National Grid Manager, RCoE Service Delivery in Brooklyn, New York

_About the Position: _

This position reports to the Director, Reporting Center of Excellence and is responsible for operating and delivering standard finance and operations reports, dashboards, and other forms of information to gain business perspective and insights. The role will also require the translation of functional requirements into workable, highly intuitive reports, dashboards and analysis data sets using the Business Objects toolset primarily in Webi and HANA to support finance technology initiatives throughout the implementation of the RCoE, and identifying key risk areas that impact technology usage and partners to develop remediation plans.

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_Position Responsibilities (including but not limited to):_

  • Lead and operate an effective customer interface and ensure the application of performance and governance frameworks so that high quality ‘outputs’ are produced

  • Ensure information and reports are accurate, usable, relevant, and timely by applying quality assurances in accordance with agreed service level agreements that meet or exceed customer expectations

  • Manage and coordinate processes by setting accurate timetables, transparent assumptions, key performance metrics and guidance to ensure delivery to agreed timescales and customer requirements

  • 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

  • Monitor and identify risks / issues and overseeing change impacts

  • Work with the Business and engagement leads where required to refine user and functional requirements to identify any gaps in request made and technical capability

  • Ensure all new or changed reports / data models are tested for accuracy and consistency before testing by the requester of final reports / outputs to verify the integrity of information made available to the business

_Knowledge and Experience Required:_


_Knowledge and Experience:_* *

  • Business Intelligence systems and tools

  • Knowledge of the HANA & BW platform in the area of data extraction (BODS & SLT)

  • Good understanding of data analysis, data mapping and process mapping

  • 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

  • Ideally BI developmentqualification in SAP BO toolset or equivalent experience

  • 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 Modelling: Foundation

  • Planning, Forecasting, and Budgeting: Skilled

  • Business Partnering: Skilled

  • Business Software and Applications: Expert

  • SAP: Expert

  • Code Block: Expert * *

_Behavioral 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: 2 out of 5

  • Leads Others: 3 out of 5

  • Engages Stakeholders: 3 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: Skilled

  • Process Excellence: Skilled

  • Project Management: Skilled

  • Customer Focus: Skilled

  • Stakeholder Management: Skilled

  • 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 Service Delivery

Location: NY-Brooklyn

Requisition ID: 20171514