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Audit File Reviewer

Mercia Group
Belfast, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom
Competitive Salary
Closing date
Apr 25, 2024

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Full Time
Audit File Reviewer

Location: Remote with travel around Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland
Salary: Competitive plus benefits
Benefits: Hybrid Working, Performance-Related Bonus, Pension, Life Assurance, Additional Holiday Purchase, Health Cash Plan, Subsidised Gym Memberships, Cycle to Work scheme, Discount Vouchers and Access to Wellbeing Resources.

Why do we want you?

You are ACA qualified or equivalent, with outstanding technical knowledge in the field of external audit and financial reporting and compliance regulation and you'd love to help clients assess accounting compliance risk through reviewing client files and reporting to clients your feedback and ideas for improvement.

Mercia Group is one of the leading providers of training and support services to the accountancy profession, working with over 8000 firms nationwide, and they are part of the Wilmington Training & Education division.

In this fantastic opportunity you will be responsible for performing high quality independent and objective file reviews to evaluate accountancy practices' compliance with regulatory standards.

You will work closely with and support our Product team including contributing to the technical, client and competitor intelligence used to make Product decisions and liaising with the Product Director and Managers when updating or creating a product to ensure that client needs are met and product solutions can be integrated to our Sales and Marketing teams.

In order to be successful, you must have / be:
  • The ability to travel within Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland
  • Excellent technical knowledge in the field of external audit and accounts and compliance regulation, and 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.
  • Professionally qualified to ACA standard or equivalent, with sufficient post qualified experience to support the level of this role.
  • Ability to apply technical knowledge clearly and practically to a range of client firms and situations.
  • Experience of reviewing audit files or compliance work in practice.
  • 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.
  • A high degree of organisational and project management skills.

You need to be the kind of person who
  • Loves to learn - both knowledge and skills
  • Is a creative question-asker and a solution-finder
  • Is able to work in a fast paced, fun and progressive environment
  • Enjoys a challenge - we work hard, and it can be a steep learning curve

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