Finance Manager - Group Reporting (12 month FTC)

Hours: 36

Salary: Competitive

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

United Kingdom

Apply by: 25/01/2021

Finance Manager - Group Reporting (12 month FTC)

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

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About the role

This is a significant, high profile 12 month FTC opportunity for a driven individual who would like to gain experience in IFRS and external financial reporting and further develop a career at Tesco.

Primary responsibilities include supporting the timely and accurate external financial reporting (i.e. the Group’s half year interim results and the Group’s year-end financial statements) and take responsibility for relevant Group control activities as part of the periodic consolidation of the Group’s results in HFM.

The successful candidate will develop strong relationships with key stakeholder, including Business Unit Finance teams, Investor Relations and the Group’s external auditors, and they will work to continuously improve the consolidation and external reporting process and deliverables.

this provides a fantastic platform to continue to develop a career within Tesco and gain an insight on significant business activities and projects across the Group.

This opportunity is for a 12month Fixed Term Contract

You will be responsible for

To support in the preparation and delivery of accurate, timely and controlled external financial reporting in line with internal and external accounting policies, with responsibility for some of the key primary statements and / or disclosure notes.

To review Business Unit performance and reporting across the Group each accounting period, including continually improving the process by which business units present and explain periodic results for Group purposes.

To review key primary statements – cash flow, changes in equity or income statement, based on consolidated results and follow up key movements with constituent business units.

Ownership for delivering adhoc projects and continuous improvement to support external reporting including requesting changes to be made to HFM (Hyperion Financial Management) and testing such changes.

Providing ad-hoc support to relevant business units to ensure the accuracy of reporting.

Supporting the Group Planning team and Group Management Reporting team during planning and budgeting cycles, and monthly reporting to the Execs.

You will need

• Qualified accountant (ACA/ACCA/CIMA) with excellent academics and relevant post qualified experience.

• Strong background in IFRS knowledge and application.

• The drive and motivation skills to ensure self and team succeed in an environment of changing priorities and challenging deadlines.

• Strong interpersonal and communication skills with ability to build relationships quickly with stakeholders at all levels.

• A keen eye for detail.

• Excellent organisation skills and multitasking abilities.

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 or out on the move.  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 are proud to have an inclusive culture at Tesco where everyone 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're committed to creating a workplace where differences are valued, and make sure that all colleagues are given the same opportunities.  We're a big business with diverse working patterns and many business areas which means that we can find something that works for you.  Everyone is welcome at Tesco.
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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