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LGIM manages fixed income, equity, multi-asset, liability-driven investment, property and alternative solutions on behalf of its clients. Located across the globe, our clients include institutional pension funds, financial institutions, local authorities and sovereign wealth funds. In order to meet the complex and evolving investment needs of our clients, we focus on remaining at the forefront of investment product innovation and maintaining our reputation as experts across all asset classes.
We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation, gender identity or age.
Ensure that the appropriate Finance MI, process and systems are in place to provide support to Operational teams, LGIM Finance and Group Finance. Work collaboratively with the Expenses and Revenue teams within LGIM Finance to ensure the accuracy of financial information.
Manage the production of high quality Board packs for LGIM(H) subsidiary entities
Contribute to the effective maintenance of LGIM's overall financial control framework by maintaining strong control over company balance sheets (including intercompany balances) and cash books to ensure that capital and cash positions are effectively managed.
Manage the production of the month-end and or weekly reconciliations, in accordance with deadlines to support the monthly accounts and quarterly returns
In conjunction with the Tax team, ensure that taxes (including corporation tax and VAT) are accounted for accurately in the books of each company
Contribute to the development of LGIM Finance's accounting routines to improve, rationalise and optimise processes, including helping to drive a move towards automation.
Manage the preparation of the statutory accounts for the allocated entities, ensuring all Accounting Standards are adhered to and the accounts are prepared in line with the agreed timetable. Act as a key point of contact for the external auditors for the entities which the team is responsible for (4 UK and 3 Overseas including US, Hong Kong and Japan).
Manage the production of and review the quality of the work of the Financial Accountant, Senior Analyst and other team members. Provide timely feedback and support to the team to ensure the team members are able to develop within their roles.
Qualified accountant with at least three years post qualified experience.
A strong understanding of UKGAAP and Companies Act requriements.
Knowledge of Financial Services industry and/or the regulatory environment within which Financial Services firms operate would be beneficial.
Management - experience of managing direct reports is required
IT skills - Good technical skills are required for this role as the job holder will be responsible for ensuring the accurate output of ledger information across the LGIM entities. Good MS Excel and MS Word skills are required. The job holder will ideally be able to demonstrate knowledge of various systems such as SUN, Vision, BI Q&A and other Microsoft Office products such as PowerPoint.
Communication - This role requires the job holder to interact with stakeholders across LGIM and the wider L&G Group. The job holder should therefore have strong written and verbal communication skills.
Team Player - The job holder should show a willingness to share views and findings with other team members and a desire to take an active role in discussions with management. Further the jobholder should be flexible when the wider team requires support and assistance.
Organisation - The jobholder will be required to manage a variety of different deliverables concurrently. The ability to cope with periods of high pressure is therefore a key skill for this role. During periods of high workload strong organisational skills will be needed.
Initiative - The job holder should be able to work independently to develop and enhance processes and to identify, investigate and resolve issues.
Whatever your role, we reward ability, performance and attitude with a package that looks after all the things that are important to you. Our employees have a wide range of benefits including a generous pension scheme, life assurance, 27 days' holiday,private medical insurance, performance related bonuses, a variety of share schemes, discounts at both a huge range of high street stores and our own great products, your hard work will be rewarded when you join us.
For more details, please contact Helen Brockbank - Resourcing Lead - email@example.com
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