Director of Finance, F&R Technology
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ABOUT THE ROLE
Thomson Reuters Enterprise Technology & Operations is looking to hire a highly motivated and energetic individual interested in advancing their career in Finance. The position will form part of a team who are key participants in providing value-added analysis and reporting to the F&R Technology management team. The opportunity will provide exposure at the highest levels of the F&R Technology management team and build expertise in a broad range of compelling areas.
Enterprise Technology & Operations brings together our technology development and operations, content technology, operations centers and transformation. F&R Technology consists of approx. 3,500 employees who are located across the globe.
The successful candidate will be become part of the wider Thomson Reuters finance community where its members are continually encouraged to develop their skills and expand their experience beyond their current role. Thomson Reuters takes your career and talent seriously helping you to grow and develop into a strong finance leader.
RESPONSIBILITIES OF THE DIRECTOR OF FINANCE:
Key member of the F&R Technology finance team to directly support the Desktop & Platform technology team within the Enterprise Technology & Operations group.
The role is responsible for providing high quality business support and strategic financial planning and analysis to the business leaders and their management teams.
Key aspects of the role are as follows:
Cross business engagement with Financial & Risk stakeholders, Corporate functions and the wider ET&O team
Providing coaching and support to our team of financial analysts to support these areas of the business. Initially this role will be an individual contributor; the expectation is that one or more analysts will become direct reports starting within 6 months
Tracking costs/savings across key product and infrastructure shutdowns or simplifications, producing financial plans and working closely with teams to agree planning assumptions.
Monthly variance analysis, reporting and forecasting to both central F&R\
Technology finance and senior management for P&L, Capex and headcount
Driving, reviewing and influencing technology investments to ensure they are the best value for the company
Support business cases for new initiatives with a benefit recognition to the overall company
Manage and collaborate on key pan-ET&O projects including the Toronto Technology Center build out
Ability to represent ET&O and F&R Technology as the senior finance person on site
Detail oriented with exceptional organizational/analytical skills
Experience working with business leaders in a diverse, complex environment
Strong financial modeling and analytical skills
Proactive approach to managing multiple deliverables and dependencies across internal functions and geographic locations
Strong presentation skills
Ability to analyse complex data and communicate effectively to a broad range of stakeholders
Strong organisation skills and ability to work under time pressure
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to interact and influence multiple levels of management and finance
Ability to build and maintain relationships with other groups within ET&O, F&R and the wider finance organization
Accounting/Finance degree, CPA or MBA preferred
7 years of post qualification work experience preferred
Technology finance experience preferred
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 over 50,000 employees in more than 100 countries, we work flexibly across boundaries and realize innovations that help shape industries around the world. Bring your ambition to make a difference. We'll bring a world of opportunities.
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