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Assistant Manager, Financial Reporting and Control

Employer
London Stock Exchange Group
Location
Colombo, Sri Lanka
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
Jul 27, 2024

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Job Function
Accounting/Audit/Tax
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
Education
Bachelors
ROLE SUMMARY:

Interested in capital formation, investment exchanges and financial markets? The LSEG Capital Markets division is home to several outstanding capital formation and trade execution venues! We're looking for an experienced an Assistant Manager to join our Financial Reporting & Control team in LSEG's Centre of Excellence. Key responsibilities include the monthly accounting and control relating the prestigious London Stock Exchange PLC and Turquoise Group.

WHAT YOU'LL BE DOING:
  • Own and carry out technical accounting entries, such as IFRS9 and IFRS15.
  • Review balance sheet reconciliations in Blackline. Drive improvement and assess the quality of the support and substantiation of balances for Turquoise and the London Stock exchange companies.
  • Update and maintain the team timetable for tasks assigned to this role during month and quarter end.
  • Maintain and load regular journal entries relating to revenue and deferred income. Carefully check support and allocations.
  • Carefully review the ledger, income statements and balance sheets during the month end process.
  • Investigate unexpected variations in ledger balances vs trend by analysing ledger detail.
  • Contact upstream journal originators, and drive corrections or seek support and backup.
  • Respond swiftly to queries from external auditors. Participate in weekly meetings with the audit team and coordinate the gathering of audit evidence.
  • Actively participate in testing and assurance relating to systems upgrades.
  • Coordinate the monthly period close process checklist and month end timetables.
  • Build and maintain excellent standard operating procedures.
  • Grow an in-depth knowledge of the chart of accounts, ledger string coding, finance systems such as Essbase, HFM and Oracle Fusion.
WHAT YOU'LL GET IN RETURN:

LSEG offers a competitive base salary and leave allowance. The role will present several development opportunities and an opportunity to work closely with, and learn from, director and chief finance officer level team leaders. We recognize that to be inclusive and attract the best talent, we need to be flexible, and we are open to discussing work arrangements with you. We take a hybrid approach to the workplace and this role is Blended.

ESSENTIAL SKILLS
  • Qualified accountant (ACA, ACCA, CIMA or similar)/ Degree in a related field with a minimum of 2 - 5 years PQE. Applicants with part qualifications will be considered if they possess the relevant experience.
  • Strong people and stakeholder management track record.
  • Experience in a similar role.
  • Tenacious. Ability to identify, chase down issues and follow through to conclusion.
  • Technical accounting, particularly UK GAAP and IFRS.
  • Experience in Oracle / Oracle Fusion will be an added advantage.
DESIRED SKILLS
  • Background in financial services or capital markets.
  • Experience with Blackline, Oracle, Hyperion and Essbase Systems is desirable.
  • Financial process improvement.
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.

Please take a moment to read this privacy notice carefully, as it describes what personal information London Stock Exchange Group (LSEG) (we) may hold about you, what it's used for, and how it's obtained, your rights and how to contact us as a data subject .

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