Analyst, Electric Accounting - US Finance

National Grid (https:\\


  Full Time   Employee

New York
United States

About the Position:
Finance Operations, Senior Analyst, Electric Accounting is responsible for performing Electric accounting functions by reviewing, verifying and reconciling accounts. Captures accounting transactions using financial systems. Responsible for identifying and remediating accounting discrepancies to produce accurate and credible financial information.
Reports to the Manager, Electric Accounting - NY, is accountable for producing accurate and credible results for the jurisdiction.
Position Responsibilities (including but not limited to):
Verifies, reconciles and updates accounts by reviewing discrepancies to produce accurate and credible data.
Monitors and reports net income, balance sheet and cash flow variances against budget and historical data to identify anomalies or discrepancies and ensure information is accurate and credible.
Prepares, records and processes accounting transactions and ensures allocation to appropriate accounts for accurate and credible data.
Provides accounting data to support jurisdiction activities and financial support to rate case filings and requests for information.
Establish and account for electric rates and usages to providing accounting support to jurisdiction.
Supports month-end accounting close process to ensure timely, accurate and complete accrual of financial transactions.
Responsible for completing month-end accounting activities to ensure timely filing and account for any variances.
Reviews accounts and calculates financial adjustments and ensure proper account reconciliation.
Responsible for following US GAAP and other accounting standards.
Assembles and reviews supporting documentation to ensure compliance with audits.
Compiles and reviews financial information to prepare financial statements including monthly and annual accounts.
Maintains Financial record for compliance with accepted policies and procedures.
Responsible for meeting financial deadlines.
Responsible for supporting financial and non-financial controls to meet business requirements.
Knowledge & Experience Required:
Knowledge and Experience:
General accounting
Identify patterns and trends
Utility industry accounting
Process centric operations
US GAAP, Sarbanes-Oxley and IFRS
Process Management
Month-end close processes
Risk mitigation
Qualifications Required:
Bachelor?s Degree required with a minimum of 3 years? experience in accounting roles with increasing responsibility
Knowledge of general ledger platforms and accounting system experience
Knowledge of gas and electric accounting or related specialized accounting discipline
Experience working across department and geographic boundaries to lead risk mitigation, the Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002 and the COSO Internal Control ? Integrated Framework
Background in utility service business activities and projects
Experience reviewing and resolving data discrepancies
Able to assess accounting issues and recommend solutions
Ability to manage competing priorities and meet deadlines
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.
:Financial Services
Primary Location
:Financial Services
Job Posting
:Dec 5, 2017, 9:18:30 PM
Unposting Date
:Jan 5, 2018, 4:59:00 AM


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