Legal definition of auditor
Corporate Finance & Taxation Legal Terminology

auditor

1
is an accountant, usually CPA, that conducts examination of the company’s financial records to give an opinion on whether the company’s financial statements fairly represent the organization's performance.

Auditors might be either internal or external.
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