MD, ME, MS, NH, NM, NJ, NY, NV, PA, RI, VT

    IPI is headquartered in Hopkins, MN with branches in Urbandale, IA and Chicago IL.

    Compensation varies based on experience and training. Experienced audit reviewers can expect to be in the range of $33,000-$42,000.

    Along with a very competitive salary, IPI offers a comprehensive benefit package including 401K, health, life, short and long term disability, dental insurance, flexible benefits plan, and holiday and vacation pay.

    Job Type: Full-time

    Salary: $33,000.00 to $42,000.00 /year

    Job Types: Full-time, Part-time

    Application Question:

  • How many years of quality review or physical/telephone audits experience do you have?

    List the 4 Standard Exception classifications?

    Work Fully Retirement plan

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    If you (potential candidate) decide to accept employment, your role with responsibilities shall be as follows and may allow for certain provisions or modifications as needed and made by TB & Associates Medical Consulting LLC:

  • Preferred: Associates and /or bachelor's degree in Health Information Management or a related field preferred

  • Rhia, Rhit; or (required) CPC, Cpma, CCS-P preferred (current licensing/certification required) and 3-5 years (+) of Outpatient physician and (IP) Inpatient professional fee coding & auditing Knowledge of medical terminology, anatomy, and physiology

  • Understanding of E&M, Hcpcs, CPT, Modifiers and ICD-10-CM codes from documentation Knowledge of Physician Reimbursement guidelines

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office, especially Excel & Intelicode E&M Software. Knowledge of working in (all) EMR system; Cerner experience a plus

  • Ability to work in a flexible (remote) environment, adapting to changing priorities

  • Self-motivated, detail oriented, ability to work independently, and strong understanding of coding guidelines, as well as in a (remote) team setting

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills must be computer literate

  • Ability to maintain the highest levels of customer satisfaction and be service-oriented

  • Ability to maintain a 95% or above Quality Assurance accuracy rate of completed/ongoing audits. Ability to provide specific detailed and feedback to provider/coders/internal auditors on findings, following both client specific & universal (CMS) guidelines on Medical Necessity

  • Full comprehension of ICD-10-CM Coding guidelines and changes yearly

  • Full comprehension of CPT Coding E&M guidelines for (OP) Outpatient & (IP) inpatient professional fee services (TCM) Transitional Care Management & (ACP) Advanced Care Planning- Palliative Care auditing

  • Advanced knowledge in (PHI) Protected Health Information guidelines & Advanced knowledge in (Hipaa) Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act

  • Each contractor/employee is responsible for own PC, coding/auditing material reference(s) with secure VPN requirements, hard wire internet connections (etc.)

  • Position is (Remote) only & Travel is not required with potential flexibility in hours (depending on client need & availability between time zone difference & meetings)

  • Areas of Specialty: All Multi-specialty service line including and not limited to Expertise in both (OP) outpatient, (IP) Inpatient professional fee (Hospitalist) services. Expert knowledge in (IP Profee) Hospitalist, Cardiology, Primary Care, OB-Gyn, (Pediatric Ortho) & Orthopedics etc., specialty experience is a plus. Additional specialties apply.

    Job Types: Full-time, Part-time

    Salary: $48,000.00 to $67,200.00 /hour


  • EHR/EMR software: 4 years (Required)

  • Medical Coding: 3 years (Required)

  • Remote Access Software: 3 years (Preferred)

  • Medical Terminology: 5 years (Preferred)

  • Medical Auditing: 3 years (Required)

  • Multi-specialty Auditing: 4 years (Required)


  • Aapc/Ahima (Required)

    Application Question:

  • Are you willing to complete a Profee Coding & Auditing Assessment

    Work Location:

  • Fully Remote


  • Work from home

  • Flexible schedule

  • Other

    This Company Describes Its Culture as:

  • Detail-oriented -- quality and precision-focused

  • Outcome-oriented -- results-focused with strong performance culture

  • Stable -- traditional, stable, strong processes

  • People-oriented -- supportive and fairness-focused

  • Team-oriented -- cooperative and collaborative

    This Job Is:

  • A job for which all ages, including older job seekers, are encouraged to apply

  • Open to applicants who do not have a college diploma


  • Yes
  • What does an Auditor do?

