Essential “Soft” Skills for Today’s Auditors On: 03/25/2013 Views: 18
Soft skills make up 8 of the top 12 attributes shown by our research as essential for an audit department to be effective. With Audit Committees and other key stakeholders demanding much more than traditional attestation of financial processes from their audit teams these skills are becoming ever more essential. These skills are not traditionally strengths of career auditors. As a result creativity by the Chief Audit Executive (CAE) is required to develop them within their audit team.