auditor


auditor
auditor au‧di‧tor [ˈɔːdtə ǁ ˈɒːdtər] noun [countable]
ACCOUNTING an outside specialist accountant that checks that an individual's or organization's accounts are true and honest:

• Under pressure from the auditor, the company had to increase its reported loss for the year.

• The shareholder group is pressing for external auditors to be appointed so that it can obtain reliable financial information.

• The airline has said that internal auditors will look into the allegations that improper payments were made.

ˌdistrict ˈauditor ACCOUNTING JOBS
in Britain, someone whose job is to make sure that local government finance is run as it should be according to law:

• Traditionally, government-appointed district auditors have been responsible for examining most local authority accounts.

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auditor UK US /ˈɔːdɪtər/ US  /ˈɑːdɪṱɚ/ noun [C]
ACCOUNTING someone whose job is to examine the accounts of a business and to produce a report on them: »

The accounts are audited once a year by an auditor.

an external/internal/independent auditor »

The committee will appoint an independent auditor to examine the annual accounts.

»

a registered/qualified auditor

See also DISTRICT AUDITOR(Cf. district auditor), FINANCIAL AUDITOR(Cf. ↑financial auditor)

Financial and business terms. 2012.

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