Centrica • United Kingdom

Business Performance Manager, British Gas Business

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.

Business Performance Manager, British Gas Business

Windsor Office/Home with hybrid Flex First working


Be part of a Centrica growth story... At British Gas Business we have a vision to be the largest supplier of sustainable energy to Britain’s small and medium sized businesses, setting the standard for customer experience. We have seen fantastic growth over the last few years and have plans for that to continue. This role will be central to those ambitions. Working closely with the leadership team this role will lead on driving the agenda for setting and delivering our strategy and ensuring decision making is focused on value.

The Role

  • Understand business strategy and its translation into financial impacts, and support its effective communication across Finance

  • Develop deep understanding of key drivers of revenue and costs, cashflow, and risks and opportunities and be able to translate commercial issues into financial impacts

  • Carry out non-standard / bespoke analysis to support business decision making

  • Identify performance improvement interventions and design means of implementing associated changes. Facilitate relevant parts of the business to implement changes

  • Support senior management in reviewing investments and develop means of articulating value, facilitating and leading relevant parts of the business to deliver business cases

  • Report performance against Group Annual Plan & latest forecast, working with the business to analyse financial and operational (value driver) variances and recommend corrective action

  • Develop strong relationships with key stakeholders in the business and Finance / Group teams

  • Translate financial business performance into clear reporting content (for inclusion in MBRs and MPRs).

  • Oversee the production (by team members) of standard finance deliverables to the agreed format, timeline and quality. Encompassing both actuals and forecast and associated insights / decisions required

The Person

  • Accounting qualification (ACA, ACCA, CIMA)

  • Ability to achieve outcomes within agreed timeframes and under time pressures

  • Motivated by continuous improvement and high-quality output

  • Excellent communicator with strong analytical skills and ability to translate complex financial analysis into summarised output

  • Team player with experience in building a strong network of relationships across the business and finance teams

  • Strong strategic thinking – able to step away from the detail to see the bigger picture

  • Exceptional multi-tasking and problem-solving skills

  • Effective written and verbal communication skills to communicate to senior stakeholders

  • Great MS Office skills required, namely Excel and PowerPoint

We have tailored our well-being & benefits package around our employees as follows:

  • Competitive salary and bonus potential

  • Car Allowance

  • Employee Energy Allowance

  • Pension scheme

  • Electric car lease scheme

  • 25 days holiday allowance, public holidays, and the option to buy up to 5 additional days

  • Excellent range of flexible benefits, including technology vouchers & travel insurance

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!

PLEASE APPLY ONLINE by hitting the 'Apply' button.

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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