Settlements Assistant

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Work type: External Fixed Term Contract, Internal Secondment
Location: Perth and Kinross
Categories: Administration/Secretarial, Communications, Regulation, Business Intelligence, Quality Assurance, Compliance, Planning, Business Change, Business Analysis, Continuous Improvement, CRM (Customer Relationship Management), Performance, Business Support

Job Title: Settlements Assistant

Location: Perth

Salary: £20,545 - £27,133 depending on skills and experience

12 Month Fixed Term Contract | Full Time Hours | 37 hours per week

Our Role

The Settlements team based in Perth are responsible for the verification and settlement of a wide variety of wholesale energy charges for a range of products and commodities, relating to the activities of SSE as a Generator, Supplier and Trading Party in Great Britain and Ireland.

As a Settlements Assistant, you’ll be involved in the settlement, support and reporting of activities relating to the Wholesale business area. Following procedures and policies, you’ll issue and verify invoices in line with contractual terms, register disputes and investigate variances to minimise risk of payment of erroneous charges. In addition, you’ll ensure compliance with regulatory, market and contractual obligations at all times and provide support to other team members through various administrative duties.

To be successful in this role, you'll have strong numerical skills, great attention to detail and accurate data entry skills. You'll be an analytical thinker and have good oral and written communication skills, including a good knowledge of general IT packages such as the Microsoft suite. You'll have the ability to prioritise your workload and be able to work under pressure, and able to meet deadlines. As a dynamic team player, you’ll hold a strong ability to build good working relationships with all stakeholders and have positive approach to problem solving.

Our Company

We all have different skills here at SSE and that’s what makes us stand out. We all take pride in a job well done and share the belief that an inclusive culture is key to our success and vision for the future. Passionate about people and proud of our award winning customer service, we go to great lengths to extend these values to our employees. This enables our diverse workforce the flexibility and opportunity of developing to their full potential. Above all, safety is at the heart of everything we do at SSE and we live by the mantra ‘if it’s not safe, we don’t do it’.

Energy Portfolio Management (EPM) is an exciting and dynamic area of our Wholesale department, responsible for managing the many and significant financial risks and opportunities associated with the operation of our generation and supply assets.

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, 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

If you resonate with the above, click the Apply button to submit your application, with a CV to hand, it doesn’t take long to apply.

Closing date for applications is: Wednesday 20th December 2017.

Please note, interviews will take place w/c 8th January 2018.

This vacancy is open to internal and external candidates. If you’re successful, we’ll conduct some pre-employment checks.

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