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Manager: Technical Accounting

London Stock Exchange Group
Colombo, Sri Lanka
Closing date
Aug 3, 2024

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

This role provides advice and support on technical accounting matters and ensures that accounting policies are in line with best practice and regulatory developments. This role also assists in preparing the consolidated accounts, including the stand alone LSEG plc accounts.

What you will be doing
  • Prepare allocated notes to the Group's consolidated accounts (at the interim and full year reporting dates).
  • Prepare the LSEG plc stand alone accounts.
  • Draft, implement and maintain the Group accounting policy guidance.
  • Assist with any technical accounting issues or queries.
  • Provide training on existing and new accounting requirements and standards to the Finance team, and/or communicate accounting updates on a regular basis.
  • Design and implement improvements to the financial reporting activities, transaction flows and processes.
  • Prepare high quality accounting papers and related supporting work papers for management and the external auditors.
What you will bring
  • Degree (or equivalent) and qualified accountant (ACA or equivalent).
  • 3 years plus PQE.
  • Extensive and current knowledge of financial reporting and accounting standards.
  • Strong background in:
    • Technical accounting (principally IFRS, US GAAP useful);
    • Cross geographical reporting lines and global relationships; and
    • Preparing statutory accounts.
  • Ability to build strong working relationships.
  • Effective oral and written communication that resonates with the target audience.
  • Pro-active behaviour that demonstrates initiative and positive work ethic to ensure activities are delivered to the required time, budget and quality.
  • Ability to utilise all available resources and toolsets to investigate and resolve problems and ensures the most appropriate solution is identified.
  • Strong planning and prioritising skills according to business needs.
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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