The American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME)


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Director, Finance Business Partner

Waltham, MA
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Description: Description About the Position: The Director, Finance Business Partner serves as the functional partner to Procurement, Business Services, Business Excellence and other smaller functions . Responsible for supporting key financial targets inclusive of business plan, budget, forecasts, performance reports and providing guidance on achieving targets and supporting decisions from a financial perspective. Partners with the Jurisdictional business partner areas to provide support. Role reports to VP, Service Company Business Partnering and is expected to work closely with the leadership teams of Procurement, Business Services and Business Excellence .
Position Responsibilities (including but not limited to): Responsible for overseeing the business performance of the functions by providing support in areas inclusive of business plan, budget, forecasts, performance reports, business case analyses, commercial agreements, regulatory engagements and providing guidance on achieving targets and supporting jurisdiction decisions. In the short term responsible for helping these business functions transition to the Quarterly Rolling Forecast process. Leads analysis, forecasting, cost control, performance measurements, benchmarking, and alignment on performance metrics to provide analysis Performs data analyses and makes recommendations on supported Service Company functional operations to improve profitability, operating efficiency, and effectiveness. Provides recommendations to support Service Company and Jurisdiction performance through assisting with complex business cases and providing analysis. Ensures benefits of new projects are delivered. Responsible for providing credible data to assist in accuracy of Service Company P & L reporting and reconciliations. Partners with Jurisdiction Business Partner teams to provide holistic reporting and alignment on budget variances. Responsible for establishing best practices in Service Company Business Partner Finance while challenging peers and maintaining key relationships. Identifies and resolves various Service Company finance data and operating issues. Builds and manages results-driven teams by holding employees accountable to planning, accounting, forecasting, relationship building, and decision-making. Accountable for building a high performing team by driving the development of multi-discipline finance professionals and by working to improve processes within Finance. Accountable for ensuring teams adhere and support financial and non-financial controls.
Qualifications Knowledge and Experience Required: Business Unit Finance and Regulatory Commercial acumen Business support application Support Function best practice establishment Support Function Performance metrics Accurate business and analytical insight Cross-functional business partnerships Recruiting / developing high-performing employees / teams Qualifications Required: Bachelor’s Degree, Master’s preferred with a minimum of 10 years of progressive growth in business support or commercial roles Broad range of financial, management and business modelling experience Experience in utility service business activities and systems Excellent written / oral communications skills and follow-up Ability to build and develop teams of multi-skilled financial professionals 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.
Job : Financial Services Primary Location : MA-Waltham Organisation : Financial Services Schedule : Full-time Job Posting : Mar 6, 2018, 9:16:08 PM Unposting Date : Apr 6, 2018, 3:59:00 AM


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