Finance Transformation - Reporting Delivery Manager

Aberdeen City, Highland Council, Perth and Kinross, Renfrewshire
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SSE plc
Mining, resources & energy
10,001+ employees
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SSE has big ambitions to be a leading energy company in a low carbon world. Following our commitment to invest £20.5 billion in low carbon projects to 2027, we have significant growth plans and are well on our way to achieving our ambition to build a world that's more sustainable and inclusive for you, your family, the community you live in and for generations to come.

Join us on our journey to net zero and help us power change.

About the Role

Base Location: Flexible, however our preference is that you will be based in one of our key Scotland sites, which includes but is not limited to:- Glasgow, Perth, Aberdeen, Inverness.

Salary: £47,600 - £71,600 + performance-related bonus + a range of benefits to support your finances, wellbeing and family.

Working Pattern: 18 Month Fixed Term Contract / Secondment | Full Time | Flexible First options available

The Finance Reporting Delivery Manager will support ongoing drive and delivery across all layers of the finance reporting process (statutory, regulatory, performance and operational). The role will manage a small team of developers who will be responsible for working with the business and finance teams to maintain and further develop the current reporting suite across Finance systems as well as support the developing of new standard reports/KPI's as new systems are introduced which further improve the efficiency and effectiveness of Finance reporting.

SSE Finance Transformation are looking for a candidate with deep knowledge of Finance processes and reporting systems and has been involved in programmes and projects from design through to delivery. You will have strong change management experience and a background in finance transformation. A background in the energy sector would be beneficial but not a necessity.

- Create and drive the Finance reporting strategy through a deep understanding of requirements and best in class tools/technologies with an initial focus on Oracle Business Intelligence Enterprise Edition (OBIEE) and in addition PowerBI, Oracle Analytics and the Oracle EPM suite.

- Leading a small project team to deliver tangible improvements to finance reporting (statutory, regulatory, performance and operational) and you will be responsible for working closely with the 3rd parties where required and internal IT and data teams within SSE and also deliver the development of requirements of new reports/reporting solutions.

- Design and lead the reporting implementation roadmap (resourcing, milestones, KPI's) ensuring the right balance of 'quick wins' and longer term improvements.

- Work with stakeholders and project teams to identify improvements to the design and delivery of current finance reports, with the aim of rationalising, standardising and automating the SSE Finance reporting suite.

- Lead the end to end cycle from reporting requirements, design through to build, user acceptance testing and implementation

What do I need?

To be considered for this role, we would love you to have:

- Experience of leading Finance Reporting projects.

- In depth understanding of key Finance reporting systems and tools with an initial real focus on Oracle Business Intelligence Enterprise Edition - OBIEE and in addition PowerBI, Oracle Analytics and the Oracle EPM suite.

- Experience of managing small project teams through the programme design and delivery phase of reporting workstreams.

- Experience of change projects, including understanding of resource management, budgeting, communications and governance.

- Good understanding of the role of the Finance function within energy organisations, including all aspects of the finance operating model (people, data, technology).

About our Business

Our SSE Finance function has a key part to play in fulfilling SSE's 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's in it for you?

We offer an excellent package with 34 days annual leave entitlement. Enhanced maternity/paternity leave, discounted healthcare, salary sacrifice car leasing and much more, view our full benefits package on our careers site.

As an equal opportunity employer we encourage diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. We encourage applicants from all protected characteristics and commit to providing any reasonable adjustments you need during the application, assessment and upon joining SSE. Search for 'Inclusion & Diversity at SSE' to find out more.

What happens now?

All applications should be made 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 flexibly requirements or adjustments you may require throughout the recruitment and selection process, please contact Francesca on / 01738 344763.

Before commencing your role with SSE, you'll need to complete our pre-employment screening process. This will consist of a criminality and credit check.