Investor Relations Finance Manager, Open to flexible working

London (Central), London (Greater)
27 Apr 2022
27 May 2022
Contract Type

Why apply: Are you interested in joining a highly visible team with varied and fast-paced responsibilities within Finance at Diageo, the world’s leading premium spirits and beer company with iconic brands, such as Johnnie Walker, Guinness, Don Julio, Tanqueray, Captain Morgan and Baileys?

We are looking for: a full-time Finance Manager to join Diageo’s seven-member Investor Relations (IR) team. This position contributes to Diageo’s success by assisting with developing strategic messages for the investment community and implementing the company’s global IR program.

Who we are: Diageo is a top FTSE company with institutional investors representing over 95% of its shareholder base. We have over 200 brands in 180 countries, a global network of entrepreneurial individuals, and our teams are a blend of diverse backgrounds, experiences, knowledge and skills. We connect customers and consumers to our iconic products and create innovative experiences that bring people together to celebrate life. Our ambition is to be one of the best performing, most trusted and respected consumer products companies in the world.

IR at Diageo: is responsible for developing and delivering effective communications of the company’s strategy, growth opportunities, financial performance and business initiatives in a way that creates clarity, consistency and widespread understanding among investors and analysts in support of achieving a fair relative stock value.

Responsibilities: as a Finance Manager in Investor Relations, you will…

  • Research, analyse and distil Diageo’s strategic, business and financial information and results.
  • Develop corporate financial disclosures, including twice-yearly results, biennial Capital Markets Day, regional president’s calls, investor conferences and site visits and IR website.
  • Collaborate across multiple functional areas in the company, including Finance, Business Units, Legal and Corporate Relations, to ensure external financial messages effectively articulate a comprehensive and credible investment proposition. 
  • Manage relationships with domestic and international sell-side analysts and institutional investors, regularly speaking with them to provide relevant insights regarding the company's strategies, operating results and financial performance.
  • Responsible for in-depth review and analysis of sell-side analysts’ research reports, ensuring the company’s publicly disclosed information is accurately portrayed.
  • Monitor, evaluate and compile news and financial information on sector peers and partners for competitive analysis and intelligence. Disseminate this information along with commentary and insight from the investment community to senior leadership as appropriate.
  • Collect, analyse and create reports for management and the board of directors to provide investors’ perceptions and opinions of the company, sell-side analysts’ positions and summaries, valuation, trading, relative stock price movements and stock ownership trends.
  • Support ongoing engagement of Society 2030, Diageo's ten-year action plan to help create an inclusive and sustainable world, with the investment community.
  • Contribute to developing and executing campaigns to target appropriate prospective institutional investors to broaden investor awareness and interest through conferences, presentations, meetings, and web content.

Requirements: we’d love to hear from individuals who have experience, knowledge and/or skills in:

  • Investor Relations– preferably at a publicly held retail or consumer company, investment banking, private equity, or asset management
  • Financial and investment markets with a proven ability to understand and communicate highly complex financial issues, including internal and external financial models
  • Financial modelling techniques used by sell-side analysts to project a company's operating and financial performance and the resulting value for its stock
  • Rapidly and accurately distilling complex information and transforming it into a concise and readily understandable message
  • Successfully interacting with a wide variety of people at all levels of the organisation, including senior management
  • Working in a collaborative environment and cross-functionally to understand the company’s strategy, vision and business performance
  • Leading, managing and influencing projects to completion with cross-functional teams
  • Outstanding written and oral communication skills, with proven presentation ability

Join us and be part of something bigger.  Apply today!

Diversity Statement

Celebrating our inclusive and diverse culture is core to Diageo’s purpose of “celebrating life every day everywhere”. This purpose is, in itself, inclusive in nature, as it values everybody irrespective of background, disability, religion, gender identity, sexuality or ethnicity.

We know that for our business to thrive and for Diageo to realise its ambition, we depend on having diverse talent with a range of backgrounds, skills and capabilities in each of the 180 countries in which we operate and to reflect our broad consumer base. We view diversity as one of the key enablers that help our business to grow, and our values, purpose and standards set the conditions for us to respect the unique contribution each person brings.