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Qualified Group Finance Accountant

Salary Details:
Competitive Salary & Excellent Benefits Package
Work Level:
Work Level 3
Job Type:
About The Role

We're always looking for qualified Accountants to join our Group Finance team, located at our Head Office in Bradford, West Yorkshire. These will be technical roles which would suit a qualified Accountant, ideally practice trained, with excellent attention to detail.

You’ll be responsible for:

  • Supporting the delivery of company-wide transactions and processes as well as supporting the overall strategic objectives of the Finance department.

  • Providing variance analysis and trending techniques to measure performance against budget, forecasts and business cases.

  • Producing periodic forecasts to enable stakeholders to understand the implications of current spend behaviours on the full year.

  • Identifying financial risks and opportunities for departments, allowing the business to respond on a timely basis.

  • Influencing internal and external colleagues to achieve objectives.

  • Consulting with stakeholders across the business to understand requirements and identify opportunities to speed up and simplify processes and procedures.

  • Coaching and managing members of the team, particularly our graduates and apprentices.

About You

You’ll ideally have the following skills and experience:

  • You’ll be a qualified Accountant through either CIMA, ACA or ACCA.

  • You'll ideally be practice trained or have experience working as an Accountant in a large and complex organisation.

  • Excellent stakeholder management skills and the ability to build relationships with a variety of stakeholders across the business.

  • Excellent attention to detail with the ability to prioritise and manage a varied workload to meet agreed deadlines.

About The Company

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.  

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.

New Ways of Working

The wellbeing of our colleagues is really important to us and we want everyone to have a great home and work life balance. Because of this we've introduced a four day working week for all full time colleagues based at our head office in Bradford.

You’ll be able to flex your working hours around the core hours of 10am-4pm, and can choose to do different hours each day as long as you’re covering these core hours. Each four day week will contain four average nine hour days.

To be more competitive and support our stores and sites more effectively, we now work over a six day operation, Monday to Saturday inclusive, and everyone in our head office now works one Saturday in every four (or 13 a year), albeit Saturday will be a shorter working day of 6 hours.

Your non-working day will need to fit in with the business needs so more information about this and which day you'd take off will be discussed at your interview.