Banking Lead - Military veterans preferred

National Grid (https:\\
Defense Contracting


  full-time   employee

CV34 6DA
United Kingdom

What you'll get

A competitive salary between £30,000 – £33,500 – dependent on capability

As well as your base salary, you will receive a bonus based on personal and company performance and a competitive contributory pension scheme where we will double match your contribution to a maximum company contribution of 10%. You will also have access to a number of flexible benefits such as a share incentive plan, salary sacrifice car and technology schemes, support via employee assistance lines and matched charity giving to name a few.

About us

We’ve connected millions of people safely, reliably and efficiently to the energy they use since 1990. But the world has grown, becoming more urban, complex and connected than ever before. So we’ve changed too. We know we can’t stand still or be complacent, so we’re planning, innovating and working to remain as vital and relevant as ever before. Join us and you’ll help us build the energy systems of tomorrow. Join us and be at the heart of energy.

About the role

Ensure payments are made on time and banking transactions are accurately recorded, whilst operating and ensuring compliance with SOX.

  • Effectively execute banking processes
  • Operate banking SoX controls effectively and consistently
  • Provide feedback on Banking Standard Operating Procedures (SOP’s) both onshore and offshore
  • Build relationships with offshore providers such that service is seamlessly provided and quality is controlled
  • Actively engage with PeX methodology through, escalating process blockers, and supporting the implementation of solutions jointly with other stakeholders where appropriate
  • Deliver service as a key part of all processes, ensuring service is reliable, responsive, and easy to deal with
  • Ensure all processes are documented

About you

  • Relevant experience in a shared service/finance function
  • Experience working with offshore contracts
  • Banking experience in a process role preferred but not essential
  • Reporting financial information experience
  • Skilled in accounting and reporting pronouncements 
  • Governance, risk and internal control frameworks experiemce 
  • Skilled in transaction and close process management 
  • Proficient SAP user 
  • Experience with business software and applications 
  • Codeblock 
  • CIMA, CPA, ACA, AAT or ACCA part qualified is desirable

Who are we

At National Grid, we don’t just ask our people to deliver to the highest standards. We also support them to be the best they can be. We welcome and encourage applicants with diverse experiences and backgrounds. National Grid’s ambition is to drive, develop and operate our business in a way that results in a more inclusive culture. We are committed to building a workforce which represents the communities we serve and a working environment in which each individual feels respected, fairly treated, valued and able to reach their full potential.

Closing date

27th January 2019