Centrica • United Kingdom

Finance 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.

Within Group functions this role will support across a number of business units with accounting, financial controls, governance and financial integrity.

It is a key role to provide robust and accurate financial reporting of current and historical performance. Working within the business teams, facilitating interaction and knowledge transfer where required between the business teams and wider finance teams. It is a great opportunity for someone recently qualified or with a few exams left to complete, you will be able to build relationships across the different business units and with key stakeholders

Location - Windsor / Flexible home working

Key Accountabilities

  • Provide support to Finance Managers, Financial Control on all financial, accounting and regulatory matters across Group functions
  • Support the production of reporting of current/historical activity across Group Functions including performance of all month end and post-month end accounting activities
  • Financial Control – Month end (eg PO engine review, accruals and corrections), half year and year end close and reporting, Balance Sheet recs
  • Support the twice yearly audit of Group functions and the annual preparation of SUPS where required
  • Support monthly Total cost of ownership process and FTE/Cost reporting
  • Support the Planning & Forecasting process eg templates, BPC, analytical commentary and presentation support
  • Adhoc Project support – eg development of Resource reporting
  • Undertake bespoke reporting and analysis as required
  • Develop strong relationships with key stakeholders in the business and Finance

Experience and Qualifications

  • Degree Level Education or Equivalent; ACCA/CIMA Qualified/Finalist
  • Previous financial control experience
  • Track record of process improvement


  • Strong attention to detail, problem solving and reconciliations
  • Highly proficient at Excel, with a proven track record of designing, maintaining and updating spreadsheet-based reporting
  • Ability to build and deliver robust month-end reports and reconciliations - accurate, well set out and thorough. Any variances are understood and explained
  • Motivated by continuous improvement and delivering high quality outputs
  • Bright, articulate and keen to learn
  • Strong communication and stakeholder management skills

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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