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Financial Performance Analyst

Perth and Kinross, Reading, 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 UK or Ireland sites, which includes but is not limited to:- Glasgow, Perth, Reading

Salary: £33,500 - £50,300 + performance-related bonus + a range of benefits to support your finances, wellbeing, and family.

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

SSEN Distribution powers 3.8million homes and businesses in communities across central southern England and the north of Scotland. Our team of more than 3,500 people keep customers connected to a safe and reliable supply of electricity whilst developing the flexible networks that are vital to achieving net zero. By enabling a smarter, more resilient electricity network we're ensuring our local communities continue to receive the power we need, both now and in the future. We are consistently investing and innovating to improve network resilience and future- proof power supplies for life's changing demands, from rolling out large scale EV charging schemes to supporting small community generation projects. We are in our new price control, RIIO-ED2 (2023-2028), and finance will play a key role in supporting the business in maximising our current settlement.

Distribution Finance have a fixed term vacancy for an experienced, qualified Financial Performance Analyst to play a key role in the Finance team supporting the performance of our Transformation Programme. Key responsibilities include:

- Using SSEN benefits measurement framework to develop the key metrics, indicators, and targets for assessing the achievement of anticipated quantitative and qualitative benefits.

- Collecting, collating, and analysing data from various sources to track and monitor the performance of key performance indicators (KPIs) and metrics related to the anticipated benefits from the Transformation Programme. Developing plans and initiatives to ensure the realisation of anticipated benefits, including identifying dependencies, milestones, and action plans.

- Preparing and presenting regular reports and updates on the status of benefits realisation to PMO lead and leadership team, including senior leadership, project sponsors, and senior business integrators.

- Working closely with the business analysts in the delivery team to monitor the success of process architecture and business performance. Providing a broad range of insightful business analysis to facilitate decision making and identifying potential improvement opportunities, including reviews of CBA / Business Cases.

- Working with the business to identify key risks and opportunities which will inform plans, forecasts, and management reporting.

What do I need?

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

- Be proficient in performance management methodologies and able to evaluate the effectiveness of the transformation initiative.

- Be proficient in performance data analysis and interpretation and excellent in creating performance reports and presentations.

- Be proficient in using performance management tools and software and experienced in interpreting and assimilating multiple data sources and rendering into meaningful insight and appropriate recommendations and clear actions.

- Be a part or fully qualified accountant with previous experience in transformation programmes and benefits tracking / Management Accountant business-interfacing role.

- Be able to manage multiple complex projects/processes simultaneously and work to tight deadlines.

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.