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Associate Manager, Financial Accounting and Control

Employer
London Stock Exchange Group
Location
Colombo, Sri Lanka
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
Aug 9, 2024

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Job Function
Accounting/Audit/Tax
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
Education
Bachelors
Position Summary

The main responsibilities of this role will be preparing, developing, and analysing financial information so that the London Stock Exchange Group's senior management can make well-informed decisions, leading to future stability, growth, and profitability. The role focuses on core accounting skills, working across different business divisions in order to support the whole organisation. The selected candidate for this role will be responsible in achieving organisational objectives for the function, Key Performance Indicator's and will be reporting to the Assistant Manager, Financial Reporting and Control.

Role Responsibilities
  • Preparation of month-end accounts close and review processes to ensure accuracy of P&L and Balance Sheet, and adherence to all Group reporting deadlines.
  • Responsible for on boarding of additional scope and aligning the process to according to the TOM.
  • Ensure that the teams meet tight reporting deadlines whilst maintaining a high level of accuracy and quality.
  • Preparation of Balance Sheet reconciliations and substantiations.
  • Support the external audit process for companies within scope including liaising with the external auditors to address their questions and requests (CAS).
  • Adherence to internal controls as per group policies and the financial control framework.
  • Support Group projects and ensure detailed implementation of any new systems and processes.
  • Work collaboratively in identification and support of continuous improvement activities.
  • The role will be encouraged to partner with Entity Accountants, Financial Controllers, Group Reporting, and Statutory Reporting teams and be a key member of the Finance CoE.
Preferred Skills and Experience
  • Having professional accounting degree with minimum 4 years of experience in General Accounting.
  • Strong track record in Processing core accounting transactions and consolidations to ensure balances are accurately reflected in the general ledger.
  • Background in a finance shared services environment would be added advantage.
  • Financial control process including account reconciliations and substantiations.
  • Analysis, production, and delivery of reporting packs / schedules to represent financial performance.
  • Hands on experience in SAP, Oracle, Oracle Fusion, and Blackline will be an added advantage.
  • Excellent knowledge of Microsoft Office Packages. Specially in Excel.
  • Excellent communication skills in oral & written English.
  • Be a lead proponent in driving a collaborative culture to working across finance.
  • Adaptable to working in a constantly evolving environment to meet business priorities and deadlines.
  • Strong process orientation, with ability to craft robust reporting frameworks.
  • Ability to build strong working relationships with global colleagues.
  • Improve opportunities, i.e., challenge ways of working, embrace Group practices, seek, and provide information and clarification.
  • Accuracy and outstanding attention to detail.
  • 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.

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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