Lead, Finance Business Partner, IT Projects
Company: NATIONAL GRID CO USA (NE POWER)
Posted on: January 9, 2022
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,
- - - - support and challenge the strategic and financial
priorities, and to support the decisions that deliver financial
* 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
c. - - -Support the implementation of continuous improvement and
performance excellence activities, consistently achieving strong
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
- 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
- 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.
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