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Job description

Base location: Perth

Salary: up to £30,000 depending on skills and experience

Working Pattern: Permanent | Full Time, 37 hours per week | Flexible working patterns available

About the Department

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 is the Role?

The Treasury team within SSE plc are responsible for the raising and management of debt in excess of £9.4bn, short term surplus cash management, interest rate risk management and foreign exchange risk management. Additionally, the Treasury function arranges and manages operational banking services to support the requirements of the SSE 7 and a number of JV's.

The Treasury Analyst (JV and Reporting) will report to the Assistant Treasurer and will be responsible for the day to day cash management process for the various JV's that SSE provide Treasury services to, which includes calculating and reporting daily cash positions, managing daily surplus cash positions to optimise returns on available surplus cash, cashflow forecasting and payments.

This role will also support the senior Treasury team in building strong relationships with the senior management and Finance teams of the relevant JV's while managing the key operational banking relationships on behalf of the JV's.

You will also be responsible for the development and preparation of various daily, weekly and monthly reports that will support the senior Treasury team in providing a high-quality service to the SSE 7. This will include reports that will help all areas of the Treasury function in delivering a pro-active service to the SSE7.

In addition to the above you will liaise with Business Partners and Finance Managers on a regular basis to provide updates and advice on each JV's cash positions. You will also interact with Business Partners and Finance Managers and various other areas of the business in respect to the cash management and accounting reports you will be responsible for preparing. There is also regular interaction with Group Finance on reporting requirements while there is also a requirement to communicate with external banks and auditors.

What do I need?

- Part qualified Accountant or someone with significant cash management experience in a Treasury function.

- Ability to work on own while delivering to tight deadlines.

- Strong reporting skills

- Strong IT skills to ensure high quality reports

- Excellent communication skills

- Excellent organisational skills.

- The ability to apply professional judgement and experience when making important cash management decisions and providing advice

- Good knowledge of core financial systems and general accounting procedures

- Adaptive to changing objectives and priorities to deliver timely and accurate results

- Focused on creating value for the SSE Group

Functional and Technical Skills

- Proficient in MS Office applications (particularly excel)

- Degree-level education or equivalent

- Knowledge of SSE equivalent systems, processes and workflow technology

- In depth knowledge of ERP software (Oracle desirable)

Our Benefits

We're committed to ensuring we offer our people a great place to work, with competitive salary, contributory pension plan and benefits package. Click here to find out what else is on offer.

Next Steps

All applications should be submitted online however to discuss any adjustments you may require submitting your application please get in touch with Hannah.e.cutajar@sse.com . We'll let you know the outcome of your application after the closing date.

The successful candidate may be subject to the Company's verification and vetting process if their vetting level changes. This includes a basic criminal records check.

About SSE

We all have different skills here at SSE and that's what makes us stand out. We all take pride in a job well done and share the belief that an inclusive culture is key to our success and vision for the future. Above all, safety is at the heart of everything we do at SSE and we live by the mantra 'if it's not safe, we don't do it'.

SSE is an equal opportunity employer. We encourage diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.


Advertised: 29 Jun 2020 GMT Daylight Time
Applications close: 13 Jul 2020 GMT Daylight Time
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