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National Grid Manager, Accounting in Brooklyn, New York

About us

* National Grid is hiring a Manager of Accounting for our Controllership in Brooklyn, NY.*

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

Finance Operations, Manager, Accounting – Responsible for leading accurate and credible accounting statements, month end close, general ledger and preparing data for financial reporting. Reports to the Controller, NY, Jurisdiction and manages the reconciliation, ledger review and credible accounting data for close processes.

Key Accountabilities

  • Responsible for the management of accounting activities.

  • Responsible for accurate and timely recording, processing of transactions to support budgeting and forecasting activities to drive performance.

  • Reconciles, analyzes and reviews ledger accounts ensuring accuracy and validity for close processes.

  • Manage and reviews net income, balance sheet and variances against current and historical data.

  • Responsible for creating and supporting the submission of mandatory filings and ensuring compliance with internal controls.

  • Responsible for developing valuation models and methodology for structured contracts.

  • Partners with Jurisdictions on variations or risks.

  • Applies knowledge of U.S. GAAP, SOX and SEC requirements.

  • Provides counsel to employees, manages third party consultants and contractors, and advises senior leaders as necessary.

  • 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

Qualifications Preferred

  • General accounting, technical accounting.

  • Utility industry accounting.

  • US GAAP, Sarbanes-Oxley and SEC regulations.

  • Process management.

  • Month-end close processes.

  • Risk Mitigation.

Qualifications Required

  • Bachelor’s degree and/or Master’s degree (accounting or finance preferred).

  • 5 - 7 years in accounting with increasing responsibility.

  • Demonstrated ability to drive month end and filing close timelines.

  • Proven experience to assess financial risk.

  • Effective collaboration and partnership capabilities.

  • Excellent written/oral communication skills and follow-up.

  • Ability to lead team of Finance professionals.

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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