Centrica • United Kingdom

Data Engineering 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.

This role is to support the British Gas Service and Solution (BGS&S) Financial Control team in delivering data analytics initially focussed on revenue reporting, script transition from SAS.

You will work with a variety of stakeholders across Finance, Data, IS and the rest of the business to support in gaining insight into BGS&S processes using a data-based approach.

Location - Windsor with flexible home working

The Role

  • You will have access to all key analytical tools: Python, R, SAS, or SQL for use in Centrica’s data lake in carrying out analysis and creating insightful information and control processes. You will also be using bigdata tools such as Hadoop and Spark daily.
  • Migrating SAS scripts to a different analytical language to obtain the same result from the same dataset.
  • Be able to support testing of system change pre and post go live of projects and system changes.
  • Be able to create advanced analysis based on system data to explain a problem, system behaviour, or financial performance.
  • Support delivery of finance process improvements that enhance the quality and increase the level of automation of finance processes.
  • Impact assess problems and provide advice as to whether we should use traditional systems change or other automation tools e.g. Power Apps to deliver change quickly.
  • Partner with virtual teams including external and third parties to deliver and represent finance on projects impacting finance.
  • Support in the coming migration of our finance systems by creating control processes driven by the data produced from the old and new systems to ensure revenue integrity is maintained and the business has the right insight.
  • Assess risk of operational processes on financial activity and identify control gaps which could lead to financial detriment.
  • Independently updating and reporting revenue performance and improving our regular reporting processes (creating new dashboards using Power BI).
  • Investigating and understanding the drivers behind revenue performance.


  • An inquisitive and logical mind and a passion for using data to solve problems.
  • Previous delivery or interest with working complex data systems and being able to gain finance insight from them.
  • Interest and willingness to learn about Big Data technologies important.
  • Previous experience in data manipulation using SQL or SAS.
  • Experience using Python or R will be an advantage.
  • Knowledge of visualisation tools, ideally Power BI.
  • Ability to work on own initiative without the need for significant supervision.

Our people are the beating heart of our business. We are incredibly proud of our commitment to being FlexFirst. From childcare to furry friends, we listened to our people and understood that they work best when they are comfortable and have a flexible working model that suits their individual needs. We embrace the opportunity to give our colleagues a choice to work from anywhere whilst still ensuring they can connect and engage with their teams through office days, employee networks and virtual events.

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

  • Competitive salary and bonus potential
  • Employee Energy Allowance at 15% of the government price cap
  • Pension scheme
  • Company Funded Healthcare Plan
  • 25 days holiday allowance, plus public holidays, and the option to buy up to 5 additional days
  • Excellent range of flexible benefits, including technology vouchers, electric car lease scheme & 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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