Position: Senior Commercial Analyst
Salary: GBP32700 - GBP49100 per annum + bonus
Ref: 523263_1580401158
Job Type: Permanent
Published On: 30/01/2020
Contact Name: Jenna Jackson
Client: SSE plc

Base Location: Home based with regular attendance in Reading

Salary: £32,700 - £49,100 depending on skills and experience + annual bonus

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

About the Department

SSE Enterprise is responsible for providing innovative solutions to build, own, operate and maintain energy and communications infrastructure in the UK and Ireland. Our experience in energy and communications infrastructure means we understand the challenges ahead. We deliver projects on time and budget, helping customers prosper now and in the future.

What is the Role

SSE Enterprise has recently set up a new Independent Distribution Network Operator (IDNO) to own, operate and maintain electricity distribution infrastructure across Great Britain. Following the award of the IDNO Licence by Ofgem, the business is ready to commence operations, and has ambitious plans for growth. The IDNO is staffed by a small, core team with services provided in the main by other SSE Enterprise entities under SLA.

The Senior Commercial Analyst will have responsibility for matters relating to regulated charges and billing, financial reporting and forecasting, data analysis and investment modelling to support business development activities.

This will be a key role in supporting the growth of this start-up business, working both on business development and ongoing operations. You will need to have knowledge of the electricity distribution industry, and the codes and regulations which govern it; good numeracy and data analysis skills; and an innovative mindset to find new ways of working.

The role will be predominantly home-based, although the company is based at SSE's office at Forbury Place in Reading, with hot-desk facilities available there (and potentially elsewhere); occasional travel GB-wide is possible.

What do I need?

Knowledge of the Electricity Distribution industry and the Codes which govern it along with an understanding of the IDNO market and how this may change in the future; an appreciation of the market drivers and value chain for IDNO's.

An understanding of electricity Use of System and Connection Charging methodologies and processes.

Previous experience of working in a Commercial, Financial or Regulatory role with knowledge of corporate and commercial finance.

- Strong data analysis skills and advanced Excel skills:

- Understands that Safety is our Number One Priority.

- Ability to manage multiple workstreams and prioritise tasks.

- Willingness to go beyond the roles remit to support the wider business.

- Methodical with strong attention to detail.

- Keen to take on responsibility and grow with the business.

- Innovative mindset to identify new ways of operating within the industry, and new systems and processes which could be implemented.

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

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 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.


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