    An Auditor is a professional that companies hire to review their financial documents, data, statements and accounting entries for accuracy and legal compliance. Auditors research and gather information from an organization’s account balances, various financial statements, balance sheets, financial reporting systems and tax returns. Using this information, Auditors ensure there are no gross errors or fraud and that the company’s financial data is presented in a fair and accurate way. These financial professionals work either as independent contractors or are hired as part of a company’s financial department.

    Auditor skills and qualifications

    Candidates with accounting, business, taxation law certifications and other relevant courses may be stronger candidates. Other skills may include:

    • Interest and ability for math and financial systems
    • Ability to make independent decisions, staying objective at all times
    • Good knowledge of spreadsheets and excellent presentation skills
    • Thorough understanding of business requirements and problem-solving skills
    • Practical and excellent communication skills

    Auditor salary expectations

    An Auditor makes an average salary of $66,447 per year without factoring bonuses, commissions and overtime. The salary of an Auditor is subject to changes in market value and the urgency of the role. The average tenure for a person in this position is one to three years. 

    Auditor education and training requirements

    A person who applies for the role of an Auditor should at least have a bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance or an equivalent. Candidates with a master’s degree in accounting or equivalent may be preferred. The ideal candidate should be a certified public accountant (CPA) or certified internal auditor (CIA).

    Auditor experience requirements

    The person applying for the Auditor’s role should have at least 1 to 3 years of work experience with a private or public company. They should also have 1 to 3 years’ experience handling complex auditory requirements independently or in a team. The best candidate is someone who has worked previously with or under a finance head, CFO or someone who was directly responsible for overseeing all financial obligations in the company. Thorough experience in developing financial reports and compliance is desirable.

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    Frequently asked questions about Auditors


    What qualities make a good Auditor?

    A good Auditor is knowledgeable on various aspects related to an organization’s financials and is committed to upholding integrity in every aspect of their work. Common qualities that good Auditors share include:

    • They have the required certifications needed to perform their tasks and are knowledgeable in taxation, business and accounting law.
    • They work well independently and make decisions based on the result of careful analysis of an organization’s financials and operations without allowing external or personal opinions to interfere.
    • They quickly adapt to a variety of company structures and successfully identify how an organization runs in order to best perform their auditing duties.
    • They are excellent communicators and effectively communicate in a variety of ways, including via written and verbal communication.


    Do Auditors have different responsibilities in different industries?

    An Auditor’s responsibilities may vary based on the industry they work in. For example, a Forensic Auditor spends most of their time looking for and preventing financial fraud, while a Corporate Auditor is primarily concerned with keeping the corporation’s financials in check. Some Auditors may also take on an advisory role and make recommendations as to how an organization can make cost-saving decisions and avoid financial risks.


    What are the different types of Auditors?

    There are four primary types of Auditors which include:

    • Independent Auditors: Also referred to as External Auditors, Independent Auditors work independently for a variety of organizations. They are requested to come into a company and perform various auditing duties and provide an unbiased audit of the company’s financials. Common entities that use Independent Auditors include investors and government agencies.
    • Internal Auditors:  Internal Auditors work as a direct part of their employer’s finance department. These professionals are in-house experts who provide daily auditing services for their company.
    • Government Auditors: Government Auditors work for government agencies and examine and maintain the financial records of these agencies. Government Auditors may also audit private persons or organizations.
    • Forensic Auditors: Forensic Auditors work with law enforcement agencies to identify and prevent financial theft and fraud.


    Who does an Auditor report to?

    Where the Auditor works will determine who they report to in their daily work life. Independent Auditors generally don’t report to anyone, but rather work alongside an organization’s finance team when performing their auditing duties. Internal Auditors may report to upper management or C-level executives within their company.

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