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National Grid Manager, Plant Accounting and Reconciliations in Brooklyn, New York

About us

* National Grid is hiring a Manager, Plant Accounting and Reconcil* * iations 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

Controllership, Manager, Plant Accounting and Reconciliations is responsible for the monthly reconciliation of transactions in PowerPlan and SAP. Responsible for ensuring data entered into PowerPlan is accurate and reconciles with other systems and requirements. Leads and oversees Plant accounting processes, projects and special assignments.

Reports to the Director, Plant Accounting and is responsible for all accounting and reconciliation processes for Plant Accounting.

To be responsible for financial data management leading to complete and accurate financial information and production of financial reporting.

Key Accountabilities
  • Responsible for the management of accounting activities that support Plant accounting.

  • Leads the monthly reconciliation processes of Plant transactions in PowerPlan and SAP.

  • Oversees the credibility and accuracy of accounting transactions, including reconciliation of accounts for close processes.

  • Oversees and reviews accounting information for accuracy to assist in Plant reporting and filings.

  • Reviews accounting pronouncements of regulatory agencies and facilitate implementation within Plant Accounting.

  • Ensures policies, procedures, and work instructions are current, well-documented, accurate, and reflect the controls framework relied on for balance sheet integrity in compliance with US GAAP, SOX, FERC and IFRS guidelines.

  • Manage monthly, quarterly, and annual closeout and reporting proceedings in PowerPlan and SAP in compliance with US GAAP, SOX, FERC, and IFRS reporting requirements.

  • 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.

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

Leads the monthly reconciliation processes of Plant transactions in PowerPlan and SAP.Oversees the credibility and accuracy of accounting transactions, including reconciliation of accounts for close processes.Oversees and reviews accounting information for accuracy to assist in Plant reporting and filings.Reviews accounting pronouncements of regulatory agencies and facilitate implementation within Plant Accounting.Ensures policies, procedures, and work instructions are current, well-documented, accurate, and reflect the controls framework relied on for balance sheet integrity in compliance with US GAAP, SOX, FERC and IFRS guidelines.Manage monthly, quarterly, and annual closeout and reporting proceedings in PowerPlan and SAP in compliance with US GAAP, SOX, FERC, and IFRS reporting requirements.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.Ensures proper support to meet business requirements of financial and non-financial controls.

Qualifications

Knowledge and Experience:

  • Fixed asset accounting

  • General accounting

  • Utility industry accounting

  • US GAAP, Sarbanes-Oxley policy and SEC regulations

  • FERC policy and procedures

  • End-to-end process design

  • Process management

  • Relationship management

Qualifications Required:

  • Bachelor’s degree; Master’s degree preferred in Accounting, Finance or Business Administration with 7 years of progressive work experience in a fixed asset accounting environment or other related field

  • Experience in implementing and leading processes

  • Knowledge and ability to apply federal, state, and municipal energy regulations

  • Experience managing capital and fixed asset accounting

  • Knowledge of general ledger platforms, with a strong preference for SAP experience

  • Knowledge and/or experience using PowerPlan or similar system

  • Proficient in Excel, Word, PowerPoint and other MS Office applications

  • Knowledge and/or exposure to Maximo, STORMS and other work management systems

  • Demonstrated proficiency in managing a team, communicating expectations, and delegating responsibilities with the ability to build effective working relationships

  • Able to assess business issues, define the process, and bring unique solutions to business problems

More Information

_ 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. _

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