Manager, Project Financial Analysis

National Grid (https:\\


  Full Time   Employee

United States

About the Position:
Manager, Project Financial Analysis, Complex Capital Delivery is responsible for building a team that will partner with the Complex Capital Delivery team to manage capital Delivery performance. Works closely with the Finance Business Partner team to report complex capital portfolio financial performance, identify trends and provide financial insight. Responsible for working with multiple stakeholders to drive the improvement of capital Delivery capability.
Reports to the Director, Finance Complex Capital Delivery
Position Responsibilities (including but not limited to):
Support the Complex Capital Delivery Initiative.
Build and manage a results-driven team by taking a strategic and technical view of performance management by involving employees in planning, relationship building, decision-making, reporting, forecasting, and analysis processes.
Act as a trusted advisor to the project managers.
Manage a team responsible to review actual project costs incurred to ensure they are accurately represented in National Grid?s financial systems in line with accounting principles and project manager?s view.
Interpret, explain, communicate, drive and hold the business accountable for financial performance.
Assist the project managers in understanding key value drivers of cost to help drive, influence and support operational decision making.
Proactively identify performance gaps and create innovative opportunities.
Support and challenge project managers in the creation of monthly forecasts.
Support project review meetings and address follow-Up requirements.
Liaise with internal and external auditors for all financial matters relating to projects.
Ensure proper support to meet business requirements of financial and non-financial controls.
Knowledge and Experience Required:
Knowledge and Experience:
Project management
Capital reporting and analysis
Asset capitalization rules and accounting
Ability to analyse and provide insight on capital spending financial performance
Cross-functional business partnering
U.S. GAAP, SOX, SEC requirements and IFRS
Qualifications Required:
Bachelor?s Degree; Master?s preferred, with a minimum of 7 years in finance roles with increasing scope and leading financial processes
Ability to manage and develop team members
Experience in financial management and financial and performance reporting
Strong ability to build cross-functional relationships to create and implement financial metrics and budgets
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
Advanced computer skills in MS Excel, MS Work, MS PowerPoint and MS Access; SAP knowledge preferred; PowerPlan knowledge beneficial
Excellent written and oral communication 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.
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Job Posting
:Sep 1, 2017, 4:00:00 AM
Unposting Date
:Oct 21, 2017, 3:59:00 AM


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