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Surgent’s Desired Traits of Entry-Level Auditors (Audit Skills Training: Level 1) (A1M2) (SSAA001/21)

Event Description

A successful CPA Firm relies on star performers to perform effective and efficient audits. This relies on both sound technical skills, as well as ‘soft’ skills such as initiative, confidence, sound judgment, teamwork and other desired qualities in an audit professional.

Designed For

Accountants new to the profession


  • Describe characteristics of a star performer
  • Explain how to be proactive and leverage unassigned time
  • Discuss how to embrace constructive feedback
  • Describe key elements of setting personal goals

Major Subjects

  • Maintaining productivity during unassigned time
  • Typical constructive feedback comments for new auditors
  • Setting professional development goals
  • Case studies related to difficult scenarios typically encountered by new professionals
  • Managing time and assigned tasks
  • Tips for new professionals for both short- and long-term success