National Grid Manager, Project Financial Analysis, Complex Capital Delivery in Waltham, Massachusetts

_About the Position: _

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Manager, Project Financial Analysis, Complex Capital Delivery is responsible for building a team that will partner with the Complex Capital Delivery team to manage capital delivery performance. Works closely with the Finance Business Partner team to report complex capital portfolio financial performance, identify trends and provide financial insight. Responsible for working with multiple stakeholders to drive the improvement of capital delivery capability.

Reports to the Director, Finance Complex Capital Delivery

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_Position Responsibilities (including but not limited to):_

  • Support the Complex Capital Delivery Initiative.

  • Build and manage a results-driven team by taking a strategic and technical view of performance management by involving employees in planning, relationship building, decision-making, reporting, forecasting, and analysis processes.

  • Act as a trusted advisor to the project managers.

  • Manage a team responsible to review actual project costs incurred to ensure they are accurately represented in National Grid’s financial systems in line with accounting principles and project manager’s view.

  • Interpret, explain, communicate, drive and hold the business accountable for financial performance.

  • Assist the project managers in understanding key value drivers of cost to help drive, influence and support operational decision making.

  • Proactively identify performance gaps and create innovative opportunities.

  • Support and challenge project managers in the creation of monthly forecasts.

  • Support project review meetings and address follow-up requirements.

  • Liaise with internal and external auditors for all financial matters relating to projects.

  • Ensure proper support to meet business requirements of financial and non-financial controls.


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_Knowledge and Experience Required:_


_Knowledge and Experience:_

  • Project management

  • Capital reporting and analysis

  • Asset capitalization rules and accounting

  • Ability to analyse and provide insight on capital spending financial performance

  • Cross-functional business partnering

  • U.S. GAAP, SOX, SEC requirements and IFRS


_Qualifications Required:_

  • Bachelor’s Degree; Master’s preferred, with a minimum of 7 years in finance roles with increasing scope and leading financial processes

  • Ability to manage and develop team members

  • Experience in financial management and financial and performance reporting

  • Strong ability to build cross-functional relationships to create and implement financial metrics and budgets

  • Finance systems and business process

  • Financial acumen and analytic skills

  • Strong ability to work across department and geographic boundaries

  • Ability to manage competing priorities through effective planning and execution skills

  • Advanced computer skills in MS Excel, MS Work, MS PowerPoint and MS Access; SAP knowledge preferred; PowerPlan knowledge beneficial

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills

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/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: Manager, Project Financial Analysis, Complex Capital Delivery

Location: MA-Waltham

Requisition ID: 20172274

Other Locations: NY-Brooklyn