Senior Manager - Finance Transformation

Jun 17, 2024
Jul 01, 2024
Manager, Staff, Senior
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LSEG are undergoing a multiyear programme to deliver a single platform for its Enterprise Resource Planning and Management. The purpose of the role is to partner with Beacon team members on financial and strategic decisions for our Enterprise Financial Systems and handle a multi-year budget of up to £150m. The role will also partner with wider collaborators (integration technology and corporate functions) so that the programme is managed within standard LSEG financial reporting processes and boards.
  • Ensure Beacon programme leads are advised on the financial health of the programme providing advice and steer.
  • Maintain and govern the business-case for the Beacon programme and maintain it through analysing return on investment and using data modelling techniques.
  • With PMO, own and drive financial reporting (monthly: Group Transformation Forum - GTF, Integration Management Office - IMO), and ensure that key partners are kept well informed.
  • Working with members of PMO, ensure that Clarity forecasts and financial updates are timely and accurate.
  • Daily management of at least two supporting roles.
  • Prepare financial reports for Integration Management and Board level meetings. Review and present monthly management accounts.
  • Actively look for ways to support stakeholders and present opportunities across the organisation.
  • Own and maintain the financial model, working alongside programme leads and sponsor so that all are made aware of opportunities and risks.
  • Increase the analytics capabilities across the Business Partnering and broader Finance teams, leading new initiatives to interrogate data, innovate reporting and improve insight.
  • Build relationships across a broad spectrum of team members and multiple business divisions.
  • Work closely with the PMO so that business outcomes, milestones and meaningful metrics are closely monitored and updated.
  • Maintain SOW governance and PO processes for Beacon
  • Working alongside PMO, ensure that team resource is managed and that the process is well maintained.
  • Drive the Budget processes, maintaining a focus on operational improvement and engaging with key collaborators within Technology and Operations in LSEG.
  • Work effectively with the Financial Controller and team to ensure the reporting and accounting is to a consistently high standard.
  • Drive the business through data driven observations and analytical insight.

Behaviours and skills required to be successful in the role:
  • Strong financial background, qualified accountant: ACCA, CIMA or equivalent
  • Consistent record in Business Partnering
  • Consistent record of handling a large multi-year budget and many resources
  • Strong analytical and financial modelling background
  • Consistent record of leading Budgets and regular forecasting process across a number of business areas and functions
  • Ability to deliver Board level material to a high standard
  • Driver of change, constantly looking for improvements
  • Ability to influence senior management to consider key financial issues within the business
  • Experience in day-to-day management of contingent and permanent resources
  • Ability to deal with complex issues and ambiguity, and implement practical and innovative solutions to problems
  • Ability to lead and influence within a matrix model

Effective oral and written communication that resonates with the target audience
  • Pro-active behaviour that demonstrates initiative, leadership, and positive work ethic to ensure activities are delivered to time and to the highest standards

As a global business, LSEG relies on diversity of culture and thought to deliver on our goals. Therefore we seek hardworking, qualified employees in all our operations around the worldregardless of race, color, sex/gender, including pregnancy, gender identity and expression, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, disability, age, marital status, citizen status, veteran status, or any other protected classification under country or local law. LSEG is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer providing a drug-free workplace.

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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.

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Skills: Financial Modelling, Reporting, Accounting, Business Partnering, Data Modelling, Financial Systems, Analytical, Budgeting, Forecasting

Experience: 0.00-2.00 Years