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Associate/Analyst/Sr.Analyst, Gas Accounting (NE)

Job ID 20170469 Date posted 04/14/2017
With the demand for energy growing globally, it’s a great time to be a part of this transformative industry.  National Grid is at the forefront of this transformation and we want you to join us on our journey.  We are looking for high performing individuals who take pride in the quality of their work and want to progress their careers at a large, multinational company. You will play an important role in solving some of the world's most critical energy and economic challenges. Your career development is our priority.  Our career progression tools and programs will provide you with the relevant knowledge and applicable skills to succeed. By connecting you to learning and development opportunities, we work with you to develop your leadership, business and technical skills. Supporting you to help grow the business and drive current and future performance makes us a great team. Come be a part of our team.

About the Position:

Finance Operations, Analyst, Gas Accounting - NE is responsible for performing Gas accounting functions by providing data entry for Gas reconciliations and other transactions.  Supports the verification of information for accurate and credible data for the General Ledger and close processes.  
Reports to Manager, Gas Accounting - NE and is accountable for accurate data entry and basic accountings tasks.

Position Responsibilities (including but not limited to):
  • Compiles, enters and reviews financial information to prepare monthly, quarterly, and annual financial statements.
  • Maintains financial records for compliance with policies and procedures.
  • Meets financial reporting deadlines for accurate and timely close processes.
  • Reconciles invoices with counterparties for credible financial data.
  • Monitors and supports accounting and financial requirements.
  • Develops and maintains General Ledger and financial databases.
  • Assists with the preparation of documents for audit processes.
  • Oversees accurate and appropriate recording of revenues and expenses.
  • Collects documents for compliance with U.S. GAAP, SOX and other requirements.
  • Responsible for accurate data entry to ensure credible financial data.
  • Responsible for supporting financial and non-financial controls to meet business requirements.


Knowledge & Experience Required:

Knowledge & experience in the following areas is preferable:

  • Accounting  principles
  • Close processes
  • Attention to detail
  • Data entry
  • Account reconciliation
  • Financial systems
  • Month-end close processes
  • Risk mitigation

Qualifications Required:

  • Associate’s Degree, Bachelor’s Degree preferred with limited or similar experience in accounting function
  • Knowledge of general ledger platforms and accounting system experience
  • Understanding of Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002 and the COSO Internal Control – Integrated Framework
  • Knowledge of utility service business activities and projects
  • Ability to review and resolving data discrepancies
  • Ability to identify accounting issues and recommend solutions
  • Ability to manage competing priorities and meet deadlines
  • Excellent written / oral communication skills and follow-up

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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Job Posting

:Apr 14, 2017, 12:41:54 PM

Unposting Date

:May 29, 2017, 11:59:00 PM

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