Reporting Analyst

UK Power Networks
Crawley, UK
21 Sep 2019
26 Sep 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Reporting Analyst - Income Management
Reporting to
Income Accounting Manager
UKPN Finance
Reference Number
45978 Employment Period
Fixed Term Contract 9 - 12 months
Contract Type
CIP Level / Bonus
Starting Salary
£27,000 - ( depending on experience ) Plus benefits and Bonus
Closing Date

We also offer :
Annual leave 25 days
Personal Pension Plan - Personal contribution rates of 4% or 5% (UK Power Networks will make a corresponding contribution of 8% or 10%)
Tenancy Loan Deposit scheme
Tax efficient benefits: cycle to work scheme
Season ticket loan
Occupational Health support
Switched On - scheme providing discount on hundreds of retailers products.
Supplier discounts, such as O2, EE, Vauxhall cars, Universal tyres
Discounted access to sports and social clubs
Employee Assistance Programme.
Job Purpose:
The Reporting Analyst is responsible for undertaking and assisting in detailed financial and commercial analysis in order to deliver business plans and forecasts, liaising with the Finance team and within the Income Management team to ensure the accuracy of revenue accounts.
The Income Accounting team consists of four persons. The team is responsible for forecasting, accounting for and analysing DUoS revenues in excess of £1,500m.

Principle Accountabilities:
  • Reporting and analysing DUoS revenue
  • Provide and analyse monthly performance data
  • Maintenance of key forecasting models
  • Produce monthly management accounts
  • Preparation and posting of journals to SAP and reconciliation of reporting models to SAP
  • Assist in the preparation of returns and declarations to Ofgem and other industry parties
  • Assist with the preparation of financial and regulatory information for internal and external audit purposes and liaise with auditors
  • Preparation of monthly revenue estimates
  • Prepare analysis of variances to budgets and forecasts, highlighting and reporting anomalies and trends
  • Provide support to the pricing team

Nature and Scope:
  • The job holder is required to work with other team members on a range of different reporting activities running concurrently and at different stages of completion to ensure that the financial and management reporting plans for Income Management are achieved
  • The post holder will be required to attend regular management reporting and analysis meetings
  • They will be expected to work with members of other teams where necessary
  • Liaising with Central Finance and Regulation & Strategy to ensure consistency of information across the business

Knowledge, Skills, Qualifications & Experience:
The following are essential for this role:
  • A part qualified accountant or possibly someone with a strong quantitative background ideally with numerate qualification
  • Excellent financial modelling skills using spreadsheets
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Experience of preparing of monthly accounts and management information
  • Strong IT skills, including SAP (or similar), Powerpoint, Word & strong Excel skills, experience of Business Objects is an advantage

Key Competencies:
The successful candidate will be:
  • Self-motivated & able to work under pressure and to deadlines
  • Able to work on their own initiative
  • Attention to detail
  • A team player able to work co-operatively to deliver team goals
  • Flexible and innovative in their approach

Health & Safety Responsibilities
Managers and supervisors carry both legal and company responsibilities for ensuring the health and safety of their employees, those under their control and those who might be affected by the work undertaken, i.e. public, visitors and employees of other organisations. This includes briefing individuals working for them and ensuring there is the necessary understanding, competence and application of requirements to work safely and without harming the environment.

Employees are responsible for ensuring they fully understand the health and safety risks involved in their work activities and their responsibility to apply the controls needed to manage those risks to acceptable levels. Similarly where work activities can have an adverse impact upon the environment, and particularly where there are legal requirements, employees are responsible for understanding those impacts and the controls they must ensure are applied.
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