Financial Analyst - Utilities Sector - Lanarkshire

Scotland, South Lanarkshire, East Kilbride
£35000 - £45000 per annum
23 Nov 2018
21 Dec 2018
Allan Ferguson
Job Role
Finance Analyst
Contract Type
Level of qualification

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a qualified Financial Analyst to join the team within this established and growing business in Glasgow. The purpose of this role is to provide financial reporting and planning information to support the management team in decision making and performance monitoring.

Client Details

Global and recognisable business in East Kilbride


  • Ownership of the Gross Margin reporting and forecasting processes, delivery of timely, accurate financial information relevant to Gross Margin to senior finance team members, Generation management team, the Generation Board and Corporate.
  • Prepare the monthly Gross Margin Management Accounts including Profit and Loss, Balance Sheet and Cash Flow.
  • Maintain an internal control framework appropriate and relevant to Gross Margin reporting.
  • Assist in providing variance analysis for e.g. Power price, fuel costs, Non-Energy Costs and the movement in dark and spark spreads.
  • Financial reporting for Carbon, Biomass, secondary fuels and process by-products
  • Responsibility for all relevant balance sheet control account reconciliations.
  • Managing the relationships with key stakeholders and information providers for Gross Margin performance reporting including e.g., Optimisation and Customers division.
  • Prepare annual Medium Term Plan Gross Margin forecasts, provide challenge to input assumptions, prepare explanation and commentary.
  • Keeping abreast of any regulatory or otherwise Energy Market changes which affect Generation.
  • Scenario forecasting of income and collateral requirements for inclusion in cash flow sensitivity.
  • Profile

    • Qualified Accountant
    • Ability to co-ordinate financial activities (eg monthly reporting or business planning) across a large organisation to ensure timely and accurate data
    • Significant experience in a financial or management accounting role within a large organisation
    • Strong communication skills with all levels of management and staff
    • Some experience of SAP and good excel modelling skills
    • Financial management accounting experience within utility or power sector would be an advantage

    Job Offer

    £35,000 - £45,000 base salary plus package depending on suitability

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