Most auditors need at least a bachelor's degree in accounting or a related field. Certification within a specific field of accounting improves job prospects. For example, many auditors become earn a professional accounting designation (e.g., Certified Public Accountant in the U.S., Chartered Accountant in Canada). Most auditor positions require at least a bachelor's degree in accounting or a related field. Some employers prefer to hire applicants who have a master's degree, either in accounting or in business administration with a concentration in accounting. Auditors must be able to identify issues in documentation and suggest solutions. For example, public auditors use analytical skills in their work to minimize tax liability, and internal auditors do so when identifying fraudulent use of funds. Auditors must be able to listen carefully to facts and concerns from clients, managers, and others. They must also be able to discuss the results of their work in both meetings and written reports. They must pay attention to detail when compiling and examining documentation. They must be able to analyze, compare, and interpret facts and figures, although complex math skills are not necessary. Strong organizational skills are important for auditors who often work with a range of financial documents for a variety of clients.