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Work type: External Fixed Term Contract
Location: Perthshire
Categories: Accountancy & Finance

Job Title  Accounts Analyst Connections – Networks Finance
Location  Perth
Salary  £24,923 - £32,919 (depending on skills and experience)
Fixed Term 12 months Contract -Full Time Hours with Flexible working patterns available – 37 hours per week
SSE is one of the largest and most diverse Energy companies in the UK and Ireland with around 9 million customers and over 20,000 staff.  An exciting opportunity has arisen within our Networks Finance team for an Accounts Analyst within Connections Finance based in Perth.
Our Role
Reporting to the Connections Accountant, you will be involved in all aspects of accounting required to maintain financial control within the Networks connections processes.
You will be required to support the operational depots and the Connections and Engineering team in all aspects of connections activities from quotation acceptance through to producing invoices relating to customer billings for both companies and individuals.  The role will include miscellaneous billing and allocating costs to projects from bulk materials. You will be in contact with external customers to resolve queries with billing and payment. In addition, you will be required to process refunds to customers on a regular basis and processing of daily bank receipts and communicating this to the business to allow projects to progress to meet guaranteed standards.  You may also be involved in the review and closure of completed projects. Including the monitoring of project performance in relation to delivery against target costs.  You will also be required to provide support to regional staff and others on the operation of Oracle Financials and project billing.
Experience within a financial department.
Ability to work with minimal supervision and deliver high quality work to tight deadlines.
 Knowledge of core financial systems and knowledge or ERP software.
Ideally have a good understanding of financial and project management systems, including strong numerical and analytical skills.
You should have excellent Excel and communication skills, be influential and be able to build good working relationships with both internal and external customers. 
Ideally be HND Accounting qualified, but this is not essential.
Functional and Technical Skills
Proficient in MS office Applications
Knowledge of Oracle ERP systems, processes and workflow technology
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;
Next Steps
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Closing date for applications is 24th January 2019
Successful candidates will be subject to the Company's verification and vetting process. This includes a basic criminal record check.



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