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Senior Manager, Accounts Payable

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
Job Responsibilities
  • Thorough knowledgeable on Order to Cash / Procure to Pay end to end process.
  • Timely review and approval of transactions related to process as required per policy.
  • Good E2E knowledge in AP, AR in a global set up and articulation from financial terms.
  • Build effectiveness & efficiency via process improvements and lead & influence the change.
  • An outspoken candidate partner with respective stake holders for problem solution and lead stabilization on the process for any gaps.
  • To manage regional regulatory, tax, compliance & audit requirement for the process assigned.
  • Work with business owners to obtain required approvals and to gain a better understanding of expenses.
  • Work with vendors to resolve past due and remittance issues, support term negotiation initiative & partner with sourcing team.
  • Assist the Accounting team at month-end with the accrual process and other month-end close deliverables.
  • Review the Year End book closure related activities.
  • Able to operate in a fast-paced moving environment.
  • Participate in process improvement projects including implementation of enhancements to ERP systems and processes. Participate, value add in designing the process flow and drive UAT etc.
  • Lead project management for various ground-breaking initiatives time to time.
  • Lead change management in re designing business process.
  • Collaborate with broader finance operations team as well as tech resources to translate manual processes into systematic workflows as part of organization automation initiatives.
Candidate Profile
  • BA/BBA/B com degree in Finance, Accounting, IT or related field and master's degree (preferably in Finance domain)
  • Around 20 years working within an Accounts Payable, Accounts receivable, Accounting & Finance team, preferably in a high-volume & running in a complex environment in global group set up.
  • Experience with ERP systems; SAP & Oracle Cloud Fusion knowledge is preferred.
  • Strong business & financial acumen which can be demonstrated via KPI/Metrics management.
  • Leading a good size team & operational process.
  • Advanced Excel skills with the ability to manipulate and present financial information clearly and concisely.
  • Any knowledge on AI, automation and its implementations will be added advantage.
  • Strong project management skills with proven ability to meet deadlines, deliver results and manage multiple tasks without compromising on quality.
  • Drive to continuously improve, build and re-engineer processes. Adaptable & drive change management.
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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