Position: Compliance Analyst
Salary: Negotiable
Ref: 523002_1576833841
Job Type: Temporary
Published On: 20/12/2019
Contact Name: Jenna Jackson
Client: SSE plc

Preferred Location: Perth

Salary Package: Up to £32,000 (depending on skills and experience)

Working Pattern: 12 Month Secondment / Fixed Term Contract (Full Time Hours with flexible working patterns)

About the Department

Our SSE Markets Regulation and Group Compliance department provides advice and guidance tailored to SSE's seven business units. We oversee and monitor the business units compliance using a risk-based approach, ensuring effective controls and systems are in place and support the business units to take corrective actions. Our department provides subject matter expertise and support to the management of SSE's relationships with external regulatory stakeholders, such as Ofgem. We also support each of SSE's business units to understand, interpret and act upon regulatory changes.

Our Role

As Compliance Analyst, you will report directly to the Head of Group Compliance and will be a key member of the Markets Regulation & Group Compliance team. The responsibilities of this post form an integral part of SSE's system of internal control and wider governance framework, ensuring that the activities of the SSE Group remain compliant with key legal and regulatory obligations.

The role involves preparing Compliance reports for each of SSE's Business Unit leadership teams and other Executive Committee meetings, collating and monitoring Compliance related statistics and providing informative trend analysis of compliance risks and themes to help safeguard SSE from breaching its external obligations. The work also involves supporting Compliance Auditors during the course of their reviews, as well as conducting internal quality checks of the Compliance teams outputs to ensure adherence to its Quality Management System and providing contingency cover in the operation of Compliance support systems.

This is an exciting opportunity which offers significant variety in the nature of the work to be carried out and the range of different business operations covered. The role gives high visibility, through regular communications with business managers and subject matter experts and provides excellent routes for career progression within the SSE Group.

Your Skills and Experience

To succeed in this position, you will need to be an effective organiser with sound planning skills and proven experience of using Office 365 Office applications (especially SharePoint), and be capable of developing a broad knowledge and understanding of regulation and legislative rules that apply to SSE Group businesses. Ideally with a background of working in compliance or audit-based activities, you will possess excellent report writing skills, have good attention to detail, be able to manage your time and workload efficiently, have first class analytical skills and be structured in approach and resilient in character.

You will be a confident communicator with the ability to build effective working relationships with a variety of internal stakeholders.

When applying, please state in your covering letter why you wish to be considered and why you think you would be a good fit for this role.

Please be aware if you are successful, you'll be required to complete our pre-employment screening process before joining SSE.

Our Company

We all have many different skills at SSE, this makes us stand out. We all take pride in a job well done and share the belief that an inclusive culture is key for success. Passionate about people and proud of our award-winning customer service, we go to great lengths to extend these values to our employees. This enables our diverse workforce the flexibility and opportunity of developing to their full potential. Above all our primary objective is to deliver safe outcomes for our people, our customers and the environment - if it's not safe, we don't do it.

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

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