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Manager, Financial Accounting and Control

Employer
London Stock Exchange Group
Location
Colombo, Sri Lanka
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
Jul 17, 2024

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

Manager - Financial Accounting & Control will be responsible overall delivery of financial reporting and control related centralised services provided by the finance CoE to the subsidiaries of the London Stock Exchange Group. The role is passionate about handling the centralised services provided to the Group, Global processes, continuous improvements, building resilience and working with key parties to on board new activities. The successful candidate will hold a pivotal role in the Finance CoE team and require project management skills, technical skills, and the ability to proactively handle key stakeholder relationships.

Role Responsibilities
  • Responsible for timely and accurate accounting in line with the global accounting policies and procedures of the London Stock Exchange Group.
  • Identify any risks and process gaps and propose and implement remedial measures.
  • Work closely with the Financial Controls team to ensure adherence to the Financial Controls Framework.
  • Ensure that the teams meet tight reporting and audit deadlines.
  • Support internal and external audit procedures by providing timely information.
  • Responsible on boarding new scope and aligning to standard operating model.
  • Ensure that accurate balance sheet controls are in place and the teams are aligned.
  • Gain and maintain an excellent understanding of key business processes.
  • Develop standardised training documents to ensure proper on boarding of new team members.
  • Design and monitor key performance indicators to measure team performance and report on the same.
  • Build resilience and succession plans for key roles within the team.
  • Liaise with the Finance Systems Support teams in identifying improvements or necessary corrective actions needed.
  • Support group projects and change management activities.
  • Any other Ad-hoc requirements.
Preferred Skills and Experience
  • Professional Accounting Qualification and/or a degree in a related field with a minimum of 5-7 years of post-qualification experience.
  • Background in a finance shared services would be an added advantage.
  • Strong background in implementing and monitoring Financial Controls.
  • Good knowledge on technical accounting concepts and principles.
  • Ability to build strong working relationships with global colleagues.
  • Must be able to deliver results through effective problem solving and collaboration with others in the team as also across functions.
  • Be able to adapt to evolving business and regulatory environments and manage several priorities.
  • Willingness to adapt and learn in a fast-paced environment.
  • Effective oral and written communication that resonates with the target audience.
  • Attention to detail and accuracy oriented.
  • Ability to work according to UK work hours.
  • Planning and prioritising according to business needs.
  • Experience in SAP, Oracle, Oracle Fusion, and Blackline would be an added advantage.
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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