Risk & Controls Manager (SOD Focus)

Hours: 36

Salary: Competitive

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

United Kingdom

Apply by: 13/08/2020

Risk & Controls Manager (SOD Focus)

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

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About the role

An exciting new role has been developed to develop and embed Key Controls and risk frameworks across our core People processes and systems. We are looking for a Risk & Controls Manager with a focus on Segregation of Duties (SOD) over and above the standard role.

You'll be supporting the People function achieve its objective by ensuring risks are proactively identified and are effectively managed. While the role itself has a entrepreneurial vibe associated with a new function, there is plenty of support, reference and guidance available from other similar functions such as Finance Group Controls as well as Group Risk.

The role will provide an opportunity to work with colleagues in various departments across the length and breadth of Tesco and be part of a new department within a large Plc. You’ll be expected to shape and support and strengthen the processes and associated technologies and participate in Risk related technology implementation with the team as well. If you are you looking for a friendly atmosphere, entrepreneur vibe and great team spirit then we want to hear from you!

You will be responsible for

  • Owning the design of the People controls framework across core HR processes (Example - Joiners, Movers, Leavers, Payroll Preparation etc.) for financial, operational and regulatory risks 
  • Developing and embedding controls for new processes in the People function
  • Continuous improvement and evolution of the People controls framework 
  • Designing a control self-assessment process for People controls
  • Running and reviewing second line of defence controls testing (design and operating effectiveness) of People controls
  • Manage the segregation of duties ruleset for the People function
  • Engaging with technology teams and product teams on IT General Controls for People applications
  • Engaging with other second line of defence teams across Tesco including Legal, Compliance and Security
  • Assisting with the preparation of senior management and Audit Committee reporting
  • Supporting Head of People Risk & Controls in undertaking any other ad hoc projects/duties as requested
  • Liaise with internal and external clients/auditors to resolve issues and next steps in a timely manner
  • Creating control KPI's to monitor control environment for the end to end process
  • Following our Business Code of Conduct and always acting with integrity and due diligence

You will need

  • Expert knowledge of good practice payroll and related HR processes in a large, complex organisation
  • Internal Controls implementation and improvement
  • Knowledge of controls and risk
  • Knowledge of Segregation of Duty and sensitive data access principles
  • Auditing concepts and principles
  • Understand IT Controls incl. 3 lines of defence model
  • Strong working knowledge of Risks and Controls in a HR environment
  • Examining and re-engineering operations procedures, formulating policy and implementing controls
  • Providing technical guidance and deliver training to  end users
  • Data interrogation to identify issues, errors and fraud
  • CISA qualification preferred
  • Experience of working with Oracle Fusion preferred

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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