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Accounts Analyst Connections

Scotland, Fife / Scotland, Perth & Kinross
Closing date
9 Apr 2023

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SSE has big ambitions to be a leading energy company in a low carbon world. Following our commitment to invest £12.5 billion in low carbon projects over the next 5 years, 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: Perth

Salary: £30,273 - £35,194 + a range of other benefits to support your family, finances and wellbeing.

Working Pattern: 12 Month Fixed Term Contract | Full Time | Flexible First options available

Reporting to the Connections Accountant, you will be involved in all aspects of accounting required to maintain financial control within the Networks connections processes.

You will be required to support the operational depots and the Connections and Engineering team in all aspects of connections activities from quotation acceptance through to producing invoices relating to customer billings for both companies and individuals.

The role will include miscellaneous billing and allocating costs to projects from bulk materials. You will be in contact with external customers to resolve queries with billing and payment.

In addition, you will be required to process refunds to customers on a regular basis and processing of daily bank receipts and communicating this to the business to allow projects to progress to meet guaranteed standards.

You may also be involved in the review and closure of completed projects. Including the monitoring of project performance in relation to delivery against target costs. You will also be required to provide support to regional staff and others on the operation of Oracle Financials and project billing.

What do I need?

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

- Experience within a financial department.

- Ability to work with minimal supervision and deliver high quality work to tight deadlines.

- Knowledge of core financial systems and knowledge of ERP software.

- Ideally have a good understanding of financial and project management systems, including strong numerical and analytical skills.

- You should have excellent Excel and communication skills, be influential and be able to build good working relationships with both internal and external customers.

- Ideally be HND Accounting qualified, but this is not essential.

- Knowledge of Oracle ERP systems, processes and workflow 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.


We are driven by our purpose: to provide energy needed today while building a better world of energy for tomorrow.

We are a leading generator of renewable electricity and one of the largest electricity network companies in the UK.

We develop, own and operate low carbon infrastructure to support the zero-carbon transition.  This includes onshore and offshore wind, hydro power, electricity transmission and distribution grids, and efficient gas-fired generation, alongside providing energy products and services for businesses, and we have interests across Great Britain and Northern Ireland, Republic of Ireland, Japan, Spain, Portugal, Denmark and Poland.

Our twin focus of practicality and inspiration is a strategy that has seen us through more than 70 years.

We are UK listed, employing 10,000 talented and skilled people and are real Living Wage and Fair Tax Mark accredited.

Because we’re SSE, and we’re for a better world of energy – for everyone.


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