Audit & Accounts Lecturer

4 weeks ago
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Company Outline



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Mercia ( is one of the leading providers of training and support services to the UK accountancy profession, working with over 8000 firms nationwide. Over 3000 firms use our file review service and rely on our audit and compliance manuals. More 6000 firms attend our training events and use our online training solutions. Mercia is part of Wilmington plc's Professional Division. 

Main Purpose of Role

The role includes:


  • Presenting audit and accounts CPD courses on Mercia’s national face to face, online and in house course programmes (circa 100 events per annum)
  • Keeping up to date with latest technical changes across a wide range of subjects and presenting this in an interesting and engaging style
  • Writing and developing technical yet practical course materials for use on face to face and online events. Influence over course content (and due to the practical nature of the courses there are no syllabus restrictions)
  • Assisting the training event managers with ideas for new courses, conferences and webinars

Audit product and specialist assignment manuals

  • Input to the development and updating of our range of technical manuals, methodologies and paperless systems

Audit and accounts consultancy

  • Provision of audit consultancy and compliance services to firms who outsource their quality control to help ensure course content is always practical and topical
  • Provision of consultancy via telephone technical support service, supporting other members of Mercia’s audit and accountancy team

Audit and accounts related marketing support products

  • Contribution to editorial and development of Mercia’s range of audit and accounts related marketing support products and services, articles for websites, newsletters etc

Other opportunities

  • Client care and building relationships with the client base to identify and deliver their training needs

Skills and Experience Required

 The role will ideally suit the following candidate:

  • Qualified preferably ACA or ACCA
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Strong technical knowledge with the ability to make others understand
  • Hands on or management experience of tax assignments within a professional practice or relevant professional body
  • Interest in technology and the opportunities this creates for development
  • Enthusiastic self-starter and team player with a desire to help others
  • Willingness to travel throughout the UK


We are focused on ensuring that Wilmington remains a great place to work. We value our people and we continue to invest in their career development. We encourage learning, and career opportunities are possible across all Wilmington companies

“We are committed to equality, equality of opportunity and valuing diversity”




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