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Assistant Accountant - Central Finance x2

Salary Details:
Competitive Salary & Benefits Package
Work Level:
Work Level 2
Job Type:
Full Time Permanent
30 Jul 2021
About The Role

Here at Morrisons we’re looking for two Assistant Accountants to join our Central Finance Team, based out of our Bradford Head Office. We are looking for part-qualified finance professionals  to work within our Fixed Assets and Central Accounting teams, with both roles presenting a challenging, fast paced and rewarding opportunity within our rapidly expanding organisation.

If you are pursuing either CIMA, ACA or ACCA and are looking for a truly people focused business in which to develop your career, this is a perfect chance to do so.

As an Assistant Accountant you’ll be responsible for:

  • Managing the accounts on a monthly basis, including monthly/ad hoc reporting and preparation of balance sheet reconciliations. 

  • Providing detailed analysis and commentary of expenditure to key stakeholders.

  • Working with stakeholders to understand their business area, to ensure that the accounts are accurate and in line with group policy.

  • Ensuring the application of operational and financial controls

  • Identifying risks & opportunities in order to make sound financial decisions.  

  • Participating in projects based on providing expertise and support for improving business processes and procedures.

About You

You’ll ideally have the following skills and experience:


  • This role would suit someone who has a Finance/Accounting degree or someone who is currently working towards a professional qualification of CIMA, ACA, ACCA or equivalent. 

  • Proficient analytical and numerical skills.

  • Previous experience using Microsoft Excel and/or Google Sheets.

  • Excellent attention to detail.

  • The ability to build good working relationships with a variety of stakeholders across the business.

  • A self motivated individual with experience of delivering to deadlines.

About The Company

With an eye on the future and our finger on the pulse of what’s going on in our business, we partner with all of our teams and play a big part in the big decisions.

We support change programmes and capital expenditure projects. We provide business leaders with vital management information and analysis. As well as looking after our cash, accounts and working capital, we also control costs, produce forecasts, deliver insight and manage supplier reporting and supplier payments. There’s never a dull moment.

Our aim to offer more of what matters extends to our employees too. Join us and you can expect to enjoy great career prospects and a very competitive pay and benefits package. In addition to an attractive salary, we offer a discount card for you and two for friends or family members giving you 10% off your shopping in Morrisons. We also offer company share options, a highly competitive pension scheme, Life Assurance and more besides.

We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all sections of the community.