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Career Relaunch - Assistant Controller

Thomson Reuters Accounting & Finance 11/2/2017 9:06:20 AM Bangalore, KA India
Job Description

In line with our commitment to building a diverse workforce and ensuring strong female representation in the workforce at all levels, we are proud to introduce ‘Career Relaunch’– a dedicated program targeted at bringing female professionals back into the workplace.

Assistant Controller

The jobholder supports the Business Unit Controller in all aspects of accounting for an entity or a group of entities, work with 3rd Party providers for statutory and tax reporting, yearend submissions and other accounting areas. The objective is to ensure compliance with Thomson Reuter’s Accounting policies and Local Tax & GAAP requirements. The jobholder is expected to interact closely with various groups including but not limited to Business Units, General Accounting organization, Group Finance, Tax, Treasury, Internal Audit and 3rd party providers and to manage the relationship with our local statutory auditors.

Essential Day-to-Day Responsibilities:

•Either independent or support the Business Unit controller in relation to local statutory and tax compliance either for a Country or a group of Countries, by working closely with 3rd party service providers

•Work with various business partners either independently or supporting the Business Unit Controller to ensure legal entities are accurately, completely and timely accounted for in the enterprise systems, as well as to ensure good controls of underlying processes are in place

•Ensure the month end close in line with Thomson Reuter’s global reporting timetable, reviewing to ensure that critical accounts are reconciled to underlying documentation, that transactions are coded accurately in line with Thomson Reuters and local accounting policies

•Analysis of all Balance Sheet and Cost accounts

•Liaise with auditors on Statutory & SOX audits

•Participate in regional balance sheet and cost reviews.

•In conjunction with the Tax Department completion of tax packs, booking of tax provisions and monitoring tax accounts movements

•In conjunction with the Transfer Pricing Department review the quarterly calculation for Group books and also perform the true up Calculation for local books

•Provide support as appropriate in any tax audits as agreed with the Tax Department either directly or through 3rd party providers


· Chartered Accountant


Chartered Accountant with 0-3 years of relevant experience


  • Strong accounting background as well as a good understanding of accounting regulations, Accounting Standards

  • A good understanding of the latest development in IAS/IFRS

  • Proven Ability to form strong customer relationships, an understanding of customer focus and service delivery

  • A good understanding of tax & statutory requirements

  • Efficient work ethics with proven ability to meet deadlines

  • Clear and effective communication & interpersonal skills

  • Drive & self motivation with the ability to work independently & deliver under pressure

  • Adaptability, flexibility, and responsiveness

  • Fluent English and speaking / writing

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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Req #: JREQ091965
Locations: Bangalore-India
Job Function: Accounting & Finance
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