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Senior Auditor, US, Corporate Audit

Waltham, Massachusetts

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Overview

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.

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Success Profile

What makes you successful at National Grid?
Check out the top traits we’re looking for and see if you have the right mix.

  • Leadership 10
  • Customer Focused 9
  • Responsible 9
  • Positive 8
  • Results Driven 7
  • Communicator 6
  • Socially Conscious 5
Traits are on a scale of 0 to 10

Addtional Traits

  • Analytical
  • Collborative
  • Enthusiastic
  • Focused
  • Thoughtful
  • Team player

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Benefits

  • Health

  • Wellbeing

  • Financial Security

  • Work Life
    Balance

  • Personal Care

  • Career
    Advancement

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Quotes

Natalie Terhaar

“ As Community Coordinator, I am lucky enough to work with so many deserving organizations that assist so many people in need. I am able to support these agencies with grants that will help them thrive and continue to do the amazing work that they do for our community. Being a full-time working mother, National Grid is extremely family oriented and truly cares about their employee’s best interest. ”

Natalie Terhaar Coordinator, Community & Cust Mgmt

“ It's easy to represent National Grid because of its values … safety, ethics, community involvement. I see how my work makes a difference. There's a clear line of sight to the company’s goals. ”

Katie Information Systems
Kelsey Kennedy

“ Our company’s strongest asset is its people, I love coming to work every day and being able interact with all our business groups and connect with different people on a daily basis. National Grid has a very customer-focused culture. At National Grid we all work together and help each other out as it will ultimately make us better for our customers. ”

Kelsey Kennedy Associate Coordinator for Pipeline Programs
Martin Sobers

“ The most rewarding part about my role is being able to help others improve their craft daily. I also enjoy being able to help our customers. Being a face in the field that they can connect to, helping them understand what is happening and why, and keeping them safe. National Grid's culture is one of diversity, supportive of its employees, and focused on customer satisfaction. ”

Martin Sobers Lead Supervisor Operations, Field Ops
Cedric Williams

“ The most rewarding aspect of my career is the opportunity to shape the future of how we deliver major capital projects for our customers. Our culture has a strong focus on meeting customer expectations, employee and public safety, and operational efficiency. ”

Cedric Williams VP Complex Capital Delivery Program, Complex Capital Del Project Team

We support developing the skills and capabilities of young people in the science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) subjects. It supports our future talent recruitment and our desire to see young people gain meaningful employment.

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Responsibilities

About us
Job Purpose

To be part of a professional team responsible for conducting operational, financial, regulatory, and compliance audits, as well as other projects, while maintaining objectivity and independence. Auditors effectively plan and execute their assignments, both independently and within a team structure, to contribute to the delivery of National Grid’s annual audit program.

Key Accountabilities

  • Design, manage and ensure the delivery of the Internal and external Audit Program.
  • Lead our group of internal auditors and maintain the audit register.
  • Maintain and Manage the business management systems in accordance to relevant ISO Accreditations.
  • Lead all aspects of audit activities including risk assessments, audit planning, audit testing, control evaluation, report drafting, work paper documentation, follow-up and tracking of management's corrective actions in response to findings, and verification of issue closure.
  • Work independently, be self-motivated and manage work within agreed timelines, while producing high quality deliverables (audit work papers, audit reports and other documents).
  • Leverage or develop a solid understanding of business processes, corporate strategy, controls and risks to provide reliable and independent assurance on the design and effectiveness of the control framework.
  • Corporate Audit to ensure audit plans are aligned and risks identified.

Supervisory/Interpersonal- Experience Required

  • Effectively collaborate with other parties as necessary to perform audit work, including developing and maintaining effective stakeholder relationships.
  • Ability to prepare comprehensive, clear, concise reports; communicate effectively in writing and orally; maintain objectivity and impartiality.
  • Ability to effectively work in a team environment fostering self-development and the development of others.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree - Business Administration, Accounting, Engineering
  • 3+ Years experience of Audit, in a large energy company or functional / accounting experience
  • MBA (Desirable)

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Awards

  • 2016 World's Most Ethical Companies www.ethisphere.com
  • 2017 World's Most Ethical Companies www.ethisphere.com
  • 2018 World's Most Ethical Companies www.ethisphere.com
  • Human Rights Campaign 2018 Best Places to Work for LGBTQ Equality 100% Corporate Equality Index
  • Best in class 2017 4017(k) plan sponsor
  • Reader's Choice 2018 a top 50 employer Careers & the disABLED

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