MANAGING EDITOR - ACCOUNTANT

Exciting Editorial opportunity for Accountants

Are you a Chartered Accountant looking for a change of direction?

We are a rapidly growing online legal content company based in London WC1. Brought to you by the team behind FromCounsel, the leading corporate intelligence service developed by barristers from Erskine Chambers and experienced Professional Support Lawyers from city firms, we are a well-funded start-up building an editorial team made up of lawyers and accountants to work on an exciting new project within the small-medium business market.

We are looking for Chartered Accountants with extensive experience in small-medium-size accountancy practice who are interested in moving into editorial work.

You will work with junior writers to develop, deliver and maintain written tax and accounting content for an innovative new online know-how service.  You will be responsible for planning, coordinating, writing and ensuring quality control of our Accounting and Finance content.   You must therefore possess an excellent standard of written English and a flair for communicating advice to lay clients in a clear and simple way.

You will bring strong commercial awareness and technical knowledge and understand the needs of different audiences and be able to tailor your advice and adapt accordingly.

You will also be liaising with other editors to develop the product so must be comfortable both working in a team and taking individual ownership of projects to secure results.  Flexibility and an enthusiasm for applying your expertise outside of traditional working environments are a must.

This is a fantastic opportunity for chartered accountants looking to use their expertise in a rewarding, flexible and friendly working environment.  Full and Part-time positions available.

Essential

  • Qualified Chartered Accountant.

  • Exceptional written communication skills and meticulous attention to detail.

  • Extensive technical knowledge and practical experience in small-medium-size accountancy practice advising lay clients and small-medium businesses.

  • Strong research skills.

  • Demonstrable commercial awareness and an interest in innovation in the delivery of professional services. 

  • Ability to distil technical information into easily understood, accessible copy with broad appeal.

  • Ability to take ownership of a project and lead a team of junior writers to deliver results.

  • A proactive approach and enthusiasm for working in a start-up environment.

  • Demonstrable ability to complete projects to demanding deadlines.

Desirable

  • Prior editorial, writing, content experience.

  • Prior experience leading/managing a team or commercial project.

We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation or age.

If you are interested in applying for this role please send your CV and covering letter setting out how you meet the role requirements to jobs@emeraldstreetventures.com quoting reference ‘Managing Editor – Accountant’.