Centrica • United Kingdom

Associate Finance Data Analyst

Employment type:  Full time


A little flex time

Job Description

We are Centrica! We’re so much more than an energy company. We’re a family of brands revolutionising a cleaner, greener future. Working here is #MoreThanACareer - we’re powered by purpose. Together we can make an impact that will truly change tomorrow. Whether you’re developing cutting-edge green tech, helping customers on the front line or simplifying operations behind the scenes.

Your work here isn’t just a job – it’s a mission. We all play a vital role in energising a greener, fairer future.

Associate Finance Data Analyst

Centrica Energy is the trading arm of Centrica. We trade LNG, gas, power and energy attributes - and connect independent producers, suppliers and corporate off-takers in the wholesale energy markets.

We are recruiting for an Associate Finance Data Analyst to work within our commodity trading business focused on providing support to the Finance Managers to create value by improving the quality of data for reporting and ensure delivery of the highest financial benefit at an acceptable level of risk. The role will ensure the provision of robust financial data structures and outputs for reporting, analysis, planning and forecasts to the business and Group. The role will work as part of the core finance teams, facilitating interaction and knowledge transfer where required between the technology, data and wider finance teams.

This is a role in which we are able to develop highly skilled accountants with expert data capabilities. There will be a significant amount of training and development in both accounting and data science.

Location – London

The Role:

  • Ensure correct data in the reporting platform.

  • Develop prototypes of reconciliations and reporting for financial control, product control and business facing reporting and control needs.

  • Develop deep understanding of data flows from trading platform through to group reporting.

  • Assist in the design and development of optimal reporting solutions.

  • Ensure alignment of dashboarding, reconciliation and reporting data usage with finance

  • Maintain clear self-service data environment for use by wider finance teams.

  • Support Product Owner in prioritisation of IT enhancements.

  • Develop full understanding of trade lifecycle and bookings.

  • Develop deep understanding of product control, financial control and planning and analysis processes and data needs.

  • Develop complete understanding of existing reporting dashboards and processes.

  • Willingness to undertake accounting qualifications.

The Person

  • Bachelor's degree within finance, economics or similar

  • Analytical skills and proficient in Excel

  • Focused on accuracy and details regarding data for interfaces, APIs, journals, trade details, meta data and pricing data.

  • Able to work efficiently in a dynamic environment and be comfortable managing multiple tasks at once.

  • Ability to work under pressure and deliver on strict deadline.

  • Focussed on operational risks and the role you play to minimize incidents.

  • Keen to develop expertise in energy trading across UK, and EU markets.

  • Interest in developing data science tools and approaches.

  • Ability to interact across the organisation.

  • Able to initiate better controls and faster working methods.

  • Committed to a career in Finance & control.

Our customers come from all walks of life, and so do we. We hire great people from a wide variety of backgrounds, not just because it’s the right thing to do, but because it makes our company stronger. We will continue to champion inclusivity, develop future skills and invest in our local communities to create a better, more sustainable world, for everyone.


At Centrica we embrace diversity and actively seek to attract individuals with unique backgrounds and perspectives. To build a more sustainable future, we need the best team – a team with a diverse mix of people and skills, where everyone feels welcome and able to succeed. We are dedicated in helping to close the diversity gap and would love to see more females, people of colour and LGBTQ+ employees, as well as those from a variety of cultures and ethnicity to veterans and the differently abled. Supporting diversity and inclusion is a big part of who we are, we are not looking for people to fit into our culture but to add to it!

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Applications will ONLY be accepted via the ‘Apply’ button.

This role is being handled by the Centrica recruitment team and NO agency contact is required.

Company benefits

Adoption leave
Open to part-time employees
Enhanced sick days
Flexible working week
Enhanced sick pay
Gym membership
Health insurance
Mental health platform access
Compassionate leave
Dental coverage
Fertility treatment leave
Season ticket loan
Buy or sell annual leave
Optional unpaid leave
Shared parental leave
Enhanced maternity leave
Carer’s leave
Enhanced paternity leave
Pregnancy loss leave
Cycle to work scheme
Pension match/increase
Equity packages
Life insurance
Annual pay rises
Share options
Financial coaching
Employee discounts
Volunteer days
Company car
Employees are very happy with their working location freedom
Employees are very happy with the flexibility in the hours they work
Employees are very happy with the benefits their company offers
Work-life balance
Employees feel that they can switch off quite easily from work
Role modelling
Employees feel that flexible working is part of the culture
Employees feel they have complete autonomy over getting their work done

Additional employee ratings
(these do not contribute to the FlexScore®)

Employees feel that the diversity is good and there are continued efforts to improve it
Employees feel like the company culture is brilliantly inclusive and equitable
Employees feel like it is a really great environment to work in
Employees feel very excited about and aligned with the company mission
Employees feel that their salary is good and matches the value they bring

Working at Centrica

Company employees


Gender diversity (male:female)


Office locations

Windsor, London, Cardiff, Leicester, Glasgow, Edinburgh, Manchester, Dublin, Stockport, Staines, Hampton, Aberdeen, Barrow, Hull

Hiring Countries




United Kingdom

Awards & Achievements

2nd – Large companies

2nd – Large companies

Flexa100 2024
3rd – Consumer Goods

3rd – Consumer Goods

Industry awards 2023

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