Business Unit Controller

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The jobholder will ensure management and control of key accounting components, subsidiary & branch accounting, 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 policy, SOX / IFRS 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.


  • Taking ownership and accountability of entity financials and ensuring the Statutory audits are signed off timely as per the requirements
  • Ensuring monthly /quarterly analysis and qualitative commentary for cost
  • Responsible for local statutory and tax compliance either for a Country or a group of Countries, by working closely with outsources service providers.
  • Developing team management skill by acting as back up and one point of contact for the respective region
  • Liaisioning with auditors on Statutory & SOX audits
  • Review of work done by Accounting operations to ensure the accounting is in accordance with IFRS and/or local GAAP requirements
  • Review and ensuring completion of tax packs, booking of tax provisions and monitoring tax accounts movements.
  • Reviewing Transfer Pricing calculation and ensure the same is in accordance with the agreement/arrangement
  • Support Manager by being a key contact by providing guidance & mentoring to other team members



  • Controllership
  • General Accounting
  • Tax
  • Finance


  • Outsourced Providers
  • Local Statutory Auditors
  • Group Statutory Auditors
  • Sox Compliance Auditors
  • Tax and other compliance authorities

Chartered Accountant with min 3-4 years of experience.

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