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Centrica • United Kingdom

Financial Crime Due Diligence Manager

Employment type:  Full time

Remote-first

A little flex time

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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.

Financial Crime Due Diligence Manager

At Centrica, our purpose is to energise a greener, fairer future. Achieving this is made possible through our family of trusted brands and businesses.

We have an exciting opportunity to join the Financial Crime team as a Financial Crime Due Diligence Manager! As a Financial Crime Due Diligence Manager, you will be required to lead the Financial Crime team who have the sole responsibility for assessing the financial crime risks associated with the Group’s third-party relationships. You’ll also support the various Business Units across Centrica in meeting their regulatory and legal obligations, associated with external relationships.

About the Role:

  • Inspire, resource, lead and supervise the Financial Crime Due Diligence Team in accordance with regulatory and legislative requirements.

  • Provide ongoing assurance that:

    • reviews and monitoring of new and existing third-party relationships remain in governance;

    • the approval framework for high-risk relationships remains effective; and

    • Quality Checking levels within the team confirm adherence to due diligence procedures.

  • Work with senior stakeholders across Centrica to ensure that onboarding and reviews are delivered within Service Level Agreements.

  • Ensure that procedural and risk assessment documentation are in governance and reviewed annually, or in response to regulatory/legislative changes.

  • Coordinate with the second line of defence Financial Crime and Compliance functions to adhere to Policy and Standards.

  • MI reporting, as required, whether into Centrica, Business, Committees, etc., regarding the status of work in progress and key risks that need to be managed.

  • Use your expertise and knowledge of financial crime laws and regulations, to determine what impact they may have on due diligence activities.

About You:

  • Having previously operated in a senior management capacity, demonstrates significant evidence of running a Due Diligence team to standards expected by the FCA.

  • Demonstrates significant management and leadership capabilities.

  • Demonstrates an expert understanding of the regulatory and legal environment and is able to apply into day-to-day role.

  • Demonstrates the required gravitas and influencing skills to support senior stakeholders.

  • Demonstrates the ability to diplomatically challenge and/or stand the ground against challenge from senior stakeholders to outcomes of reviews.

  • Demonstrates sound collaboration with peers, team members and internal stakeholders. Fosters good working relationships across Centrica Business Units.

  • Articulately communicates practical information for onward distribution to business partners verbally or in the written form.

  • Quickly identifies requirements and/or resources needed for relevant tasks and re-focuses them effectively when circumstances change.

  • Facilitates team members own development of their knowledge, skills, and capabilities.

  • An understanding of the energy sector will be an advantage.

What’s in it for you:

If this sounds like a good match for your skills, experience and what you’re looking for as a next step, we’d love to hear from you! In return, we will offer you:

  • 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.

  • Colleague-led networks which aim to empower & support colleagues from underrepresented groups.

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.

#MoreThanACareer

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
Location
96%
Employees are very happy with their working location freedom
Hours
92%
Employees are very happy with the flexibility in the hours they work
Benefits
82%
Employees are very happy with the benefits their company offers
Work-life balance
79%
Employees feel that they can switch off quite easily from work
Role modelling
83%
Employees feel that flexible working is part of the culture
Autonomy
88%
Employees feel they have complete autonomy over getting their work done

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

Diversity
80%
Employees feel that the diversity is good and there are continued efforts to improve it
Inclusion
82%
Employees feel like the company culture is brilliantly inclusive and equitable
Culture
84%
Employees feel like it is a really great environment to work in
Mission
85%
Employees feel very excited about and aligned with the company mission
Salary
72%
Employees feel that their salary is good and matches the value they bring

Working at Centrica

Company employees

20,000

Gender diversity (male:female)

68:32

Office locations

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

Hiring Countries

Belgium

Denmark

Ireland

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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