Director, Corporate Finance

National Grid (https:\\


  Full Time   Employee

United States

About the Position:
Corporate Finance, Director, Planning, Budgeting, Performance leads and develop NGUSA financial performance budgets and metrics. Responsible for partnering with Jurisdiction Finance to build budgets and set performance targets. Develops and reports on the financial performance of NGUSA.
Reports to the VP, Corporate Finance and drives the preparation of the annual operating and capital budgets with finance and business insights.
Position Responsibilities (including but not limited to):
Responsible for leading planning, budgeting and performance of NGUSA through the development of financial budgets.
Partners with Jurisdiction Finance and the business to develop operating expenses, establish revenue, net margin and forecasts.Assists in the development of the annual business plan by partnering with stakeholders to develop assumptions.
Drives performance modelling to support planning and budgeting scenario analyses.
Partners with Jurisdiction Finance and the business to develop monthly forecasts, budgets and KPIs to increase company profitability, maximize profits and achieve growth in the U.S.
Drives the collection of budgets and expenses to build a preliminary consolidated budget.
Partners closely with the VP, Corporate Finance to provide insight and propose operating budgets and include feedback prior to presenting to the business for approval.
Responsible for finalizing budgets, presenting back to the business and working to implement and provide any adjustments.
Partners closely with Finance Operations on consolidated financial reporting to present analysis of financial planning and performance reporting.
Drives the implementation of the Plan to Perform business plans while maintaining US GAAP, SOX, SEC requirements and IFRS.
Positively influence leaders of the organization to ensure that process improvement activities receive the necessary support and resources to implement solutions while remaining consistent with NGUSA operations.
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.
Accountable for ensuring teams adhere and support financial and non-financial controls.
Knowledge & Experience Required:
Knowledge and Experience:
Budgeting and financial planning
Financial analysis
Accounting practices
US GAAP, SOX, SEC requirements and IFRS
Budgeting, accurate forecasting and KPIs
Company operating and business plans
Analysis of business performance
Project management
Qualifications Required:
Bachelor?s Degree; Master?s preferred, with a minimum of 10 years in finance roles with increasing scope and leading financial processes
Experience in financial management and organizational budget planning
Strong ability to build cross-functional relationships to create and implement financial metrics and budgets
Common utility Finance practices
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.
Excellent written and oral communication skills
Develops others
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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Job Posting
:Nov 18, 2017, 8:27:02 PM
Unposting Date
:Jan 3, 2018, 4:59:00 AM


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