Job ID 8497 Location Waltham, Massachusetts Organization Finance and Risk Department IBM APP SUPPORT & DEVELOPMENT
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.
To lead the wider team in ensuring that services operate within controls and compliance frameworks including, internal policies, regulatory reporting standards, external compliance standards and the requirements of relevant legislation.
Identify ongoing assurance requirements and ensure all relevant documentation is kept up to date and maintained to an appropriate standard.
Interpret and implement key initiatives from wider compliance functions within National Grid which feed into the broader compliance framework, including policies and guidelines on safety, health, environment and security.
Support key internal stakeholders in effective communication and coordination with the service provider(s) on the National Grid compliance framework (including policies and guidelines on safety, health, environment and security).
Perform a detailed, accurate and timely review of monthly reports produced by the service provider(s) on all activities which impact on compliance.
Interface with external auditors to ensure the compliance and controls function continues to deliver to audit requirements and that implementation of audit points are carried out by service provider(s).
Identify best practice and communicate where process improvements can be made, both within the team and in the wider business.
Identify key compliance weaknesses.
Membership of a professional body ideal (e.g. CIMA, CPA)
Bachelor's degree, master's degree preferred with a minimum of 7 years in finance roles with increasing responsibility
Qualified accountant but if the candidate can demonstrate experience and understanding of a controls and compliance framework this may be acceptable
This position has a career path which provides for advancement opportunities within and across bands as you develop and evolve in the position; gaining experience, expertise and acquiring and applying technical skills. Internal candidates will be assessed and provided offers against the minimum qualifications of this role and their individual experience.
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.