Posted Date:  11 Sep 2023
Posting End Date:  10-Oct-2023
Location:  Coventry
Company:  Severn Trent Services
Department:  Finance and Assurance
Salary (£):  Circa £55,000

Junior Finance Business Partner


Do you want to be part of a FTSE 100 utilities business based in the heart of Coventry City Centre? Well, you're looking in the right place.


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. 




Our purpose is taking care of life’s essentials, but we’re also big on making a difference, not just because we should but because we care.

It’s an exciting time for Severn Trent Services (STS) the non-regulated arm of Severn Trent Group operating a diverse and commercial portfolio of businesses.  With ambitious growth plans over the next few years, this is a business really going somewhere.


As our dedicated Financial Performance Analyst, you will be reporting into the Senior Finance Business Partner and will be accountable for delivering high quality financial information and commercial insight to support every business decision.  You will be play an integral part in driving a strong business partnering culture to ensure that as a business we keep on track.  You will have full P&L ownership from revenue through to PBIT for the business units you support, as well as being accountable for ensuring the management accounts are accurate and provide insight to drive operational and financial performance.


Are you either a nearly or fully qualified financial professional, looking to experience working in the commercial enterprise of a FTSE100 business?


Well, if you are, read on.




The nuts and bolts of this role will be for you to report on the financial and operational performance of the business and their regions and help them to drive action where activity is off track.  We’ll look for you to Identify key risks and opportunities, work with the different delivery teams to ensure performance targets are met and objectives achieved. 


We’d be looking for you to bring your own ideas so any way you can drive process efficiencies or business rhythm that enables challenge and review of financial and operational performance will be very much welcomed. You’ll be the finance support assisting with the expansion, development and growth of business units within an entity with turnover in excess of £100m.


This role is not just about the day job though, we’ll look to your experience to help develop a finance team who have the skills, experience and drive to support their operating customers and to enable value-based decision making, produce high quality insight and robust financial planning.  This role sits within the dedicated Severn Trent Services finance team but has the reach into the wider Severn Trent Group finance business.





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.  


To thrive in this role we’ll ideally be looking for you to be financially fully qualified (e.g. CIMA / ACA / ACCA) or on your final exams and also be able to bring business partnering experience at all levels.  If you have experience of working in a multi site organisation, this will be really beneficial.


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!