National Grid Senior Analyst, Plant Accounting QA in Brooklyn, New York

*About the Position:*

Finance Operations, Snr. Analyst Plant Accounting QA performs accounting review to ensure accurate and credible accounting transactions and reconciliation. Responsible for reviewing accounting and reconciliation for Plant Accounting by validating accuracy and credibility of financial data. Responsible for reviewing data in PowerPlan and SAP to identify and remediate accounting discrepancies for the production of accurate and credible financial data.

Reports to the Manager, Plant Accounting QA and is accountable for supporting the review of accounting transactions for accuracy and credibility.

_Key Accountabilities:_

  • Supports the review of accounting and reconciliation to identify discrepancies and produce accurate and credible data.

  • Reviews accrual activities and performs reconciles plant transactions.

  • Reviews accounting transactions and identifies manual accruals to ensure allocation to appropriate accounts for accurate and credible data.

  • Performs balance sheet / income statement QA.

  • Supports month-end accounting close process by reviewing accounting transactions for accuracy.

  • Responsible for completing month-end accounting review activities to ensure timely filing and account for any variances in PowerPlan and SAP.

  • Reviews accounts and calculates financial adjustments and ensure proper account reconciliation.

  • Responsible for following US GAAP and other accounting standards.

  • Assembles and reviews supporting documentation to ensure compliance with audits.

  • Compiles and reviews financial information to ensure accurate financial statements.

  • Ensures maintenance of financial records for compliance with accepted policies and procedures.

  • Responsible for supporting financial filings and reporting deadlines.

  • Responsible for supporting financial and non-financial controls to meet business requirements.

Knowledge and Experience:

  • Fixed asset accounting

  • General accounting

  • QA review

  • Utility industry accounting

  • Process centric operations

  • FERC policy and procedures

  • US GAAP, Sarbanes-Oxley and IFRS

  • Process Management

  • Month-end close processes

  • Risk mitigation


Qualifications Required:

  • Bachelor’s Degree preferred with a minimum of 3 years’ experience in Accounting roles with increasing responsibility

  • Experience in Plant accounting or related industry accounting processes

  • Ability to review accounting transactions for accuracy

  • Knowledge of general ledger platforms, SAP, PowerPlan and/or other systems experience

  • 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 thatvaluesa broad diversity of talent, knowledge, experience and expertise. We foster a culture ofinclusion that drives employee engagement to deliver superior performance to the communities we serve. National Grid is proud to bean affirmative action employer. We encourage minorities, women, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans to join the National Grid team./

Job: *Global Finance

Organization: *Global Finance

Title: Senior Analyst, Plant Accounting QA

Location: NY-Brooklyn

Requisition ID: 20182234