Business Assurance Manager

STEM Returners is delighted to be offering a brand new ‘return to work’ role with SSE’s thermal division, based in either Glasgow, Perth or Dublin.

This role is catered for someone returning or transferring to STEM, for more information go to

The Thermal Asset Management and Performance Team provides support and oversight to the Thermal business to ensure the timely and compliant delivery of business objectives. As part of this role, the team provides a second line assurance function within Thermal and examines the implementation of the SSE internal control framework.

The Thermal Business Assurance Manager within the team is responsible for effective and timely execution of risk-based reviews within the Thermal annual assurance review programme, providing constructive appraisal, insight and challenge in order to identify opportunities for controls enhancement.

The Business Assurance Manager will work with other risk and first line assurance practitioners and will be capable of undertaking reviews in non-specialism areas of the business, assist with forward planning activities, contribute to the team’s quality control processes and provide subject matter expertise to improvement projects.

Requirements (Desirable)

Fully qualified Commercial & Finance or Operations auditor / experienced professional with relevant post qualification experience or qualified from having significant relevant company/industry and relevant up to date experience in a similar Assurance role.

Detailed understanding of risk-based auditing processes and risk management frameworks along with commercial and financial processes / systems

Data analysis and interrogation capabilities

High proficiency with Microsoft Office applications

Personal Attributes / Competencies

Able to operate objectively demonstrating professionalism and integrity

Analytical mindset with ability to challenge

Excellent communication skills including high standard of formal report writing and presentation skills

Ability to build relationships across all levels of the organisation

Strong negotiation skills. Ability to influence the implementation of effective internal control and business improvements

Good business acumen

Focused on continuous improvement and adding value

Well organised with ability to balance a varied and challenging workload in order to prioritise and deliver within deadlines. Delivers on tasks effectively, produces high quality outputs in a timely fashion

Adaptive to changing objectives and priorities

Flexible approach to work with willingness to travel throughout the UK & Ireland as required within a dynamic working environment.

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: £38,000.00-£58,000.00 per year

Companies: SSE
Locations: Dublin (Ireland) Glasgow (Lanarkshire) Perth (Perthshire)

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