Deloitte, Accounts and Audit Senior Associate, Newcastle, Start date May 2017

Role description

As part of Deloitte's drive to deliver the Distinctive Audit to our clients we have established Centres of Excellence. A Centre of Excellence has been created in Newcastle to support our client engagement teams throughout the UK. An opportunity exists to join our new team as an Accounts and Audit Senior Associate.

Successful candidates will be based in Newcastle and provide remote support to our nationwide client engagement teams in completing tasks associated with the audit of statutory accounts. The role will involve day to day liaison with client engagement teams and will allow you to enhance your understanding of company accounts.

Team members will have the opportunity become subject matter specialists, develop best practice and play a key role in helping deliver a high quality service to our clients.

As team members progress there will be opportunities to perform quality checks on the work completed by other team members and become team leaders.

Our established training programmes will provide you with an opportunity to develop both your technical and soft skills. Our internal technical training is recognised for CPE credit purposes by all the major professional institutes.


Accounts and Audit Senior Associates will have responsibility for:

  • Completion of GAAP compliance reviews of statutory accounts
  • Agreement of information included within the accounts to supporting documentation provided by audit engagement teams.


  • Audit of holdings companies and small trading companies
  • Undertaking other audit tasks to assist audit teams.

And/ or

  • Accounts preparation


To qualify for the role you must have:

  • Previous accounting and/or external audit experience
  • A good understanding of UK accounting frameworks
  • Part qualified ACA or ACCA, however those without qualifications, but have significant relevant experience will be considered
  • Computer literacy with knowledge of Microsoft Office (Word and Excel) and an ability to learn new packages quickly.
  • Attention to detail.
  • Able to display initiative, proactivity, professionalism and confidence.
  • Diligence, hard work and co-operation to be an effective member of the team.
  • Articulate and able to demonstrate discretion.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Ability to prioritise workload and work under pressure with a flexible approach.
  • Ability to problem solve and think logically.

We are Audit

We understand our clients' operations, their industry and the issues they face. We understand an audit is not about looking back, but about helping those businesses to plan for a successful future. Together with our team you will build on our distinctive combination of specialist skills, pioneering technology, industry expertise and on-going investment to grow our business and continue to improve the market-defining services we offer.

Our Practice offers a wide ranging and challenging number of business areas in which to develop your career. These comprise business assurance within our Corporate Groups, Public Sector and Financial Services Audit groups, and advisory specialisms including Treasury Advisory, Risk Analytics and Technology Consulting.

As one of the largest audit practices, joining us will mean working with some of the leading practitioners in the industry, for some of the leading organisations in the world and towards a career goal that is entirely yours to shape.

About Deloitte

Deloitte offers integrated services that include Audit and Risk Advisory, Tax, Consulting and Financial Advisory. Our approach combines insight and innovation from multiple disciplines with global business and industry expertise to help our clients excel anywhere in the world.

We deliver outstanding impact on the reputation and success of our clients, in the UK and globally. In pursuing this we contribute to a sustainable and prosperous society, and are firm believers in the positive impact business can and should have on the world it operates within.

At Deloitte we foster a collaborative culture where talented individuals can produce their best work. We value innovative thinking, diverse insights and a genuinely distinctive level of customer service through our expertise and professionalism.

We value difference, with respect at the heart of our inclusive culture. We are open to discussing with candidates the different ways in which we are able to support agile working arrangements. We recognise that our people are juggling demanding careers with commitments and interests outside of work.

Hear from some of our people already working at Deloitte in agile ways.

We are proud to have received a special award for Best Innovation for our WorkAgility Time Out programme in the 2015 Top Employers for Working Families awards.

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