Auditor, £45,000 + Bonus, Newcastle upon Tyne


An exciting in-house opportunity has arisen for an enthusiastic Auditor to join our clients Finance Department.

You will be part of the Internal Audit Section and will undertake a range of high-profile audit assignments within the organisation with a view to effectively address risk and add value to the business. You will also have responsibility for overseeing the company’s risk management framework.

We’re excited to hear from dedicated employees with a passion for the company and a desire to succeed.

Key Responsibilities

The successful candidate will be responsible for;

  • Undertaking audit planning with a view to agreeing the scope of the audit with management
  • Carrying out an assessment of the risks involved in the area under review and their significance to the company
  • Identifying and testing the key controls that are designed to mitigate business risks
  • Preparing draft and final audit reports
  • Presenting audit findings to management
  • Undertaking ad hoc assignments and special investigations when required.
  • Planning, designing and supporting the implementation of an overall risk management process including the development of an assurance map
  • Assessing the organisation’s risk appetite
  • Risk reporting to a variety of audiences e.g the Risk Advisory Board, business unit heads etc
  • Secretary to the Risk Advisory Board responsible for arranging meetings, co-ordination and critical review of papers to be considered by the Group, minute taking

Key Competencies

  • Strong technical audit skills with the ability to critically assess business processes
  • The ability to identify, quantify and evaluate risks including emerging risks
  • Assessing the organisation’s risk appetite
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Strong report writing skills with an ability to produce reports that require minimal revision
  • Excellent planning / organisational skills
  • Confidence in dealing with all levels of the company including executive management
  • Knowledge of assurance maps and the principle of the three lines of defence.

Qualifications & Attributes

  • Qualified Accountant (ACA, ACCA,CIMA,CIPFA)
  • Previous experience of delivering Internal Audits including special investigations and consultancy reviews
  • Knowledge of risk management techniques
  • Previous experience of assurance mapping and knowledge of the three lines of defence.
  • Full clean driving licence