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.
National Grid is hiring a Senior Analyst for our Governance and Risk department in Waltham, MA.
Finance Excellence, Snr. Analyst, Governance and Risk manages the Process Excellence team by supporting the development and implementation of risk management governance strategies, policies and guidelines. Responsible for ensuring consistent approach to risk mitigation across NGUSA. Supports remediation and documenting any financial control failures to ensure operational performance.
Reports to the Manager, Governance and Risk and supports the design, governance and risk mitigation for finance processes and procedures.
Supports the documentation and identification of risk management and governance strategies.
Reviews risk and governance remediation strategies to ensure consistency.
Evaluates ways to standardize and document process improvement opportunities.
Monitors procedures and processes to reduce risk and provide recommendations to enhance finance process.
Reviews and assists in process standards and enablers for U.S. Finance to support the governance processes.
Conducts research on industry process trends to ensure compliance.
Responsible for following evaluation guidelines to document governance and risk issues.
Provides initial assessment of governance strategies for operational effectiveness.
Collects and prepares documents for Director, Process Engineering and VP, Finance Excellence for review and sign-off on new and revised governance guidelines.
Supports Manager, Governance and Risk and Change Management to assess change impacts and create a change plan to assist in successful process implementation.
Responsible for supporting financial and non-financial controls to meet business requirements.
Supporting the Delegations of Authority compliance across the US Business.
Knowledge and Experience:
Governance and risk practices
Effective business partnerships
Management of competing priorities
Utility and regulatory knowledge
Associates Degree, Bachelors Degree preferred with a minimum of 3 years experience in accounting roles with increasing responsibility
Ability to assess process enablement and governance planning
Experience in process evaluation and risk identification
Background in utility service business processes and projects
Proven experience managing risks and issues
Effective collaboration and partnership capabilities
Ability to manage competing priorities and meet deadlines
Excellent written / oral communication skills and follow-up
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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