Group Financial Performance Analyst (Capex)

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Our people are what makes Severn Trent a truly exciting and inclusive place to work. We’re a team of over 9,000 people with a purpose to deliver one of life’s essentials, and we do it all while thriving in our unique culture.

We’re a growing, Midlands based FTSE100 plc and welcome people from all walks of life, celebrating their individuality, as we know diverse minds, experiences and backgrounds help us to learn and better serve our customers and the communities we represent. 

It’s an exciting time to join, as we have a huge ambition to deliver bigger and better than ever before over our next 5-year regulatory period. If you’re seeking an exciting and thoroughly rewarding career in Finance, Severn Trent is the place to be.


We have an opportunity for you to join our Finance team as a Group Financial Performance Analyst (Capex), where you’ll provide high quality and insightful financial reporting and analysis to support board, executive committee and business decision making.

In this exciting new role, you’ll also lead the monthly project forecast process facilitating a cross-team discussion across various finance and non-finance stakeholders. Working closely with our Business Partners, this will allow you to get under the skin of the budgeting process to ensure budgets are underpinned and deliverable. We’re looking for a knowledgeable, trusted and challenging financial advisor to stakeholders. Each day will be different and you’ll get exposure across all business areas.

  Key responsibilities will include:

Key point of contact for any capital and infrastructure renewal expenditure (IRE) queries, working closely with the Tactical asset planning and business partnering teams.
Monitoring of the capitalisation rates on a regular basis with detailed analysis to explain any deviations
Business partner for Group corporate functions including Investor relations and Tax.
Identifying opportunities for costs efficiencies, leading on projects to drive improvements and supporting the creation and review of business case efficiencies. 
Key role in the year end process, co-ordinating financial and performance reports and analysis for Investor Relations, the CFO and STEC.
Dedicated contact for depreciation working closely with the capital accounting team to understand in month actuals position and full year forecast as well as any risks and opportunities.


  To be considered for this role, you’ll need:

Financial qualification in ACCA, ACA or CIMA
Substantial experience within Finance, including exposure to business operations
Demonstrable track record of taking the lead in diagnosing business issues and delivering performance improvements
Experience using Tagetik, SAP ECC and SAP BW.

In addition, you should have the ability to articulate a position and make recommendations which will enable leadership teams to make strategic decisions based on reliable and accurate information.

Having the ability to build strong and credible working relationships across the organisation is a must. You should be adept at influencing stakeholders and having a long-term strategy in mind.


Working here isn’t just a job. You can build a career at Severn Trent. We’ll reward you for it, too. We have a range of benefits that recognise great work, and award-winning training to help you reach your potential. And we’ll also help you play your part in looking after the environment and the communities where we live. 

With that in mind, here are just some of our favourite’s perks that you’ll get being part of the Seven Trent family:


28 days holiday + bank holidays (and the ability to buy/ sell up to 5 days per year)
Annual bonus scheme (of up to £2,250 per annum based on company performance)
Leading pension scheme – we will double your contribution (up to 15% when you contribute 7.5%)
Sharesave – the chance to buy Severn Trent Plc shares at a discounted rate
Dedicated training and development with our Academy
Electric vehicle scheme and retail offers
Family friendly policies
Two paid volunteering days per year

At Severn Trent, you’ll be joining a culture that cares, one that works together to achieve, grow, and develop. And when it comes to our employee engagement scores – they’re some of the highest of energy and utility companies globally*, and we believe that is down to our wonderful culture, created by our wonderful people.

That why’s when it comes to how we work, we want to keep up those special in-person moments, to keep our culture alive. But don’t get us wrong, we understand the flexibility that working remotely can bring. Which is why when it comes to how we work – you’ll usually find us in the office, but when you need to work remotely, we’re here for it, when you need it – if suitable for your role.


We can’t wait to hear from you.  

Before you apply, you’ll need an updated copy of your CV and about five minutes to spare. We’ll always let you know the outcome of your application after the closing date too – so keep an eye on your phone and emails.

Originally posted on Himalayas

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