Finance Manager - Investor Relations

Hours: 36

Salary: Competitive

Location: Shire Park, Kestral Way, Welwyn Garden City AL7 1GA

United Kingdom

Apply by: 27/05/2019

Finance Manager - Investor Relations

Shire Park, Kestral Way, Welwyn Garden City AL7 1GA

About the role

The Investor Relations team manages the relationship and communications between Tesco and its owners.  We help preserve the ability of the business to pursue its strategy. This is an integral role to managing our investor and analyst communications programme on behalf of our CEO, CFO and Group Investor Relations Director to build long term investor and analyst support.
If you are looking for a more for more breadth within your career then is exactly what this role will provide as you will gain a comprehensive knowledge of the Tesco Group, with exposure to senior colleagues across the business.  
The role involves some independent objectives as well as delivering work as part of the broader team.

You will be responsible for

  • Liaising with other finance colleagues to investigate issues raised by investors and analysts 
  • Reviewing analyst and investor models and identifying areas of interest
  • Reviewing and summarising published analyst research for senior stakeholder consumption
  • Results Process:
    • Present initial draft of the press release, owning verification and accuracy of numbers
    • Collaborating with the Group Finance team on the disclosure process 
    • Overseeing the collation and analysis of information to support results materials
  • Leading the market consensus process and review (including direct contact with analysts)
  • Supporting the Senior Investor Relations Manager with ad hoc activity
  • Managing the IR team head office costs, including American Depository Receipt income (and the associated supplier relationship)
  • Communicating market sentiment to internal stakeholders including supporting the preparation of Board papers, summarising analyst notes and weekly market update for our CEO and CFO 
  • Coaching and developing a 3rd Year Finance Graduate within the Investor Relations team

You will need

  • A Professional finance qualification 
  • Experience of working with non-financial stakeholders would be preferred
  • Previous experience of working to tight deadlines
  • Experience of collaborating effectively with colleagues across an organisation (often at more senior work levels)
  • Strong communication and negotiation skills
  • An analytical mind
  • Ability to be a self-starter, willing to find the right solution or person to help with queries
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Ability to be flexible and a strong team player
  • High level of proficiency in Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint

About us

Our vision here at Tesco is to become every customer's favourite way to shop, whether they are at home, out shopping, on the move, anywhere in the world.
Our core purpose is ‘Serving Britain's shoppers a little better every day’.
Our business was built with a simple mission – to be the champion for customers, helping them to enjoy a better quality of life and an easier way of living. This hasn't changed. Customers want great products at great value which they can buy easily and it's our job to deliver this in the right way for them.
In the UK, we serve some 66 shoppers every second, so it's our goal to ensure every one of those customers experiences just a little better service on each visit.
We want our customers to be inspired and whatever they are looking for, we’re finding bigger and better ways to provide it.
We need people who share our ambition to deliver for our customers; passionate and confident people willing to take the initiative and drive us forwards. In return we offer excitement, a great team, an excellent benefit package and significant career development opportunities.
If that sounds exciting then we'd love to hear from you.
NOTE: Should you be successful in your application, your offer will be subject to and conditional upon you providing your bank account details before your agreed start date. 

What’s in it for you

We offer excellent benefits that help make Tesco a great place to work.  These include but aren’t limited to:
  • An annual bonus scheme which you can achieve up to 3.5% of base salary
  • Colleague Clubcard (including a 2nd card for a family member) after 6 months service with 10% off most purchases at Tesco
  • Holiday starting at 25 days plus a personal day
  • A retirement savings plan - 4%-7.5% contribution rate
  • Life Assurance - 5 x contractual pay 
  • Buy As You Earn Scheme
  • Save As You Earn Scheme
  • Deals & Discounts through Tesco including Tesco Mobile & Tesco Bank
  • Deals and Discounts through many other external businesses

Application process

Our office application process varies depending on the role and the level of experience needed.

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