Executives use a company’s financial statements to determine strategy. If those statements are inaccurate, the resulting strategies could be deeply flawed. A skilled auditor can confirm the validity of these and other accounting products, enabling the rest of the company to feel confident in the finance department’s reports. Any competent auditor can do a good job of analyzing your company’s financial statements, but not all auditors will approach the task in a way that will fit your needs. That’s why it’s crucial to choose an auditor with the skills and experience to do an excellent job as well as a process and an attitude that will enable them to work seamlessly with finance staff and company management.