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National Grid Analyst, Finance Services in Brooklyn, New York

About us

National Grid is hiring an Analyst for our Controllership in Brooklyn, NY.

Every day we deliver safe and secure energy to homes, communities, and businesses. We are there when people need us the most. We connect people to the energy they need for the lives they live. The pace of change in society and our industry is accelerating and our expertise and track record puts us in an unparalleled position to shape the sustainable future of our industry.

To be successful we must anticipate the needs of our customers, reducing the cost of energy delivery today and pioneering the flexible energy systems of tomorrow. This requires us to deliver on our promises and always look for new opportunities to grow, both ourselves and our business.

Job Purpose

The Analyst is responsible for providing analytical and decision-making support within the team to ensure timely and controlled progression of Work Order Lifecyle. The Analyst is also responsible for developing and implementing corrective measures and procedures to improve the working of National Grid across the Acquire to Retire business activities and Fixed Assets Processes.

Reports to the Manager, Plant Accounting in the US Controllership.

Key Accountabilities
  • Provide reporting and advanced analytics that monitor, measure, and manage work orders.

  • Support the cadence of reporting needed to effectively communicate findings and actions required and support adherence to the controls-based framework related to work orders and overall financial results.

  • Ensure corrective measures, that enhance and improve the work order lifecycle timeliness to closeout with high quality of financial results, are developed and maintained.

  • Manage the development and enhancement of policies, procedures, and job aids that provide the foundation of the work order lifecycle controls framework.

  • Research and analyze key themes from a wide range of data sources to identify the impact of different scenarios on the business.

  • Develop expertise and relationships that contribute to the identification and formulation of objectives to drive change and innovation within National Grid.

  • Ensure a continuous improvement approach is maintained and challenge existing ways of working to continuously seek ways to improve and drive greater efficiencies.

  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting with 2+ years substantial relevant experience.

  • Excellent proficiency in relevant software e.g. Microsoft Office products Excel, Word, PowerPoint, PowerBI, and Access.

  • Primavera, PowerPlan, and SAP experience is desirable.

More Information

This position has a career path which provides for advancement opportunities within and across bands as you develop and evolve in the position; gaining experience, expertise and acquiring and applying technical skills. Internal candidates will be assessed and provided offers against the minimum qualifications of this role and their individual experience.

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.