”Adrian Gutierrez Barrio, now a manager, shares his own lessons learned to help smooth the way for upcoming internal auditors.
During my second year as an internal auditor, I felt at a crossroad. Along came the yearly review and — once again — I did not get a promotion. After the formal interview, my managers took me out for coffee. Yes, I was a good quant, but truth is that I lacked the skills of a senior auditor.
My managers helped me in defining actions plans to overcome my weaknesses. Fast forward two years, and I found myself giving advice to a colleague asking for help. I have summarized the lessons learned in five tips that may help aspiring auditors in their journey to become a senior auditor:”