Position: Financial Reporting, Planning and Analysis Manager
Salary: GBP52800 - GBP79200 per annum
Ref: 522981_1578497288
Job Type: Contract
Published On: 08/01/2020
Contact Name: Jenna Jackson
Client: SSE plc

Base Location: Reading or Glasgow

Salary: £52,800 - £79,200 depending on skills and experience + car/cash allowance + annual bonus

Working Pattern: Fixed Term (12 months) | 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?

This exciting opportunity has arisen within the SSE Enterprise Business for a Financial Reporting Accountant reporting to the Finance Director

Manage the monthly reporting cycle ensuring the Enterprise leadership team and Group reporting team receive accurate and insightful information, within the required reporting timetable.

Consolidate the weekly forecasting reporting and key deliverables reporting

Prepare the annual business plan packs, consolidating the numbers and preparing the commentary around the 5-year plan strategies and variances.

Liaise with the Financial Operations team to ensure the accurate reporting of month end numbers.

Coordinate and prepare monthly early bird forecasting.

Proactively maintain an awareness of the needs of the business and assist in ensuring changes in reporting are implemented.

Work closely with the finance business partners.

What do I need?

Experience of reporting in a Divisional or Group Role

Ability to manage to tight deadlines

Experience of a similar role where excellent communication skills and ability to work under pressure are essential

Ability to adapt to engage across all levels of the organisation and across different business models (large industry and small growing, dynamic entities)

Effectively communicate financial performance to operational colleagues to embed financial understanding within the business

Able to manage multiple complex projects/processes simultaneously

Customer Orientation with an ability to develop an atmosphere of confidence, respect and trust across the wider business with a view to influencing business decisions

Able to develop, motivate and lead a diverse team

Strong commercial and strategic focus

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

This vacancy is open to both internal and external candidates. 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.

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.