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Financial Control Analyst (Sizewell C)

Job Category:  Other
Contract Partner Company:  Jobs Service
Employing Company:  EDF

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SZC Financial Control Analyst


A career that will deliver change. Together, we’ll help Britain achieve net zero
 

Location: 2/3 days a week in the London office. Hybrid working available. 
Employment Type: Permanent 
Salary: £42,000-£47,000


The Opportunity
 

Are you looking for a career which is rewarding, at the cutting edge of project development and where you can really make a difference? Come and join our expanding Sizewell C (SZC) team and work on one of the most exciting projects in the UK, whilst being at the forefront of the UK’s climate change agenda and energy policy. The SZC Project is a ~£20bn nuclear new build project in Suffolk which is currently seeking planning approval and financing from HMG and investors, with a view to start construction in 2023. When completed, it will provide dependable electricity to 6 million homes for 60 years supporting our objective to help Britain achieve Net Zero by 2050.

 
As a Financial Control Analyst, you’ll provide support to the SZC Financial Control Manager to provide challenge, assurance and reporting of robust financial information to support decision making by the SZC leadership and external stakeholders. 

 
Our teams are set up to work flexibly, therefore you don’t have to live in London. If you’re able to travel to the London office to collaborate with your team and stakeholders when required, you can be based anywhere in the UK. We provide a full suite of IT equipment to ensure that our employees can work from home comfortably and effectively. 

 
The Role
 

We’re looking for someone to take ownership of the Cost Breakdown Structure of the Sizewell C project to enable a clean audit trail of expenditure, ensuring that all expenses and task orders are coded according to the agreed project structure.


Working in collaboration with the HR Business Partner to ensure that staff cost information is reported in an accurate and robust manner, as well as working with Project teams to create forward looking cash forecasts, to enable Equity to be called on time and protect cash liquidity of Project.


The role will allow you contribute to the monthly financial reporting cycle, including collation of data and calculation of monthly accruals, business partnering and challenging functional teams to ensure robustness and auditability of financial information.


Working closely with budget holders, you’ll challenge financial decisions and identify opportunities for cost savings with the core mind-set of “Value for Money” and Financial Control at all times.


You’ll be able to implement best practice financial behaviours and coach the business in the importance and benefits of accurate financial information, looking to implement Lessons Learnt and continuous improvement in every aspect of the role.
 

The Skills
 

You’re likely to be a full or part-qualified accountant (CIMA, ACCA, ICAEW etc.) or individual suitably qualified by experience.


You may have project experience working on large scale construction infrastructure and/or commercial awareness and knowledge of the energy sector.


We’d love for you to have strong numerical and financial modelling skills as well as the ability to co-ordinate financial activities (e.g. monthly reporting or business planning).


You’ll bring your proven ability to build effective working level relationships across functions including at a senior level.


It would be great if you have strong management information analysis and reporting, presentation, problem solving and decision support skills.


Good working knowledge of technical accounting standards and experience in planning, budgeting & forecasting is essential.


An understanding of financial systems (SAP) is highly desirable. 

 
Power in Diversity
 

Sizewell C is a great place to work, where everyone is welcome.


To fulfil our commitment of doing the power of good for Britain, our ambition is to have a workforce which reflects and benefits the society we are part of and serve.  Every worker on SZC, wherever they are, should help to create and experience the right environment where everyone on the team understands, respects and embraces diversity with a culture where everyone is treated with equal respect and are all given equal access to opportunities.  By valuing the different points of view and experiences that having a diverse team brings, and by fostering an inclusive climate, we will create a great place to work and a more successful project. 


We create the right environment where people feel able to bring their whole selves to work. Whilst working together there is mutual trust and appreciation created through the building of meaningful relationships with one another.


Everyone is able to get the most from their work and the workplace, and in return, give their best.
 

Competitive Salary and Benefits
 

We’re dedicated to offering flexible benefits that support our people across all aspects of their lives and we’re delighted to offer a range of benefits to support our employees’ physical, emotional and financial wellbeing. 


In addition to a competitive salary, we offer a market-leading company pension scheme, paid holidays and a range of flexible benefits, such as: a company incentive bonus plan, health cover, cycle to work scheme, discounts and employee pricing.

 
Please let us know if you’d like to discuss flexible working arrangements by highlighting this on your application.

 

For this role you must have evidence of right to work in the UK. As a project, we do not discriminate on the grounds of age, gender, race, colour, religion, disability or sexual orientation, and we welcome applications from all sections of the community.