Vacancy Details

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Finance Business Partner


Location : Warrington
Region : Cheshire
Posted : Nov 19, 2018
Closing Date : Dec 31, 2018


We currently have an opportunity for a Finance Business partner to join our team at our office in Birchwood. We are offering a competitive salary for the position and as a Finance Business Partner you will be responsible for Key financial support to the England and Wales regional businesses and other ancillary businesses.


In this exciting role you will be to provide high quality commercially oriented financial leadership to the Strategic Consulting Team.  This will be a new cross functional team working closely with National accounts leaders to driving growth through strategic consulting process.. Reporting to Finance, with a dotted line to National accounts leader, this role will be pivotal in helping drive new business opportunities and driving customer intimacy.


Pivotal requirements to the role will be the ability to demonstrate a consultative approach to working with customers in order to establish a detailed understanding of their business and of the customer cost base. From this base and working with the cross functional team you will generate opportunities through detailed analytics to reduce costs for the customer . These recommendations will form key part of external documentation to be presented and reviewed with both the customer and internal stakeholders.


It is essential to have a CIMA OR ACCA qualification and we would ideally look for 5 years post qualification experience across a fast paced and multi-site commercial business while being persuasive and influential across the business, with exceptional analytical skills.


Benefits also provided by Certas include discount schemes, childcare vouchers, pension scheme and holiday buy and sell options. This role provides an excellent opportunity to gain experience and grow within the UKs largest independent retailer of fuels and lubricants.


Our Mission


We work as one team, making our energy expertise and outstanding service count for all our customers.


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.


Certas Energy Ltd is an Equal Opportunities Employer

Job Reference Number : 7254

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