National Grid Lead Analyst, Systems and Requirements in Brooklyn, New York

_About the Position: _

Finance Excellence, Lead, Systems and Requirements is responsible for leading the documentation of system requirements by partnering with the business and the Systems and Requirements team. Assists the Manager, Systems and requirements in identifying and capturing systems requirements and identifying technology needs and implementation. Has specific expertise and historical knowledge in the systems and requirements within U.S. Finance.

Reports to the Manager, Systems and Requirements and is responsible for the management and configurations of financial systems.

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_Position Responsibilities (including but not limited to):_

  • Responsible for supporting legacy systems and integration with new systems or tools through Finance Operation’s Manager, Systems Maintenance and IS.

  • Supports end-user support including access, monitoring and resolving system or module issues.

  • Assists in the development of system process flows and controls with Process Engineering and Controls Excellence.

  • Provides user and data reporting to leadership to assess the effectiveness of financial systems.

  • Partners with Finance Operation’s Systems Maintenance to ensure system configurations and enhancements meet compliance standards and mitigates control risks.

  • Leads system documentation and reviews compliance requirements to assist with audits.

  • Assists the Director, Technology Enablement and the PMO in finance technology projects.

  • Partners with Finance Operations on evaluating system enhancements and system maintenance for controls and process compliance.

  • Provides counsel to employees, manages third party consultants and contractors, and advises senior leaders as necessary.

  • Builds and manages results-driven teams by taking a strategic and technical view of performance management by involving employees in planning, relationship building, decision-making, forecasting, and analysis processes.

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_Knowledge and Experience Required:_


_Knowledge and Experience_:

  • SAP and other Financial Systems

  • Finance and Accounting processes

  • Technical interface support

  • General Accounting

  • Utility industry accounting

  • US GAAP, Sarbanes-Oxley and SEC regulations

  • Process Management

  • Risk mitigation


_Qualifications Required:_

  • Bachelor’s Degree, Master’s Degree preferred 5 years in IT, MIS or Finance with increasing responsibility and oversight in Financial Systems

  • Experience working with accounting / finance systems and general ledgers

  • Technical and functional proficiency in financial modules

  • Detailed knowledge of finance processes and terminology

  • Strong project management and problem solving skills

  • Effective collaboration and partnership capabilities

  • Excellent written / oral communication skills and follow-up

  • Excellent written / oral communication skills, follow-up, and negotiation skills

  • Ability to build and develop teams of multi-skilled financial professional

This position is one of National Grid’s career path roles which provide for promotional opportunities within and across salary bands as you develop and evolve in the position by gaining experience, expertise and acquiring and applying technical skills.

/National Grid is an equal opportunity employer that values a broad diversity of talent, knowledge, experience and expertise. We foster a culture of inclusion that drives employee engagement to deliver superior performance to the communities we serve. National Grid is proud to be an affirmative action employer. We encourage minorities, women, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans to join the National Grid team./

Job: *Financial Services

Organization: *Financial Services

Title: Lead Analyst, Systems and Requirements

Location: NY-Brooklyn

Requisition ID: 20171495