Telephone Number

+353 1 634 9706

Our Location

31 Mespil Road, Ballsbridge, Dublin 4, Ireland

Email Address

aarc@aarcconsultancy.com

OUR SECTORS

PFM & Taxation  |  Accounting & Audit  |  Banking & Capital Markets  |  Public Utilities & Regulation  |  Climate Change & Environment  |  Education & Employment

1/ PFM & Taxation

Revenue modernisation and public financial management (PFM) are closely linked sectors. Efficient tax administrations are the cornerstone of governments revenue. AARC expertise lies in reforms to tax policy and legislation; improving operational development processes such as tax audit, taxpayer services, taxpayer registration, processing of returns and payments; support to computerization and business process reengineering; and capacity development. AARC expertise also extends to design and implementation of public awareness campaigns for tax payers.

Specific key services related
to this sector include

Modernisation of Tax & Customs Administrations

Strategy
& Regulation

Business Process
Reengineering

Capacity Building
& Training

IFMIS
& RMS

Project Preparatory
Support

Legislative
reform

Public Awareness
Campaigns

Internal Audit

Change
Management

Development of functional & technical requirements for IT systems

2/ Accounting & Audit

AARC experience in this sector spans: the development of professional accountancy qualifications; technical assistance and capacity development for effective audit oversight; improving financial reporting; support to Professional Accountancy Organisations (PAOs); and Supreme Audit reform. AARC has implemented accounting and audit reform projects in Africa, Asia, Europe, the Caribbean and the Pacific Islands.

Specific key services related
to this sector include

Accounting
& Audit Standards

Capacity Building
& Training

Curriculum
Development

PAO Development

Audit
Oversight

Education Reform

SAI Development

3/ Banking & Capital Markets

AARC project experience in this sector includes: Due diligence of financial institutions; Financial management assessments of implementing and executing agencies; Financial & economic analyses; Support to Bank Supervision of financial reporting; capacity development for anti-money laundering (AML) and countering the finance of terrorism (CFT); and, Technical assistance to securities markets.

Specific key services related
to this sector include

Due Diligence & Financial Management Assessment

Pensions reform

Regulation of Capital Markets & Financial Services

Insurance

Asset Valuation
& Registration

AML/CFT

Micro & SME
Development

4/ Public Utilities & Regulation

AARC has provided technical assistance to public utilities and regulators worldwide, in the areas of water, electricity and transport. For example, AARC provides ongoing support to the Infrastructure Sustainability Support Programme in Armenia to strengthen sector management capacity and also public financial management. AARC also offers global assistance in asset registration and valuation, as well as fixed asset management and regulatory reform.

Specific key services related
to this sector include

Strategy
& Regulation

Asset Valuation
& Registration

Project Preparatory
Support

Business Process
Reengineering

Accounting
& Audit Standards

Environmental
Assessments

Capacity Building
& Training

5/ Climate Change & Environment

This is a growing sector for AARC as it often forms a part of projects in other sectors but it is also a key sector. AARC has extensive experience in the preparation of Climate Public Expenditure and Institutional Reviews (CPEIRs). AARC also conducts environmental assessments for project preparatory technical assistance.

Specific key services related
to this sector include

CPEIR

Due Diligence & Financial Management Assessment

Project Preparatory
Support

6/ Education & Employment

While Education and Employment form components of many of our projects, they are also a key standalone sector for AARC. Our project portfolio focuses on access to and quality standards in education as well as creating links to employment in challenging economic circumstances. Skills needs assessments comprise a major part of activity in this sector.

Specific key services related
to this sector include

Project Preparatory
Support

Financial and Economic Analysis

Project Design

Education
Reform

Project Procurement

Capacity Building
& Training

Skills Needs
Assessment

Capacity Needs
Assessment

Social Safeguards & Code of Ethics