This role performs financial activities and processes for Thomson Reuters within BOS and partners with our Finance and Business partners across the world to leverage systems and resources to promote a seamless experience.
The individual in this role provides financial support and makes recommendations for improving financial activities, processes, and the collection, consolidation, and reporting of financial-
Primary Areas of Accountability :
Calculate and audit royalty payments; focusing on contract review, royalty calculation and payment and all reporting requirements for royalty bearing products
Provide leadership to team members, create critical functionality for the Royalty System; ensure Royalty System controls and identify overall process improvements
Support general ledger transactions for strategic business unit (SBU)
Conduct moderate to complex financial analysis and identify key trends related to month-end close and payments
Build and maintain strong relationships with business and accounting operations contacts.
Demonstrate appropriate application of GAAP, IFRS, Sarbanes-Oxley and regulatory compliance knowledge and policies : ensure that practices meet regulatory requirements and assist in the documentation respective to the accounting group
Share knowledge and leverage resources across the Finance organization to promote a seamless customer experience
Integration of businesses and functions within BOS to optimize resources and streamline processes
Participate in project work and provide key status updates and track project progress
Work with a global team to ensure the successful migration of royalty payments to new system
General Areas of Accountability :
Provide reliable, value-based information on a timely basis to internal and external customers
Meet data requests of key decision makers, planners, and / or external customers in a timely manner by utilizing relevant existing financial information and the appropriate analysis tools
Assemble and / or consolidate accurate and meaningful information on which short-term and long-term strategies may be based and / or evaluated
Generate ad hoc reports to provide internal and / or external customers with accurate, up-to-date information concerning special projects or issues
Assist other financial and non-financial personnel with special requests for information
Compile monthly, quarterly, and annual financial reports and metrics in a timely manner to ensure the availability of information for management review
Conduct research to support recommendations by management in such areas as financial planning, forecasting, budgeting and quarterly estimation
Collect and consolidate financial performance information for analysis and dissemination to key decision makers
Review submitted financial information regularly to monitor for questionable variances
Requirements / Education and Previous Work Experience Requirements :
Four- year degree in Finance, Accounting, or Business required
Five to nine years progressive finance or accounting experience
2+ years experience with SAP
Experience in integrated financial systems preferred
Microsoft Excel (i.e. pivot tables, vlookups,) working experience a must.
Multi-currency transaction experience desired
Knowledge and Skills Inventory :
Demonstrates the ability to perform Staff Accountant II / Financial Analyst II level technical skills
Must have strong MS Excel skills
Effective written, verbal and interpersonal skills
Strong English written and oral proficiency
Portuguese Language Fluency a must.
Able to effectively communicate with Senior Managers in and outside of Finance
Knowledge of SAP, Data Warehousing, Business Objects preferred.
Ability to successfully meet project and schedule deadlines
Analytical skills in finance and accounting; strong detail orientation
Proficiency in PC computer applications including Word, PowerPoint
Ability to manage multiple priorities with competing demands for time and resources
Strong collaborator in a team environment; ability to effectively transfer knowledge to build team bench strength
Risk tolerance and the use of safe-risk taking is preferred
Ability to travel as required by the business on both domestic and international trips; estimated to be less than 5%
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Making this happen is a dynamic, evolving process, and we count on each employee to be a catalyst in driving our performance -
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