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Manager, Financial Controllership

London Stock Exchange Group
Colombo, Sri Lanka
Closing date
Aug 4, 2024

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Job Function
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
Position Summary

Manager, Financial Controllership role is within the Technology Financial Controllership team partnering with the Technology organisation. The Technology Financial Controllership team where this role sits is responsible for Month End management and deliverables, the accuracy of the ledgers (from an IAS/IFRS/Company Policy perspective) through cost assurance activities, Balance Sheet reviews, External/Internal Audit engagements and identifying areas for improvement to reduce audit risks. Controllership is the global process owner for Project Accounting and Fixed Assets as well as being a key contributor in various company-wide initiatives.

The role is based in Colombo (hybrid working) and requires strong relationship building with Business Finance, Corporate Functions, Internal/External Auditors and the CoE community which is critical to ensuring that all costs, commitments and liabilities are accurately recorded on a timely basis. This role will provide support and control of the business units' balance sheets and ensure that the financial statements reflect international standards.

Role Responsibilities
  • Supporting on Monthly close activities for the areas including review of accruals and prepayments and cost assurance activities to ensure that results are complete and accurate.
  • Production and review of key supporting schedules for significant costs within the areas supported.
  • Preparation and review of Balance Sheet Packs providing full commentary on movements and breakdown of balances for areas supported.
  • Identify opportunities for a more robust control environment to mitigate key risks.
  • Works with Finance, Business and Corporate function stakeholders to deliver outcomes they own by providing corresponding accounting, reporting and financial control support and enablement activities.
  • Provide guidance to the wider finance team to ensure all financial and accounting regulations and legislation are adhered to.
  • Timely audit responses.
  • Ad hoc projects and analysis.
Education / Certifications
  • Member of a recognised professional institute (CIMA/ACCA) with minimum 7 years of experience
  • Advance level Excel (VBA/Marcos not required).
  • Experience in Month End cycle and financial control.
  • Good working knowledge of IAS/IFRS.
  • Proven ability to form strong relationships with customers and stakeholders.
  • Comfortable with working autonomously as well as part of a team.
  • Proven ability to meet deadlines as well as working to a monthly close timetable.
  • Clear and effective communicator.
  • Strong customer focus & work ethic.
  • Self-motivated.
  • Ability to work according to UK work hours
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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