Finance Manager - Control

Hours: 36

Salary: Competitive

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

United Kingdom

Apply by: 07/06/2019


Finance Manager - Control

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

About the role

You'll be responsible for improving the Financial Control of the UK Business and to work cross functionally to ensure the UK financial statements and associated information are complete, accurate and prepared on a timely basis.

You will be responsible for

  • Following our Business Code of Conduct and always acting with integrity and due diligence
  • Manage the financial accounting and reporting process and lead the preparation of financial accounting analysis and general entries to understand the clients’ operations.
  • Help develop, maintain and assess internal controls related to accounting and financial reporting systems.
  • Ensure period end close activities are performed according to agreed close schedules and that accounting policies are in compliance with local GAAP and stated company norms (TGAP).
  • Oversee transactions, understands variances and pro-actively identifies potential problems to streamline and improve productivity and accuracy of the month end processes.
  • Ensure process governance including regular reporting and analysis to key stakeholders – communicate with internal stakeholders on a regular basis to discuss operational issues, key metrics.
  • Respond to ad hoc requests for analytics, through the agreed demand management framework to provide support to Retained Finance for product profitability, business case preparation and investigation into financial performance.

You will need

  • Professional finance qualification essential  
  • Experience of working with cross-functional teams.
  • Track record in driving continuous improvement.
  • Financial Accounting & costing experience.
  • Big Picture Thinking 
  • Experience in Data Management
  • Risk Management experience
  • Worked within a Control & Compliance function 

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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