Senior FP&A Analyst

Glasgow City (GB)
£40,600- £61,000 + performance-related bonus + a range of benefits
24 May 2024
24 Jun 2024
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Contract type
Full time
Experience level
Newly qualified

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 / Perth

Salary: £40,600- £61,000 + performance-related bonus + a range of benefits to support your finances, wellbeing and family.

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

Our Role

The Renewables business has grown significantly in recent years and now has activity across six technologies and nine different countries. With ambitious plans to grow further, it is imperative that senior management maintain strong control over and understanding of the business’s cost base. As such, the Senior FP&A Analyst role has been created to support the business in this regard.

You will take a lead role in performing all aspects of financial planning and analysis for the consolidated SSE Renewables business unit’s operational expenses, including staff costs and headcount. You will therefore have exposure to all the SSER core operational and development & construction businesses (Offshore Wind, Onshore Wind, Hydro & Pumped Storage, and Solar & Batteries) as well as the supporting functions.

You will work closely with the Financial Control team and the Finance Business Partnering team to ensure that valuable and insightful information is provided to key business stakeholders.

The role is varied, and you will work on a range of different workstreams, however your recurring responsibilities will include:

  • Monthly Management Reporting and detailed cost reporting
  • Headcount & staff cost reporting
  • Variance /Trend analysis including Deep dive analysis
  • Annual budgeting process, monthly forecasting and long term planning and scenario analysis
  • Supporting finance business partners on wide range of value-add projects.

What do I need?

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

  • Highly proficient in MS Excel and MS PowerPoint including working with large and complex data sets
  • Highly proficient in turning raw financial data into insightful finance presentations
  • Can demonstrate a proactive approach to delivering value add analysis and insights
  • Self-motivated, independent worker with a track record of adding value, creating efficiencies, and improving processes
  • Confident and articulate communicator with experience of delivering financial presentations to non-finance stakeholders

In addition to the above you will be a strong communicator, professional and diligent, with the ability to work to tight deadlines and under pressure, whilst never compromising on the quality of your work. You will be flexible, adept at managing expectations and be able to adapt to changing business needs.

If you successfully secure a role with us, you’ll be required to complete our pre-employment screening process before joining.

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 / 01738 344763

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