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Assistant Manager, Statutory Reporting

London Stock Exchange Group
Colombo, Sri Lanka
Closing date
Jul 28, 2024

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Job Function
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
Assistant Manager - Statutory Reporting

Role Profile

The Jobholder will ensure management and control of key accounting components, subsidiary & branch accounting, work with 3rd Party providers for Statutory and Tax reporting, year-end submissions, and other accounting areas. The objective is to ensure compliance with LSEG's policy, internal controls, IFRS and Local Tax & GAAP requirements. The successful candidate will hold a pivotal role in the Legal entity controllership team and require project management skills, technical skills, and the ability to proactively manage key stakeholder relationships. The position reports to the Area Controller (Manager) - Statutory Reporting in executing role responsibilities. Requires 5-7 years of accounting and auditing experience

Key Responsibilities
  • Responsible for local statutory and tax compliance either for a Country or a group of Countries, by working closely with internal teams and external service providers.
  • Responsibility for the production of the annual accounts
  • Work with various business partners to ensure legal entities are accurately, completely, and timely accounted for in the enterprise systems, as well as to ensure good controls of underlying processes are in place.
  • Ensure the month end close in line with LSEG global reporting timetable, reviewing to ensure that critical accounts are reconciled to underlying documentation, that transactions are coded accurately in line with LSEG and local accounting policies.
  • Analysis of all Balance Sheet and Cost accounts
  • Liaise with auditors on Statutory & SOX audits
  • Participate in regional balance sheet and cost reviews.
  • In conjunction with the Tax Department completion of tax packs, booking of tax provisions and monitoring tax accounts movements
  • In conjunction with the Transfer Pricing Department review the quarterly calculation for Group books and perform the true up Calculation for local books
  • Provide support as appropriate in any tax audits as agreed with the Tax Department either directly or through 3rd party providers
Candidate Profile
  • Qualified Accountant from a recognised professional institute (CIMA/ACCA/CA) or with a Degree in Accounting/ Finance from a recognized university with 5-7 years of experience.
  • Candidates with part qualification/ degree and relevant experience also considered.
  • Experience of using Oracle, HFM, Blackline accounting systems
  • Strong track record in:
    • Preparation of Statutory accounts across multiple entities
    • Financial accounting in a large organisation
    • Strong IFRS knowledge
    • Strong understanding of accounting concepts
    • Experience of dealing with senior stakeholders and reporting to tight deadlines
  • Experience of managing cross geography relationships
  • Have strong excel skills and be confident managing complex spreadsheets to ensure accurate reporting.
  • Be a lead proponent of driving a collaborative culture and approach to working across finance
  • Ability to scope and shape role while adapting to fast changing environment
  • Strong process orientation, with ability to design and operate robust reporting frameworks
  • Ability to build strong working relationships with global colleagues
  • Maximises opportunities, i.e., challenges ways of working, adopts Group practices, seeks, and provides information and clarification.
  • Effective oral and written communication that resonates with the target audience.
  • Utilises all available resources and toolsets to investigate and resolve problems and ensures the most appropriate solution is identified.
  • Strong planning and prioritising skills according to business needs.
  • Ability to work according to UK work hours.
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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.

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