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Settlements Support Analyst

Perth and Kinross
Full time
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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. We are proud to be playing a crucial role in the net zero transition, ensuring we have the energy supplies required to meet the needs of our customers; procuring the fuel required by the generation plants and selling the power output from our renewable and low-carbon thermal assets.

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

About the Role

Base Location: Perth (with a requirement to be based in the Perth office 2-3 days per week, with flexibility to work from home / another SSE office the remainder of the week).

Salary: £31,339 - £35,892 + a range of benefits to support your finances, wellbeing and family.

Working Pattern: Permanent | Full Time | Flexible First options available

As a Settlements Support Analyst you will be responsible for the operation of validation routines to ensure accuracy of volumes, income and expenditure. Some of your other main accountabilities will include: -

- Managing the invoice lifecycle process, ensuring validation tools are fit for purpose and minimise risk and bad debt.

- Delivering a high-quality, professional customer experience with accuracy and adherence to our contractual and regulatory obligations including managing customer relationships to ensure prompt resolution of any issues or queries.

- Maintaining the processes which validate & reconcile trades, contracts & banking transactions.

- Validating, processing, and peer review of various invoices, to ensure adherence to contract terms.

- Daily bank reconciliations, payment collation, administration tasks and monthly reporting, ensuring delivery within agreed timescales.

What do I need?

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

- Experience of working within a similar style of role, high-volume transaction processing and financial understanding would be desirable.

- IT literacy in using Microsoft 365 and packages such as Excel, Word and Outlook.

- Organisational and prioritisation skills are a must, along with strong attention to detail.

- Self-motivated and proactive, you will have strong numerical skills, along with analytical and problem-solving skills.

- The ability to work to tight deadlines, with a flexible approach is essential and, although a great team player, you should be confident working independently, taking ownership of a task or problem through to completion.

About our Business

Energy Markets (EM) is the energy markets heart of the SSE Group, securing value for SSE's asset portfolios in wholesale energy markets as we move towards our vision of being a leading energy company in a net zero world. We play a critical role as the short-term energy market asset optimiser, and a long-term energy market adviser, for all SSE's Business Units (across SSE's Wind, Hydro, Low Carbon Thermal, Distributed Energy and Customer portfolios). This role for EM enables SSE to focus its investment in energy markets capabilities (including Trading, Risk Management, Energy Economics, Settlements and Advanced Analytics) in one centre of excellence, with these enhanced capabilities supporting value creation and decision making across the SSE Group.

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 Lynsey at or on 01738 340426.

EXTERNAL: 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.

INTERNAL: As a courtesy, please let your current line manager know you are applying.