Audit In-Charge (Senior)

Salary: £ Competitive plus benefits
Hours of work: Full time, 37 hours per week
Location: Newcastle City Centre

The role at a glance

You will be the key point of contact on audit engagements for a wide variety of entrepreneurial clients across the region and beyond. You will lead the field work on client audit engagements, which includes planning, executing, and completing financial audits.

What you’ll be doing

  • Completing assigned audit testing in more complex areas;
  • Ensuring that high quality deliverables (audit working papers, accounts and board reports) are produced to required timescales;
  • Acting as the key point of contacts for the duration of on-site work and beyond;
  • Coordinating diaries throughout the audit engagement, including briefings, manager and partner reviews, clearance meetings and team debriefs;
  • Keeping the assigned manager and partner informed of progress and any issues encountered;
  • Coaching, guiding and supervising audit assistants;
  • Reviewing agreed non-significant risk areas of audit work undertaken by assistants;
  • Reviewing prospective audit adjustments and client report points raised by assistants;
  • Attending audit clearance meetings and preparing minutes for file.

What’s in it for you?

UNW’s audit team works with an interesting and expanding range of companies, from those with a £100m+ turnover to national charities and international groups. The diversity of our client base will give you the opportunity to further develop your technical skills.

Our growing and sociable team includes a manager and partner group with vast experience as well as international award-winning students. We offer continuous development as part of your training plan, including the potential to work your way up to a management role. You will also have the opportunity be more involved in the running of the department through one of our recruitment, finance, training or people sub-teams.

Who is this role ideal for?

We are looking for people who like to contribute their ideas, are adaptable and want to see themselves, and their teammates, succeed.

You must be able to work both as a valued team member and alone, have good time management skills and be able to work to deadlines. Effective delegation skills and being able to get the best out of your team and progress their ability is also a must.

The ideal candidate will be someone with professional scepticism, who will challenge client decisions in order to conclude on best practice.


If you think that you have the experience and skills that we are looking for, please send your CV and a covering letter to to start a conversation.

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