Centrica • United Kingdom

Finance Manager - Metering and ECO

Employment type:  Full time


A little flex time

Job Description

In this exciting and challenging role, the Finance Manager Metering and ECO will focus on supporting the Director, Finance - Metering / ECO finance and Operational stakeholders by providing Business Partner Support and Commercial Insight.

This is a pivotal stage for both the Smart Mandate and ECO programme with combined annual spend in excess of £750m. Ensuring that both programmes are delivered in line with regulatory targets and at optimal cost will be a key part of this high-profile role.

Location - Windsor with flexible home working

The Role

  • Finance Business Partner lead for Metering and ECO Programmes

  • Develop strong relationships with key stakeholders across Operations and Finance and work with the Operational teams to deliver business strategy

  • Analyse Metering and ECO cost base and translate financial business performance into clear reporting content

  • Lead budgeting process to deliver robust and challenging plans

  • Prepare and present business cases for senior stakeholders and support delivery of these plans.

  • Support Regulatory RFI’s and other submissions as required

  • Support the month end process and subsequent reporting

Key Competencies

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

  • 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

  • Commercially minded with confidence to work directly with external stakeholders.

  • Strong MS Office skills required, primarily Excel and Powerpoint

Qualifications and Experience

  • Accounting qualification (ACA, ACCA, CIMA)

  • ​Previous commercial finance experience in a large organisation

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

  • Competitive salary and bonus potential

  • Car Allowence

  • 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!

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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

We asked employees of Centrica how satisfied they were with flexible working, and this is what they told us

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