Awais Ur Rehman

Awais is a Partner and Head of Audit and Risk Advisory at Walker Wayland Melbourne. He has extensive audit and advisory experience in Australia and Overseas, mainly working for Big 4 and 2nd Tier accounting firms.

Awais is a seasoned professional in providing external audit, compliance risk management and corporate governance services to a broad range of clients in both the private and public sectors. His clients come from a wide range of industries and comprise SMEs to large public & private reporting entities in industries such as:

  • Consumer and industrial markets
  • Manufacturing
  • AFSL Licence holders
  • Not-for-profits and Charities
  • Aboriginal and Indigenous Corporations
  • Technology
  • Public sector and education

Awais’s role includes helping clients meet their regulatory obligations and assisting Audit Committees, Boards and Executive Management to extinguish their financial reporting and corporate governance responsibilities. Awais enjoy working with senior management to develop cost-effective and practical solutions to issues. His continuous value-add philosophy helps his clients grow and develop contemporary systems and processes.

Awais has also served as an independent board member on various organisations in roles such as Treasurer, Finance and Infrastructure Committee and as Audit Committee member. He loves to give back to the profession and the community and does that by mentoring students and professionals associated with CA ANZ and ACCA programs and providing pro bono professional services to charities.

Specialist Areas

  • Statutory external audits
  • IFRSs implementation
  • Group consolidation
  • Financial accounting and reporting advice
  • Due diligence and compliance reviews
  • Risk Advice and process reviews
  • Grants acquittal reporting


  • Bachelor of Science (Hons) in Applied Accounting
  • Grad Dip of  Chartered Accounting
  • Registered Company Auditor
  • External Examiner- Law Institute of Victoria
  • Approved Overseas Auditor (New Zealand)

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