Position: Treasury Analyst - Maternity Cover
Salary: Negotiable
Ref: 523132_1579532324
Job Type: Contract
Published On: 20/01/2020
Contact Name: Jenna Jackson
Client: SSE plc

Base location: Perth

Salary: Up to £35,000 depending on skills and experience

Working Pattern: 18-month Fixed Term Contract | Full Time | 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?

The Treasury team within SSE plc are responsible for the raising and management of debt in excess of £10bn, short term surplus cash management, interest rate risk management and foreign exchange risk management. The Treasury function arranges and manages operational banking services to support the requirements of the SSE 7 and a number of Joint Ventures.

We are recruiting for a Treasury Analyst to join our team on an 18-month fixed term. Reporting to the Treasury Cash Manager, you will be involved in all aspects of the day to day cash management process. Your role will involve, among other things; liquidity management, cashflow forecasting, domestic and international payment processing, money market dealing, journals and accrual preparation and other accounting, as well as the provision of a full range of period end and ad hoc reports.

You will also support the senior Treasury team in building strong relationships with the senior management and Finance teams of the SSE 7 while also being involved in the key operational banking relationships on behalf of the SSE Group.

In addition to the above you will liaise with Business Partners and Finance staff and various other areas of the business in respect to the cash management and accounting reports you will be responsible for preparing. There is also regular interaction with Group Finance on reporting requirements while there is also a requirement to communicate with external banks and auditors

What do I need?

- Part qualified Accountant or someone with significant cash management experience in a Treasury function. 

- Degree-level education or equivalent

- The ability to apply professional judgement and experience when making important cash management decisions and providing advice

- Good knowledge of core financial systems and general accounting procedures

- Knowledge of SSE equivalent systems, processes and workflow technology; in depth knowledge of ERP software (Oracle desirable)

- Strong reporting skills

- Excellent communication skills

- Strong IT skills to ensure high quality reports

- Ability to work independently while delivering to tight deadlines

- Highly organised with strong time management skills

Our Benefits

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Next Steps

For more information about this role, or to discuss any adjustments you require to submit your application please get in touch; sse.

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.