Business Cost Analyst

  • Job Reference: 524940
  • Date Posted: 16 October 2020
  • Employer: SSE PLC
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  • Location: Thatcham, Berkshire
  • Salary: £26,120 to £34,500
  • Sector: Engineering
  • Job Type: Full Time

Job Description

Location: Thatcham

Salary: £26,120 - £34,500 depending on skills and experience

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

About the Department

Our SSEN Distribution Commercial and Connections teams are the first point of contact for customers wishing to have a new electricity connection, increase the size of their existing connection, install generation, or move the equipment supplying their property. We're here to help whether our customers are building a single home, housing development, industrial development, generation development or independent distribution network. Our responsibility is to respond to challenging changes in our licence obligations, growing levels of competition and play a key role in progression to a low carbon future.

What is the Role?

We currently have an excellent opportunity for you to join our team as a Cost Analyst. Working closely with Project Managers, you'll analyse the delivery of Connections projects against quotes to ensure all costs are allocated prior to financial closure and investigate any anomalies or under/over spends. As well as reviewing financials, you'll also ensure all project details are recorded correctly as it is imperative that Regulatory Reporting is accurate and up to date.

We are looking for individuals who can deliver optimum performance in all set targets and deliver exceptional financial control of Connections projects with proactive communication and a "here to help you mentality". We strive to provide a high level of service across our business, and in your role, you'll promote a culture of excellent customer service to internal parties whilst building and maintaining strong working relationships.

What do I Need?

To ensure you get the most from your role, we ask that you are a skilled problem solver; you'll come across a range of projects, so you must be able to identify any issues and work to solve them quickly, effectively and accurately. You'll have outstanding organisation and planning skills with the ability to work to deadlines whilst dealing with changing priorities and managing your own time effectively.

Experience using our internal systems PROMIS and Harmony is highly beneficial however not essential.

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. We'll let you know the outcome of your application after the closing date.

The successful candidate will be subject to the Company's verification and vetting process. 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.