• Technical Consultant

    Job Locations UK
    Posted Date 3 months ago(27/7/2018 7:49 AM)
    Division
    Professional
    # of Openings
    3
    Brand
    Mercia
  • Company Outline

     

     

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    Mercia (www.mercia-group.co.uk) 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:

    Audit and accounts consultancy

    • Provision of audit consultancy and compliance services to firms who outsource their quality control
    • Visiting firms throughout the UK from national practices to sole practitioners to provide, hot and cold file reviews (circa 100- 120 days a year)
    • Conducting reviews remotely whilst office or home based and providing debrief of findings by phone
    • Writing reports and providing recommendations
    • Provision of consultancy via telephone technical support service, supporting other members of Mercia’s audit and accountancy team

           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 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 ACA or ACCA
    • Excellent communication skills
    • Strong technical knowledge with the ability to make others understand
    • Hands on or management experience of audit 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”

     

    Wilmington

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