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US GAAP Technical Accounting Editor/Author

Thomson Reuters Publishing / Editorial 11/1/2017 1:48:40 AM Carrollton, TX United States of America
Job Description


Creates and /or maintains premium intelligent practice oriented and analytical information and news products and tools for tax, legal, accounting and other specialized professionals through research, analysis, original writing, and collaboration with technology. Creates integrated updates to existing products and tools delivered daily, weekly, monthly, annually depending on product requirements. May teach seminars to customers on specialized topics.  To view the full job code description, copy and paste the following url into your browser to access the GRF site,


GAAP Reporter is a unique online research resource designed to help accounting and financial reporting professionals ensure compliance with US GAAP. Our expert authors provide in-depth, section-by-section guidance, interpretation and analysis on the entire breadth of the FASB Codification, as well as updated coverage to reflect any new changes issued by FASB. We are looking for an experienced accounting professional to join our team!

The US GAAP Technical Accounting Editor/Author will perform a critical role in the successful creation and maintenance of the accounting content in GAAP Reporter. The Editor/Author will provide the professional insight and expertise necessary to design and maintain a cutting-edge customer-oriented accounting product, author market-leading analysis and guidance, and provide expert, rapid response to significant developments in accounting standard-setting.


The Editor/Author will write concise, comprehensive plain language restatements of the Codification.  In addition to the restatements, the Editor/Author will create content that provides actionable insight for sophisticated users, such as CFOs, controllers, technical accounting and accounting policy professionals.  These insights include common practice and pitfalls in applying the guidance, summaries of recent or emerging updates to the Codification, illustrative examples of required disclosures, excerpts of SEC comment letters, differences between IFRS and US GAAP, and comprehensive examples of calculations and journal entries described in the guidance.  Further, the Editor/Author will create and maintain practice aids, such as detailed annual and interim disclosure checklists and memorandums that provide overviews of various accounting topics.  This role is perfect for an individual that enjoys diving into complex areas of the Codification, researching best practices, and creating thought leadership materials. 


• 5+ years’ experience in the accounting field; technical writing on accounting standards is a big plus

• Strong accounting standard research skills
• Bachelor's degree in accounting with CPA
• Knowledge of standard-setting process of the FASB, IASB, and SEC
• Ability to work well under pressure and under short deadlines, while maintaining attention to detail
• Excellent communication skills
• Excellent interpersonal skills with proven ability to work collaboratively within a team environment
• Strong project management skills and ability to manage multiple projects.

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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Carrollton-Texas-United States of America
Req #: JREQ088831
Locations: Carrollton-Texas-United States of America
Job Function: Publishing / Editorial
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