221213 External Auditors in Australia!

If you are one of those in search of better opportunities for life, Australia is one of the prospective destinations which invite foreign skilled migrants to contribute to its economy. In order to apply under the Australian General Skilled Migrant category, the applicant’s occupation must fall in the ANZSCO list. This list has two bus lists known as the Schedule 3 and Schedule 4.

Those occupations falling under the Schedule 3 have to be applied for under the General Skilled Migrant program; where as for those in Schedule 4 have to be applied for Sponsored (State Nomination/Blood Relation) or under Regional Programs. A total of 120 points have to be scored on the Points Based System to be eligible.

The occupation of an External Auditor is enlisted in both Schedule 3 and 4 which gives an option to the applicants to apply under any of the above mentioned categories. Below mentioned are some of the duties and responsibilities which an External Auditor would be expected to perform.

Tasks and Responsibilities

  • The external auditor has to arrange for, send out notices as well as attend the various meetings of the directors and shareholders.
  • Reporting, managing as well as identifying the financial risks.
  • Helping out with issues pertaining to tax planning, debt management, equity management as well as securities.
  • Assessing the risks related to operational processes, policies, system and other activities.
  • Carrying out investigations and audits as well as making the financial statements along with the reports for shareholders, management and other governing and statutory bodies.


  • A bachelor’s degree or higher education or relevant work experience is a must.
  • In rare cases, both qualification as well as relevant experience is required to qualify for the same.
  • Corporate Treasurers and Company Secretaries have would need to have an experience for a minimum of five years.

If you are External Auditor intending to immigrate to Australia for better opportunities, write to us at [email protected] to know more on the same.

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