Position: Accountant
Salary: GBP32700 - GBP49100 per annum + study support
Ref: 523040_1582712720
Job Type: Temporary
Published On: 26/02/2020
Contact Name: Jenna Jackson
Client: SSE plc

Base Location: Perth

Salary: £32,700 - £49,100 depending on skills and experience & study support

Working Pattern: 12-month fixed term contract | Flexible working patterns available | 37 hours per week

About the Department

Our SSE Finance function has a key part to play in fulfilling SSE's obligations as a UK-listed company, providing expertise and services that can be shared across the SSE Group, and working in partnership with all businesses to provide services tailored to their specific needs. SSE operates in a highly regulated and increasingly competitive environment, and our role is to ensure that we gather, compile, analyse and recommend on the financial strategy for our businesses, identifying opportunities to drive efficiencies and create value for SSE now, and in the future.

What is the Role?

SSE Thermal is recruiting for Accountant to join the team on a temporary basis. This is an exciting time to join as SSE Thermal positions itself to be the leading provider of flexible energy in a low carbon world. The role will deliver financial support across the portfolio, with varied tasks in a complex and fast paced commercial and political arena. Particular focus will be on monthly reporting process, maintaining Balance Sheet account reconciliations, preparation of Statutory reporting and supporting the Audit process. Involvement in varied Project work, a requirement to complete ad hoc duties and to seek continuous improvement opportunities to support the business.

What do I need?

An effective qualified accountant who is keen to be hands on and is a team player, with a knowledge of core financial systems and general accounting procedure. An awareness of current regulations including IFRS and be enthusiastic and dependable with a diligent professional approach.

Our Benefits

We're committed to ensuring we offer our people a great place to work, with competitive salary, contributory pension plan and benefits package. Why not watch our short employee benefits video to see what else is on offer?

Next Steps

We'll let you know the outcome after the closing date but to discuss any adjustments you require to submit your application please get in touch;

About SSE

We all have different skills here at SSE and that's what makes us stand out. We all take pride in a job well done and share the belief that an inclusive culture is key to our success and vision for the future. Above all, safety is at the heart of everything we do at SSE and we live by the mantra 'if it's not safe, we do it'.

SSE is an equal opportunity employer. We encourage diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

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Job Benefits:

study support