Graduate Development Program Associate Analyst, Finance

National Grid Brooklyn , NY 11201

Posted 2 months ago

About the Graduate Development Program

National Grid's Graduate Development Program (GDP) is an in-depth training and development program for high achieving recent college graduates who aspire to take on future leadership roles in a dynamic, ever-changing industry. Graduates start their careers at National Grid with an in-depth 8-week Orientation which gives you exposure to all part of the company, allows you to network with your Graduate cohort, GDP alumni, and senior leaders, and provides you with the opportunity to travel throughout our service territory in the northeast US.

Following Orientation, Graduates begin working in their hired position. Additionally, all Graduates will develop leadership skills through quarterly development session and a Capstone Project at the completion of your first year with National Grid. You will meet amazing individuals, both within our organization and local communities and will be assigned a mentor who will provide guidance and insight to help you start and progress in your career.

About the Position

The Associate Analyst within Finance Operations supports accounting functions by reviewing and reconciling accounts, enters accounting transactions using financial systems and is responsible for limiting accounting discrepancies to produce accurate and credible financial information.

Reports to the Manager, Service Company, and supports the creation of accurate and credible results.

Position Responsibilities (including but not limited to):

  • Compiles and enters financial information to prepare service company financial statements.

  • Supports accurate and timely data entry, processing of transactions to support intercompany billing and transactions.

  • Prepares, records and processes accounting transactions and ensures allocation to appropriate accounts.

  • Supports and collects Service Company transaction documentation according to policies and processes.

  • Monitors and reviews net income, balance sheet and cash flow for accurate and credible data.

  • Responsible for entering data to support Reporting with Service Company filings and compliance with internal controls.

  • Processes Service Company accruals and transactions for proper account reconciliation.

  • Supports month-end accounting close process to ensure timely, accurate and complete accrual of financial transactions.

  • Responsible for following US GAAP, SOX and other accounting standards.

  • Responsible for meeting financial filings and reporting deadlines.

  • Bachelor or Master's degree from an accredited institution

  • Knowledge of: general accounting principles, close processes, US GAAP

  • Ability to review and resolve data discrepancies

  • Ability to identify accounting issues and recommend solutions

  • Ability to manage competing priorities and meet deadlines

  • Graduated between May 2018 and May 2019

  • Earned a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher; official college transcript required for confirmation

  • Demonstrated effective communication and interpersonal skills

  • Ability to begin the National Grid Graduate Program June 3, 2019

  • Valid driver's license with safe driving history

  • Proven leadership experience in at least one of the following:

  • College leadership position (e.g., student government, clubs, athletics).

  • Leadership and/or volunteer experience, in and/or out of the college environment

  • Experienced a full or part-time job while at college and acquired relevant work experience

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 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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