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Centrica • United Kingdom

Financial Regulation Advisor

Employment type:  Full time

Remote-first

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.

Financial Regulation Advisor

Centrica Energy is the trading arm of Centrica. We trade power, gas, LNG, and energy attributes and connect producers, suppliers and off takers in the wholesale energy markets - and we provide our clients with the best route-to-market services available to the market today with physical and financial settlement approaches. In short, we call ourselves Energy Movers By Nature.

We’re a total of 850+ colleagues from over 50 different nations, located in 8 different offices around the world. At our London office, where this role is located, you’ll be joining our international office with over 300 dedicated energy specialists.

As our business sets up for further success, we are looking for a Financial Regulation Advisor to join our fantastic Financial Regulation team! The Financial Regulation team is a rapidly developing part of Centrica Energy’s wider Ethics and Compliance (“E&C”) function which is responsible for implementing an effective framework to manage risks related to compliance and regulatory obligations.

As a Financial Regulation Advisor, you will report to the Head of Financial Regulation and assist with managing all regulatory compliance matters across Centrica Energy globally. This is a role that offers excellent exposure to senior stakeholders as well as development opportunities as long as you’re someone with a determined and ‘can-do’ attitude.

The role is based out of our London office (close to Marble Arch) with 3 days per week typically based within the office. There is also a requirement for occasional travel to other Centrica Energy offices in Europe.

What you’ll be doing:

  • Assist undertaking of detailed impact assessments for key upcoming regulations.

  • Conduct regulatory mapping of obligations to business requirements and controls.

  • Support in-depth understanding, analysis, and interpretation of relevant regulations (e.g., MiFID II, MAR, EMIR, and REMIT).

  • Collaborate with other support functions e.g., Regulatory Affairs, Legal, Risk and Finance to understand the impact of upcoming regulations.

  • Assist training sessions on upcoming regulations e.g., REMIT II.

  • Assist with ad-hoc queries from other E&C members (e.g., advisory, surveillance).

  • Act as a subject matter expert and assist the projects team when implementing regulatory requirements.

  • Review obligations from TSOs and license conditions across Europe and UK.

  • Act a Regulatory reporting liaison leading on matters that arise from the Commercial Operations team.

  • Responsible for regulatory horizon scanning; monitoring of key regulatory changes across Denmark, Europe and UK and triaging relevant information to the team.

We have a few must-haves:

  • Experience working with regulations within the energy or financial services sector.

  • Industry, regulator, or trade association experience is desirable.

  • Understanding of financial services, market abuse in wholesale energy markets, balancing markets, trading, regulatory reporting, policy, and procedure frameworks.

  • Ability to keep abreast of regulatory changes in a fast and dynamic environment.

  • Strong teamwork skills – ability to work part of a wider team to meet the team’s objectives.

  • Strong stakeholder management skills: excellent verbal, presentation, managing upwards and writing skills.

  • Experience of working with exchanges and system operators is desirable.

  • Proven experience of working flexibly and delivering on time to a high standard.

  • Be willing to travel (up to 15%).

Ready to Make Your Move and apply?

If you are passionate about discovering your potential and changing how we create a more sustainable future, then we would love to hear from you. We will be continuously reviewing applications, early submission is strongly recommended.

We're a People Place:

We have 4 People Promises, which are our pledge to all of our colleagues. It’s the minimum of what you can always expect when working with us.

  • People Promise #1 We’re a people place - we are devoted to doing great work together and are cultivating wellbeing and flexibility

  • People Promise #2 You’ll ignite your potential - we are committed to career development and equal opportunities

  • People Promise #3 You’ll get your share of our success - we offer attractive Benefits and Rewards

  • People Promise #4 You’ll make an impact that will truly change tomorrow - we are committed to career development and equal opportunities. We are committed to moving towards a cleaner and greener future.

This is what you can always expect from us. It’s part of our culture, and we know it enables us all to make the most of everyone’s contribution for us to grow, move and thrive.

#LI-CET #MakeYourMove #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!

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
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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