Centrica • United Kingdom

Portfolio Profitability 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.

Portfolio Profitability Analyst

Leicester or Windsor with FlexFirst hybrid working


British Gas Business (BGB) is the leading provider of energy to SMEs in the UK and is focused on helping its customers energising a greener, fairer future.

You will develop pricing strategies to meet customers' needs whilst providing a profit for the organization. Determining core business costs of service in support of pricing/tariff development and designing, implementing and maintaining pricing infrastructures. You will also evaluate the effectiveness of pricing strategies and then seek to modify pricing structures. Reporting is also part of your role.

You will be required to visit our Leicester and Windsor offices.

The Role

You role will include some of the following accountabilities whilst collaborating with different departments and functions.

Profitability Analysis:

Conduct in-depth analysis of the company's energy portfolio to identify profitable segments, pricing structures, and market trends.

Collaborate with cross-functional teams to analyse sales margins and assess their impact on overall portfolio profitability.

Margin leakage analysis to understand and provide resolution paths to customers whose actual value does not match expected sales value.

Pricing maintenance – ensuring that all customers are on the right price at the right time through portfolio analysis by combining multiple complex datasets and identifying and understanding inconsistencies.

Contract Performance Evaluation:

Monitor and evaluate the performance of existing energy contracts, tracking revenue generation, costs, and margins.

Identify opportunities for contract optimisation and renegotiation to enhance profitability.

Ensure commercial terms offered to customers appropriately balance risk and return; and ensure terms are applied effectively to in order to deliver the expected outcome.

Financial Modelling:

Develop financial models to simulate different scenarios, allowing the company to understand the financial implications of various pricing strategies, contract terms, and market fluctuations.

Market Intelligence:

Stay updated on industry trends, market dynamics, and regulatory changes affecting energy pricing and profitability.

Supporting the Products and Pricing teams in setting strategy, reviewing performance and ideation.

P&L Analysis:

Analyse how sales margins translate into the company's Profit and Loss statement, identifying key drivers and areas for improvement.

Provide detailed insights to senior management on the financial health of the company's energy portfolio.

The Person

We would like you to have some of the following skills and experience for this role.

Work Experience:

Significant energy retail industry experience, ideally in a commercial, or strategic role.

Highly analytical with ability to simplify and solve complex, ambiguous problems.

Proven track record of cross-functional collaboration to drive performance and process improvement.

Commercially astute with an understanding of the energy P&L dynamics (COGS, OPEX, pricing strategies), customer lifetime value and key value drivers.

Advanced modelling and statistical analysis experience.


Degree in economics, mathematics, engineering, computer science or similar quantitative subject is preferred. Advanced degrees, PhD, MBA, CFA, CIMA desirable


Critical thinker, able to challenge the status quo and raise the bar for commercial capability.

Able to manage large, disparate datasets and manage multiple projects and stakeholders simultaneously.

Comfortable with ambiguity, confident in making assumptions and working alongside teams employing agile methodology.

Proactive and self-directing.

Strong relationship building and stakeholder management skills.

Good communicator, able to translate complex technical concepts into easy-to-understand actions.


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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