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Lead Analyst - People Cost Accounting

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
Position Summary

Assistant Manager - Financial Accounting and Control will be responsible for managing the financial accounting and control related services provided by the finance CoE to the subsidiaries of the London Stock Exchange Group. The role is focused on managing the centralised services provided to the Group, process improvement, building resilience and working with key stakeholders 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 manage key stakeholder relationships.

Role Responsibilities
  • Performs specialized, technical lead functions in assembling, calculating, verifying and reconciling payroll, employee benefit and fiscally related information and data.
  • Reconcile general ledger with regard to payroll transaction.
  • Prepares payroll, employee benefit, and other fiscally related record analyses.
  • Participate in payroll balance sheet and cost reviews.
  • Initiates collaboration and communication with business stakeholders to ensure payroll data is accounted accurately, completely and timely.
  • Participate in year-end procedures and liability reports, including accruals.
  • Maintains critical internal control functions to support strong fiscal responsibility.
  • Liaise with auditors on Group & SOX audits.
  • Possess strong communication and interpersonal skills to successfully interact and get the work done within timelines by third party Vendor.
  • Reviews results and other issues related to third party and ensure timely correction.
  • Work with the line of business to highlight and escalate any gaps to resolve any deficiencies or outstanding issues.
  • Liaise with General Accounting team and provide guidance.
  • Perform Reviewer role for process activities and ensure accuracy and completeness.
Preferred Skills and Experience
  • Having professional accounting degree with minimum 5 years of experience in General Accounting.
  • Background in finance shared services would be an added advantage.
  • Candidates with part qualification/ degree and relevant experience also considered.
  • Experience in managing a similar scope will be an added advantage.
  • Experience of using SAP/Oracle/Oracle Fusion and Blackline accounting systems.
  • Experience in SAP will be an added advantage.
Strong track record in:
  • Financial accounting in a large organization
  • Strong understanding of accounting concepts
  • Experience of dealing with senior stakeholders and reporting to tight deadlines
  • Ability to manage a large team.
  • Experience of handling cross geography relationships
  • Have strong excel skills and be confident handling complex spreadsheets to ensure accurate reporting.
  • Have a consistent track record in standardizing processes and documentation.
  • 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.
  • Enhances 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.
  • Utilizes all available resources and toolsets to investigate and resolve problems and ensures the most appropriate solution is identified.
  • Strong planning and prioritizing skills according to business needs.
  • Fluency in written and spoken English.
  • Ability to work according to UK work hours.
At LSEG we embrace diversity and actively seek to attract individuals with unique backgrounds and perspectives. We break down barriers and encourage collaboration, 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 driven to reach 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.

LSEG are committed to supporting emotional, physical, financial, and societal wellbeing. Our tailored benefits are a key part of this commitment, and we offer colleagues a range of support from healthcare and retirement planning to paid volunteering days and consumer discounts.

We also make reasonable accommodations for applicants and employees with disabilities. If an accommodation is needed to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and/or to receive other benefits and privileges of employment, please make your recruiter aware, we want to ensure you perform at your best.

As a global organisation spanning 70 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 purposeful careers.

Please take a moment to read this privacy notice carefully, as it describes what personal information the 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 crucial and your responsibility to ensure that candidates applying to LSEG are aware of this privacy notice.

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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