Manager-FP&A

  • 81 - 82, EPIP Area, Whitefield, Bengaluru, India
  • Full-time
  • Function/Stream: Finance Operations
  • Group Function: Tesco Business Services

Company Description

Tesco Bengaluru
We are a multi-disciplinary team creating a sustainable competitive advantage for Tesco by standardising processes, delivering cost savings, enabling agility, providing cutting-edge technological solutions and empowering our colleagues to do ever more for our customers. With cross-functional expertise in Global Business Services and Retail Technology & Engineering, a wide network of teams and strong governance we reduce complexity thereby offering high quality services for our customers. Tesco Bengaluru, established in 2004 to enable standardisation and build centralised capabilities and competencies, makes the experience better for our millions of customers worldwide and simpler for over 4,40,000 colleagues.
At Tesco Business Services, we have a mission to simplify, scale & partner to serve our customers, colleagues and suppliers through a best in class intelligent Business Services model . We do this by building a world class business services model by executing service model framework right at the heart of everything we do for our worldwide customers. The key objective is to implement and execute service model across all our functions and markets consistently. The ethos of business services is to free-up our colleagues from a regular manual operational work. We use cognitive technology to augment our key decision making. We also built a Continuous Improvement (CI) culture across functions to drive bottom-up business efficiencies by optimising processes. Business services colleagues need to act as a business partner with our group stakeholders to build a collaborative partnership driving continuous improvement across markets and functions to lead the best customer experience by serving our shoppers a little better every day.
At Tesco, inclusion means that Everyone’s Welcome. Everyone is treated fairly and with respect; by valuing individuality and uniqueness we create a sense of belonging.
Diversity and inclusion have always been at the heart of Tesco. It is embedded in our values: we treat people how they want to be treated. We always want our colleagues to feel they can be themselves at work and we are committed to helping them be at their best.
Across the Tesco group we are building an inclusive workplace, a place to actively celebrate the cultures, personalities and preferences of our colleagues – who in turn help to build the success of our business and reflect the diversity of the communities we serve.

Job Description

In this job I am accountable for:
- Prepare review and be accountable for the management reporting packs with risk and opportunities for respective divisional FD area lead performance reviews with business management teams and be accountable for next steps coming from management performance review meetings
- Provide Analytics and Insight to the markets to enable them understand the dynamics of how business is performing and what could happen in future
- Own top down budget process liaising with Central Business planning BP Operations teams for the relevant sub business area
- Responsible for the operational deliveries of the team such as standard reports ad-hoc data & query requests and other transactional support on budgeting & forecasting activities
- Coaches team members to exceed in their overall performance. Recognizes performance trends of teams and enable learning journey for them
- Support the Head of Finance FP&A in planning exercises (Strategy plans as well as yearly budgets) to agree rule & principles for the relevant business area (or sub area)
- Understand the gap (if any) between top down Vs bottom numbers and prepare operational directors packs / central packs to explain the budget movements
- Work with BP and operations team to prepare long term business growth plans for their relevant business area
- Following our Business Code of Conduct and always acting with integrity and due diligence
- Developing and leading a high performing team creating an environment for success by setting direction and coaching them to succeed through inspiring conversations every day.
- Initiates and designs continuous improvements initiatives to drive performance within their teams
- Accountable for achieving teams objectives stakeholder management and escalation management.
- Making decisions within policy and procedure framework to deliver business plans.


Key people and teams I work with in and outside of Tesco:
Global CoE leads of reporting and planning
Finance Directors and Finance Controllers
Heads of Finance - Business Partners and FP&A
Business Operations teams eg - Product /channel etc.
Other Finance teams - Accounting Transaction team other GSF layers


Operational skills relevant for this job:
Tesco Systems
Process Knowledge
Working on Complex Cases
Adv MS Office – Excel Word PowerPoint
Eye-to-Detail
Planning & Organizing
Process Mapping Tools and Techniques
Problem Solving (Analysis)
FP&A - Concepts tools and techniques
Accounting Concepts and application
Stakeholder Management
Business Performance management
Advanced FP&A -
Analysis and Judgment
Report Design and Delivery
Conceptual application to larger business context


Experience relevant for this job:
- Experience of Finance with FP&A specifically preferred
- Experience of independently managing senior stakeholders like WL3 and above preferred
- Process experience Essential - Independently managed Finance teams with at least 1 being relevant for the domain preferred
- Front end Finance experience around business contexts preferred
- Education CA/ICWA/CIMA/CMA preferred
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