An auditor is a professional who is employed to perform an audit - which is a thorough examination and evaluation of a accounts for a specific business or individual. The audit process included expert strategizing, fieldwork to obtain all the relevant evidence, an analysis and judgement with a final decision that is presented in an audit report. Auditors are increasingly in demand in the financial and corporate world as well as the public sector. Audits are utilized by third stakeholders as they are able to gain third party assurance. Audits usually relate to a legal person, however areas such as secretarial and compliance may be audited.