Position: Finance Manager - Capital Projects
Salary: GBP38600 - GBP45000 per annum + + Bonus
Ref: 523107_1579086769
Job Type: Permanent
Published On: 15/01/2020
Contact Name: Jenna Jackson
Client: SSE plc

Base Location: Glasgow

Salary: £38,600 - £45,000 plus bonus

Working Pattern: Permanent Full Time 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

An opportunity to join the Renewables Financial Control team, specifically focusing on Capital Projects.

SSE Renewables is beginning construction on Seagreen and Doggerbank windfarms which total 4.7GW and over £10bn of capital expenditure, and are some of the largest offshore wind assets planned to be built in the world. In addition SSE Renewables has ambitious growth targets for offshore and onshore wind farm development in the UK, Ireland and internationally.

The role is to be the Finance Manager for Capital Projects which will oversee all elements of Financial Control - Month End, Balance Sheet reconciliation, year-end audit, year-end statutory accounting and management accounting, supported by a small team. Due to the nature of investment and acquisition there is a high volume of ad hoc work to support on the transactions and set up the projects and companies post-completion. Any experience of this will be of benefit.

Reporting to directly to the Financial Controller, you will work closely with our Commercial Finance team and other stakeholders include our colleagues in the Capital Projects business team, Group Finance, Tax, Treasury and other Corporate Functions.

We're looking for someone who is passionate about working in the energy industry and will bring fresh thinking and ideas to the role and wider Finance team. You must have PQE experience from a recognised accounting qualification and experience of working in a complex organisation is beneficial

What do I need?

- Accounting qualification with PQE experience

- Proficient in MS Office applications particularly excel

- Knowledge of SSE equivalent systems, processes and workflow technology

- In depth knowledge of ERP software (Oracle desirable)

- Experience working in client service

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.

Job Benefits:

+ Bonus