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Senior Executive, Financial Reporting and Control, LCH

London Stock Exchange Group
Colombo, Sri Lanka
Closing date
May 29, 2024

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Job Function
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
Job Description Role Profile

The main responsibilities of this role will be preparing, developing and analysing financial information so that the London Stock Exchange Group's senior management can make well-informed decisions, leading to future stability, growth, and profitability. The role focuses on core accounting skills, working across different business divisions in order to support the whole organisation. The role has a wide remit to support the Finance team in a number of change and improvement projects supporting the financial close process, as well as monthly and year end reporting.

Key Responsibilities

The selected candidate will have ownership for: Perform accounting transactions in the general ledger and sub-ledgers, including collecting, recording, and verifying financial data. Verifying accuracy of the cash transactions and finalising Bank reconciliations. Follows up aging/reconciling transactions continuously and provide updates to the management. Ensure that the teams meet tight reporting deadlines whilst maintaining a high level of accuracy and quality. Support the external audit process for companies within scope including liaising with the external auditors to address their questions and requests (CAS). Provide feedback to the financial reporting team on how to improve on internal controls, and pinpoint areas where risks relating to banking transactions can be minimised. Adherence to internal controls as per group policies and the financial control framework. Support Group projects and ensure seamless implementation of any new systems and processes. Work collaboratively in identification and support of continuous improvement activities.

Candidate Profile

The ideal candidate should possess the following: Perusing a Finance degree/professional qualification (CIMA/ACCA) at the intermediary level Minimum of 2 years accounting experience. Strong track record in: Processing core accounting transactions and consolidations to ensure balances are correctly reflected in the general ledger. Financial control process including account reconciliations and substantiations. Analysis, production and delivery of reporting packs / schedules to represent financial performance. Hands on experience in Oracle and Blackline preferred. Excellent knowledge of Microsoft Office Packages. Specially in Excel. Excellent communication skills in oral & written English. Be a lead proponent in driving a collaborative culture to working across finance. Adaptable to working in a fast-changing environment to meet business priorities and deadlines. Strong process orientation, with ability to design robust reporting frameworks. Ability to build strong working relationships with global colleagues. Maximise opportunities, i.e., challenge ways of working, adopt Group practices, seek and provide information and clarification. Accuracy and impeccable attention to detail. Ability to work according to UK work hours

LSEG is a leading global financial markets infrastructure and data provider. Our purpose is driving financial stability, empowering economies and enabling customers to create sustainable growth.

Our purpose is the foundation on which our culture is built. Our values of Integrity, Partnership , Excellence and Change underpin our purpose and set the standard for everything we do, every day. They go to the heart of who we are and guide our decision making and everyday actions.

Working with us means that you will be part of a dynamic organisation of 25,000 people across 65 countries. However, we will value your individuality and enable you to bring your true self to work so you can help enrich our diverse workforce. You will be part of a collaborative and creative culture where we encourage new ideas and are committed to sustainability across our global business. You will experience the critical role we have in helping to re-engineer the financial ecosystem to support and drive sustainable economic growth. Together, we are aiming to achieve this growth by accelerating the just transition to net zero, enabling growth of the green economy and creating inclusive economic opportunity.

LSEG offers a range of tailored benefits and support, including healthcare, retirement planning, paid volunteering days and wellbeing initiatives.

We are proud to be an equal opportunities employer. This means that we do not discriminate on the basis of anyone's race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, marital status, veteran status, pregnancy or disability, or any other basis protected under applicable law. Conforming with applicable law, we can reasonably accommodate applicants' and employees' religious practices and beliefs, as well as mental health or physical disability needs.

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