Position: Cost Analyst
Salary: GBP26120 - GBP34500 per annum
Ref: 536725_1631720119
Job Type: Permanent
Published On: 15/09/2021
Expiry Date: 13/10/2021
Contact Name: Jenna Jackson
Client: SSE plc

Location: Aberdeen, Perth, Inverness, Dundee, Oxford, Slough, Aldershot or Poole

Salary: £26,120 - £34,500 depending on skills and experience

Working Pattern: Permanent | Full Time | Flexible working options available

What is the Role?

We have an excellent opportunity for you to join our team as a Cost Analyst.

Working closely with Project Managers, you'll analyse the delivery of Connections projects against quotes to ensure all costs are allocated prior to financial closure and investigate any anomalies or under/over spends.

As well as reviewing financials, you'll also ensure all project details are recorded correctly as it is imperative that Regulatory Reporting is accurate and up to date.

We are looking for individuals who can deliver optimum performance in all set targets and deliver exceptional financial control of Connections projects with proactive communication and a "here to help you mentality". We strive to provide a high level of service across our business, and in your role, you'll promote a culture of excellent customer service to internal parties whilst building and maintaining strong working relationships.

What do I need?

To ensure you get the most from your role, we ask that you are a skilled problem solver; you'll come across a range of projects, so you must be able to identify any issues and work to solve them quickly, effectively and accurately. You'll have outstanding organisation and planning skills with the ability to work to deadlines whilst dealing with changing priorities and managing your own time effectively.

Experience using our internal systems PROMIS and harmony is highly beneficial however not essential.

About the Department

Our SSEN Distribution Commercial and Connections teams are the first point of contact for customers wishing to have a new electricity connection, increase the size of their existing connection, install generation, or move the equipment supplying their property. We're here to help whether our customers are building a single home, housing development, industrial development, generation development or independent distribution network. Our responsibility is to respond to challenging changes in our licence obligations, growing levels of competition and play a key role in progression to a low carbon future.

About our Business

SSEN Distribution powers 3.8 million homes and businesses in communities across central southern England and the north of Scotland. Our team of more than 3,500 people keep customers connected to a safe and reliable supply of electricity whilst developing the flexible networks that are vital to achieving net zero. By enabling a smarter, more resilient electricity network we're ensuring our local communities continue to receive the power they need, both now and in the future. We are consistently investing and innovating to improve network resilience and future-proof power supplies for life's changing demands, from rolling out large scale EV charging schemes to supporting small community generation projects.

Life at SSE

If you're considering a career with us, you're probably wondering what's in it for you? From health and wellness to finances and family, we're proud of our benefits package which includes 34 days holiday (plus the option to buy additional days), enhanced maternity and paternity leave, discounted healthcare and a wide range of offers via our SSE Advantage scheme.

At SSE we're proud to celebrate difference. We all have different skills, experience and backgrounds and we strive to have a friendly and inclusive culture where you can be yourself. We 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. We actively encourage applicants from all protected characteristics and commit to providing any reasonable adjustments required during the application and assessment process, and upon joining SSE.

Next Steps

All applications should be submitted online, and I'll be back in touch after the vacancy closing date to let you know the outcome.

If you would like to discuss any working differently requirements or adjustments you may require throughout the recruitment and selection process, please contact Martin on 01738 340356.

Before commencing employment with SSE, you'll be required to fully complete our pre-employment screening process consisting of a basic criminal records and credit check.