Legg Mason

  • Senior Finance Analyst

    Job Locations IE-Dublin
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  • Position Overview

    We are looking for a highly independent, organised, and proactive accountant to join our business in our new office based in Dublin, Ireland! You will be responsible for providing financial support to the management team and also playing a key part in providing accurate, timely information whilst looking to improve current processes.  Your main role focuses on supporting the Head of Finance and taking ownership for Statutory & Regulatory reporting for the Irish Management Company and other holding companies as applicable.


    This is an excellent opportunity for a qualified accountant to join an exciting and developing business!

    Key Responsibilities:

    • Timely review of monthly reporting and associated financial pack for the Management Company undertaken by Corporate/Outsource Administrators suggesting where appropriate improvements to strengthen reporting and financial control.
    • Responsible for Accounts Payable Function – ensuring invoices are scanned to Corporate Disbursements for payment
    • Responsible for oversight of bank accounts and one off payments as approved by Senior Management.
    • Apply expert knowledge of financial concepts and principles to Regulatory Reporting and clearly document any conclusions reached.
    • Managing appropriate control systems with a suitable level of complexity to robustly avoid/resolve issues affecting financial reporting and management
    • Perform oversight of transfer pricing calculations/entries ensuring they are performed in accordance with transfer pricing methodology for all LM businesses as it pertains to the Management Company.
    • Review and implement corporate policies across Legal entities in Ireland.
    • Ensure ongoing compliance with internal/External regulatory & capital requirements, in accordance to CBI policies and procedures including preparing and reviewing returns
    • Working with Tax team on all tax & matters pertaining to the management company (corporation Tax, VAT, withholding tax, transfer pricing).
    • Preparation of the annual statutory accounts for Ireland, ensuring compliance with FRS102/local GAAP as required
    • Proactively manage relationship with Auditors
    • Assist in Audit planning and effectively manage queries during Audit to ensure smooth audit process for the legal entity including holding companies across all jurisdictions
    • Preparing Key financial information for Board review
    • Documentation of accounting policies and procedures including impact assessment of upcoming accounting standards changes
    • Improve efficiency and transparency of existing reporting through the use of IT solutions and enhanced processes.
    • Periodic review and update of risk registers
    • To provide assistance to the Head of Finance as required.
    • Ad hoc tasks as they arise.


    • Qualified ACA/ACCA/CIMA
    • Commercial experience of Excel/VB – can demonstrate understanding and experience of pivot tables, vlook ups.  Macros would be an advantage
    • Good systems knowledge. Experience of working with large scale, global, interactive accounting systems – preferably Workday and HFM.
    • Previous experience within similar role  
    • Advantageous to have worked in Financial Services
    • Proactive and able to work independently and suggest solutions to queries raised
    • Strong attention to detail as working in numerical and payment business environment
    • Ability to organise work around tight deadlines
    • Able to interact with customers and clients professionally and personably

    Company Overview

    Legg Mason is a leading global asset management firm that offers rewarding career opportunities for individuals who share our core values: integrity, collaboration, passion for results, empowerment, and a commitment to our profession. We have a presence in every major financial center across the globe, and we look for exceptional professionals who want to shape a rewarding career through intellectual curiosity, leadership, and team-oriented approach. If you are passionate about the investment business and about building your future with one of the industry's premier firms, consider the opportunities at Legg Mason today.


    Legg Mason offers a competitive salary and annual discretionary bonus (dependant on company and individual performance).  A comprehensive benefits package including; medical insurance, dental insurance, pension and much more.  

    Data Privacy Notice

    Information Collected & Usage

    As the data controller, Legg Mason & Co (UK) Limited, Legg Mason Investments (Europe) Limited, or Legg Mason & Co., LLC, (collectively, “Legg Mason”), as applicable, take the security and confidentiality of your personal data very seriously. We explain below what personal data we may collect and how we use and safeguard that personal data.



    Personal Data Collected

    To process your Application

    Your contact details and information relating to your employment history, education, and personal background, like professional skills and experience.  Further personal information may also be provided in your application documents.

    To help us to satisfy our legal and regulatory obligations

     Diversity information in the initial application process as well as credit history and criminal or civil background screening information as described below.

    To monitor our pathways to recruitment and the effectiveness of our online advertisements

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    Your personal data will be retained by Legg Mason for six months, or longer in accordance with our legal obligations, including, but not limited to, our data and record retention policy.

    The data that we collect from you may be transferred to, and stored at, a destination outside the European Economic Area ("EEA"), including the United States. It may also be processed by staff operating outside the EEA who work for us, one of our group companies or for one of our (or our group companies') suppliers. These non-European Union countries may not have the same or equivalent data protection laws as the European Union.  If such transfer occurs, we will ensure that such processing of your personal data is in compliance with applicable data protection laws.

    If you are successful in your application, further information will be requested from you (including but not limited to credit history and criminal and/or civil background screening information). 

    This Privacy Notice is part of our larger Privacy Policy.  For further information, including but not limited to, Information Security, Changes to the Privacy Policy and Contact Information & Data Subject Rights Requests, please see our main Privacy Policy. If you wish to exercise any of the rights you have in respect of your personal data, including but not limited to, your right to access, amend/rectify, erase, port, restrict or otherwise object to our use of your personal data as described here, you should advise Legg Mason by email toprivacy@leggmason.com



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