Cost Analyst


  • Contact: SSE Plc

Location: Aberdeen

Salary: £24,923 - £32,919 depending on skills and experience

18 Month Secondment / Fixed Term Opportunity | Full Time Hours | 37 hours per week

Our Role

We 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.

Your Skills and Experience

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 Company

At Scottish and Southern Electricity Networks (SSEN), our skilled teams operate and maintain our electricity distribution and transmission networks, carrying electricity to over 3.7 million homes across the north of the Central Belt of Scotland and Central Southern England.

Our 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. Were 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.

Our Benefits

With more than 22,000 employees working over 242 locations, we strive to be a great place to work for everyone. In addition to a competitive salary, you'll automatically be enrolled in into our Group Pension Plan and have the opportunity to join our Share plans. You'll enjoy a generous annual leave entitlement of 34 days (inclusive of public holidays), with the option to buy up to 10 extra days. Each employee is also entitled to one day paid volunteering, allowing you to dedicate your time, skills and expertise to your local community or a charitable cause as part of our "Be the Difference" scheme.

Next Steps

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Closing date for applications is: 25th July 2019

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, well conduct some pre-employment checks.

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