Why choose a career in auditing?

There are various reasons why people choose a career in auditing, for some it may be they have been selected to undertake a course in internal auditing by their managers whilst others simply wish to drive improvements within companies. Below are just a few of the benefits of becoming an auditor:

  • Competitive salary
  • Opportunities to work on a permanent, contracted or freelance basis to meet your requirements
  • Career progression, for example into management consultancy roles
  • ISO standards are internationally recognised, for example the CQI and IRCA have members in 100 countries
  • Many auditors are able to travel within their role visiting various clients
  • Play a key part in improving businesses, whether it is in terms of quality, environmentally or in terms of health and safety
  • There are various ISO standards to audit against, select a standard which is of interest to you