Navigate Accounting in-house technical experts

Our in-house technical author team is led by Julia Bowyer FCA, Content & Innovation Manager – Audit & Accounting. Julia joined Croner-i Ltd from PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) where over 17 years she had experience of audit, accounting and structuring advice, technical helplines, reviews of listed financial statements and due diligence. With knowledge across company law, UK GAAP and IFRS, Julia is responsible for ensuring our content is relevant, up-to-date, clearly organised and technically strong. Another key priority is ensuring linkage of comprehensive commentary, guidance and tools to each other and to the underlying standards and requirements to help all users navigate and understand the complexities.

Rachel Farris FCA CTA is the lead technical writer for Navigate Accounting at Croner-i, also focussing on company law and practice management products such as Engagement Letter Toolkit.  Starting her career in Deloitte’s audit department, she has followed a diverse path that has included working in the tax departments of Deloitte in the UK and PwC in New Zealand, giving her a real breadth of experience and expertise. Before joining Croner-i, Rachel worked in the accounting consulting team of PwC New Zealand, advising on a wide range of technical accounting issues under IFRS, specialising particularly in assets, share-based payments and not-for-profit entities. 

Working in-house with Julia and Rachel with our external specialist authors and reviewers on Navigate Accounting are:

Sarah Baxendale FCA is a senior technical writer for audit and accountancy at Croner-i where she focuses on IFRS and UK accounting guidance, accounts preparation, model accounts, company reporting for IFRS and UK GAAP and guidance on corporate governance.  Prior to this, Sarah was Director in the Accounting and Outsourcing team at Mazars.  She has also worked at PwC for 12 years gaining experience in audit, IFRS implementations and Corporate Reporting, as well as being an examination marker for the ICAEW and ACCA.

Lizzie Morris ACA is a senior technical writer for audit and accountancy at Croner-i, where she works on a wide range of audit, IFRS and UK GAAP accounting, CASS and corporate finance products.  Previously, Lizzie was a manager at HW Fisher, where she qualified. She worked across the audit and corporate finance departments where, alongside audit work, she was involved in reporting accountant engagements for companies seeking a listing on the Standard Market of the London Stock Exchange or AIM and all areas of transaction services, including vendor and purchaser due diligence. She is experienced in auditing private and listed organisations across a range of industries, including regulated financial services, technology and mining. She has an in-depth technical knowledge and practical understanding of IFRS and FRS 102.

Dave Rowley CPFA is a senior technical writer of audit and accounting content where he works on a range of areas including audit, IFRS and UK GAAP reporting and specialist sectors. Dave has an in-depth technical knowledge of IFRS, FRS 102, various sector SORPs and the auditing standards as well as a wealth of experience in resolving complex audit and financial reporting challenges. Dave also has an interest and experience in driving quality and efficiency and adding value through the implementation of data analytics and related digital solutions. Prior to joining Croner-i, Dave worked for Grant Thornton, focusing principally on the Public, Not for Profit and Pensions sectors. Over the course of 10 years, Dave worked with a diverse range of clients, providing both external and internal audit services as well as related assurance services such as independent examinations, grant certifications and value for money reporting.

Tejashri Joshi FCA (ICAI) is a senior technical writer of audit and accounting content and works on a range of areas including corporate governance, IFRS, UK GAAP, audit and corporate finance. Previously at Deloitte, she has extensive experience of working on statutory audits and reviewing the annual reports of wide range of clients from various industries, including securitisation vehicles (listed debts), leasing finance, pawn brokers, personal finance, emerging banks in the UK and Investment management companies. She has experience of facilitating training courses on audit methodologies and knowledge of handling complex financial instrument matters under IFRS and UK GAAP.

Ollie Garrod ACA works on a wide range of audit, IFRS and UK GAAP products with a focus on Navigate Learning courses. Ollie is experienced in auditing private and listed organisations across a range of industries, including manufacturing, construction, technology and hospitality. He has an in-depth technical knowledge and practical understanding of IFRS, FRS 101 and FRS 102, and considerable experience of teaching these topics to diverse audiences. Previously, Ollie was a manager at BDO LLP, where he qualified. He worked in the audit department with a diverse portfolio including owner managed businesses, multinational corporations and companies seeking listings on both AIM and the Standard Market of the London Stock Exchange. Alongside audit work he led internal training for prequalified staff, producing all materials and delivering courses to large cohorts both online and in person. He was also involved in consultations and production of high-level technical material on behalf of the technical standards group for use by BDO LLP and the wider BDO global network.

Ashveeta Singh Harripersadh AGA (SA) is a senior technical writer of audit and accounting content at Croner-i. She works on a range of areas including Navigate Learning courses, audit, IFRS and UK GAAP. Ashveeta is passionate about developing learning content in the audit and accounting industry to help people grow in their careers, encourage consistency and contribute to industry developments in a rapidly evolving world.  Previously, Ashveeta was a manager at Deloitte. She worked in the audit department with a focus on public sector audits. She has an in-depth technical knowledge of IFRS, FRS 102, various sector SORPs and the auditing standards. She then moved from core audit to the A&A Learning and Development team where she was responsible for the early career’s development courses which covered the curriculum from new joiner to manager level.

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