National Grid Manager, RCoE Demand Management & Continuous Improvement in Brooklyn, New York

_About the Position: _

This position reports to the Director, Reporting Center of Excellence and is responsible for leading and managing reporting and demand management processes and partnering with customers to drive continuous improvement by increasing productivity, accuracy, efficiency, and effectiveness.


_Position Responsibilities (including but not limited to):_

  • Manage a Center of Excellence for defining, documenting developing, 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

  • Lead a highly motivated, innovative and customer focused finance team, developing talent and a performance management culture that drives value through staff engagement and successfully meets/exceeds all relevant targets and objectives within the business unit

  • Lead the delivery of change across Finance and the Business, role-modelling new ways of working and owning delivery of key outcomes to drive the improvement of long-term business capability

  • Lead the execution of relevant end-to-end reporting processes, including those partially conducted by the service provider, ensuring operational efficiency and compliance with internal and external controls

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

  • Manage demand management process and prioritize new report requests

_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, Master’s Degree preferred with a minimum of 7 years’ experience in MIS or financial discipline with increasing responsibility

  • 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: Advanced

  • Reporting Financial Information: Expert

  • Business Intelligence Reporting: Expert

  • Core Accounting Application: Skilled

  • Accounting and Reporting Pronouncements: Skilled

  • Taxes: Foundation

  • Governance, Risk, and Internal Control Frameworks: Advanced

  • Control Framework Assessment and Assurance: Advanced

  • Utility Compliance Management: Skilled

  • Financial Risk Management: Foundation

  • Capital Markets and Structured Finance: Foundation

  • Financial and Investment Appraisal: Foundation

  • Financial Modeling: Foundation

  • Planning, Forecasting, and Budgeting: Skilled

  • Business Partnering: Skilled

  • Business Software and Applications: Expert

  • SAP: Expert

  • Code Block: Expert

/* */

*Behavioural Competency: Leadership:*

  • Develops a Wider Perspective : 3 out of 5

  • Leads Change: 3 out of 5

  • Thinks Ahead: 4 out of 5

  • Drives for Results: 4 out of 6

  • Influences Strategically: 3 out of 5

  • Leads Others: 3 out of 5

  • Engages Stakeholders: 4 out of 5

  • Collaborates: 4 out of 5

  • Understands Others: 3 out of 4

  • Has Self Awareness: 3 out of 4

/* */

*Behavioural Competency: Business Skills:*

  • Change Management: Advanced

  • Process Excellence: Skilled

  • Project Management: Skilled

  • Customer Focus: Advanced

  • Stakeholder Management: Advanced

  • Business Acumen: Advanced

  • Contract Management: Skilled

  • Regulatory Understanding: Advanced

/* */

/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: Manager, RCoE Demand Management & Continuous Improvement

Location: NY-Brooklyn

Requisition ID: 20171515