Lead Analyst, Governance and Risk
Company: NATIONAL GRID CO USA (NE POWER)
Location: Mount Vernon
Posted on: June 18, 2022
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About us National Grid is hiring a Lead Analyst of Governance and
Risk. The position is located in the Hanson Place, NY office. 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 To support National Grid in achieving its strategic
objectives, by providing assurance that key controls are effective
and can be relied on by the organization to manage risks. The Lead
Risk Analyst will sit within the 2nd line of defense and be
responsible for planning, executing, and reporting on a wide
variety of risks. This role will be ideal for someone with 7-10
years of experience in either risk, audit, or SOX. Key
Accountabilities --- Be able to independently manage assigned
portfolio of risks and controls to ensure all tasks (e.g., Control
Self Assessments CSA, Test of Design DTR and tests of Operating
effectiveness OTR) are completed by the required timeframes.
--- Facilitate walkthrough sessions independently with stakeholders
and document end to end process in narrative format.
--- Execute 2nd line control testing (Operating Effectives) OTR and
document results and complete workpapers in the standard and
guidance provided by the Manager of Risk for NY JRDX and Chief Risk
--- Document concise findings and assist 1st line with remediation
plans and when necessary provide other assurance services.
--- Address work paper comments provided by Manager to ensure work
papers support completed test work.
--- Ability to reach conclusions prepare comprehensive, and concise
reports and communicate effectively to all stakeholders to reach
agreed remediation plans.
--- Support and challenge the business on risk identification and
risk assessment and best practices.
--- Complete training on risk management techniques and internal
--- Proactively look for areas of improvement and provide value
added advice and insight on process and controls improvements.
--- Communicate with Managers to avoid surprises, highlight issues
and ensure timely delivery. Interpersonal- Experience Required
--- Demonstrable commitment to integrity and ethical values.
--- Build strong relationship with 2nd line stakeholders, CRO
office and demonstrate a strong set of soft skills.
--- Ability to be flexible and agile to changing conditions with
strong organizational skills.
Qualifications --- The Lead Risk Analysts should bring internal
and/or external risk or audit experience and a good understanding
of risk management, business processes and controls.
--- Must be able to contribute to the risk plan and complete the
risk and control testing requirements within the required time
--- Provide value adding insights to improve the overall control
environment, best practices risk and governance culture within the
--- Good communication skills, both written and verbal.
--- Strong technical risk management, governance and/or audit
skills, understand risk assessment techniques, and 1st, 2nd, and
3rd lines of defense frameworks.
--- Previous experience with controls testing as well as broader
--- Good planning, project management skills.
--- Strong excel skills (e.g., Pivot Table and VLOOKUPS)
--- 7-10 years of relevant work experience, including Risk
Management, Internal or External Audit, SOX with a Big 4 or
Medium-sized consultancy firm or within an Internal Audit function
within a large organization (preferably Energy/Utilities).
--- Strong knowledge and understanding of risk management
prevailing practice, business processes, internal controls, and
controls testing methodologies.
--- Technology experience including Powerbi and GRC Archer a
--- Bachelor's degree in Business Administration, Accounting,
Engineering, or relevant field.
--- Professional certification or equivalent in relevant area
(e.g., Certified Internal Auditor, Certified Public Accountant) or
working towards qualification.
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. 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.
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