SSE

Finance Manager

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Recruiter
SSE
Location
Glasgow City (GB)
Salary
£47,600 - £71,600 + performance-related bonus + a range of benefits to support your finances, wellbe
Posted
19 Apr 2024
Closes
19 May 2024
Approved employers
Approved employer
Job role
Finance manager
Contract type
Permanent
Hours
Full time
Experience level
Qualified accountant, Manager

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.

Renewables Finance Manager

About the Role

Base Location: Glasgow or Perth

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

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

SSE Renewables is the UK and Ireland's clean energy champion with a growing presence internationally in the UK and Ireland, Continental Europe and Japan. SSE Renewables' strategy is to lead the transition to a net zero future through the world-class development, construction and operation of renewable power assets. SSE Renewables is part of SSE plc, the UK-listed integrated energy group which is investing £20.5bn to deliver a Net Zero Acceleration Programme to address climate change head on.

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Finance Manager to join the Renewables Financial Control team. You will be responsible for all financial control aspects of the Solar & Battery portfolio including, delivery of month-end general ledger close, key account reconciliations, delivery of reporting information to the commercial finance team and external statutory financial reporting. You will lead on annual statutory audits liaising with external auditors. The role will involve working closely with a range of internal and external stakeholders, focusing on establishing best practice in reporting and processes.

Your responsibilities will include:

- Overseeing all aspects of the month end process, including reviewing and posting journals as necessary also the preparation and delivery of accurate reporting information to the business partnering team.

- Managing and coaching the finance analyst(s).

- Owning the year end and half year process including the preparation and audit of the statutory accounts and audit papers as required.

- Overseeing compliance with the Group financial controls policies including balance sheet reconciliations.

- Continual review of processes and procedures to ensure that the financial control requirements are met.

- Supporting Corporate Finance teams with M&A transactions.

What do I need?

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

- Ideal for a fully qualified accountant with either practice or industry experience.

- Ability to develop, motivate and lead a team.

- Good working knowledge of current IFRS, FRS, 101.

- Strong analytical skills with ability to research, understand and resolve a wide range of finance issues and the ability to manage competing deadlines and deliverables along with multiple projects/processes.

- Good knowledge of core financial systems and general accounting procedures.

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 Francesca.thorn@sse.com / 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.

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