ICAEW president to speak at Manchester Business School

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Free event: 2pm, 30 April 2014
Manchester Business School West, Booth Street West, Manchester, M15 6PB

The Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales’ (ICAEW) President – Martyn Jones – is set to speak at a free event at Manchester Business School on 30 April.

Martyn, who is President and Chairman of the Board of the ICAEW and a member of the Takeover Panel, will speak to attendees about the changing role of the ICAEW in the international and regulatory arena. He will cover the history of accountancy and ICAEW, what has happened since the advent of global accounting standards, what skills are needed and what the ICAEW is doing now.

Martyn was a former senior technical partner in Deloitte LLP where he was the National Audit Technical Partner. He held various partner roles relating to Deloitte’s global audit methodology, risk management, governance services, public policy, global service innovation and quality control over assurance on environmental reporting. He also performed quality review roles in the USA, Holland and Denmark.

He is also a former Secretary to the Auditing Practices Committee and Technical Advisor to the International Auditing Practices Committee, a former member of the influential Companies Committee of the Confederation of British Industry and has performed project work for the World Economic Forum.

Martyn has a keen interest in the development of the employability skills including the techniques and qualities needed by young people to get hired, to succeed in their careers and to reach the top, and he is currently supporting MBS in his role with the ICAEW to develop their partnership programme and to encourage local practitioners and firms to play a more active role in the placement scheme available to students on the BSc Accounting programme.

Staff, students and practitioners are invited to attend this free event. Places are limited so to register contact sangita.mistry@mbs.ac.uk before 27 April 2014.

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