Posted Date:  16 Sep 2023
Posting End Date:  10-Oct-2023
Location:  Coventry
Company:  Severn Trent Water Limited
Department:  Finance and Assurance
Salary (£):  Circa £55,000

Junior Finance Business Partner


Our Finance business is central to our head office, creating a hothouse atmosphere of collaboration and high performance where doing a great job for a common cause is what we aim for. It’s for this reason that a career within finance at Severn Trent is such an exciting prospect. 


If you want to do more because you care, we’d love to talk to you. There really is something for everyone here. 




Working as a Junior Finance Business Partner at Severn Trent is a unique and high profile role. You will be working in a standalone role which will enable you to use your knowledge and experience of Analytics & big data but also expose you to the inner workings and strategic thinking of a FTSE 100 business.  You will be, on a daily basis, getting under the skin of what is happening with our core revenue and how we can interpret this for our wider business.  You will do this by preparing and improving our scheme of charges volumetric forecasting process, then linking this to our revenue performance to understand key areas of variance.


You will be looked upon to provide valuable information, insight and decision support to aid the forecasting of revenue through our tariff models and provide robust challenge when required. The role will also require you to have an understanding of the month end and reporting processes undertaken within your wider team and the impact of our scheme of charges, tariff setting and regulatory processes has on the wider business. 


Other key accountabilities for the role are:


  • Run, and support development of key datasets from Target and CMOS (billing systems) and maintain and update the scheme of charges modelling throughout the year
  • Develop, maintain and own effective working relationships with our Wholesale Market Unit, retail, Business Information and Strategy and Regulation teams to enable accurate forecasting and appropriate monitoring of revenue performance.
  • Conduct the budget process for revenue using the scheme of charges and tariff model outputs.
  • Support with annual APR reporting process, in particular data around customer volumes and usage and ownership of the properties data in the APR.
  • Conduct detailed analysis on variances, emerging risks and opportunities, and other areas of interest, getting to the bottom of complex problems and drawing insights from complex data
  • Working with other members of the team to build their business partnering skills




The right skills and experience are important. But if you have the right character, positivity and a caring attitude we want to talk to you, too.  


We will be looking for you to be a fully qualified financial professional with substantial experience, including exposure to business operations.  We’ll also want you to have strong analytical and diagnostic skills, with the  ability to work through and solve complex issues, following-through to ensure actions are embedded.


We welcome people from all walks of life and celebrate individuality as we know diverse minds, experiences and backgrounds help us to learn and better serve our communities. We want people who show up and get involve. Those who are ready to be part of something bigger and who want to make a difference because they care. Is that you? 




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  
  • 10% monthly discount with Busy Bee Nurserys, and one-week free childcare 
  • Dedicated training and development with our ‘Academy’  
  • Electric vehicle scheme and retail offers  
  • Family friendly policies  
  • Two volunteering days per year  




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. If you’re not too sure about what you need to do, or have a question about the role before applying, please do reach out to our amazing team of recruiters at 


And if your curiosity has peaked and you're wanting to find out even more, search #LifeAtSevernTrent on social media. 


Ps. we’ll always let you know the outcome of your application after the closing date - so keep an eye on your phone and emails!