EPM - Settlements Team Leader

 
  • SSE Plc
  • United Kingdom, SCT
  • Jun 22, 2022
Technology

Job Description:

About the Role

Base Location: Perth - Though predominantly working from Home, you will be required to work from the office for 2-3 days per week.

Salary: £39,400 - £59,000 depending on skills and experience + performance-related bonus + a range of other benefits to support your family, finances and wellbeing.

Working Pattern: Permanent | Full Time | Flexible First options available

The Settlements team within Energy Portfolio Management (EPM) core function is to manage all settlement and portfolio reconciliation activities for EPM to ensure accurate and timely validation of income and expenditure. They manage the settlement process through the full invoice lifecycle stages, minimising bad debt and collateral risk, whilst optimising cash flows; and providing key financial data to other business units.

As Team Leader, you will oversee the day-to-day management of settlements activities, ensuring risk is managed effectively.

Some of your other accountabilities will include.

-Delivering routine and bespoke reporting for high value transactions, providing a clear view of financial impacts around market volatility to Leadership Team and various internal stakeholders.

-Promoting a right first-time approach where lessons are learned through management of team and individual performance.

-Management of team performance and effectiveness against operational targets, through coaching and development.

-Provide high quality, professional customer experience, managing key financial, regulatory and energy market risks whilst adhering to all rules and regulations.

-Manage change effectively, from inception to implementation, with a positive attitude, encouraging and supporting your team to ensure successful delivery.

What do I need?

To be considered in this role we would love you to have;

-A background in Commodities or Exchange Trading is desirable.

-People management experience with the ability to motivate, coach and support your team through strong leadership.

-Excellent communication skills with the ability to summarise complex business problems and detailed analysis with clarity and brevity in written and verbal form.

-Strong analytical skills, excellent attention to detail and a proactive approach to innovation and problem solving.

-Manage key relationships with internal/external stakeholders, exercising your strong influencing and negotiation skills to achieve key deliverables and timelines.

About our Business

Energy Portfolio Management (EPM) is the energy markets heart of the SSE Group, securing value for SSE's asset portfolios in wholesale energy markets as we move towards our vision of being a leading energy company in a net zero world. We play a critical role as the short-term energy market asset optimiser, and a long-term energy market adviser, for all SSE's Business Units (across SSE's Wind, Hydro, Low Carbon Thermal, Distributed Energy and Customer portfolios). This role for EPM enables SSE to focus its investment in energy markets capabilities (including Trading, Risk Management, Energy Economics and Advanced Analytics) in one centre of excellence, with these enhanced capabilities supporting value creation and decision making across the SSE Group.

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 pamela.fleming@sse.com / 01738 342002.

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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