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Senior Manager Assurance and Control

London Stock Exchange Group
Heredia, Costa Rica
Closing date
Jun 1, 2024

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Job Function
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
Role Responsibilities and Key Accountabilities

The Assurance and Control team (ACT) is responsible for overseeing the ongoing assessment of the FTSE internal control framework. This 1LOD function provides advisory, analysis, and oversight intended to ensure the ongoing operational effectiveness of the control environment. Core functions include but are not limited to performance of routine assurance activities (evaluation and testing); identification and critical issue of control deficiencies; verification that processes are appropriately documented and have considered relevant risks and controls; and proactive partnership across the organization to drive remediation efforts. ACT supports FTSE International Ltd, as well as other London Stock Exchange Group functions including IT, Internal Audit, Risk and Compliance. In this role, you will report to the Director Assurance and Controls and will be responsible for the following:
  • Planning and performing ongoing control assessments and assurance activities in accordance with department standards.
  • Accountable for managing supporting team members, when assigned.
  • Supporting the development of a consolidated Control Inventory database.
  • Collaborating with business and technology control owners and communicating related control deficiencies and remediation recommendations with stakeholders.
  • Managing and validating control remediation efforts arising from control design assessments and ongoing operational effectiveness testing.
  • Oversight of incident records and performance of root cause analysis, identifying control deficiencies and/or gaps needing corrective action.
  • Preparation and/or review of workpapers in support of ongoing assurance and control activity performed.
  • Providing guidance and training to control owners regarding control effectiveness improvements.
  • Contributing to the operational risk assessment and coordinating with control owners.
  • Development and monitoring of standard key performanc indicators and metrics.
  • Communication of assurance results and routine updates on the business's control mitigation efforts and other control and process improvements.
  • Management and development of team members, including mentoring, training, and monitoring work quality.
  • Maintain and develop relationships with stakeholders.
  • Contribute to the development of the control framework through continuous personal and professional development.
Required Skills:
  • 15+ years Internal Audit experience, preferably within an internal audit function.
  • Degree or equivalent in Accounting or Finance.
  • CIA or CPA professional certification.
  • Strong analytical, written/verbal communication; process and detail oriented.
  • Sound analytical/critical thinking skills, highly effective written/verbal communication; process and detail oriented.
  • Strong interpersonal and stakeholder management skills, with the ability to build effective working relationships.
  • Ability to take initiative and drive projects to completion, superior project, and time management skills.
  • Ability to adapt to change and multi-task in a dynamic environment.
  • Solid understanding of financial services industry and related processes.
  • Consistently demonstrates professional and ethical behavior.
  • Experience with complex data management operations would be beneficial.
  • Ability and willingness to travel up to 20%, if necessary.
At LSEG, we're committed to creating a culture of openness and inclusion and building a workplace that embraces diversity of every kind.

As an organization, we will embrace hybrid ways of working aligned with our values.

Embracing the balance between office and remote working is crucial for a number of reasons. Our time in the office creates the environment for in person connectivity, building stronger relationships and fosters our sense of belonging. It improves our collaboration and our networks, drives our development and supports our innovation.

This position is located in Heredia, Costa Rica 3 days at office and 2 days remote.

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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