Finance Manager - Technology

Job Title: Finance Manager - Technology
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Welwyn Garden City
Salary: Competitive
Reference: tesco/TP/4505775/547791
Contact Name: Payal Khakhria
Contact Email:
Job Published: January 21, 2020 09:53

Job Description

About the role

As a Finance Manager you will act as the key finance advisor for the Technology leadership team. You help support the Technology function in the UK and Group to optimise spend in Capital, Opex and Head Office.
This broad ranging finance role will suit a proactive finance professional with the ability to interact with senior stakeholders and has experience in landing change.

You will be responsible for

  • Delivering ad hoc financial modelling and analysis to support business decisions working with Control & FP&A
  • Reviewing and challenging business cases for Technology spend, ensuring the incremental spend in Technology to save money elsewhere in the business is appropriately catered for
  • Working closely with the Technology Directors and the People team to support the overall people strategy and ensure robust financial business cases and processes
  • Working with Technology Leadership team and FP&A to drive a integrated Strategic and Annual plan in the business. Supporting prioritisation review, key bottom up assumptions and alignment of capital and operational spend
  • Working effectively with Control and FP&A to deliver insightful Management Accounts and Director Packs for the leadership to ensure good controls of their areas with detailed risks and opportunities
  • Facilitating Technology Approvals Group to manage Capital and Operational investment across the Group and UK and working with Investment Committee to ensure processes are joined up 
  • Identifying & delivering efficiency savings across the cost base and promoting cost consciousness culture
  • Helping to develop Financial Awareness across the Technology team. 
  • Following our Business Code of Conduct and always acting with integrity and due diligence

You will need

  • Accountancy qualification (ACCA/ACA/CIMA).
  • Data interpretation and analysis.
  • Commercial awareness and business acumen.
  • Communication & Influencing skills.
  • Senior Stakeholder management.
  • Resilience & willingness to challenge.
  • Finance experience post-qualification in industry.
  • Understanding of Technology function is an advantage.