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Principal Analyst, Project Controls

Location: Cambria Heights
Posted on: May 6, 2021

Job Description:

About us National Grid is hiring a Principal Analyst for our Paving department in Melville, 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 Purpose The role holder is responsible for operations personnel in order to effectively and efficiently accomplish job tasks in line with departmental and National Grid requirements. At the higher levels this role will translate functional policy by managing day to day operations to drive greater efficiencies and performance within their own team and National Grid. To lead and provide direction to the team and ensure understanding of interactions between different projects in a portfolio. Key Accountabilities -- Develop and lead process improvement efforts by identifying new business improvement opportunities-- Prepare forecasts and analyze trends for the Restoration Department-- Develop KPI--s-- Support the development and implementation of business strategies and tactics-- Develop efficiency reporting-- Lead the design of analyses in the development of business control policies-- Conduct process improvement studies -- Collaborate and cooperate with other departments in the preparation of analyses-- Analyzes and measures the effectiveness of existing business processes and develops sustainable, repeatable, scalable, and quantifiable business process improvements. Researches best business practices within and outside the organization to establish benchmark data. -- Collects and analyzes process data to initiate, develop and recommend business practices and procedures that focus on enhanced safety, increased productivity, and reduced cost. Determines how new information technologies can support re-designing business processes.-- Gathers historical cost data on such activities as material purchases, labor, equipment depreciation, repairs, assembly, operating expenses, etc. Forecasts expenses for construction work/projects. Prepares reports that compare budgets with actual expenses. -- Coordinates internal and external audits from initiation to final findings closeouts. -- Oversees strong internal controls and documentation of contract invoices and reports.-- Maintains official records and oversees record retention program.-- Provides relevant departmental information as requested. Qualifications

  • Advanced understanding and analytical proficiency of maintaining files and logs, plot graphs, knowledge of basic grammar, spelling, composition and business writing.
  • Requires a minimum of 5 years-- of related experience in the areas of business operations, process improvement, statistical analysis, budgeting, finance, and/or accounting experience. Experience with change management and implementing process improvement plans preferred. Experience managing or supporting projects.
  • Bachelor--s degree in Business Administration, Finance, Accounting, mathematics, statistics, computer science, or other related field required. MBA or advanced degree preferred. More Information 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.

Keywords: NATIONAL GRID CO USA (NE POWER), New York , Principal Analyst, Project Controls, Accounting, Auditing , Cambria Heights, New York

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