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

About The Role

The Fixed Asset and Lease Accountant is part of our Group Finance team, located at our Head Office in Bradford, West Yorkshire. This is a technical role which would suit a qualified Accountant, ideally practice trained, with excellent attention to detail.

Some of your responsibilities will include:

  • Working with stakeholders across the business to understand projects, and assessing costs against Accounting Standards and Capitalisation Guidance to determine the correct treatment
  • Understanding and interpreting IFRS 16, applying judgement to new and ad-hoc arrangements to determine whether they fall within the scope of IFRS 16 and subsequently how they should be accounted for
  • Explaining complex fixed asset and lease accounting treatments to non-finance stakeholders so they can understand how their decisions will impact the financials
  • Leading the month end IFRS 16 accounting, being responsible for maintaining the leases system, completing the balance sheet reconciliations and any other reporting required

This is a hybrid role operating over a four day working week*. This role is based at our fantastic head office in Bradford. Boasting an on-site restaurant, coffee shop, convenience and sample store, prayer room, free parking and regular company-wide events and promotions. Ideally, applicants will live within a reasonable commuting distance of our office. 


About You

You’ll have the following skills and experience:

  • Be a qualified Accountant through either CIMA, ACA or ACCA (or equivalent)
  • Have an understanding of IFRS 16 Leases and ideally some relevant experience of applying it
  • You'll ideally be practice trained or have experience working as an Accountant in a large and complex organisation
  • Excellent stakeholder management skills and the ability to build relationships with a variety of stakeholders across the business
  • Excellent attention to detail with the ability to prioritise and manage a varied workload to meet agreed deadlines

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 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

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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