Lead FP&A Finance Manager - Packaged Food

Job Title: Lead FP&A Finance Manager - Packaged Food
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Welwyn Garden City
Salary: Competitive
Reference: tesco/TP/4505775/527975
Contact Name: Payal Khakhria
Contact Email:
Job Published: November 05, 2019 09:32

Job Description

About the role
This is a high profile role, with line of sight into the Packaged leadership team, working closely with the Packaged Head of Finance and providing support to the Product FP&A Head of Finance 
As part of the Packaged Product finance team, you’ll be working at the heart of the UK business directly with the Product teams across categories including both Packaged food (from Beers Wines and Spirits, Impulse, Grocery and Household) and non-food categories. 
This is the central role within the Packaged finance team, acting as the link between the Packaged Finance Business Partners and Central FP&A and Control teams, as well as leading on overall Divisional initiatives
You will be responsible for
  • Lead the FP&A processes for the Division, ensuring integrity across Packaged categories and providing in depth knowledge of performance, as well as being the link to the central teams
  • Owner of the relationship for the Division with the Margin Discovery and PRGx teams
  • Work with teams across the business to develop the planning processes 
  • Take the lead for the Division on central areas, initiatives and projects, including working with the Trade Planning and Strategy teams and managing the Divisional head office costs
  • Stand over the consolidated Divisional forecast and management accounts, ensuring constantly looking ahead to identify commercial risks and opportunities
  • Lead the periodic and quarterly review process, and present at Packaged Product Leadership team meetings on budgets, forecasts and performance, providing insightful analysis that helps drive action
  • Building a strong relationship with the Bengaluru team that fosters collaboration and knowledge sharing to drive continuous improvement in reporting and supporting processes
You will need
  • Ability to build strong relationships across all Finance and Divisional teams
  • Inspires great performance, and fosters a motivating and collaborative team environment
  • Experience of business planning and forecasting processes, and a track record of providing excellent insight and analysis 
  • Able to engage and work with senior stakeholders
  • Excellent communication skills, and commercial awareness
  • Qualified accountant (ACA / CIMA / ACCA)

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
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 on your agreed start date.