Vacancy Details

We are an equal opportunities employer and pride ourselves on a fair and transparent process. We welcome applications from everyone and if you require any reasonable adjustments throughout the recruitment process please let one of our recruiters know so we can help and advise.

Whatever the assessment process you will be given guidance from our Recruitment Team as to what to expect and prepare, we are always on hand to answer your questions.

Finance Business Partner


Location : Warrington
Region : Cheshire
Posted : Sep 12, 2018
Closing Date : Sep 30, 2018


We currently have an opportunity for a Finance Business Partner to join us at our Warrington head office.

As a Finance Business Partner at Certas Energy you’ll have access to:

  • A competitive salary + Company bonus
  • Company car
  • Career progression and development opportunities
  • Pension scheme
  • Single level Medical Insurance

As a market leading supplier and many years in the field, we are extremely proud of our heritage within the Fuel and Lubricants industry and are looking for a Finance Business Partner to join our Birchwood head office.

The purpose of this role is to provide high quality, commercially orientated financial leadership in a designated sector of the business. It offers a great opportunity to work in a commercially focused finance role in one of the UK's largest fuel distributors.

You will act as a commercial partner to the business, by working closely with regional management on their performance and costs, KPI’s, Capex, overheads and working capital. You will lead and co-ordinate the strategic business planning process, budgeting and forecasting activities, for your sector.

This role will involve travel within England and Wales.

Are you a Certas Energy Finance Business Partner? We’re looking for:


  • Exceptional analytical skills
  • 360 degree relationship building
  • Persuasive and influential across the business
  • Leadership and presence
  • Technical accounting
  • Capable of working in a fast-paced environment with tight deadlines
  • CIMA or ACA qualified
  • Minimum 10 years post qualification experience

Company Information

We employ 2,500 colleagues based across our depots around the UK from the highlands of Scotland to the Channel Islands. We recruit sales people to sell our fuel, oils and lubricants as well as drivers to deliver the products to our customers who may be individual home owners, farmers, small or large businesses! Also essential to our business are our management teams and colleagues within, Marketing, HR, Finance, IT, Health and Safety and Legal. In addition, we have a dedicated team of service engineers who work within Team Energy. Key to our success are our people and our learning and development team ensure we can nurture our talent and support colleagues with their aspirations and growth through programmes such as Inspire, our WOW training courses and apprenticeships.

It’s also worth noting we are part of the wider DCC PLC group which is a FTSE 100 company. Being part of the group gives our colleagues opportunities to work alongside other businesses to share best practice and develop into roles across the businesses in the group.

The successful candidate will be offered the position on Certas Energy terms and conditions of employment.

Shortlisted candidates will be notified within 2 weeks after the closing date. If you are not contacted, you should assume that you have not been shortlisted

Job Reference Number : FBP 7108

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