Analyst/Senior, Project Financial Analysis

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National Grid
United States

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Analyst/Senior, Project Financial Analysis

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Syracuse, NY 

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35124
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About the Position:
Project Financial Analyst, Complex Capital Delivery is responsible for partnering with the Complex Capital Delivery project managers to manage capital delivery performance. Works closely with the Finance Business Partner team to report complex capital project financial performance, identify trends and provide financial insight. Responsible for working with multiple stakeholders to drive the improvement of capital delivery capability.

Reports to the Manager, Project Financial Analysis, Complex Capital Delivery

Position Responsibilities (including but not limited to):
* Act as a trusted advisor to the project managers on a day to day basis
* Review actual project costs incurred to ensure they are accurately represented in National Grid’s financial systems (SAP and PowerPlan) in line with accounting principles and project manager’s view
* Assist the project managers in understanding key value drivers of cost to help drive, influence and support operational decision making
* Proactively identify performance gaps and create innovative opportunities
* Support and challenge project managers in the creation of monthly forecasts
* Support project review meetings and address follow-up requirements
* Support project managers with completion of fixed asset additions and project closures in line with governance requirements
* Liaise with internal and external auditors for all financial matters relating to projects
* Ensure proper support to meet business requirements of financial and non-financial controls