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Auditor
A person authorized to conduct an audit to verify the accuracy of the financial records and accounting practices of a business or government. Many counties have an appointed or elected Auditor to make independent audits of all governmental agencies in the county government. The term "auditor" is often misused as meaning any accountant.
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