Looking for a career change? Senior technical writer opportunity

Croner-i is a market-leading provider of information services and solutions for professionals in accounting, audit, tax, H&S and business and is looking for a senior technical writer specifically for audit content

This is an ideal role for an experienced auditor with strong technical knowledge and excellent writing skills looking to move out of practice and join an expert and enthusiastic audit and accounting author team. Apply here

Job purpose

The audit and accounting technical team of writers is responsible for writing and reviewing content for the A&A segment. They work with commercial, sales, IT and editorial teams to innovate the way that content is delivered to maximise the value to our clients. The team also deliver technical and product training and are expected to be active members of external technical committees, for example at ICAEW.

The team is looking for a technically strong experienced auditor or accountant to drive content transformation and enhancement of our audit content, particularly in light of upcoming changes with ISA (UK) 315 and ISQM (UK) 1.

The post holder will take responsibility for authoring and updating audit products on the Croner-i Navigate platform and ensure that content is up to date and relevant for users.

Day to day responsibilities

  • Take responsibility for certain audit and practice management products
  • Get involved in supporting commercial and content partnerships for example with audit software companies
  • Lead transformation projects for content, products and processes
  • Research and perform or review authoring update work on the A&A products as appropriate for the candidate’s expertise and the roles of other team members. This could include:
  1. commentary, insights and analysis;
  2. tools including audit programmes, model accounts and disclosure checklists;
  3. online training materials (podcasts, videos, recording audio, preparing slides and notes);
  4. contributing articles for news updates, Accountancy Daily and social media;
  5. UK GAAP and IFRS presentation, measurement and disclosure;
  6. company law and corporate governance; and practice management guides and tools.
  • Maintain and expand external networks through social media, webinars, training, sales demos and technical committees;
  • Work with external expert authors and panel members in practice
  • Instruct editorial/production support teams and review output within tight publishing deadlines;
  • Provide insight and leadership to other team members maintaining accounting/auditing standards and company legislation on Croner-i Navigate platform to ensure that new content is added when needed and editorial notes are up to date; and
  • Answer product queries and assist client experience and sales teams with demos and training.

What you bring to the team

  • Qualified ACA, ACCA, FCA or FCCA;
  • Experience of working within an accounting practice environment, typically within the audit function;
  • Professional knowledge of and strong technical grounding in the areas of auditing and IFRS and UK GAAP accounting, ethics, quality and risk;
  • Proven writing and presentation skills, including the ability to convey complex themes in an accessible way to a variety of audiences with varying levels of expertise;
  • Strong excel, word and IT skills and experience of audit software;
  • Interest in media/publishing;
  • Confident in helping clients; and
  • Superb teamwork and communication.

Why join the team?

This is a fantastic multi award-winning place to work and a friendly, highly motivated and hard-working team. This role should appeal if you enjoy being exposed to a wide variety of technical developments and would like the satisfaction of seeing your work published to help serve our clients’ needs.

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