National Grid Analyst / Sr. Analyst, RCoE Demand Management & Continuous Improvement in Brooklyn, New York

_About the Position: _

This position reports to the Manager, RCoE Demand Management & Continuous Improvement and is responsible for developing reporting processes, executing new demand requests, and partnering with customers to drive continuous improvement by increasing productivity, accuracy, efficiency, and effectiveness.

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_Position Responsibilities (including but not limited to):_

  • Support a Center of Excellence for defining, documenting, implementing, and maintaining reporting processes using software tools, spreadsheets and reports to support business decision-making. Proactively seek opportunities to enhance operational efficiency through best practice

  • Establish, maintain and monitor the financial control framework, ensuring compliance with all appropriate controls including those required for Sarbanes-Oxley compliance

  • Manage RCoE service level agreements (SLAs) and assess key performance metrics (KPIs)

  • Partner with customers (through workshops, meetings and discussion groups) to identify gaps in reporting needs, update reports and reporting tools, and find innovative solutions and opportunities to increase productivity, accuracy, speed of delivery and effectiveness and reduce costs

  • Objectively assess whether desired business outcomes have been satisfied by implemented solutions and take appropriate steps to remedy if not

  • Assist in monitoring and identifying risks / issues and overseeing change impacts. Support the delivery of change across Finance/Shared Services and the business by embracing new ways of working and owning delivery of key outcomes to drive the improvement of long-term business capability

  • Provide guidance in the use of reporting tools

  • Define business requirements using interviews, document analysis, requirements workshops, surveys, site visits business process descriptions, use cases and workflow analysis to challenge (where applicable) and translate them into actionable and deliverable solutions.

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_Knowledge and Experience Required:_


_Knowledge and Experience:_* *

  • Business Intelligence systems, reporting tools, and data structure

  • Report creation

  • Data mining

  • General and technical accounting knowledge

  • System implementation

  • Utility industry accounting

  • US GAAP, Sarbanes-Oxley, and IFRS

  • Process Management

  • Month-end close processes

  • Risk mitigation


_Qualifications Required:_

  • Bachelor’s Degree preferred with a minimum of 3 years’ experience in MIS or financial discipline

  • Experience working with accounting / finance systems and general ledgers

  • Knowledge of finance processes and terminology

  • Technical and functional proficiency in finance modules

  • Project management and problem solving skills

  • Effective collaboration and partnership capabilities

  • Manage competing priorities and meet deadlines

  • Excellent written / oral communication skills and follow-up

_Technical Competency:_

  • Transaction and Close Process Management: Skilled

  • Reporting Financial Information: Advanced

  • Business Intelligence Reporting: Advanced

  • Core Accounting Application: Foundation

  • Accounting and Reporting Pronouncements: Foundation

  • Taxes: Foundation

  • Governance, Risk, and Internal Control Frameworks: Foundation

  • Control Framework Assessment and Assurance: Foundation

  • Utility Compliance Management: Foundation

  • Financial Risk Management: Foundation

  • Capital Markets and Structured Finance: Foundation

  • Financial and Investment Appraisal: Foundation

  • Financial Modeling: Foundation

  • Planning, Forecasting, and Budgeting: Foundation

  • Business Partnering: Skilled

  • Business Software and Applications: Advanced

  • SAP: Advanced

  • Code Block: Advanced

_Behavioural Competency: Leadership:_

  • Develops a Wider Perspective : 2 out of 5

  • Leads Change: 2 out of 5

  • Thinks Ahead: 2 out of 5

  • Drives for Results: 2 out of 6

  • Influences Strategically: 2 out of 5

  • Leads Others: 2 out of 5

  • Engages Stakeholders: 2 out of 5

  • Collaborates: 2 out of 5

  • Understands Others: 2 out of 4

  • Has Self Awareness: 2 out of 4


_Behavioural Competency: Business Skills:_

  • Change Management: Skilled

  • Process Excellence: Skilled

  • Project Management: Skilled

  • Customer Focus: Skilled

  • Stakeholder Management: Skilled

  • Business Acumen: Skilled

  • Contract Management: Foundation

  • Regulatory Understanding: Skilled

This position is one of National Grid’s career path roles which provide for promotional opportunities within and across salary bands as you develop and evolve in the position by gaining experience, expertise and acquiring and applying technical 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./

Job: *Financial Services

Organization: *Financial Services

Title: Analyst / Sr. Analyst, RCoE Demand Management & Continuous Improvement

Location: NY-Brooklyn

Requisition ID: 20171517