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Sr. Analyst, Service Company

Description With the demand for energy growing globally, it’s a great time to be a part of this transformative industry. National Grid is at the forefront of this transformation and we want you to join us on our journey. We are looking for high performing individuals who take pride in the quality of their work and want to progress their careers at a large, multinational company. You will play an important role in solving some of the world's most critical energy and economic challenges. Your career development is our priority. Our career progression tools and programs will provide you with the relevant knowledge and applicable skills to succeed. By connecting you to learning and development opportunities, we work with you to develop your leadership, business and technical skills. Supporting you to help grow the business and drive current and future performance makes us a great team. Come be a part of our team. About the Position: Finance Operations, Snr. Analyst, Service Company is responsible for performing accounting functions by reviewing, verifying and reconciling accounts. Captures accounting transactions using financial systems. Responsible for identifying and remediating accounting discrepancies to produce accurate and credible financial information. Reports to the Manager, Service Company, and is responsible for producing accurate and credible results. Position Responsibilities (including but not limited to): Verifies, reconciles and updates accounts by reviewing discrepancies to produce accurate and credible data. Monitors and reports net income, balance sheet and variances against budget and historical data to identify anomalies or discrepancies and ensure information is accurate and credible. Responsible for accurate and timely recording, transaction processing to support intercompany billing and processes. Provides insights into developing Service Company transaction documentation according to policies and processes. Supports month-end accounting close process to ensure timely, accurate and complete accrual of financial transactions. Reviews Service Company accounts and calculates financial adjustments and ensures proper account reconciliation. Responsible for following US GAAP, SOX and other accounting standards. Assembles and reviews supporting Service Company documentation and resolves any concerns to ensure compliance with audits. Compiles and reviews financial information to prepare financial statements including monthly and annual accounts for the preparation of filing and reporting. Ensures maintenance of financial records for compliance with accepted policies and procedures. Responsible for meeting financial filings and reporting deadlines. Responsible for supporting financial and non-financial controls to meet business requirements. Qualifications Knowledge & Experience Required: Support function accounting. Regulatory. General accounting. Technical Accounting. Utility industry accounting. US GAAP and Sarbanes-Oxley. Month-end close processes. Qualifications Required: Associate’s Degree, Bachelor’s Degree preferred with a minimum of 3 years’ experience in accounting roles with increasing responsibility. Experience working with support functions and regulatory roles. Knowledge of general ledger platforms and accounting system experience. Knowledge of support function accounting or related specialized accounting discipline. Experience working across department and geographic boundaries to lead risk mitigation, the Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002 and the COSO Internal Control – Integrated Framework. Background in utility service business activities and projects. Experience reviewing and resolving data discrepancies. Able to assess accounting issues and recommend solutions. Ability to manage competing priorities and meet deadlines. Excellent written / oral communication skills, follow-up, and negotiation skills. Ability to build and develop teams of multi-skilled financial professional. 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 value s a broad diversity of talent, knowledge, experience and expertise. We foster a culture of inclusion t hat 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 : NY-Brooklyn Organisation : Financial Services Schedule : Full-time Job Posting : Jan 26, 2017, 4:00:04 PM Unposting Date : Mar 12, 2017, 10:59:00 PM