Audit and Accounting Trainer

Job Locations UK-Homebased - UK
Posted Date 7 months ago(19/5/2022 7:55 AM)
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Mercia Group

Company Outline


Mercia logo Nov 2020



Job Role: Audit and Accounting Trainer & Consultant 

Location: UK remote working with UK travel

Salary: Circa. £50,000 - £70,000


Why do we want you?

You are an audit manager, assistant audit manager or accounting manager in an accountancy firm or at Trainer within the profession and you are looking for something different.


You have a passion for learning and a thirst for learning and understanding in the accounting profession.


A bit about us.

Wilmington plc is a company with a difference. Our core purpose is helping our customers to do the right business in the right way.  Over the years we’ve grown by acquisition developing a portfolio of businesses who provide GRC and regulatory compliance solutions to enterprise customers and professionals across the globe.  Mercia Group is one of them!


Mercia Group is one of the leading providers of training and support services to the UK accountancy profession, working with over 8000 firms nationwide. 

Main Purpose of Role

In this role you will be using your expertise to write and present high quality technical workshops or training programmes designed and delivered to our clients. 


We are looking for people who have a passion for audit and accounts and want to share that with others, helping our clients to train their team to the highest standards.


If you have a passion for learning and a thirst for learning and understanding in the accounting profession, and you'd like to find out more, why not submit an application and one of the team will get in touch with you as soon as possible.

Skills and Experience Required

We always support colleagues to develop their skills but to be successful in this job you really do need to already be able to tick most of these boxes...


We know it’s not a skill, but the successful candidate must have permission to work in the role’s location by the start of their employment.


The skills required:

  • Professionally qualified to ACA standard or equivalent. 
  • Excellent technical knowledge in the field of audit and accounts and compliance regulation, an ability to grasp changes and have the required skill to translate knowledge into written and verbal practical guidance to meet the needs of accountancy practitioners.
  • The ability to undertake a high degree of research to stay abreast of the changing regulations.
  • Excellent commercial awareness of the UK accounting profession.
  • Ability to apply technical knowledge in a clear and practical way to a range of client firms and situations. experience in / passion for training in this field.
  • A high degree of organisational and project management skills.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills and above average competency with the English Language to take on complex writing assignments. Must be able to effectively liaise with clients, staff and external parties.

Behavioural Competencies:

  • Organised self-starter, able to work without direct supervision.
  • Desire to understand the overall Mercia strategy and ability to align themselves to that strategy.
  • Desire to always learn and remain technically up to date.
  • Desire to work with firms to help them find practical solutions.
  • A team player. Always happy to help and support colleagues and go the extra mile.
  • Ability to work to tight deadlines.
  • Confident and competent presenter

Before you go....

We are Wilmington plc

Wilmington plc is a portfolio made up of a specialist brands providing custom solutions to customers across the globe from over 10 different offices. We provide a wide range of products including specialist information and data, and high quality training and education, to help professionals manage Governance, Risk & Compliance (GRC) and Regulatory Compliance challenges. Find out more about our core purpose and how we help our customers do the right business in the right way.


Our two divisions, Intelligence & Training, are underpinned by the work of experts in their field, including data and technology specialists and highly skilled practitioners who deliver our training and education solutions.


Our ambition is to have the best people work with us at Wilmington, delivering their best work because we care about them, include them and empower them. We will  support you, develop you and recognise you.


Why join us?

We are a dynamic business, providing a huge number of products to a wide range of customers. Therefore we understand the power of diversity, and we celebrate the innovation and creativity that can be achieved through our own unique experiences, knowledge, and perspectives. We love to build teams that showcase our individuality and creativity, building our positive culture across our organisation.


Our work provides variety, development and the opportunity to be part of a committed community of over 700 colleagues in 8 countries worldwide. Our environment is encouraging, supportive, and committed to individual, business and team growth; one where people love to join and make an impact. We embrace new ideas and fresh thinking, we overcome challenges together, and we rely on each other to bring innovation to life. At Wilmington, we work hard to help each other grow and succeed.


What do we offer?

Joining Wilmington means you’ll be part of a dedicated team, committed to providing high quality services and support to our customers. Our people are empowered to learn and develop themselves, and being part of our team, we provide the opportunities for you to grow.


We offer a great core benefits package which includes performance related bonus, pension and life assurance. We also offer a flexible benefits package so you can tailor your benefits to suit you ie additional holiday purchase, healthcare, subsidised gym memberships, cycle to work schemes and discount vouchers.


We have a hybrid working framework that balances flexible working with providing the space for collaboration and learning from each other.


We care about the physical and mental health of all our colleagues. We provide an extensive range of wellbeing resources so that everyone feels supported, and has the best opportunity to do their best work.



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The Legal Bit!

The statements above are intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by employees assigned to this role. Statements are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities and skills required for this position.


*Please note that this role may remain advertised until an offer of employment has been made.



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