Controls Manager - UK SOX

Hours: 36

Salary: Competitive

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

United Kingdom

Apply by: 12/07/2020


Controls Manager - UK SOX

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

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About the role

We are looking for an experienced Project Manager to join our Global Controls & Compliance team in Finance, reporting to the Head of Global Controls. You'll be tasked with managing Tesco's project to comply with a UK Sarbanes Oxley (SOX) style corporate governance requirement over the next 24 - 36 months. You'll be passionate and skilled in project management, collaboration and communication, with a subject matter expertise in internal controls over financial reporting. 

You will be responsible for

You’ll deliver our control improvement plan roadmap, ensuring we have the right financial controls to set up us for success. 

You’ll be part of newly formed second line of defence team and have responsibility for dealing with a number of senior stakeholders.

UK SOX provides us with an opportunity to overhaul our controls and you’ll be in the driver’s seat.

Key responsibilities

  • Engagement with all relevant stakeholders - Finance Teams, Technology, Global Process Owners, Senior Management and others
  • Developing and maintaining project tracking and planning documents.
  • Recording and maintaining risks and milestones and escalating these as required.
  • Project reporting to various stakeholders including the Controls Steering Group, Deputy CFO and Group Controls Director.
  • Delivering elements of the project along
  • Day to day management of any external resource engaged to support the project

You will need

  • Educated to degree level in a relevant subject.
  • Strong experience in a finance, controls, internal audit or accounting practice.
  • Experience in and good working knowledge of SOX requirements
  • Strong experience of Project management and successful delivery of projects.

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:

  • Annual bonus scheme where you can earn up to 3.5% of base salary
  • Holiday starting at 25 days plus a personal day (plus 8 Bank holidays)
  • On-site state of the art gym at our Welwyn Campus with discounted “Gympass” membership & free health checks via Nuffield Health
  • Retirement savings plan - save between 4% and 7.5% and Tesco will match your contribution
  • Life Assurance - 5 x contractual pay
  • Share Schemes – Join our ‘Buy As You Earn’ & ‘Save As You Earn’ share schemes after 3 months service
  • Colleague Clubcard (including a 2nd card for a family member) after 3 months service
  • Colleague Discounts:
    • 10% increasing to 15% after every pay day for a four day period, off most purchases at Tesco 
    • 10% off One Stop
    • 10% off pay monthly & SIM only deals with Tesco Mobile
    • 20% off all F&F purchases
    • 20% off car, pet and home insurance at Tesco bank. T&C’s apply
    • 25% off Tesco Café
    • 50% off complete glasses purchases & free eye tests (other offers available) at Vision Express
    • 50% off health checks at Tesco Pharmacy
  • An exclusive deals and discounts website saving you money on everyday purchases, treats for the family, eating out and utility bills for the home
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Shuttle Bus Service to/from Hatfield & Welwyn Garden City Station to Welwyn Campus & Hatfield Offices
  • Opportunities to get on - take advantage of our ongoing learning opportunities and award-winning training, to help you achieve the job and career you want
  • Our Employee Assistance Programme helps you deal with life’s challenges
  • Financial wellness - Tesco has partnered with experts to help you make the most of your money
  • Get involved in a range of fundraising activities with our long-term charity partners

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.
 
We are proud to have an inclusive culture at Tesco where everyone is welcome and truly feels able to be themselves. At Tesco, we not only celebrate diversity, but recognise the value and opportunity it brings to enable us to serve our shoppers a little better every day. We strive to create a workforce that reflects our customers not only here in the UK, but worldwide. Our aim is to attract and welcome a diverse range applicants from all walks of life, offering many varying working patterns across our business, and we would 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 on your agreed start date.

Application process

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

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