Senior Accounting Analyst

Job Description

We are looking for a Senior Accounting Analyst to join Thomson Reuters Latin America General Accounting Operations (AO) located in San Jose (Heredia), Costa Rica. The AO is a key element of the company's strategy to leverage best practices, support future acquisitions and growth, and streamline processes and activities across the organization and the world to return value to our customers by becoming more effective and efficient. This is a growing organization where exceptional individuals can make a lasting impact on the company and develop through challenging assignments.

This position is responsible for performing accounting activities such as balance sheet account reconciliations, account approval and open item resolution for the Latin America region on a monthly basis and partners with other departments to leverage systems and resources.


Prepare balance sheet reconciliations.

Approve balance sheet reconciliations.

Approve journal entries.

Open items reporting, follow-up and escalation with various departments.

Perform month-end close responsibilities with a complete understanding of the close process and the financial framework within an SAP environment to achieve complete, accurate and compliant financial statements.

Build and maintain collaborative relationships with partnering organizations by providing regular and frequent communications.

Assist in monthly financial reporting; prepare analysis of accounts as requested.

Assist in projects on process improvements.

Provide training to other team members.

Technical / Professional Skills & Competencies

At least 5 years of professional accounting experience with multi-national companies.

Knowledge of common accounting procedures.

Effective written, verbal and interpersonal skills with a competence in presenting in a professional and influential manner.

Attention to fine detail and demonstrate high-level of accuracy.

Enterprise resource planning ERP software - for example, SAP, Oracle, BEx, BlackLine.

Proficient in Microsoft Office (Excel, Word and PowerPoint).

Proficiency in English.

Portuguese preferred but not required.

Certifications / Education

Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance, or Business Administration required, OR equivalent qualification OR significant development after specialized vocational training OR substantial professional development after High School Degree.

Behavioral Competencies

Strong collaboration skills and effective in a team environment; proven ability to effectively transfer knowledge to build team competence.

Highly responsive and committed to results with a strong customer orientation.

Driving Results.

Thinking Globally.

Collaborating across Boundaries.

Problem Solving.

Organizing as well as prioritizing ability.

Ability to work independently.

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.

Intrigued by a challenge as large and fascinating as the world itself? Come join us.

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