Cash & Banking Analyst

 
  • SSE Plc
  • United Kingdom, ENG
  • May 11, 2022
Technology

Job Description:

About the Role

Base Location: Perth, Reading or Cardiff

Salary: £28,831 - £35,194 + a range of other benefits to support your family, finances and wellbeing.

Working Pattern: 12 month Fixed Term Contract or Secondment | Full Time | Flexible First options available

What is the Role?

The Income Analyst will join the team as it prepares for a major new customer billing system being introduced. This is an exciting phase in a major strategic transformation programme, working within the ‘Core Platform Replacement’ (CPR) project.

The first phase of the role will be focused on preparing for and taking part in inbound knowledge transfer activity; system and UAT testing; providing feedback to the system consultants; supporting the design and documenting of new Income processes and controls; and supporting all analysis activity required to ensure a seamless migration, transition and go-live.

As the year progresses, the role will develop to become increasingly operational as you start to perform the new cash and banking processes, including bank reconciliation and customer receipt allocation. Key responsibilities of the role will include:

- Learn, develop and perform the processing and control activities to manage our customer payment channels, allocate high-volume customer receipts and reconcile the bank account. This will initially be on our legacy system and then migrate onto the new system.

- Prepare for, and take part in full-scale testing, providing feedback to the system consultants.

- Support the design and documenting of new Income processes and controls.

- Support all analysis activity required to ensure a seamless migration, transition and go-live.

- Identify, assess, develop and deliver Continuous Improvement initiatives.

What do I need?

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

- Experience of working in a high-volume cash and banking process environment, managing customer receipts and/or supplier payments; experience in interacting with the bank and third-party payment processors.

- Good systems experience, ideally having been involved in implementation or upgrade projects.

- Strong reconciliation and analytical skills, with the ability to resolve issues and anomalies; good general accounting knowledge, including double entry and accruals concept; experience in financial and systems controls and governance.

- Track record for innovative and sustainable problem-solving.

- Commitment to delivering outstanding and personalised customer service.

About our Business

The race to net zero is intensifying for businesses of all sizes. Sustainable decisions made today can meet customers' changing needs for tomorrow and bring long-term success for businesses. Part of SSE plc, the UK and Ireland's largest renewable electricity generator, SSE Energy Solutions is different as all its renewable electricity is sourced from SSE's own UK wind and hydro assets.

In addition to providing gas and electricity to businesses across the UK, SSE Energy Solutions invests in, builds and connects localised flexible infrastructure to drive the long-term performance of energy assets. SSE Energy Solutions works with its customers to deliver financially robust plans to bring flexibility and diversity to their energy infrastructure - the low-carbon solutions they need to succeed in the race to net zero.

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 Lynsey at lynsey.macdonald@sse.com or on 01738 340426.

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.

INTERNAL: As a courtesy, please let your current line manager know you are applying.

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