Financial Control Costs Manager

July 11, 2024

Job Description

We are AMS. We are a global total workforce solutions firm; we enable organisations to thrive in an age of constant change by building, re-shaping, and optimising workforces. Our Contingent Workforce Solutions (CWS) service partner with Tesco Bank to support contingent recruitment hiring.

On behalf of Tesco Bank, AMS are now looking for a Financial Control Costs Manager based in Edinburgh (hybrid) for an initial contract length of 6 months.

Tesco Bank prides itself on their range of simple and convenient retail banking and insurance products designed specifically to meet the needs of Tesco customers. They believe that every little help makes a big difference, and by putting the customer first and rewarding their loyalty, they are offering something they believe every bank should.

Core responsibilities:

  • Supporting account receivable process by issuing invoices, both external and inter/intra company.
  • Managing and keeping track of InterCo invoices as well as making a monthly InterCo payments, ensuring approvals are in line with controls.
  • Reviewing payroll feeds and ensuring integrity in the ledger, preparing payroll related reports for MI.
  • Working with the offshore team, maintaining a relationship with them, and reviewing work provided by them to ensure integrity of cost recognition.
  • Risk Management/Reg reporting – preparing regulatory submissions and contributing to the risk framework.
  • Various ad-hoc tasks and analysis – dealing with queries and providing ad-hoc analysis on any of the above tasks.
  • Balance sheet reconciliations, journal postings, ensuring cost postings are correct and month end position is as expected.
  • Reviewing and identifying areas of process improvement.
  • Supporting and delivering a control environment that substantiates and gives integrity to the cost related balances held within the Oracle general ledger.

What we’re looking for:

  • Professional accountancy qualification (candidates who are working towards professional qualification also accepted)
  • Financial reporting/cost reporting experience
  • Proficient user of MS Excel
  • Experience in the financial services industry (preferred but not essential)
  • Experience with Oracle (preferred but not essential)
  • Ability to build relationships across the finance function
  • Demonstratable experience of being able to hit the ground running quickly
  • Stakeholder management skills – ability to anticipate and balance the needs of multiple stakeholders
  • Ability to plan, organise and prioritise workload
  • Proactive approach
  • Problem-solving skills

Why Tesco Bank?

At Tesco Bank everyone is welcome, we value our people and diverse teams and believe the variety of backgrounds and experiences make us stronger in achieving our goals. It’s important to us that we make sure you’re supported by your team and colleague networks every day, celebrating when it matters and helping you to be the best version of yourself. The people make Tesco Bank, and we take pride in what we achieve together.

Next steps

If you are interested in applying for this position and meet the criteria outlined above, please click the link to apply and we will contact you with an update in due course.

Our client will only accept workers operating via an Umbrella or PAYE engagement model.

Please note that for the duration of this assignment you will be working as an external resource engaged by AMS.