Finance Support Business Partner - Contracting

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Work type: Permanent - Full Time
Location: Bedfordshire, Berkshire, Bristol Area, Buckinghamshire, City of London, Cornwall, Devon, Dorset, East Sussex, Gloucestershire, Greater London, Hampshire, Hertfordshire, Isle of Wight, Kent, Oxfordshire, Somerset, Surrey, West Sussex, Wiltshire, UK
Categories: Accountancy & Finance

Job Title: Finance Support Business Partner – Contracting 

Location: South of England

Salary: Circa £52,000 (depending on Location, skills and experience)+ annual bonus.

Permanent | Full Time Hours with flexible working patterns available

Our Role

SSE Enterprise Contracting is one of the UK’s largest mechanical & electrical contracting businesses with the capacity to deliver the widest scope of services to the broadest range of customers through seamless & integrated solutions for all project requirements. As a Finance Support Business Partner with a Commercial background, you will be an integral part of the contracting team supporting our Operational Business.

The Support Business Partner will be focussed around performance improvement, business analysis & insight, strategic business planning, and budgeting & forecasting activities in our Enterprise business. They will support the Business Partner Leads across Enterprise to provide timely and effective support and challenge to the Finance Operations Team and Senior Business Management stakeholders, as well as maintaining responsibility for a robust financial controls and compliance framework. 

Your Skills and Experience

Our perfect candidate will be a fully or part qualified accountant with significant experience in operating as a Business Partner, Finance Manager or Management Accountant in a business interfacing role – ideally within a contracting business.  Commercially aware, they will be skilled at solving complex business issues and interpreting and assimilating data from a variety of sources into meaningful insight.  If they have experience of using a budgeting or planning tool such as Hyperion, that would be an advantage.

They will use their excellent communication skills and credible personal brand to communicate financial performance to a wide range of colleagues, ensuring messages are clear and digestible by a non-financial audience.

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’.

Our Benefits

Lots of good things, including 34 days’ holidays (inclusive of public holidays), pension plans and paid volunteering days. Click here for a full breakdown; http://sse.com/careers/benefits-and-development/

Next Steps

Just click the Apply button to submit your application, it doesn’t take long.

Closing date for applications is: 20th December 2018

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, we’ll conduct some pre-employment checks.

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