Senior Analyst, Finance Business Partner - Transmission, Generation & Energy Procurement - Military veterans preferred

2019-01-09
National Grid (https:\\careers.nationalgridus.com)
Other

/yr

  full-time   employee


Waltham
Massachusetts
United States

Job ID 802
Location Waltham, Massachusetts
Organization Finance and Risk
Department FUNCTIONAL BUS PARTNER OPS

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
Prepares accurate and timely monthly financial reports for TGEP operating companies
Prepares forecasts, budgets, and KPIs to increase financial profitability, maximize profits and achieve growth
Assists in the development of short and long-term business plan by collecting and assessing stakeholder data
Provides performance modelling to support planning and budgeting scenario analyses
Provides financial analysis and general business support to TGEP functional teams
Supports ad hoc requests and tasks as needed
Supports initiatives and special projects as needed
Applies US GAAP, IFRS, FERC, SOX and SEC requirements to budgeting and planning activities
Responsible for supporting financial and non-financial controls to meet business requirements
Key Accountabilities
Develop an understanding of the business context associated with value opportunities and initiatives and to translate financial and non-financial information into financial business cases.
Provide a commercial understanding of how contracts work and to utilize contract management skills to assist the National Grid business in implementing and managing the delivery of value from its supply chain partners.
Work closely with appropriate functional management teams, acting as financial point of contact and deputizing for Line Manager as required.
Work with other Finance Business Partners to record risks and opportunities.
Own the relationship with your business stakeholders, building strong rapport and trust to achieve the credibility to enable challenging discussions around commercial performance.
Understand the financial challenges faced by your business leads and strategically influence them to deliver options to meet our financial targets now and in the future.
Effectively collaborate with your Finance colleagues to ensure provision of consistent, high quality financial information reinforced by high quality insight and financial advice, supporting the business to deliver the right financial outcomes.
Contribute to and support all key commercial decisions across a range of business priorities and influence plans and investment appraisals for areas of business responsibility.
Qualifications
Business Partnering
Management reporting
Financial analysis and modelling
Budgeting, accurate forecasting and KPIs
Accounting practices
Qualifications – Required
Bachelor’s in Accounting or Finance
Strong financial acumen and analytical skills
Strong Excel skills including data mining capabilities
Minimum of 3 years in finance roles demonstrating business partnering responsibilities
Experience in financial management and organizational budget planning
Demonstrated ability to create financial models and long-term forecasts
Demonstrated knowledge of finance systems and business process
Ability to work across department and geographic boundaries
Demonstrated ability to manage competing priorities through effective planning and execution skills
Excellent written and communication skills
Qualifications – A Plus (but not required)
CFA
CPA
CGMA
Knowledge of utility Finance practices
Experience in energy, utility, generation or related industries
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.