Senior Executive, Financial Accounting and Control

Website LSEG (London Stock Exchange Group) ·

About the job

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 main responsibilities of this role will be accurate accounting and reporting in line with the accounting policies and procedures of the London Stock Exchange Group. The role focuses on core accounting skills and collaborating with stakeholders. The selected candidate for this role will be responsible in achieving organisational objectives for the function, KPI’s and will be reporting to the Assisting Manager, Financial Accounting and Control.

Role Responsibilities

  • Perform accounting transactions in the general ledger and sub-ledgers, including collecting, recording, and verifying financial data.
  • Ownership of journal postings, reconciliations and intercompany recharges.
  • Preparation of Balance Sheet reconciliations and substantiations.
  • Work collaboratively in identification and support of continuous improvement activities.
  • Assistance may be required in the preparation of monthly or weekly financial reports.
  • Develop and utilise spreadsheets, databases, and other reports.
  • Effective interaction with the onshore stakeholders.
  • Adherence to internal controls as per group policies and the financial control framework.
  • Work collaboratively in identification and support of continuous improvement activities.

Preferred Skills And Experience

  • Pursuing/completion of a Finance degree/professional qualification (ACA/CIMA/ACCA).
  • Minimum of 2 years of accounting experience.
  • Strong track record in processing core accounting transactions to ensure balances are correctly reflected in the general ledger.
  • Hands on experience in Oracle Fusion/Oracle and Hyperion Financial Management systems preferred.
  • 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 fast-changing environment to meet business priorities and deadlines.
  • Strong process orientation, with ability to design robust reporting frameworks.
  • Ability to build strong working relationships with global colleagues.
  • Maximise opportunities, i.e. challenge ways of working, adopt Group practices, seek and provide information and clarification.
  • Utilise all available resources and toolsets to investigate and resolve problems, to ensure the most appropriate solution is identified.
  • Accuracy and impeccable attention to detail.
  • Ability to work according to UK work hours.

At LSEG, we believe that creating a diverse and inclusive organisation is fundamental to the way we deliver on our promise of creating essential partnerships and open opportunities. Our open culture is central to how we deliver our purpose – driving financial stability, empowering economies and enabling customers to create sustainable growth – in everything we do.Working with us means that you will be part of a dynamic organisation of 25,000 people across 70 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 any 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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