Senior Financial Analyst

Jun 17, 2024
Jul 01, 2024
Staff, Senior
Work Mode
Work from office
Full Time
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About us:

LSEG (London Stock Exchange Group) is more than a diversified global financial markets infrastructure and data business. We are dedicated, open-access partners with a commitment to excellence in delivering the services our customers expect from us. With extensive experience, deep knowledge and worldwide presence across financial markets, we enable businesses and economies around the world to fund innovation, manage risk and create jobs. It's how we've contributed to supporting the financial stability and growth of communities and economies globally for more than 300 years!

Through a comprehensive suite of trusted financial market infrastructure services - and our open-access model - we provide the flexibility, stability and trust that enable our customers to pursue their ambitions with confidence and clarity.

LSEG is headquartered in the United Kingdom, with significant operations in 70 countries across EMEA, North America, Latin America and Asia Pacific. We employ 25,000 people globally, more than half located in Asia Pacific. LSEG's ticker symbol is LSEG.

Our people:

People are at the heart of what we do and drive the success of our business. Our culture of connecting, creating opportunity and delivering excellence shape how we think, how we do things and how we help our people fulfil their potential.

We embrace diversity and actively seek to attract individuals with unique backgrounds and perspectives. We break down barriers and encourage teamwork, enabling innovation and rapid development of solutions that make a difference. Our workplace generates an enriching and rewarding experience for our people and customers alike. Our vision is to build an inclusive culture in which everyone feels encouraged to fulfil their potential.

As a global organisation spanning 70 countries and one rooted in a culture of growth, opportunity, diversity and innovation, LSEG is a place where everyone can grow, develop and fulfil your potential with meaningful careers.

Reporting to the divisional Financial Controlling Director within Data& Analytics Division. This position leads a distributed team which is responsible for operational and technical controllership of the FTSE Russell, Workflows and Analytics businesses and ensuring compliance and enhancing data accuracy, policies and procedures. It requires close interaction with the D&A finance leadership team and finance leaders across LSEG as well as close coordination with the Centre of Excellence team.

About this role

This role is responsible for the delivery of high-quality management reporting and controllership to the Business Finance, Sales Accounting Management and Group Reporting team. The role requires strong relationship building with Business Finance, Corporate Functions, Internal and External audit, external customers and within the Divisional controllership community and is critical in ensuring that all costs, commitments and liabilities are accurately recorded on a timely basis. This role will provide support and control of the divisional Balance Sheets and Income statement and ensure that the financial statements reflects LSEG accounting Policy.

Responsibilities & Key Accountabilities:
  • Be the conscious keeper of actuals reporting for the division: review key manual journal entries, fixed assets accounting entries and key revenue accounting accruals and ensure it is inline with the LSEG accounting policies and guidelines.
  • Monitors preparing and review of financial documents (internal/external) of business/geography/function/division in a timely and accurate manner and support analyses of material variances.
  • Exercising strong control over monthly close for assigned markets in alignment with the group's reporting policies and standards (including but not limited to IFRS15 & IFRS9).
  • Identifies opportunities to mitigate risks and strive for robust control environment.
  • Verifies financial data in compliance with the Group procedures periodically, and monitors and coordinates responses to audits.
  • Partners with the other functions (e.g. Tax, Sales and Accounts Management, Billing, COE- General accounting, etc.) on the cross functional continuous process improvement agenda, compliance and aligns on RACI.
  • Senior Stakeholder management skills to effectively communicate with ability to have a good connect with relevant business partners and be a fine team contributor.
  • Ensuring compliance of Control Framework Management and adhering to its timelines
  • Ready to learn / adapt to new financial reporting systems.
  • Strong acumen not restricting at looking for the actual financial results but also understanding its implications in the future and taking essential actions
  • Clear thinking, problem solving successfully led projects / operational improvements.

  • CPA/CA degree or equivalent in Finance with hands on experience in IFRS based accounting
  • At least 8+ years of prior experience in Big4 or MNC preferably from service industry
  • Experience of working with systems : SAP, Oracle, Pyramid, Hyperion, Salesforce an added advantage
  • Strong interpersonal skills: both verbal and written, with the ability to clearly and concisely interact with personnel at all management levels
  • Strong analytical skills: able to clearly link financial results to operational performance drivers, generate alternatives and drive positive change.
  • Clear thinking/problem solving successfully led projects/operational improvements within operations/finance function.
  • Flexibility to work per UK hours.
  • Mid- high Proficiency in German and Spanish language (only for specific roles)

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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Skills: Ifrs, Oracle, Salesforce, Hyperion, Sap

Experience: 8.00-10.00 Years