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Post Trade Services Controller

London Stock Exchange Group
London, United Kingdom
Closing date
Jul 12, 2024

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Job Function
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time

Reporting to the Group's Financial Controller for Post Trade and Capital Markets, this role will lead all aspects of financial control for several Post Trade businesses including the expanding Post Trade Solutions. The role will handle the integration of new acquisitions and will work closely with the Centre of Excellence to ensure accurate month end close and will co-ordinate closely with the Centre of Excellence specialist statutory reporting team.

Key Responsibilities:

Lead a finance manager directly and work closely with colleagues in various teams in the Centre of Excellence as well as finance teams in newly acquired businesses.

Ensure accurate month end close of a number of legal entities including oversight of divisional numbers in full compliance with internal and external reporting standards, policies and internal controls.

Handle the monthly management reporting of legal entity results to boards and various partners in the business.

Maintain strong working relationships with business collaborators, keeping up to date on business developments and providing financial insights as appropriate.

Works closely with the Divisional CFO, finance business partnering leads and business customers and compliance teams.

Supports management of financial performance through budgeting, forecasting and critical metric reporting and monitoring.

The accounting lead for supporting Post Trade Solutions with the accounting implications of new business developments (e.g. new business and significant contracts).

Evaluates and evolves systems, policies, and processes and drives standardisation, automation and operational improvements to increase efficiency and reduce manual intervention while ensuring full engagement with relevant collaborators.

Involvement in various ad hoc projects including the Beacon project which will implement a new instance of Oracle across the Group.

Facilitates internal and external financial audits.

Provides financial support for M&A.

Key Relationships:
  • Financial Controllership leadership team
  • Legal Entity Boards
  • Post Trade leadership teams
  • Wider controllership function
  • Offshore Centre of Excellence teams in India and Sri Lanka
  • External and Internal Auditors
Technical/Professional Skills & Competencies:

Essential skills
  • ACA, ACCA or CIMA Qualified with extensive post-qualified experience
  • Extensive experience in financial control
  • Extensive management experience, including leading teams in a matrix organisation and in forming strong relationships with internal customers and stakeholders
  • Strong analytical, written/verbal communication, interpersonal and relationship building skills
  • Strong customer focus and work ethic
  • Experience leading through transformation / change
  • Dedicated, self-motivated with a positive demeanour and an accountability mentality
Desired skills
  • Background in global financial markets, infrastructure and risk management services
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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