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National Grid Director, Controls and Compliance in Brooklyn, New York

About us

National Grid is hiring a Director, Compliance and Controls for our Customer organization. Thie preferred location for this role is Brooklyn, New York, but can be based in Waltham, MA.

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.

Job Purpose

Provides direction and oversight for the end to end testing and controls for Customer Back-Office, ensures completion of 2nd line testing, inclusive of SOX controls, operating and regulatory controls, and works with the leadership team to ensure remediation plans are executed according to due dates.

Key Accountabilities

  • Provide direction, oversight and leadership to a team of controls analysts

  • Design controls and 2nd level testing for back-office operations SOX (50), Operating Business Controls (52), and Regulatory

  • Ensure controls and testing are completed on schedule and by the due date compliance with the 1,754 regulatory obligations in the Billing, Collections and AMO Departments in NY (1,598) and NE (156)

  • Provide reporting and updates to executive leadership team on controls and testing results

  • Work closely with US Business Services Record to Report transaction processing team to ensure financial reporting accuracy within the revenue cycle

  • Consult with leaders on process improvements and may lead initiatives/projects

  • Work closely and collaborates with peers and the extended leadership team to resolve process and controls issues as they arise

  • Coordinate the “drumbeat” of all Assurance and Compliance activities across the Customer Organization

Qualifications

  • Undergraduate degree required; Accounting or Finance degree preferred

  • CPA preferred

  • Experience starting up a Quality or Process Controls/Audit/Finance Organization is strongly preferred

  • 7-10+ years of audit or quality process experience

  • Deep understanding of controls methodology

  • Experience leading teams

  • Ability to collaborate and build strategic relationships to solve problems

  • Must be able to travel for extended periods of time

More Information

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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