Salary: Up to GBP30000 per annum
Ref: 522617_1574959353
Job Type: Permanent
Published On: 28/11/2019
Contact Name: Jenna Jackson
Client: SSE plc

Base Location: Perth

Salary: £ up to £30k depending on skills and experience

Working Pattern: Fixed Term contract - 12 months with Flexible working patterns available 37 hours per week

About the Department

Our SSE Finance function has a key part to play in fulfilling SSEs 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

Reporting to the Connections Accountant, you will be involved in all aspects of accounting required to maintain financial control within the Networks connections processes.

You will be required to support the operational depots and the Connections and Engineering team in all aspects of connections activities from quotation acceptance through to producing invoices relating to customer billings for both companies and individuals. The role will include miscellaneous billing and allocating costs to projects from bulk materials. You will be in contact with external customers to resolve queries with billing and payment. In addition, you will be required to process refunds to customers on a regular basis and processing of daily bank receipts and communicating this to the business to allow projects to progress to meet guaranteed standards. You may also be involved in the review and closure of completed projects. Including the monitoring of project performance in relation to delivery against target costs. You will also be required to provide support to regional staff and others on the operation of Oracle Financials and project billing.

What do I need?

Previous experience within a finance department

Ability to work with minimal supervision and deliver high quality work to tight deadlines.

Knowledge of core financial systems and knowledge or ERP software.

Ideally have a good understanding of financial and project management systems, including strong numerical and analytical skills.

You should have excellent Excel and communication skills, be influential and be able to build good working relationships with both internal and external customers.

Ideally be HND Accounting qualified, but this is not essential.

Functional and Technical Skills, proficient in MS office Applications & a knowledge of Oracle ERP systems, processes and workflow technology

Please notify your line manager before you submit your application.

As this secondment is within SSE Services, we cannot accept applications from existing Energy Services or SSE Telecoms employees.

Our Benefits

Were 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

For more information about this role, or to discuss any adjustments you require to submit your application please get in touch with myself

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 its not safe, we don't do it.

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