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Finance Manager - TP

West Yorkshire
Salary Details:
Competitive Salary & Excellent Benefits Package
Job Type:
Talent Pool
About The Role

Imagine what you could achieve here. 

Proud of our roots, Morrisons is a leading Yorkshire food retailer, serving 11 million customers across 500 stores a week. We’re also the UK’s second largest food manufacturer. Together, we make millions of products a year in our 18 manufacturing sites, allowing us to focus on what our customers want: good quality, fresh food and great value.  

As a result of growth, we are looking for a Finance Manager to join our Finance team, located at our Head Office in Thornbury, Bradford. The successful candidate will be a qualified accountant, ideally practice trained, with excellent attention to detail and well-developed communication and interpersonal abilities.  As part of our finance team, supporting a FTSE 100 business, there are a variety of roles available, from our commercial roles to our technical group finance roles. Above all, you’ll work closely with the business, influence decisions and support exciting projects.

Why you should join us...

Our people Make Morrisons. We are passionate about recognising diverse talent and building careers for our people. We are forward-thinking and stay one step ahead in an ever-evolving industry, giving us exposure to creative initiatives which improves the offering to our customers. 

In return for looking after our customers, we look after our people with great perks, lots of career opportunities and the training and support everyone needs to be the best they can be.


What this role will be doing…

Our Finance Manager role leads a team to manage and produce accurate and timely management accounts & information, annual budgets and analysis during the financial year. The Finance Manager networks with stakeholders across the business to ensure they are informed about the profit and cost drivers in their respective business areas, whilst improving processes and taking opportunities to speed up and simplify tasks. 

  • Proactively identify financial risks and opportunities for departments so that stakeholders can respond

  • Championing the customer and fostering this environment in your team 

  • Providing direction and development to direct reports, managing performance and prioritising deliverables

  • Develop and maintain relationships with stakeholders, to understand and meet their needs

  • Consulting with senior management to understand business requirements and identify opportunities to speed up and simplify, offering robust solutions 

  • Role modeling key behaviours 

  • Continually focusing on simplifying and improving processes.

  • Working with a specific business area to build budgets for key financial metrics, ensuring these are understood and providing challenge and action plans when they are not met.

  • Planning and managing financial processes, ensuring compliance with controls, providing challenge to ensure accurate and value add output.

  • Understanding the current trading environment, investigating and articulating the short term and long term implications of any changes.

  • Ensuring delivery is in line with operational and financial controls.

  • Leading and delivering change activity focused on improving sales, service, profitability and cash.

  • Creating a continuous improvement culture to focus on service, costs, cash flow by involving colleagues in joint problem solving.

About You

So that you are set for success, we are looking for a self-starter, who is an exceptional communicator with the ability to influence at all levels. You will work as part of a versatile team with a can-do culture, so it’s important that you are tenacious and committed to providing an outstanding service. You will also have:

  • A proven track record in a similar role 

  • A professional qualification of CIMA, ACA, ACCA or equivalent 

  • Significant commercial and financial understanding 

  • The ability to manage stakeholders effectively and engage well 

  • An ability to deliver in a complex, fast-paced environment 

  • Strong leadership skills with a track record of motivating and coaching others to succeed 

About The Company

We pride ourselves on being a diverse and inclusive business and are committed to making Morrisons a brilliant place to work, harbouring an environment where our people can thrive. 


Treating all colleagues with respect and dignity is the Morrisons way - we celebrate individuality and love different perspectives. It’s what you bring to the table that matters.