Senior Analyst, Work Order Controls - Military veterans preferred

2018-12-07
National Grid (https:\\careers.nationalgridus.com)
Defense Contracting

/yr

  full-time   employee


Brooklyn
New York
11201
United States

About us

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

The Senior Analyst, PowerPlan IT will be responsible for the overall management and effective functioning of the PowerPlan IT platform. He/she will interface with outside support providers and third-party contractors to ensure the PowerPlan platform is fully functional and trouble-shoot any operating errors. The Senior Analyst, PowePlan IT will also be responsible for validating the system integrity of PowerPlan as it pertains to all system generated reports. Must be able to work in a multi-faceted, process centric, high performance team environment with an understanding of how individual responsibilities impact the larger organization accountabilities.

Key Accountabilities

  • Supports all aspects of the PowerPlan IT platform in relation to the reporting and accounting functions of Plant Accounting.  
  • Assist with month end close activities within PowerPlan including running processes and addressing errors
  • Facilitate the timely and accurate settlement of transactions between SAP and PowerPlan in support of all reporting requirements of Plant Accounting.
  • Interact directly with contractors and outside support providers in the maintenance and system-wide management of PowerPlan.
  • Perform comprehensive periodic reviews of the PowerPlan system to address deficiencies and formulate corrective measures.
  • Work with the Manager, Work Order Life Cycle to trouble shoot any system errors.
  • Perform all back-end support functions in PowerPlan to ensure accurate reporting to the SAP general ledger.
  • Run system-wide diagnostic tests to identify improper reporting or other operating deficiencies that impair data.
  • Provides appropriate IT infrastructure support to Operating Companies across multiple geographic locations.
  • Responsible for the development, implementation, and maintenance of the information security within PowePlan.
  • Exercise independent judgment in managing daily operations and resolving issues while remaining accountable for all actions to next-level management.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science, engineering, or related field.
  • 5+ years of experience in PowerPlan system management and support.
  • Experience with Oracle databases and SQL, a plus.
  • Experience managing a systems analysis function or supporting internal use of SAAS based CRM, Accounting, or PSA systems.
  • Microsoft technologies, UNIX and Linux, networking and databases required.
  • Proficient in Excel, Word, PowerPoint and other MS Office applications.
  • Experience managing WAN, Data Integrity and ability to troubleshoot Software Applications required.
  • Knowledge of general ledger platforms, with a strong preference for SAP.
  • Significant exposure to large scale processes and process improvement efforts.
  • Knowledge and/or exposure to Maximo, STORMS and other work management systems.
  • Experience in managing projects and evaluating performance levels.

 

More Information

This position has a career path which provides for advancement opportunities within and across bands as you develop and evolve in the position; gaining experience, expertise and acquiring and applying technical skills. Internal candidates will be assessed and provided offers against the minimum qualifications of this role and their individual experience.

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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