How to Become a Field Auditor

Step 1: Understand the job description and responsibilities of a Field Auditor

What does a Field Auditor do?

A Field Auditor travels to assigned vendor sites in order to audit inventory levels and policy compliance. Reviews store security and cash handling procedures and loss prevention data to ensure compliance to policy and identify any issues. Being a Field Auditor may require a bachelor's degree. Typically reports to a supervisor or manager. The Field Auditor gains exposure to some of the complex tasks within the job function. Occasionally directed in several aspects of the work. To be a Field Auditor typically requires 2 to 4 years of related experience.

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A field auditor reviews the financial records of different branches or outlets of a corporation within a given region.

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If financial fraud is suspected, the auditor investigates suspicious records and interviews employees to uncover facts.

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The work of a field auditor helps officials at corporate headquarters make important decisions regarding financial policies.

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Field auditors can fulfill some of their responsibilities from a central office, but the nature of the job generally requires extensive travel.

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Depending on the size and scope of a corporation, a field auditor may be required to log several hundred miles a week in travel by car or airplane.

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Step 2: Learn best tips to become a Field Auditor

Best tips for those who want to become a Field Auditor

Here are some tips to become a Field Auditor.

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Step 3: View best colleges and universities for Field Auditor

Best colleges and universities for Field Auditor

  • College of the Atlantic
  • Cleveland State University

Step 4: Think about whether is it worth to be a Field Auditor

Is being a Field Auditor Worth it?

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Step 5: Prepare relevant skills for being a Field Auditor

What skills do you need to be a Field Auditor?

This is not a management position, but still requires important skills in order to fully execute the role.  A keen understanding of the following is necessary for the role: Auditing, Investigations, Loss Prevention, Security Audit, Compliance Audit.  Some of the more basic skills utilized in this role include: Inventory Control Software, General Data Analysis Software.  These skills are certainly important to the role, but keep in mind, fit into a company culture and environment is often just as important.

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The heavy travel schedule tends to favor younger auditors who are less likely to be tied down with family commitments.

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Maintain an advanced knowledge of Xtant Medical’s Field Inventory practices and procedures.

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Depending on the size and scope of a corporation, a field auditor may be required to log several hundred miles a week in travel by car or airplane.

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In order to avoid accounting errors, an auditor must be very organized and able to recognize even the smallest discrepancies right away.

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In addition, prospective field auditors generally need to gain several years of experience as auditing clerks, fraud investigators, or business accountants before advancing to the position.

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Step 6: View average salary for Field Auditor

How much does a Field Auditor make?

The average salary range for a Field Auditor is from $63,398 to $86,417. The salary will change depending on your location, job level, experience, education, and skills.

Salary range for a Field Auditor
$63,398 to $86,417

Step 7: Find relevant Field Auditor jobs, and apply.

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Step 8: Explore Career Path of Field Auditor