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Senior Sundry Billing & Projects Analyst

Company:  AVANGRID MANAGEMENT COMPA
Location: 

Portland, ME, US

Company

Company

About AVANGRID: AVANGRID, Inc. (NYSE: AGR) aspires to be the leading sustainable energy company in the United States. Headquartered in Orange, CT with approximately $40 billion in assets and operations in 24 U.S. states, AVANGRID has two primary lines of business: Avangrid Networks and Avangrid Renewables. Avangrid Networks owns eight electric and natural gas utilities, serving more than 3.3 million customers in New York and New England. Avangrid Renewables owns and operates a portfolio of renewable energy generation facilities across the United States. AVANGRID employs approximately 7,000 people and has been recognized by Forbes and Just Capital as one of the 2021 JUST 100 companies - a list of America's best corporate citizens - and was ranked number one within the utility sector for its commitment to the environment and the communities it serves. The company supports the U.N.’s Sustainable Development Goals and was named among the World’s Most Ethical Companies in 2021 for the third consecutive year by the Ethisphere Institute. For more information, visit www.avangrid.com

 

 

Purpose

This position is responsible for reviewing third-party activities associated with the Sundry Billing and Major Projects processes within the General Administration Department to ensure compliance with the Avangrid Standard of Other Income from Third Parties principles and other applicable Avangrid policies and procedures.  As a member of the AVANGRID General Administration team, this position will support the AVANGRID Major Projects & Sundry Billing Manager, driving delivery of the team’s objectives. Responsible for working with a team of professionals across all Operating Companies to deliver value added and cost-effective Sundry Billing and Major Projects services.

•Work with business partners requiring Sundry and Major Projects billing for all US operations, including analysis of Renewables trading activities.
•Prepare, review, and analyze reports tracking significant past due receivable balances and work with corporate stakeholders to ensure timely collections. Data file preparation and reports provided to AVANGRID Senior Executive Management as well as the Global Head of Administration and Control in Spain. 
•Analyze and compile data for the bi-annual reporting of compliance with the AVANGRID Standard for the Other Income from Third Parties. Prepare monthly compliance analyses for input into the bi-annual reports provided to AVANGRID Controllers and as well as the Global Head of Administration and Control in Spain.
•Interact with internal and external auditors on significant processes.
•Identify and support the process improvement initiatives and integration efforts of the organization.    
•Provide end-user support to all stakeholders requiring training of SD invoice processes.
•Understand impacts to receivables and reconcile customer account activity. Interact with Treasury, Legal, Risk Management and Control to ensure proper compliance with all corporate financial and risk guidelines.
•Partner with AVANGRID business areas to manage accounts that have filed bankruptcy.
•Responsible for Sundry activity, transactional support, reporting and customer account reconciliations of non-consumption receivables of excess of $275M annually.
 

Responsibilities

  • Undertake and provide effective support in projects involving Sundry Billing & Major Projects activities and systems.  Support management with assessment of work levels to available resources with the vision to anticipate future problems. 
  • Efficiently perform Sundry Billing & Major Projects activity and analyze the existing information to continually maximize productivity through monitoring of processes, performance metrics, workload and output and implementing improvements. 
  • Work with the SD management and team members to ensure the observance of the policies, criteria and procedures established by Tax, Finance, and Administration Departments. Identify discrepancies and proactively work collaboratively with other departments in addressing issues. . Ensure observance of applicable regulatory requirements to ensure proper compliance levels related to major projects. 
  • Provide appropriate information to monitor the end-to-end process and highlight potential issues in a timely manner. 

ADDITIONAL ROLES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Develop, maintain, and update documentation including Business Process Procedures (BPPs), reference materials, training materials, etc.
  • Status reporting, risk/issue assessment/management and escalation/resolution are     essential.                             
  • Collaborate with the global team, propose solutions to challenges facing the team and participate in the development strategy to address gaps.
  • Remain current concerning new developments in the areas of SAP system process and controls.         
  • Propose Administration projects related to continuous improvement.
     

Competencies

  • Be a role model
  • Be agile
  • Collaborate and Share
  • Develop Self & Others
  • Empower to grow
  • Focus to achieve results
  • Technical Skills

Skills and Requirements

Education & Experience Required:
•Bachelor’s Degree in business or accounting with a minimum of 3 years relevant experience preferred.                          
•Experience with ERP systems required. SAP experience preferred.     
•Experience in implementing and understanding accounting principles and administrative control procedures in corporate business environment and working in compliance regulated industries
Skills/Abilities: 
•Excellent interpersonal skills.
•Analytical competence and technical skills; advanced Excel and database skill sets.
•Able to interact effectively with all levels of management.
 

Our Selection Process

All offers of employment are contingent upon the successful completion of a medical Fit for Duty exam, background check, references, drug screen, verification of legal right to work in the U.S., and in some cases, a credit check. A credit check will be administered when a prospective employee will be working in Finance, Accounting, Treasury or where duties may involve handling of funds, accounts or cash. A Motor Vehicle (MVR) check will be administered when a prospective employee will be regularly using a company vehicle. Avangrid Renewables is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, protected veteran status, status as an individual with a disability, or any other status or class protected by federal or state law.

Mobility Information

Please note that any applicant who is not a citizen of the country of the vacancy will be subject to compliance with the applicable immigration requirements to legally work in that country

Avangrid employees may be assigned a system emergency role and in the event of a system emergency, may be required to work outside of their regular schedule/job duties. This is applicable to employees that will work in Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, and New York within AVANGRD Network and Corporate functions.  This does not include those that will work for Avangrid Renewables

AVANGRID’s employment practices and policies are geared to hiring a diverse workforce and sustaining an inclusive culture. At AVANGRID we provide fair and equal employment and advancement opportunities for all employees and candidates regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, disability, protected veteran status or any other status protected by federal, state, or local law. Learn more about equal employment by following this link

If you are an individual with a disability or a disabled veteran who is unable to use our online tool to search for or to apply for jobs, you may request a reasonable accommodation by contacting our Human Resources department at 203-499-2777 or careers@avangrid.com


Nearest Major Market: Portland Maine

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