Financial Controls Analyst

9/16/16
National Grid (https:\\careers.nationalgridus.com)
Other

/yr

  Full Time   Employee


Brooklyn
New York
United States

Description
About the Position:
Be part of a professional Financial Controls team responsible for conducting end-to-end business process reviews while identifying and testing key financial controls. The Controls team participates in strategic initiatives to increase value to the company working closely with the business areas and with leadership to influence and contribute to a strong optimal controls environment which addresses SOX reporting requirements, regulatory requirements and standalone reporting requirements.
Position Responsibilities (including but not limited to):
·Perform controls testing within US NG standards, working within SOX scope. Deliver high quality testing documentation on schedule, within budgeted time.
·Identify and escalate potential issues.
·Provide insight and recommendations for process improvements, articulating interrelationships between financial statement risks and processes.
·Actively support team projects, providing data analysis and recommendations for process improvement opportunities.
·Develop good understanding of end-to-end process, risk & controls framework to determine effectiveness of controls design.
·Develop good relationships with Process Owners and Control Owners to facilitate collaboration across business areas.
·Participate in achieving goals and metrics of Controls Excellence, including support of regular dashboard and Steering Committee reporting requirements.
·Proactively support a collaborative team working environment and focus on the design of new and improved processes in order to achieve business objectives and continuously improve performance within the Controls Excellence Team.
·Keep up to date with accounting principle developments and regulatory accounting developments in order to ensure the optimization of best practice for National Grid.
·Approximately 20% travel to multiple NG locations is required.
Qualifications
Knowledge & Experience Required:
·Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Finance or Accounting.
·3+ years qualifying experience, public accounting experience is preferred.
·Prior experience with internal control framework (e.g. COSO) and/or risk management activities is a plus
·MBA or professional certification is a plus (e.g. Certified Public Accountant)
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
:Sarbanes Oxley
Primary Location
:NY-Brooklyn
Other Locations
:MA-Waltham
Organisation
:Sarbanes Oxley
Schedule
:Full-time
Job Posting
:Aug 15, 2016, 12:53:10 PM
Unposting Date
:Sep 29, 2016, 11:59:00 PM

To apply for this job, contact:
Kathy Gangarossa

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