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Accountant - Commercial Budgeting

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

Reporting to the 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


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

Role Specific Knowledge, skills and experience


The successful candidate will be a Qualified Accountant (CIMA, ACA, ACCA) with a good foundation in either Management or Financial Accounting. Previous commercial experience and a good appreciation of information systems is desirable although not essential

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 result
About The Company

Why work for Morrisons?


  • We have adopted a 4 day working week and flexibility on hours.
  • 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.


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