Position: Accounts Analyst Connections - Networks Finance
Salary: GBP25421 - GBP33577 per annum
Ref: 523101_1582535381
Job Type: Permanent
Published On: 24/02/2020
Contact Name: Jenna Jackson
Client: SSE plc

Base Location: Perth

Salary: £25,421 - £33,577 depending on skills and experience

Working Pattern: Permanent| 37 hours per week | Flexible working patterns available

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?

An exciting opportunity has arisen within our Networks Finance team for an Accounts/Debt Analyst within Connections Finance based in Perth. 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 Connections Accountant, 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 also include Banking, Journals, cancellation and transfer of revenue and costs within the project management system and billing system. You will be involved in end to end Debt management and 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 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.

- Proficient in MS office Applications

- Knowledge of Oracle ERP systems, processes and workflow technology

Next Steps

We'll let you know the outcome of your job application after the closing date. To discuss any adjustments you require to submit your application please get in touch Hannah.

The successful candidate may be subject to the Company's verification and vetting process if their vetting level changes. This includes a basic criminal records check.

Our Benefits

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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 don't do it'.

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