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Lead, Finance Business Partner, IT Projects

Company: NATIONAL GRID CO USA (NE POWER)
Location: Somerville
Posted on: January 13, 2022

Job Description:

In accordance with guidelines regarding companies classified as Federal contractors and consistent with our core commitment of safety, National Grid has made the decision to require all new hires to be fully COVID-19 vaccinated as a condition of hire. "Full vaccination" is defined as two weeks after both doses of a two-dose vaccine or two weeks since a single-dose vaccine has been administered. Anyone unable to be vaccinated, either because of a religious belief or a disability can request a reasonable accommodation.About usNational Grid is hiring a -Lead, Finance Business Partner, IT Projects for our Finance Business Partnering -department in Waltham, MA or 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 PurposeAct as finance business partner to IT function, to: -
- - - - support and challenge the strategic and financial priorities, and to support the decisions that deliver financial performance.
* FBPs each support a number of functions within a business, or several smaller Group (or UK Functions).Key Accountabilities
1. - - -Engage with stakeholders internally and externally to understand best practice and to influence decision makers. -
2. - - -For each relevant business area:
a. - - -Actively contribute to each business area to help drive commercial and non-financial performance related decisions. -Support the management of financial risks and the implementation & maintenance of controls.
b. - - -Support both near and long term business & financial planning, budgeting and forecasting processes to drive performance.
c. - - -Support the implementation of continuous improvement and performance excellence activities, consistently achieving strong results.
d. - - -Support the delivery of the relevant business area 's financial response to price controls and maximise future allowances for ongoing investment in infrastructure and services. -
e. - - -Support the investment appraisal process for each relevant business area, guiding decision making with insight, to ensure that all current and future investments are made in line with the business strategy and value requirements.
f. - - -Present the monthly results in a style suitable for both a finance and non finance audience, delivering insight and highlighting priority areas for focus, ensuring efficiencies are optimised for the longer term. -Provide action plans to address issues and ensure corrective actions are delivered on a timely basis. -
- -Qualifications

  • Bachelor 's Degree required, with 5 - 7+ years of progressive growth in finance-enabled business support roles.
  • Recognised advanced Qualification ( MBA / ACA / ACCA / CIMA) or relevant qualified experience (with evidence).
  • Experience in a regulated business, Global experience, Apptio Software, Software Development Live Cycle (SDLF), data visualization (e.g.Power BI, Data Manipulation).
  • Proficient in MS Office suite, Power BI experience a plus.
  • Experience with SAP preferred.
  • The ability to influence and impact the decisions and financial performance of senior stakeholders and their teams throughout the relevant business area. Strong communication skills.
  • Sound commercial skills.
  • Proven ability to adapt style of financial information presentation to suit a range of stakeholders, both financial and non-financial. -Extensive experience in Financial analysis and investment appraisal, with track record of successful delivery. Excellent communication skills for financial information.
  • Demonstrated Business Partner experience to act as a trusted advisor using strategic insight to deliver tangible performance improvements.
  • Proactively maintaining professional development under a relevant / recognised professional body.
  • Strong understanding of how value is generated within an IT business. -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. -

Keywords: NATIONAL GRID CO USA (NE POWER), Somerville , Lead, Finance Business Partner, IT Projects, Accounting, Auditing , Somerville, Massachusetts

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