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Assistant Accountant - Colne

Salary Details:
£28,000 - £33,00 + Study support
Work Level:
Work Level 2
Job Type:
Full Time Permanent
About The Role


We are looking for an Assistant Accountant in to join our Finance team who are based at our produce sites in Colne.

As an Assistant Accountant, you’ll be responsible for:

  • Assisting the team in the efficient planning and management of external reporting processes,
  • Preparing external reporting documents (such as statutory accounts, iXBRL tagging and ONS surveys) in line with role requirements.
  • Identifying ways to make an impact for stakeholders and respond to them on a timely basis.
  • Participating in projects based on providing expertise and support for improving business processes and procedures.
  • Providing and communicating financial information as required.
  • Developing and maintaining relationships with other teams across the business to understand and meet their needs; driving a culture of teamwork across the function.
  • Generating ideas for improvements in line with the task specific areas of your role.


About You

You’ll ideally have the following skills and experience:

  • This role would suit someone who is part-qualified and currently working towards a professional qualification (CIMA / ACA / ACCA / AAT).
  • Experience working as an Assistant Accountant either in practice or a large and fast paced organisation.
  • Knowledge of financial accounting.
  • Excellent written communication and planning skills
  • Working knowledge of Oracle/CCH would be preferable.
  • 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

Why work for Morrisons?

  • We have adopted a 4 day working week and flexibility on hours.
  • We offer study support and development to becoming a fully qualified accountant
  • Recent PE takeover with exciting business areas primed for growth
  • Scope for progression – both upwards and laterally, within Morrisons
  • Offer of study support to help achieve your goals of becoming fully qualified
  • 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.

Apply today to see what a career with Morrisons can offer you.