Group Management Accountant

23 Mar 2019
28 Mar 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Base Location: Perth or Glasgow (please note that Glasgow-based candidates will be required to be in Perth a minimum of 3 days per week).

Salary: £44,195 TO £58,371 (Depending on experience)


You will be responsible for the delivery of the timely and effective control and production of all Group level internal reporting requirements, including the monthly SSE Board Finance Report and the consolidation of Group Forecasts and Budget. You will also be responsible for ensuring a consistent approach to reporting of financial information and compliance with all Group policies and procedures in respect of accounting and financial control, and assist with the production of the Group Annual Report and Accounts.

Key Accountabilities

Your responsibilities will extend to delivering process efficiency and reporting improvements, including the adherence to agreed standards of management reporting and ensuring relevant and consistent financial information and metrics are applied across SSE. You will support significant and high profile Finance Transformation activities and Group initiatives, produce non financial data and respond to ad hoc requests from senior Finance management, business unit managers and other finance teams.

You will embrace the SSE core values and actively engage in the Safety Family and you will develop existing processes to drive efficiencies to allow more time for value adding activities.

Knowledge, skills and experience

This is a high profile role where you'll have exposure to the SSE Finance Director, therefore a degree of flexibility will be required, especially during peak times.

To be successful in this role, you should be a qualified accountant (ICAS, ACCA, CIMA or other recognised professional body). You will have the ability to work on your own initiative and should be able to work as part of a team and have excellent organisational skills.

You should have excellent communication skills and be comfortable dealing with senior management (both finance and non finance) up to Executive Director level. You should have the ability to work to tight deadlines with a flexible approach to working, and should have a good working knowledge of Oracle and Microsoft products.

Our Company

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. Passionate about people and proud of our award winning customer service, we go to great lengths to extend these values to our employees. This enables our diverse workforce the flexibility and opportunity of developing to their full potential. 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’.

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Successful candidates will be subject to the Company's verification and vetting process. This includes a basic criminal record check

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