Location:
Bradford
Department:
Finance
Job Type:
Permanent / Full Time
18 Oct 2022

About The Role

Reporting to a Commercial Finance Manager, the Commercial Finance Accountant is responsible for providing financial expertise to support and challenge the Commercial Teams to deliver profitable growth for Morrisons. You will be working in a dynamic and fast paced environment supporting a large team of high-profile, commercial stakeholders across our Household & Pet category.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Supporting decision making through delivering accurate analysis and insight
  • Evaluating results to ensure there is clear understanding of business performance
  • Completing period end activities (Stock, supplier income etc )
  • Participating in the preparation and review of budgets and forecasts
  • Play a key role in developing and following up on ‘gap closing’ activities to ensure performance is delivered in line with expectations
  • Maintain accurate supplier income agreements including ensuring correct accounting treatment
  • Identifying and Implementing improvements to ways of working within the Commercial Finance Teams
  • Evaluating and challenging new product launches, promotional activities new proposals/existing business to ensure profitability
  • Participate in cross functional project groups
  • Providing ad hoc Finance support

 

About You

The successful candidate will be a Qualified Accountant (CIMA, ACA, ACCA) with a good foundation in either Management or Financial Accounting.

They successful candidate should also possess the following skills and competencies to be able to fulfil this role:

  • ‘Can do’ proactive approach
  • An ability to deliver in a complex, fast paced environment
  • Excellent analytical thinking and numerical skills
  • Good verbal communication skills, ability to articulate financial data in a clear and transparent way
  • Resilience and ability to adapt in an ever changing environment
  • Attention to detail
  • Ownership of results
  • The confidence & ability to challenge non-finance stakeholders to deliver the right end-results

About the team

About Us Description:
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 in our Finance team.

About The Company

We're Foodmakers and Shopkeepers and together, we make Morrisons. We're the only UK retailer with our own manufacturing business spread across 18 sites, not to mention nearly 500 stores, we've lots of opportunities for you to play your part. So, whether you want to make the freshest food, sell it or join us in our head office, we'd love to meet you.

As part of our Total rewards package we offer:

  • 15% colleague discount in store and online, plus additional 10% for two friends/family members
  • Annual bonus scheme
  • Generous holiday entitlement 
  • Four day working week* with flexible working hours
  • Enhanced company pension contributions
  • Private healthcare
  • Perks with over 850 retailers through 'my morri'

Keep up to date with our latest campaigns, project updates and get to know us better on Linked In.

*The four day working week comes with the requirement to work 13 Saturdays per year. These days are shorter (6 hours in total) and are mainly used for team meetings, project planning and strategic work.

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