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Associate Controls Testing, Financial Controls Team

London Stock Exchange Group
Bangalore, India
Closing date
Jul 18, 2024

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Job Function
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
Role Profile:

The Financial Controls team is charged with the design and build of a robust financial controls framework for LSEG. This includes scoping, risk identification, design of controls, testing of those controls and serving as a 2LoD function for management. The team is part of the larger LSEG Finance organization and reports to the Group Controller. The team also plays a significant role in ensuring that LSEG is ready for anticipated changes following the UK Corporate Governance and Reforms (e.g. introduction of UK SOX).

The Associate will be part of the team that performs the testing of financial controls - design and implementation (D&I) and effectiveness. The role reports to the Senior Manager, Controls Testing, who is one of the five direct reports of the Head of Financial Controls.

Key responsibilities:
  • Perform D&I and Effectiveness testing
  • Collation of test results and reporting
  • Liaise with and support the Controls Advisory function for e.g. control framework changes. Evaluation and remediation of control exceptions
  • Manage MetricStream (GRC tool), including the quarterly Attestation process
  • External Audit Coordination
  • Support the quarterly controls attestation process, ensuring that control attributes are up to date and reflect previous responses
  • Ad hoc projects
Skills and experience

  • 3+ years control testing experience, preferably Sarbanes Oxley (SOX)
  • University (equivalent) degree and/or ACCA (equivalent)
  • Strong oral and written communication skills with the ability to interact with peers and management globally
  • Strong command of Office applications
  • Experience in testing code/configuration/logic
  • Knowledge of Audit Command Language (ACL) Analytics and proficiency in MS Office tools. Working knowledge of Power BI
  • Internal/ External audit experience and/or prior consulting experience
  • Familiarity with SAP Accounting and Billing applications, Oracle Financials,
Location: Bangalore, India

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.

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