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Financial Analyst

Thomson Reuters Accounting & Finance 4/2/2018 11:28:49 AM Lagunilla de Heredia, Costa Rica
Job Description

We have an opportunity available for a Financial Analyst to join our team in Costa Rica. This position applies business process, analytical, and system administration skills in a dynamic environment to support the SAP general ledger's operation and corporate financial systems. While the work is in a quasi-technical environment, the position provides insight into business finance operations, Controllership and General Accounting operations, and both internal and external reporting.  It exposes the analyst to a balanced view of accounting, finance, and financial system infrastructure.

The position is responsible for accuracy of master data setup, which is critical to Thomson Reuter's monthly financial information and management reporting.  Additionally, this position will administrator the banking and BlackLine accounting reconciliation system. 

The Financial Analyst position will work closely with the Business Units, Controllership, Treasury and General Accounting operations colleagues across the world to ensure that business requirements are supported appropriately.  This role will be responsible for high customer interface to build quality working relationships within the organization.  Given the global reach of this business and the matrixed operating environment, the individual should be an effective communicator. 

Essential Day-to-day Responsibilities:

  • Establish and maintain Master Data databases within Thomson Reuters global SAP environment, including accurate and timely management of general ledger account  and profit & cost center requests and foreign currency tables
  • Administer the SAP monthly accounting period control to ensure timely closure of SAP modules and authorization group changes
  • Provide business consulting to help resolve customer questions and tickets on a range of SAP Master Data topics
  • BlackLine (account reconciliation tool) system administration. This includes user setup, trouble shooting, and SOX compliance review.
  • Banking Administration with Citibank, Deutsche Bank, BOA-Cashpro, JPM, Standard Charter Bank, RBC and BASC payment system
  • Administer the Treasury OneSource System
  • Communicate with internal customers and stakeholders to ensure consistent application of Thomson Reuters' policies and procedures including adherence to Master Data design and operating principles
  • Provide analytical support as necessary for customers
  • Update and maintain departmental procedures


  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance, Business or a related degree is required
  • 2 + years related experience
  • Previous Blackline and SAP experience with FI/CO and creation and maintenance of SAP Master Data elements preferred.
  • Proficient in PC computer applications including Excel, Word and PowerPoint. 
  • Knowledge of accounting and financial reporting in a global business operating with financial systems experience
  • Proficiency in establishing new client relationships and effectively managing existing relationships to meet the financial and business goals of the organization
  • Results oriented and delivering on objectives is crucial to establishing a reputation for high performance and customer satisfaction
  • Fluent in English and Spanish; Fluency in Portuguese preferred but not required
  • Effective communication skills in both oral and written forms

At Thomson Reuters, we believe what we do matters. We are passionate about our work, inspired by the impact it has on our business and our customers. As a team, we believe in winning as one - collaborating to reach shared goals, and developing through challenging and meaningful experiences. With more than 45,000 employees in more than 100 countries, we work flexibly across boundaries and realize innovations that help shape industries around the world. Making this happen is a dynamic, evolving process, and we count on each employee to be a catalyst in driving our performance - and their own.

As a global business, we rely on diversity of culture and thought to deliver on our goals. To ensure we can do that, we seek talented, qualified employees in all our operations around the world regardless of race, color, sex/gender, including pregnancy, gender identity and expression, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, disability, age, marital status, citizen status, veteran status, or any other protected classification under country or local law. Thomson Reuters is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer providing a drug-free workplace.

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Lagunilla de Heredia-Costa Rica
Req #: JREQ101229
Locations: Lagunilla de Heredia-Costa Rica
Job Function: Accounting & Finance
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