Audit Graduate Newcastle 2024

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DEADLINE 11th April 2024
Newcastle upon Tyne

We have an exciting opportunity for an Audit trainee to join our Newcastle office. You will be assisting the team in the delivery of statutory audit services for our Owner Managed Business, and Not-for-Profit Client portfolio.

The role

A role in audit is very varied, you will be exposed to lots of different areas of the audit process such as planning and identifying risk, understanding the client, and financial reporting. You will build relationships with the audit team, Partners and clients; developing your professional skills as we support you through your qualification.

  • Get to know our clients and build strong relationships, helping your understanding of how finance teams operate preparing audit planning documentation for review and to carry out internal control, system and walkthrough tests; attend simple stock stakes./
  • Carrying out audit tests as part of a team on site at the client premises.
  • Reviewing financial statements for accuracy.

Undertaking a training contract (ACA/ACCA) with a view to becoming a chartered accountant within 3 years.

This role is open to graduates or individuals looking to start their career in accountancy, all we ask is that you have a Degree or an AAT qualification giving you the ability to start the ACA qualification.

Haines Watts is mindful of individuals who may have extenuating circumstances and did not meet the minimum academic requirements. We are open to discussing and exploring the pathway you have chosen and welcome you to apply for the role and send an email regarding your extenuating circumstances which affected your results.

What you need to be

  • Be authentic in every situation and like to be connected to your team, clients and local communities
  • Like to listen and understand, to show up every day with passion and to stand up for things that matter to you
  • Be driven to succeed, take initiative and want results.

The Haines Watts Way

Our collective aspirations are simple:

  • We strive to build and develop valued relationships as a trusted business advisor to our clients and connections.
  • We strive to show passion for our work in helping clients achieve their goals and using our initiative to help solve problems.
  • But above all, we strive to be authentic and inclusive as part of our DNA.

What you get back from us:

  • Working in our modern city centre office, close to Newcastle quayside with complimentary snacks and ‘dress for your diary’ dress approach.
  • Flexible and hybrid 35 hour working week with a strong emphasis on work life balance.
  • Birthdays are important, so each year take the day off to celebrate.
  • Enhanced family leave for all new parents.
  • Giving back day, select a charity of your choice and spend the day volunteering with them.
  • Full study package towards professional qualifications.
  • Regular social events such as annual Christmas party, summer gathering and team building days out.
  • Special recognition, we celebrate big birthdays, long service, retirement and great performance.
  • Employee introduction and client referral bonuses.
  • Personal development programmes to support career growth including various talent development programmes, group update annual workshops and access to a range of CPD courses.
  • Access to an instant voucher and cash back app.
  • Strong emphasis on wellbeing, access to services such as 24/7 access to mental health helpline and legal/financial help.
  • 5% employer pension contribution, income protection and life assurance.
  • A flexible benefits programme to opt into further benefits which you can tailor to suit your lifestyle such as bike to work, gym membership, private medical insurance, dental insurance and restaurant card.

We do not pay agency fees where speculative and unsolicited CVs are submitted to Haines Watts by any means. For any CVs which are submitted without instruction from the Haines Watts Recruitment team, Haines Watts reserves the right to contact and work directly with these candidates without payment of any agency fee.

DEADLINE 11th April 2024