Thomson Reuters

Finance & Accounting Summer Internship Programme - London

The Opportunity

Imagine an internship where what you do matters. As an intern at Thomson Reuters, you will do impactful work that contributes to our global strategy and empowers professionals globally to make the decisions that matter with the intelligent information we provide. 

This will be an 8 week internship based in one of our London offices.

This internship is an opportunity to experience professional life, to apply the skills you’ve learned at school, and to test whether Thomson Reuters is the place to build your career after graduation and apply for our Finance Graduate Programme or entry level roles.

Interns will be responsible for enhancing the perspective of departments by providing new ideas to problems; attend and contribute to meetings & team activities; assist with project development; data entry; assist with market research; help drive specific business development campaigns; be a part of short term projects; identify solutions for simplification of current work flow; and give valuable input that drives business results.

On the Finance and Accounting Internship Programme, you can expect to do the following types of activities:

  • Contributing to projects within internal finance/ accountancy working with multiple stakeholders
  • Complete a customer-based revenue analysis 
  • Identify key drivers of revenue attrition and develop recommendations for improved performance
  • Review expense planning to drive efficiencies
  • Assess and quantify the size of the commercial benefit of new opportunities
  • Conduct analysis and help building dashboards and performing reporting

All interns will be provided a robust training & development programme during their 8 weeks focusing on core skills development that will ease the transition from student to professional world, and learning opportunities where you will discover the markets Thomson Reuters operates in from our most senior leaders.

What we’re looking for

  • Demonstrable interest in Thomson Reuters and the markets we operate in (e.g. Financial & Risk, Tax & Accounting and Legal); 
  • Strong communication skills in English
  • Aptitude to research, work with numbers & analyze data
  • Professional approach to work
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills
  • Good personal & interpersonal skills
  • Ability to network with a variety of people 
  • Detail oriented
  • Must be dynamic & innovative in their thinking
  • Keen interest in feedback & development with the ability to quickly put it into action
  • Competent user of Microsoft Office Suite (Excel & PowerPoint) with ability to learn new technology quickly

Education Requirements

Penultimate Year student on track for 2:1 Bachelors Degree; Strong Academic Record; 340 UCAS Points or equivalent.

Post-Internship Assessment for Graduate Programmes

Outstanding high performers will be given the opportunity to apply for our Finance Graduate Programme in London – an exceptional 3 year rotation programme which develops future internal finance professionals and provides support with the CIMA certification. Whether for this programme or another, applications for the internship should have a strong interest in continuing on with Thomson Reuters, and should see the internship as an opportunity to show the breadth of what their contribution can be long term.

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