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Senior Executive, Financial Accounting and Control

Employer
London Stock Exchange Group
Location
Colombo, Sri Lanka
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
Jul 12, 2024

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Job Function
Accounting/Audit/Tax
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
Education
Bachelors
Position Summary

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 selected candidate will be responsible in achieving accurate accounting, organisational objectives for the function and reporting in line with the accounting policies and procedures of the London Stock Exchange Group in addition to collaborating with stakeholders.

Role Responsibilities
  • Perform accounting transactions in the general ledger and sub-ledgers, including collecting, recording, and verifying financial data.
  • Ownership of journal posting reconciliations and intercompany recharges.
  • Preparation of Balance Sheet reconciliations and substantiations.
  • Work collaboratively in identification and support of continuous improvement activities.
  • Assistance may be required in the preparation of monthly or weekly financial reports.
  • Develop and use spreadsheets, databases, and other reports.
  • Effective interaction with the onshore team members.
  • Adherence to internal controls as per group policies and the financial control framework.
Preferred Skills and Experience
  • Having professional accounting degree with minimum 2 years of experience in General Accounting.
  • Proven track record in processing core accounting transactions to ensure balances are accurately reflected in the general ledger.
  • Hands on experience in SAP/Oracle/Oracle Fusion systems preferred.
  • Excellent knowledge of Microsoft Office Packages specially in MS 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 constantly evolving environment to meet business priorities and deadlines.
  • Strong process orientation, with ability to craft robust reporting frameworks.
  • Ability to build strong working relationships with global colleagues.
  • Improve opportunities, i.e., challenge ways of working, embrace Group practices, seek, and provide information and clarification.
  • Utilise all available resources and toolsets to investigate and resolve problems, to ensure the most appropriate solution is identified.
  • Accuracy and outstanding 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.

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 .

If you are submitting as a Recruitment Agency Partner, it is essential and your responsibility to ensure that candidates applying to LSEG are aware of this privacy notice.

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