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Offshore FP&A & Construction Finance Manager


Offshore FP&A & Construction Finance Manager

  • 540585
  • Closing at: May 29 2022 at 23:55 BST

Role: Offshore FP&A & Construction Finance Manager

Base Location: Glasgow

Salary: £33,500-50,300  + performance-related bonus + a range of other benefits to support your family, finances and wellbeing.

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

About the Department

SSE Renewables (SSER) is the UK and Ireland's leading renewable energy company. Our aim is to be the largest and most efficient developer of onshore and offshore wind in the UK and Ireland. We drive new growth by identifying, developing, building and operating high quality assets in GB, Ireland and internationally. In order to contribute to a low carbon future, we have committed to treble our current Renewables output by 2030.

In order to meet these ambitions, significant growth and investment is required and SSER is expanding its Finance team focusing on offshore.

Our Role

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an Offshore FP&A & Construction Finance Manager to join the Renewables Commercial Finance team based in Glasgow reporting to the Head of Commercial Finance - Offshore.

This unique role will have a dual focus. You will be the direct business partner to the Offshore Capital Projects Director, with the specific focus on SSE’s current offshore projects in construction; Dogger Bank and Seagreen. You will build relationships with the project finance teams with the purpose of acting as the key SSER finance representative. You will provide consistent updates and insight to SSER senior management and directors on programme, capex, cashflows whilst liaising with our trading business on hedging strategies.

Your responsibilities will include:

  • Preparation and presentation of monthly finance reports to management and directors
  • Membership and attendance at joint venture management committees
  • Ongoing forecast for project progress
  • Managing the transition of the assets from construction to operation within SSER finance

The secondary focus of the role is managing the financial planning and analysis for the entire of the SSER Offshore business. You will own the financial plan for the entire SSER Offshore business which will require engagement and partnering across the SSER Offshore finance managers and wider business, putting the candidate in a unique “high profile” position. You will develop a holistic view of the entire SSER offshore business with a wider understanding of the competitive global offshore market.

Your responsibilities will include:

  • Ownership of the 10 year financial model
  • Quarterly outputs and presentation to directors
  • Ad hoc analysis relative to market trends, transactions, or investment opportunities.

What do I need?

To be considered for this role, we would love you to be:

  • Newly qualified accountant or a senior accountant in a finance role
  • Proficient user of MS Excel with experience of financial modelling
  • Confident and articulate communicator with experience of delivering financial presentations
  • Have strong analytical skills
  • Experience of corporate finance transactions would be beneficial

In addition, SSER’s Offshore business is currently going through significant growth and expansion into new international territories, this exciting period is providing new roles and opportunities within the finance function based in international locations. Therefore, we are keen that any candidate is willing to consider international assignment and travel opportunities as they occur.

About our Business

Our SSE Finance function has a key part to play in fulfilling SSE’s obligations as a UK-listed company, providing expertise and services that can be shared across the SSE Group, and working in partnership with all businesses to provide services tailored to their specific needs.  SSE operates in a highly regulated and increasingly competitive environment, and our role is to ensure that we gather, compile, analyse and recommend on the financial strategy for our businesses, identifying opportunities to drive efficiencies and create value for SSE now, and in the future

What's in it for you?

An excellent package with 34 days holiday entitlement, enhanced maternity/paternity leave, discounted healthcare, salary sacrifice car leasing and much more, view our full benefits package on our careers site.

As an equal opportunity employer we encourage diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. We actively encourage applicants from all protected characteristics and commit to providing any reasonable adjustments required during the application, assessment and upon joining SSE. Search for 'Inclusion & Diversity at SSE' to find out more.

Next Steps

All applications should be submitted online, and I'll be back in touch after the vacancy closing date to let you know the outcome.

If you would like to discuss any working differently requirements or adjustments you may require throughout the recruitment and selection process, please contact / 01738 344763.

EXTERNAL: Before commencing employment with SSE, you'll be required to fully complete our pre-employment screening process consisting of a basic criminal records and credit check.




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Our Benefits

  • Sharesave Scheme
  • 34 days of annual leave
  • Option to purchase up to 10 days holiday
  • Interest-free technology loans
  • 24/7 free and confidential employee counselling service
  • Private healthcare discounts
  • Subsidised gym memberships
  • 21 weeks full pay maternity leave
  • Cycle to Work scheme with generous £2500 limit
  • Interest-free salary advance to cover transport season tickets

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