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LSEG Finance Manager - Technology Operations - 6 month FTC in London, United Kingdom

Position Summary

Infrastructure & Cloud Technology is responsible for delivering Service Excellence while maintaining technical infrastructure including its data centre’s, cloud, networks and desktop computing environment. The finance team is responsible for business partnering with the Technology Leadership team and providing all financial information to support the team in meeting its objectives and drive informed business decision-making.

The role supports Business Partnering of Integration & BAU Investment Programme initiatives ensuring the technology strategy is delivered through robust financial management with insightful analysis for decision making. The successful candidate should have proven ability to work in a dynamic, fast paced environment and collaborate across finance teams to provide robust, valuable insight.

LSEG Technology brings together our product development, operations, digital and business technology, cyber security, architecture and technology program management groups. LSEG Technology consists of approx. 5,000 employees who are located across the world.

Responsibilities / Accountabilities:

  • Business partnering – you will develop trusted strategic relationships with Programme & Tower leadership and their teams, Sourcing and Finance partners to achieve shared business goals.

  • Financial Planning and Analysis – you will lead planning and forecasting cycles, identifying risks and opportunities and providing insightful commentary on Tower BaU, Investment and Productivity activity, partnering Programme & Tower leadership in decision-making.

  • Commercial support – you will prepare business cases to support Integration and BAU initiatives and support commercial vendor negotiations, engaging with key stakeholders to ensure the business invests cash wisely

  • Operational improvement – you will actively seek out opportunities to improve process and solve barriers to execution and encourage others to do the same. You will proactively develop skills and capabilities to keep pace with our opportunities.

Key Relationships:

  • Programme & Tower Leadership and their team

  • Vendor Management team

  • Sourcing team

  • Finance teams in Technology, Controllership, Centre of Excellence and Product

Technical/Professional Skills & Competencies:

  • Experience in a Finance role, preferably but not essentially in a Technology or FinTech environment

  • Proficiency in collaborating and delivering results in a fast-paced, complex global business environment.

  • Work effectively in teams and across functions of the business, influencing stakeholders

  • Able to convey complex financial information to both finance and non-finance partners.

  • Experience of change programmes and driving change

  • Strong customer-focus with a commercial attitude, communication and analytical skills

  • Strong organisational skills to manage multiple projects with competing demands for resource

  • Expert level with MS Office

Education/ Certifications:

  • Professional Finance Qualification – e.g. MBA/CIMA/ACCA or equivalent

At LSEG, we believe that creating a diverse and inclusive organisation is fundamental to the way we deliver on our promise – and our purpose. You’ll be part of an organisation of over 25,000 people, spanning 70 countries. We recognise the individual perspectives each of our colleagues brings, and our diverse workforce is one of our greatest strengths. In supporting collaboration and creativity and encouraging new ideas across a diverse and inclusive workforce, we can improve how we are driving financial stability, empowering economies and enabling customers to create sustainable growth.

LSEG offers a range of tailored benefits and support from healthcare and retirement planning to paid volunteering days and wellbeing initiatives.

We are an equal opportunities employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, marital or veteran status, pregnancy or disability, or any other basis protected under applicable law. In accordance with applicable law, we make reasonable accommodations for applicants' and employees' religious practices and beliefs, as well as any mental health or physical disability needs.

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