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Manager, Controls Excellence - US Finance

Description About the Position: Finance Excellence, Manager, Controls Excellence reviews, documents and tests key financial business process controls. Responsible for reviewing and identifying internal controls deficiencies and supporting remediation. Partners with Finance Operations and Audit to ensure controls compliance and resolves or escalates issues as appropriate. Reports to the Director, Controls Excellence, and is accountable for reviewing and testing financial controls. Position Responsibilities (including but not limited to: Responsible for reviewing, documenting and testing financial and process controls through the evaluation of processes and financial requirements. Partners with the Director, Controls Excellence to develop internal controls strategies and monitoring of compliance. Designs internal control activities, maintains and updates key controls, ensures SOX documentation is accurate and up to date. Partners with Internal Audit on control testing to support the timely execution and identification of control deficiencies. Reviews the documentation of controls processes and ensures accuracy of controls database. Collaborates with process owners and others to build knowledge and understanding of risks and controls. Identifies control and process gaps, partners with the Director, Controls and VP, Finance Excellence, Controls to review and correct control deficiencies. Leads and drives the implementation of controls with Finance Operations to ensure Finance compliance. Responsible for developing and maintaining internal controls. Participates in risk assessment to establish programs and ensure successful controls audit. Responsible for testing controls and partners with control owners to share results. Builds and manages results-driven teams by taking a strategic and technical view of performance management by involving employees in planning, relationship building, decision-making, forecasting, and analysis processes. . Qualifications Knowledge and Experience Required: Knowledge & experience in the following areas is preferable : Financial control identification. Risk mitigation. Controls and financial audit. Effective business partnerships. Control development. End-to-end control documentation. US GAAP, SEC and SOX requirements. FERC and other regulatory requirements. Qualifications Required: Bachelor’s Degree, Master’s Degree preferred with a minimum of 7 years in finance roles with increasing responsibility; previous experience in Internal Controls or Audit . Experience in establishing process or controls enablement. Advanced skills in Governance, Risk and Internal Control Frameworks. Background controls testing. Excellent written / oral communication skills, follow-up, and negotiation skills. Ability to build and develop teams of multi-skilled financial professionals. 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 Primary Location : MA-Waltham Organisation : Financial Services Schedule : Full-time Job Posting : Jan 10, 2018, 4:53:09 PM Unposting Date : Feb 10, 2018, 4:59:00 AMAdvertisement