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Centrica • Denmark

IT FinOps Analyst

Employment type:  Full time

Remote-first

A little flex time

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Job Description

Centrica Energy is looking for a FinOps Analyst to act as a bridge between finance and operational functions, ensuring the successful delivery of financial commitments and strategic initiatives.

The FinOps Analyst will work closely with the Head of Programme Management and Delivery to oversee the financial planning, analysis, and budget management for the IT team. This role emphasizes financial efficiency, scalability, and collaboration, with a focus on aligning the team's operational activities with financial strategy.

The role is based in our modern and engaging Aalborg office and works in close collaboration with the wider team.

The role

In this role you get to be a crucial part of the team working with financial management, cloud cost optimization, operational collaboration, reporting and compliance. Your key responsibilities will include:

  • Coordinate financial planning, budgeting, and forecasting for the IT team.

  • Analyse financial performance, invoices and contracts to identify opportunities for cost optimisation and efficiency improvements.

  • Collaborate with IT and cloud management teams to implement cloud cost management strategies.

  • Maintain the cost and forecast model to a high degree of accuracy and insight.

  • Model the impact of decisions and change to the forecast.

  • Develop and implement financial controls and procedures that align with operational goals.

  • Ensure compliance with financial standards, and organisational policies.

You will provide financial insights and guidance to support strategic decision-making and collaborate with other finance and operational teams to align financial strategies and processes.

Furthermore you will utilize your communication skills when you:

  • Partner with operational leaders to integrate financial planning and analysis into daily operations.

  • Prepare and present regular reports, including variance analysis, trends, and forecasts.

  • Facilitate cross-functional collaboration to drive financial performance and scalability.

  • Assist the Head of Programme Management and Delivery with communication of financial forecasts and budget tracking to upper management.

About You

To be successful in this role we expect that you have:

  • A Bachelor's degree in Finance, Economics, Accounting, or related field.

  • Experience working in an IT environment, especially within Financial Services or Energy Trading.

  • Strong communication and collaboration skills.

  • Strong understanding of financial principles, cost management, and financial modelling.

It would also be an advantage if you:

  • Have proven experience in financial operations and cloud cost optimization, particularly within AWS and Azure.

  • Are proficient in financial software, tools, and cloud management platforms.

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About us

Centrica Energy Trading is a leading European energy trader with +13 GW of renewable power under management and over 15 years of experience innovating the European PPA market. We provide competitive solutions for Renewables that help manage merchant risks and lower costs whilst meeting the needs of investors and banking partners.

We have a strong focus and track record of nurturing talent, and the responsibilities and tasks we take on, are limited only by our imagination – we dream big and aim high when setting new goals, and we deliver on that through honesty, proactiveness and responsibility.

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 across the technology sector 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 which is why we aim to fight the unconscious biases. Belonging to these groups does not give you special advantages in the recruitment process either as we aim to hire the best candidate for our teams independently of the above-mentioned factors. 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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