Accountant

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Work type: External Fixed Term Contract
Location: Perth and Kinross
Categories: Accountancy and Finance, Energy Solutions

Job Title: Accountant

Location: Perth

Salary: £31,000 – £40,000 depending on skills and experience

 6 Month Fixed Term Contract | Full Time Hours with flexible working patterns available

Our Role

As part of SSE plc, the Energy Related Services finance team sits within the Retail Finance Operations organisation providing financial support to our Energy Solutions and Home Services Divisions.  As an Accountant, you would be responsible for the execution of comprehensive general accounting and period closing activities.

 

Supporting the Finance Manager, you will provide the accurate and timely execution of general accounting, period end closing, and reporting activities, along with ensuring the successful delivery of Management, and statutory reporting information to the wider Finance community.

 

You will review by delegation of regulatory report pro-formas (e.g. OFCOM, OFGEN, OFWAT, ONS etc.) and will communicate changes required to the Accounts Analyst. Along with this you would also review the VAT return pro-forma prior to detailed review by Group Tax.

 

Your Skills and Experience

We are looking for a Qualified accountant (CA, ACCA or CIMA - newly qualified will be considered), with a track record of owning critical close related activities and helping to resolve some fairly complex system and accounting issues to join the team. We would like someone who can work unsupervised, deliver high quality work to tight timescales and pick up new skills quickly. We are expecting them to have good knowledge of current regulations including IFRS / New UK GAAP and Companies Acts. It would be beneficial if you had previous experience working in a regulated industry.

 

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’.

 

Our Benefits

Lots of good things, including 34 days’ holidays (inclusive of public holidays), pension plans and paid volunteering days. Click here for a full breakdown; http://sse.com/careers/benefits-and-development/

Next Steps

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Closing date for applications is: Monday 26th February 2018

This vacancy is open to internal and external candidates. If you’re internal, please notify your line manager before you submit your application. If you’re successful, we’ll conduct some pre-employment checks.

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