Technical Trainer (Audit)

United Kingdom / Home-based / Flexible
Competitive + benefits
13 Jun 2022
13 Jul 2022
Contract Type
Full Time

We are searching for an experienced Technical Trainer (Audit).

Can you remember how you felt during your first few weeks as an accountant when the world of audit was completely new?

Do recall the light bulb moment when it finally clicked?

The role of Audit Training Assistant Manager is a fantastic opportunity for you to contribute to the development of the next generation of auditors at RSM, as well as building your own skill sets that will benefit you as your career advances.

Why is Audit training unique at RSM?

At RSM, we believe that high quality training is achieved when the trainer is involved at every stage. The training team are involved from the inception and scoping, innovation in the design and ultimately, delivery of the finished product. The team have full responsibility for training projects and are supported throughout including technical reviews, a separate team of eLearning developers and peer reviews within the wider training team.

The Audit Training team work closely with various stakeholders in audit – quality, technical and, importantly, the client facing audit teams to develop and deliver a programme of training that both responds to the regulatory rigours of the profession and complements the professional development of every member of the audit team.

The use of innovative training design across a range of delivery formats is a primary focus of our training strategy. You will liaise with Training Managers from other service lines to help deliver this objective.


  • You will deliver audit courses for classroom and digital delivery.
  • You will deliver other courses for the student population including skills courses and introductory financial reporting courses.
  • You should be imaginative and pro-active in your approach to delivering both individual training courses and the development of the programme of courses.

About the ideal candidate

As you’ll know from your own experience, a successful auditor combines their technical expertise with excellent client service, sound professional judgement and robust challenge and scepticism.

Being an Audit Trainer is much more than teaching people what the standards say. It’s about using your understanding of the profession to provide students with an opportunity for an education in audit.

Being a confident presenter who is able to relay sometimes complex materials in a way that is both engaging an easy to understand is an important attribute for every trainer.

Having previous experience in presenting training is not a pre-requisite for this role. We’re looking for candidates who can demonstrate this skill through their passion for the coaching and development of their team.

In addition to the delivery of training, you’ll also be involved in supporting the wider training team in the development and coordination of the training programme. Therefore, strong project and time management skills are essential.

The role requires:

You will have experience working in external audit and be ACA, ICAS, or equivalent qualified.

The role is home based with an option to work flexibly from your local office. Delivery of training is both online and face to face. Therefore, there is a requirement to be able to travel anywhere nationally. Substantial advance notice of all travel requirements is generally given.

Flexible Working

At RSM we work hard to create an environment where our people can make a difference - to themselves, their career, their teams, and to the success of our firm and clients. We support all our people to work flexibly, to manage their family and other responsibilities alongside their work commitments; we believe this is key to achieving an inspiring and fulfilling working environment.

Diversity and Inclusion at RSM

At RSM, inclusion and diversity are central to our values. We have an authentic focus on intentional inclusion, enabling our people to feel they can bring their whole self to work and ensuring everyone feels supported, respected and confident to make a valuable contribution.

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