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Technical Training Manager

Cooper Parry Castle Donington

Job description

Technical Training Manager

Here at Cooper Parry, we have a new opportunity for a Technical Training Manager to join our Risk & Technical Team.

Come and be part of a growing accountancy firm. We have a three-year plan to be the number-one industry player with privately owned businesses, alongside ongoing organic growth on a regional basis.

Key Responsibilities

  • Designing and delivering technical training to the audit department linking in with the Risk & Compliance team on ICAEW, ECR Professional & Mercia updates to ensure technical elements are being taught in accordance with guidelines.
  •  Regularly identify technical training needs through discussion with the technical director, audit compliance partner and team lead.
  • Responsible for issuing regular updates to the team (linking in with technical director and specialist leads) – ensuring the team are always technically up to date at all times and aware of emerging issues.
  • Understand our current offering, reviewing content & developing further. Using your expertise, you will establish the most effective methods for delivering training
  • Co-ordinate and identify training needs for both the Cooper Parry team
  • Link with the People Team around the maintenance of ICAEW student training records and assisting trainees with the maintenance of online training records.
  • Understand where we can utilise technology to track and deliver training. Work with the head of learning in the people team to utilise current training resources.
  • Develop a technical induction to audit so all new starters receive the same technical training (covering the “how” along with ethical and AML introductions)
  • Working directly with the early careers team to review & improve our graduate and apprenticeship programme.

What you’ll need….

  • Experience in ISAs, FRC’s Ethical Standard, UK GAAP and IFRS
  • Experience in designing training courses
  • Experience in delivering training courses
  • Desire to keep yourself up to date technically and share knowledge
  • Ability to flex style from trainees through to experienced RIs and Partners / Directors
  • Some commercial experience and can combine quality and technical requirements with the commercial elements of running an audit team
  • ACA or ACCA qualified with several years’ post qualification experience ideally with audit background

What's in it for you...

At Cooper Parry our mindset is simple. We only do things if we believe we can be No.1.We start doing that by putting our people at the heart of our culture. Why? Pretty simple really… if our people love working here then then they do amazing work. That’s why we offer things like:

  • Competitive salaries aligned to big firms.
  • Open holidays.
  • No dress code - “Wear something!”
  • Incredible development and career growth.
  • A truly flexible approach to work balancing working from home, in office or with clients - “Work from Anywhere. Anytime. Forever”.

If you are interested in being considered or would like more information, please click apply and upload your CV and a member of the recruitment team will be in touch.

Job type


  • training-manager
  • technical-training
  • ACCA
  • ACA