Lead Analyst, Regulatory 2nd Line Assurance & Corporate Compliance Management
Company: National Grid Co Usa (ne Power)
Posted on: August 1, 2022
As part of National Grids continued commitment to safety, all
new hires must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Anyone unable
to be vaccinated, either because of a sincerely held religious
belief or medical reason can request a reasonable
accommodation.About usEvery 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.National Grid is hiring a
Lead Analyst of Regulatory 2nd Line Assurance & Corporate
Compliance Management. This position is located in Waltham, MA.Job
PurposeTo support National Grid in achieving its strategic
objectives by providing assurance over key controls and mitigating
activities that the organization relies on to manage its regulatory
compliance obligations. To plan and execute 2nd Line of Defense
Assurance and controls testing, including test of design (ToD) and
test of operating effectiveness (ToE). To plan, execute, and report
on a wide variety of regulatory compliance obligations, test
controls and manage remediation of regulatory compliance assurance
findings. Support and execute against corporate compliance
obligations, and support the operating rhythm around the
Jurisdiction's corporate compliance obligations, including the
planning, execution, and reporting on such obligations.
Key Accountabilities Execute and adhere to regulatory assurance
processes, procedures, and frameworks.
Plan and execute 2nd Line of Defense assurance and controls
testing, including test of design (ToD) and test of operating
Execute risk-based controls testing, documentation and reporting in
line with standards and guidance, including production of
workpapers such as control narrative documentation, Lead-Sheet,
test of design and test of operating effectivness,
populations,marked-up samples, identified exceptions, findings,
Provide support, advice, and challenge to National Grid's First
Line of Defense (the business) in the Three Lines of Defense
Provide advice and training support on regulatory compliance
management techniques, regulatory risk identification, and internal
Prepare and present comprehensive, clear, concise reports,
maintaining objectivity and impartiality.
Manage and coordinate the timely execution of team projects,
ensuring that activities, including testing plans, are properly
focused on key obligations and delivering value to the
Manage remediation of Regulatory Compliance assurance findings.
Ensure Regulatory Compliance activities are delivered at a high
standard and in compliance with international professional
standards and good practice.
Proactively look for areas of improvement and provide value adding
and insightful recommendations on process and controls
Communicate with Manager to avoid surprises, highlight issues and
ensure timely delivery.
Leverage software/technology to support regulatory compliance
management, controls testing work and assurance findings.
Support the New England business in meeting corporate compliance
obligations in a timely manager.
Manage and administer reporting mechanism, KPIs, and resulting
scorecards for effective corporate compiance performance
Lead and report on corporate compliance matters to ensure (1)
visibility into risks associated with achieving compliance with new
requirements or sustaining compliance with existing requirements,
(2) consistent application of procedures and processes, and (3)
processes to identify continuous improvement opportunities.
Serve as, or support, the Lead Compliance Champion and Lead for key
Corporate Compliance activities (e.g., Certificate of Assurance,
Ethics & Compliance).
Manage the timely execution of team projects, ensuring that
activities properly focused on key corporate obligations,
delivering value to the business.Supervisory/Interpersonal-
Experience Required Demonstrated ability to lead, motivate,
counsel, coach, develop and influence others.
Ability to develop and maintain strong stakeholder relationships to
become a trusted advisor.
Qualifications A Bachelors degree in Business Administration,
Accounting, Engineering or relevant field, with an advanced degree
7+ years of relevant work experience, including Internal Audi, or
SOx, with Big 4 or medium-sized consultancy or Internal Audit in a
large company (preferably Energy/Utilities).
7+ years of relevant work experience, including internal controls
testing and assurance (at 1st, 2nd, or 3rd line of Defense).
Ideal candidates will have 7+ years of internal control testing
experience with Internal Audi, or SOx, with Big 4 or medium-sized
consultancy or Internal Audit in a large company (preferably
Extensive knowledge of risk-based controls testing, documentation
and reporting in line with standards and guidance, including
production of workpapers such as control narrative documentation,
Lead-Sheets, test of design and test of operating effectivness,
populations, marked-up samples, identified exceptions, findings,
Strong technical regulatory compliance management skills,
understanding of internal controls frameworks, Three Lines of
Defense model, and controls testing, as well as broader business
Administer and support reporting mechanisms, KPIs, and resulting
scorecards for effective regulatory compliance performance
management (e.g., aggregation of local, functional, and regional
Strong planning, organizational, and project management skills.
Strong communication skills, including interpersonal, written
(documentation and reporting) and verbal skills.
Compliance programing experience and track record of success.
Strong knowledge of the elements of an effective compliance
Ability to be flexible and agile to changing conditions.
Demonstrable commitment to integrity and ethical values.
Strong knowledge and understanding of regulatory compliance
management prevailing practice, business processes, internal
controls, and controls testing methodologies.
Technology experience, including data analytics (e.g., ACL) and
visualization tools (e.g., Power BI) a plus.
Professional certification or equivalent in relevant area (e.g.,
Certified Internal Auditor, Certified Public Accountant, Certified
Ethics and Compliance Professional - CCEP), or working towards
qualification.More InformationThis 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. by Jobble
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