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

2019-01-08
National Grid (https:\\careers.nationalgridus.com)
Defense Contracting

/yr

  full-time   employee


Waltham
Massachusetts
02451-1120
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

  • 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.

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