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Area Controller

London Stock Exchange Group
Bangalore, India
Closing date
Jul 11, 2024

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Job Function
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time

LSEG (London Stock Exchange Group) is more than a diversified global financial markets infrastructure and data business. We are dedicated, open-access partners with a dedication to excellence in delivering the services our customers expect from us. With extensive experience, deep knowledge and worldwide presence across financial markets, we enable businesses and economies around the world to fund innovation, manage risk and create jobs. It's how we've contributed to supporting the financial stability and growth of communities and economies globally for more than 300 years. Through a comprehensive suite of trusted financial market infrastructure services - and our open-access model - we provide the flexibility, stability and trust that enable our customers to pursue their ambitions with confidence and clarity.

LSEG is headquartered in the United Kingdom, with significant operations in 65 countries across EMEA, North America, Latin America and Asia Pacific. We employ 25,000 people globally, more than half located in Asia Pacific. LSEG's ticker symbol is LSEG.


People are at the heart of what we do and drive the success of our business. Our values of Integrity, Partnership, Excellence and Change shape how we think, how we do things and how we help our people fulfil their potential. We embrace diversity and actively seek to attract individuals with unique backgrounds and perspectives. We break down barriers and encourage teamwork, enabling innovation and rapid development of solutions that make a difference. Our workplace generates an enriching and rewarding experience for our people and customers alike. Our vision is to build an inclusive culture in which everyone feels encouraged to fulfil their potential.

We know that real personal growth cannot be achieved by simply climbing a career ladder - which is why we encourage and enable a wealth of avenues and interesting opportunities for everyone to broaden and deepen their skills and expertise. As a global organisation spanning 65 countries and one rooted in a culture of growth, opportunity, diversity and innovation, LSEG is a place where everyone can grow, develop and fulfil your potential with meaningful careers.

ROLE SUMMARY: Manager-Capital Market, Finance contro

The LSEG Capital Markets division is home to several outstanding capital formation and execution venues. Reporting to the Regional Controller, the Manager for Capital Markets Financial Control will play an integral role in financial control for LSEG Capital Markets legal entities including the London Stock Exchange PLC (LSE PLC") and Turquoise Group.

  • Compilation of the annual financial statements including extended trial balance files for Capital Markets regulated entities.
  • Oversee journal entries to account for adjustments identified during the preparation of the annual financial statements.
  • Deliver going concern and intangible asset impairment assessments for Capital Markets legal entities.
  • Coordinate audit engagement letters from initiation through to review by the Procurement / Legal teams and director signature.
  • Gather and coordinate the submission of external audit deliverables at year end, interim and half year.
  • Actively participate in the relationship with the external auditors from engagement to opinion. Engage in weekly meetings with the audit team and coordinate audit documents such as the management representation letters.
  • Produce monthly board reporting materials for LSE PLC and Turquoise legal entities.
  • Compile monthly regulatory submissions including the financial resources requirement workings for LSE PLC.
  • Manage and mentor junior legal entity financial control team members in the Finance Centre of Excellence.
  • Perform and oversee the month end analytical review procedures to gain comfort over the legal entity balance sheets and income statements before period close. Investigate unusual movements, provide commentary and coordinate correcting journal entries where necessary.
  • Actively participate in month-end timetable management and completion of the period close process.
  • Review monthly direct and allocated costs by legal entity. Coordinating journal entries to correct misallocations and liaise with the procurement team to make any necessary accounts payable standing data updates.
  • Support the review balance sheet reconciliations in Blackline for Capital Markets legal entities. Drive improvement and ensure accounts are reconciled in a timely manner and appropriately substantiated.
  • Review, oversee or perform technical accounting entries, such as IFRS15 and IFRS9.
  • Working alongside divisional finance teams, support the preparation of legal entity budgets
  • Support with the preparation of financial modelling of stress scenarios for inclusion in prudential risk documents (i.e. FRR, ICARA & ICLAAP)
  • Build an in-depth knowledge of the chart of accounts, ledger string coding, finance systems such as Essbase, HFM and Oracle Fusion. Work towards becoming a subject matter authority for the wider Finance team.
  • Group financial controllership team
  • Central FP&A team
  • Wider controllership function especially group policy and consolidations and compliance
  • Finance Centre of Excellence teams in India and Sri Lanka
  • External and internal auditors
  • Group Tax
  • Qualified accountant (ACA, ACCA, CIMA or similar) with a minimum of 5 years PQE.
  • Strong people and stakeholder management track record.
  • Extensive experience in legal entity, divisional or business unit financial control.
  • Tenacious. Ability to identify, chase down issues and follow through to conclusion.
  • Technical accounting, particularly UK GAAP and IFRS.
  • Background in financial services or capital markets.
  • Experience with Blackline, Oracle, Hyperion and Essbase Systems is desirable.
  • Financial process improvement.
  • Finance Centre of Excellence, Colombo, Sri Lanka
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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