Regulatory Financial Analyst

Yorkshire Water
14 May 2017
13 Jun 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Exciting Opportunity at Yorkshire Water, Regulatory Financial Analyst, Salary: Circa £40,000 dependent on experience, Based in Bradford Yorkshire Water Head Office

Salary: Circa £40,000 (dependent on experience) + pension + quarterly performance related bonus + 25 days annual leave.

What will the role involve ?

Your role will be part of the financial planning and regulatory finance functions for Kelda Group, ensuring the provision of high quality financial and regulatory analysis.

The successful candidate will be expected to provide assurance to all the models utilised by the team, ensuring they are appropriately governed and have clear processes and accountability in place.

A key part of the role will be to track the Company’s financial performance against Ofwat’s latest Final Determination and report on the prospects for out-performance.

In conjunction with the rest of the team, you will produce sensitivity analysis for the group on key strategic issues on a timely basis and provide ad-hoc financial and modelling support to Regulation & Financial planning colleagues as and when appropriate. E.g. Incentive allowances, Tariff structures, economic appraisal of investment opportunities.

You will also help to anticipate internal and external change and ensure analysis is in place to understand the implications on the value of the group, interfacing with a broad range of internal stakeholders.

As a member of the financial planning team you will contribute to broader group financial planning and analysis work and be part of the centre of excellence for modelling and analysis for Kelda group.

What skills are we looking for ?

Applicants must have an accounting qualification, or currently be studying towards such a qualification. You will also have some experience within audit, or assurance.

To be successful you must have excellent IT skills, particularly within Excel which should be to expert user level.  You will also have strong financial knowledge and commercial understanding.

You will be a great communicator, with experience of, and ability to build and maintain strong relationships with a network of internal and external stakeholders. Your ability to communicate complex concepts and information to both financial and non-financial people is essential.

You will be an organised, flexible and proactive individual that is able to meet deadlines and manage their own workload.

Ideally you will have an understanding of good practice in modelling and past experience of running and developing complex models.

Previous experience within a utility / regulated business or a large commercially orientated company would also be desirable.

Applicants will be expected to clearly demonstrate the Kelda Group company values and behaviours.

A full valid EU driving licence is required.

This role will be based at Buttershaw, Bradford, but you will occasionally be required to visit other sites and locations in Yorkshire

What's in it for you ?

Career enhancement and development, colleague well-being and a genuinely positive work experience for all are key priorities. We are continuously evolving and improving our ways of working and you will support us in achieving our vision of 'taking responsibility for the water environment for good'.

If you feel this opportunity is suitable and you match the skills required, then please apply on line and complete the application process.

Company Information -

The Kelda Group provides water and sewerage services to domestic and business customers across the UK, managing the following subsidiary companies: -    Yorkshire Water, is the main subsidiary company providing water and sewerage services to 4.7 million people and 130,000 businesses in the Yorkshire region. Its activities are regulated by the Water Services Regulation Authority, Ofwat. 

Loop Customer Management Ltd specialises in delivering customer service support to Yorkshire Water that includes billing, debt recovery and incident management. Employing more than 600 people, Loop have built up an impressive list of industry awards and achievements since being created in 2000 and is currently listed in the Sunday Times Top 100 list as being one of the best companies to work for.

Kelda Water Services (KWS) manages Kelda's non-regulated water and waste water contract operations. It is now the second biggest player in the UK market for outsourced clean and waste water services.

Kelda Water Services Retail offer quality, integrity and partnership but it is never just about the technologies behind our solutions in water. It is about the structure, delivery and even the financing of those solutions, and about giving our customers a level of convenience they never knew was possible.

KeyLand Developments Limited (KeyLand Developments) is responsible for managing, developing and disposing of the group's surplus property assets, either on its own or in partnership with outside organisations.

Kelda Group values equality, diversity and inclusion we believe that everyone should be treated with respect. We welcome applications from all individuals, regardless of gender, marital status, parental status, sexual orientation, race, colour, ethnic or national origin, disability, age, religion or belief and trade union membership.

Closing date 25th May

Interviews 31st May & 1st June - you must be available to attend these interview dates

Kelda Group reserve the right to close this position before the published closing date, should the need occur. We therefore advise that you complete and submit your application as soon as possible.