Lead-Financial Accounting

Tesco Bengaluru

Company Description

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.

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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.

Job Description

Reconcile General ledger to Subledger and own Complete responsibility for period end close processes assigned
Understanding the relevant systems to ensure correct processing of financial transactions including Application of basic accounting concepts of Debits / Credits Control accounts while recording transactions.
Responsible for completeness and accuracy of various trackers
Review of the reconciliations inline with best practices requirements as per Risk assessment methodology
Ensure Highlighting of all accounting Issues in the Balance sheet reconciliations with suggested probable solutions
Be considered as go to person for the team & Liaising with different IT teams / Business teams for issues resolution
Be considered as Domain expert to whom Analyst / Senior Analyst could approach on Accounting/ reconciliation issue
Adheres to timelines and understands the importance of accuracy to avoid surprise scenarios in balances sheets
Supports Audit by providing relevant information & assumes ownership for Audit / compliance issues for the areas
Following our Business Code of Conduct and always acting with integrity and due diligence
Understanding “MY” Objectives and work priorities and working towards achieving and exceeding them
Be a good Team Player and work collaboratively with Colleagues and Instill Trust within wider team
Be a buddy to new joiners. Work with the team in training and guiding them towards improving operations.
Own your Career plan. Seek advice/ inputs from line manager to build your career


IT Tools Acumen – Ability to Understand / Navigate through flow of finance data through various systems
Problem solving
Logical thinking
CI – Foundation Certified

Preferred experience in Finance Domain
Track record of operations delivery for process  within teams
Experience of independently managing senior stakeholders
Independently led Finance processes, atleast one of relevant domain

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