Business Unit Controller-Korean-F&R

Job Description

  • This role sits within our Financial & Risk ("F&R") business. On January 30, 2018, Thomson Reuters announced that it signed a definitive agreement to enter into a strategic partnership with private equity funds managed by Blackstone related to the company's F&R business. As part of the transaction, Thomson Reuters has agreed to sell a 55% majority stake in Financial & Risk and will retain a 45% interest in the business. Thomson Reuters will maintain full ownership of its Legal, Tax & Accounting and the Reuters News businesses. The transaction is expected to close in the second half of the year and is subject to specified regulatory approvals and customary closing conditions. When the transaction closes, the role will be included in the new F&R entity. Further information on this can be found at

  • Stewardship and review of accounts of assigned entities for both group and local financial reporting compliance requirements.
  • Maintenance of key SOX controls and SOX evidentiary requirements.
  • Ensure appropriateness of controls for internal and external compliance.
  • Monthly balance sheet and P&L reviews.
  • Monitor the month-end close process for assigned entities and ensure that critical financial processes and reconciliation obligations are met.
  • Manage the relationship with departments of Global and Regional Tax, Business Finance, External Reporting, Internal Audit, Treasury, Finance Operations, Divisional Business Units, and external statutory auditors and outsourced professional service providers.
  • Manage all operational compliance requirements for assigned entities, including:
    • Oversight and review of the preparation and delivery of statutory accounts and tax returns by outsourced professional service providers;
    • internal tax reporting;
    • supporting tax audits, transfer pricing reviews, tax risk assessments, and implementation of tax strategies;
    • Working with external statutory auditors to deliver the statutory audit of assigned entities on-time; and
    • Ensure all filing and reporting deadlines are met.
  • Support company secretarial compliance requirements and work with external corporate secretarial agencies or service providers as and where required.
  • Plan for and support all monthly, quarterly and year-end accounting and internal reporting requirements, including tax provisioning and group reporting.
  • Take an active role in legal entity (or divisional) restructuring projects and acquisition or divestiture projects for the sub-region and ensure that entities and businesses either conform with or are integrated into Thomson Reuters accounting and finance controls and processes.
  • Plan for and deliver all operational requirements of assigned entities within cost budgets.

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