Finance Analyst

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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: Glasgow

Salary: £26,200 - £39,400 + support for professional exams + performance-related bonus + a range of benefits to support your finances, wellbeing and family.

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

What is the Role?

Dogger Bank is a major offshore windfarm development, comprising 3 x 1,200MW phases, each with a capital cost of c.£3bn. It is one of the largest construction projects in the SSE Renewables portfolio and is a key, high value project for both SSE Renewables and its co-shareholders, Equinor and North Sea Wind.

The Dogger Bank project team will comprise c.200 professionals at its peak during the construction phase, working principally out of the SSE project offices in Glasgow.

Reporting to the Dogger Bank Finance Manager you will be exposed to a large amount of ad-hoc work, supporting a broad range of finance requirements across the project. We're looking for someone who is passionate about working in the energy industry and will bring fresh thinking and ideas to the role and the Finance team. You must have relevant accounting experience, gained in a similar role and ideally will have started your professional exams. SSE Renewables will support you if you are completing a professional qualification.

As a Finance Analyst within the Dogger Bank Finance team, you will assist with a broad range of financial control activities – including, but not limited to;

- Journal postings including bank postings and month end journals.

- Balance sheet reconciliations.

- Review of supplier payment runs.

- Preparation of VAT returns.

- Involvement in the half year and year end audit including supporting with the preparation of statutory accounts and liaising with the auditors.

What do I need?

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

- Enthusiasm, an ability to learn quickly and a passion for seeking out opportunities and building your career.

- Relevant accounting experience, gained from working in a similar role with an ability to analyse and interpret data.

- A knowledge of key balance sheet account reconciliations with an attention to detail.

- Strong IT skills using Microsoft Office applications.

- Strong financial systems experience (Oracle desirable).

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?

An excellent package with 34 days holiday entitlement, enhanced maternity/paternity leave, discounted healthcare 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 actively encourage applicants from all protected characteristics and commit to providing any reasonable adjustments required during the application, assessment and upon joining SSE. Search for 'Inclusion & Diversity at SSE' to find out more.

Next Steps

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

Before commencing employment with SSE, you'll be required to fully complete our pre-employment screening process consisting of a basic criminal records and credit check.