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Head of Finance - Product & Customer Control



23d ago

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  • Job
    Expert Level
  • Banking & Finance
  • London


  • Accountancy qualification (ACA, ACCA, CIMA or equivalent)
  • Previous experience of working in a control, audit or technical environment
  • Working knowledge of process improvement methodologies alongside demonstrable commercial experience
  • Working experience of risk based management
  • Delivery through material use of shared services


  • Delivering accurate and timely financial results for Product, Customer & Shrink, in the UK business.
  • Supporting global control alignment for Product, Customer & Shrink Control across the Group.
  • Analysing new/existing business initiatives, challenging assumptions highlighting risks, opportunities, and control requirements (recent examples including Marketplace, Entertainer & Paperchase).
  • Supporting key Finance Transformation projects which impact your areas of responsibility.
  • Ensuring period end close activities are planned and carried out according to agreed close schedules, and that all accounting follows both IFRS and Tesco’s Group Accounting Policies.
  • Ensuring control frameworks are in line with relevant Tesco Group Policies and refreshed at regular intervals.
  • Designing and implementing remediation for internal Control deficiencies, Internal and External Audit observations process improvements to period close.
  • Providing financial control assurance to senior colleagues in Business Partnering, Financial Planning & Analysis and other financial control teams, e.g., Regional Controllers.
  • Co-owning Commercial Income Policy with Legal, Commercial and Technology, and facilitating monthly Governance meetings with Finance and Category Directors and quarterly Governance meetings with the Group Chief Product Officer.
  • Working closely with and provide guidance to Tesco Business Solutions Team, and as owner and customer of the process ensuring their accountability for delivery to agreed service levels and key performance indicators through the Service Delivery Model.
  • Embracing a continuous improvement approach and identify and deliver continuous improvement opportunities in accounting processes owned by this role

Retail & Consumer Goods
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Mission & Purpose

One of the world’s largest retailers of consumer goods from food to fashion. Serving our customers, communities and planet a little better every day in our stores and online is at the heart of everything we do. Founded in 1919 by Jack Cohen using the £30 he received on leaving the Royal Flying Corp, we’ve come a long way from his small market stall in East London. Today over 400,000 colleagues work across our stores, office, distribution and customer engagement centres in the UK, Europe and Asia. Share our passion for the people, products and places that make us great, and we can offer the right support to develop your skills.