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Assistant Accountant in Bradford

About The... We are currently recruiting for Assistant Accountants on a full-time, permanent basis to join our finance team based at Hilmore House head office in West Yorkshire.    The purpose of the role is to support in the delivery...

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About The Role
We are currently recruiting for Assistant Accountants on a full-time, permanent basis to join our finance team based at Hilmore House head office in West Yorkshire. 
 
The purpose of the role is to support in the delivery of company-wide transactions and processes within Finance function that your thinking is customer first in all aspects of your role.
 
The accountabilities within the role are as follows;
 
Customer
  • Assist with financial reporting on both a regular and ad-hoc basis
  • Provide and communicate financial information to stakeholders across the business
  • Assist with the continuous improvement process for financial reporting in order to ensure that stakeholders' requirements are fully met.
Colleague
  • Participate in projects, providing expertise and support for improving business processes and procedures
  • Take responsibility for cultivating positive working relationships with key business stakeholders and finance department peers.
Operational
  • Generate accruals, prepayments and adjustment journals and providing detailed analysis of overhead expenditure to key stakeholders
  • Prepare balance sheet reconciliations and assisting the financial accountant/finance manager to identify key risks and opportunities within those accounts
  • Take responsibility for assigned general ledger accounts to ensure they are correctly stated on a periodic basis
  • Produce meaningful commentary to financial reports, enabling departments to manage their budgets more effectively and efficiently
  • Ensure the application of operational and financial controls.
Sales, Profit and Cash
  • Provide variance analysis and trending techniques to measure cost accounts against budget, forecasts and cash flow.
About You
In order to be successful within this role, you will need the following role-specific knowledge, skills and experience;
 
Knowledge
  • A professional qualification of CIMA, AAT, ACA, ACCA or equivalent (or be working towards)
Skills
  • The ability to understand customers requirements and respond to their feedback, delivering excellent customer service every day
  • The ability to drive personal development and share own learning with others
  • The ability to be self-motivated and persistent
  • Attention to detail
  • Proficient analytical and numerical skills.
Experience
  • Experience of operating in a complex, fast-paced environment
  • Experience of using IT packages in particular Microsoft Excel and/or Google Sheets
  • Proven ability to deliver to deadlines.
About The Company

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.

Our aim to offer more of what matters extends to our employees too. Join us and you can expect to enjoy great career prospects and a very competitive pay and benefits package. In addition to an attractive salary, we offer a discount card for you and two for friends or family members giving you 10% off your shopping in Morrisons. We also offer company share options, a highly competitive pension scheme, Life Assurance and more besides.

We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all sections of the community.

Extra information

Location
Bradford
Type of Job
Retail
Full UK/EU driving license preferred
No
Car Preferred
No
Must be eligible to work in the EU
No
Cover Letter Required
No

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