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Internal Auditor

Womble Bond Dickinson
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Closing date
24 Oct 2023

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We are currently looking for an Internal Auditor to join our Risk and Best Practice team. This is a 12 month fixed term contract to be based out of our Newcastle office.

About the team

As an Internal Auditor you'll work within our risk and Best Practice team. The team helps to ensure we meet our regulatory obligations, comply with our service standards, procedures and manage our risk.

What will you be doing? 

The role will see you conducting internal audits to assess and provide assurance regarding regulatory compliance and that the firm's risk management, governance and internal controls are operating effectively.

You'll plan, organise and carry out audit work in accordance with our internal audit programme/ plan, using the opportunity to identify risks and opportunities to improve and make recommendations to support the firm's approach to continuous improvement.

The ideal candidate will also possess the following skills & experience:

  • Audit experience, or similar risk, compliance or governance roles.
  • High levels of attention to detail and effective analytical skills in order to absorb regulatory, audit and technical information.
  • A self-starter and also demonstrates excellent team working skills and is a committed team player who is helpful and supportive to colleagues.
  • Robust conflict management/ resolution skills and demonstrates resilience - with an ability to achieve positive outcomes.
  • Has the ability to communicate in both written and oral format in a professional, clear and concise manner and is able to adapt style to meet the audience.

You will have a passion for audit, compliance and risk management and have the ability to work well in busy and high-pressure situations.

What makes it great to work here?

We continually work hard to create an open culture that sets us apart from other firms. Our culture gives us much more of a human feel, emphasising that we're more than just suits!

As signatories to the Mindful Business Charter, it's important to us that our people are able to maintain healthy and happy lives, both in and out of work. We have a number of resources and initiatives designed to support health and wellbeing and we're very happy to talk flexible working, full-time or part-time working patterns.

Through our DEI initiatives we create an environment in which difference is valued. We have an Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Group, led by our Board Sponsor, which works with our colleague networks (we currently have firm supported networks for race, ethnicity, and cultural heritage, LGBTQ+, disabilities, families, and women's career development and we're in constant dialogue with our people about how we expand our networks to better support everybody). Find out more about ED&I at WBD here. We encourage applicants from all social backgrounds, ethnicities, disabilities, gender identities and sexual orientations.

We are committed to ensuring our recruitment process is inclusive and accessible to all. If you have a disability or long term condition and need us to make any adjustments to give you the best possible recruitment process, please let us know by contacting the recruiter on the right hand side of this page.

We are an in-house recruitment team and will always aim to fill our roles directly in the first instance. If you're an agency, please click here for ways that you can work with us.


Womble Bond Dickinson is a full-service transatlantic law firm, created on 1 November 2017 through the combination of UK firm Bond Dickinson and US firm Womble Carlyle.

A Top 100 law firm globally and Top 20 law firm in the UK, Womble Bond Dickinson has more than 420 partners and 1,000 lawyers based across 16 US cities and eight UK cities including a significant presence in London. The firm's reach also extends to Europe where it has strategic partnerships with other law firms in Germany and France. 

In the UK, Womble Bond Dickinson advises in excess of 40 FTSE 350 companies, many of the largest businesses in the country, government organisations and wealthy individuals. With a focus on eleven key sectors (Energy & Natural Resources; Financial Institutions; Healthcare;  Insurance, Manufacturing;  Real Estate; Retail and Consumer; Transport, Logistics & Infrastructure; Pharmaceuticals, Biotechnology & Life Sciences; Technology and Private Wealth) the firm’s experience allows it to build strong relationships and deliver an excellent service to clients.

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