Company: Grant Thornton LLP
Location: San Diego
Posted on: January 26, 2023
Grant Thornton is seeking a Technical Writer to join our team.
Approved office locations included below.ICS - Technical
WriterPOSITION SUMMARY: Grant Thornton LLPs Enterprise
Transformation service line encourages firm innovation by putting
the power of new and emerging technology into the hands of each
Grant Thornton professional to solve business problems and needs of
our clients and our internal colleagues. Within Enterprise
Transformation, the Digital Experience team manages the channel
strategy, client and people experience, and benefits realization
for technology solutions. We are seeking a talented technical
writer to develop documentation for commercial and internal
software releases. In this role, youll work with internal resources
including product management, external developers, marketing and
communications to gather and write technical information for varied
external and internal audiences. You will also produce learning
materials such as quick start cards, user guides, infographics and
training video scripts. Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
- Demonstrate strong written and verbal communications.
- Produce and edit, using multiple mediums, a variety of content,
such as articles, memoranda, user guides, infographics, and
learning materials such as quick start cards and video
- Proactively and regularly provide updates on communication
projects to leadership team and other key stakeholders.
- Develop internal communications for a cross-departmental
- Own the end-to-end documentation creation process, with a focus
on continuous process improvement.
- Prioritize and juggle multiple projects in a fast-paced,
- Develop highly technical documentation for various regulatory
and standards (i.e., ISO) bodies.
- Possess a positive attitude, willingness to jump in and tackle
new challenges, and patience in reconciling multiple reviewers
- Build relationships with internal constituents to leverage
their subject matter expertise, including Product Management,
Enterprise Architecture, UI/UX Design, Business Analysis, IT
Operations, Risk & Compliance, InfoSec, Marketing & Sales, Legal,
Independence, National Communications, and ET Transformation
leaders and teammates.
- Guide, as needed, translators for foreign language localization
of user guides, installation guides, software requirements lists
- Other duties as assigned. Qualifications
- 5+ years technical writing experience, including documentation
for web-based software.
- Bachelor's Degree, preferably in a technical field such as
computer science or technical communications or a focus on English,
writing, or communications.
- Portfolio of work and/or writing samples.
- Experience in a medium- to large-sized public accounting firm
or other regulated and/or professional services industry
- Excellent attention to detail, and the ability to prioritize
and work on multiple projects in a fast-paced, dynamic
- Learning/instructional design experience a plus.
- Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite (PowerPoint, Visio, Word,
Excel, and Project).
- Familiarity with the Agile Software Development Lifecycle
(SDLC) and Agile Framework (SAFe).
- Azure DevOps (ADO) experience a plus.
- Familiarity with the Associated Press Manual of Style a plus.
The base salary range for this position in the firms Bellevue, WA,
Los Angeles, CA, San Diego, CA, and New York City(Manhattan)
offices only is between $89,300 and $148,900 per year. The base
salary range for this position in the firms San Francisco, CA and
San Jose, CA offices only is between $95,100 and $158,600 per year.
LI-TS6About UsAt Grant Thornton, we believe in making business more
personal and building trust into every result for our clients and
you. Here, we go beyond your expectations of a career in
professional services by offering a career path with more: more
opportunity, more flexibility, and more support. Its what makes us
different, and we think being different makes us better.About the
TeamThe team youre about to join is ready to help you thrive. Heres
how: Whether its your work location, weekly schedule or unlimited
flex time off, we empower you with the options to work in the way
that best serves your clients and your life. Here, you are
supported to prioritize your overall well-being through work-life
integration options that work best for your and those in your
household. We understand that your needs, responsibilities and
experiences are different and we think thats a good thing. Thats
why we support you with personalized and comprehensive benefits
that recognize and empower all the identities, roles and
aspirations that make you, well, you. See how at www.gt.com/careers
When it comes to inclusion, we are committed to doing more than
checking boxes. Explore all the ways were taking action for
diversity, equity & inclusion at www.gt.com/careers Heres what you
can expect next: If you apply and are selected to interview, a
Grant Thornton team member will reach out to you to schedule a time
to connect. We encourage you to also check out other roles that may
be a good fit for you or get to know us a little bit better at
www.gt.com/careers. Benefits: We understand that your needs,
responsibilities and experiences are different, and we think thats
a good thing. Thats why we support you with personalized and
comprehensive benefits that recognize and empower all the
identities, roles and aspirations that make you, well, you. For an
overview of our benefit offerings, please visit:
- Benefits for internship positions: Grant Thornton interns are
eligible to participate in the firms medical, dental and vision
insurance programs and the firms employee assistance program.
Interns also receive a minimum of 72 hours of paid sick leave, and
are paid for firm holidays that fall within their internship
- Benefits for seasonal employee positions: Grant Thornton
seasonal employees are eligible to participate in the firms
medical, dental and vision insurance programs and the firms
employee assistance program. Seasonal employees may also be
eligible to participate in the firms 401(k) savings plan and
employee retirement plan in accordance with applicable plan terms
and eligibility requirements. Seasonal employees receive a minimum
of 72 hours of paid sick leave. Grant Thornton employees may be
eligible for a discretionary, annual bonus based on individual and
firm performance, subject to the terms, conditions and eligibility
criteria of the applicable bonus plan or program. Interns and
seasonal employees are not eligible for bonus compensation.
Additional Details: It is the policy of Grant Thornton to promote
equal employment opportunities. All personnel decisions (including,
but not limited to, recruiting, hiring, training, working
conditions, promotion, transfer, compensation, benefits,
evaluations, and termination) are made without regard to race,
color, religion, national origin, sex, age, marital or civil union
status, pregnancy or pregnancy-related condition, sexual
orientation, gender identity or expression, citizenship status,
veteran status, disability, handicap, genetic predisposition or any
other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or
local law. Consistent with the Americans with Disabilities Act
(ADA) and applicable state and local laws, it is the policy of
Grant Thornton LLP to provide reasonable accommodation when
requested by a qualified applicant or employee with a disability,
unless such accommodation would cause an undue hardship. The policy
regarding requests for reasonable accommodation applies to all
aspects of employment, including the application process. To make
an accommodation request, please contact
ColleagueSupportSpecialists@us.gt.com. For Los Angeles Applicants
only: We will consider for employment all qualified Applicants,
including those with Criminal Histories, in a manner consistent
with the requirements of applicable state and local laws, including
the City of Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring
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