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Accountant - Supply Chain Development

Salary Details:
Market leading salary + bonus + 4 day working + 15% store discount
Work Level:
Work Level 3
Job Type:
Full Time Fixed Term
About The Role

This is a great opportunity to work as a Business Partner to our Buying teams and alongside our Commercial Finance team, the successful candidate will play a high profile role in driving change to improve our trading performance. 

You'll be mainly responsible for the modelling and reporting of the category Range Reset programme:

Each product group will have an annual review which is an opportunity to ‘Reset’ the range to ensure it really delivers the best offer for our customers, whilst driving the best possible commercial results for our business.

  • This role will cover the analysis of recent performance of each product group, along with providing insight and challenge to enable the Business Teams to identify opportunities for improvement. The scope covers both the P&L trading performance (availability, sales, margin) and the working capital elements of the range performance, and has both a strategic and operational focus to it.
  • You will be the owner of the financial model and post implementation review model, and will continuously look for ways to improve both the functionality and ease of understanding of both.
  • The role is a stakeholder facing role, and a large part of the working week will be meeting with buyers and other colleagues involved with range, customer and performance. You will need to be able to analyse the data, understand and articulate complex messages in a clear manner, and be able to develop positive relationships with all colleagues with a touchpoint to the range reset process.
  • The role sits within our Central Commercial Finance Team, as such you will be close to the overall corporate plan and direction of the business. You will be involved with other tasks to provide insight, assist with period end management information and other ad hoc projects.
About You
  • A great understanding of how sales, margin rate and cash can be delivered through business change, with experience in a previous commercial role.
  • Resilience, Attention to detail and an ability to deliver in a complex, fast paced environment. Able to prioritise to meet deadlines. You will have a positive approach and a can do attitude.
  • Good verbal communication skills, ability to articulate financial data in a clear and transparent way
  • Excellent analytical thinking and numerical skills, combined with an ability to see the bigger picture and consider multiple scenarios / options.
  • Strong Microsoft Excel or Google sheets skills required. Working knowledge of Oracle accounting software and databases would be an advantage.
  • A professional accountancy qualification (CIMA, ACA, ACCA) along with a working knowledge of financial and management accounting.
  • Ability to work as part of a team, and across different teams within a large business.


About The Company
  • Morrisons offers experience of working with one the UKs largest companies, and best known brands. Finance colleagues at Morrisons are very much part of the decision making process and have teams embedded in all areas of the operation, and as such these roles offer a fantastic opportunity to learn and progress in a variety of different roles.
  • Recent Private Equity takeover with exciting business areas primed for growth. This affords a great opportunity to for someone prepared to challenge existing ways of thinking, and use their initiative.
  • We have adopted a 4 day working week and flexibility on hours.
  • Our high spec head office offers a range of mod cons and amenities – including onsite gym, parking, prayer space, bespoke coffee shops, and a wide variety of freshly prepared and subsidised meals daily from our cafeteria.

Click apply today to begin your journey and find out what a career with Morrisons could offer for you.