Group Auditor - Financial & Commercial

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Work type: Perm - Full Time
Location: Perth and Kinross, Hampshire
Categories: Accountancy and Finance, Commercial Analysis, Commercial

Group Auditor – Financial & Commercial

SSE Services


Perth & Kinross or Havant


£34,123 - £45,066 dependant on experience plus excellent benefits


SSE is a UK-listed energy company focussed on the energy markets in the UK and Ireland. SSE’s core purpose is to provide the energy people need at home and in the workplace in a reliable and sustainable way. SSE has over 20,000 employees across the UK and Ireland.


An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Financial & Commercial Group Auditor within the Group Risk, Audit & Insurance function. As part of the SSE Group’s well established internal audit team, you will operate in a dynamic work environment and act as a positive catalyst for change through providing constructive appraisal, insight and challenge. With support from senior management our multi-disciplined team encourage good conduct and standards, contributing directly to SSE achieving its objectives through the promotion of risk awareness and effective control.


Working closely with business managers and corporate functions you will take responsibility for planning and conducting a programme of independent value adding risk based internal audits, delivering executive level reports and agreeing effective plans for improvement throughout the organisation.


There will be opportunities to work on special projects and reviews and opportunity to actively contribute to the continual development of internal audit procedures, planning processes and quality standards. 


Group Auditors advance themselves personally and professionally, as the experiences, variety and challenges of the role prepare successful candidates for career development both within the Group Risk, Audit & Insurance function but also throughout the wider organisation. In this role you will gain exposure to senior management and to all SSE Group businesses. You will obtain a unique insight to the major risks and opportunities for the organisation and the key strategies, operations, and management processes which contribute to its on-going success.


A willingness to challenge processes in a constructive and analytical manner is essential, as are report writing skills. You will be well organised, flexible and have an ability to deliver within agreed timescales. Ideally you'll be a qualified /part-qualified accountant or internal auditor with relevant experience and a keen interest in risk and control.


Training and support will be provided, so if you are articulate, analytical and keen to drive change whilst working in a varied and challenging environment, then we will be delighted to hear from you.

In return, we can offer you a competitive salary package in a position which has excellent routes for career progression within the SSE Group. You will also enjoy excellent benefits, including pension, share plans, a generous leave entitlement (with options to purchase additional leave), staff energy, phone and broadband tariffs, plus a host of other rewards and lifestyle benefits.

Closing date for applications is 31st May 2017.

This vacancy is open to internal and external candidates. Internal candidates, as a courtesy - please inform your line manager prior to submitting an application for this role. Should your application be successful, you may be subject to the Company's verification and vetting process. This includes a basic criminal record check.

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