Financial Analyst

Federal Reserve Bank Kansas City, MO
Job Summary:

As a Statistics, Structure and Reserves (SSR) financial analyst, you will directly contribute to the trust and confidence in the nation's financial system through challenging work assignments and rewarding professional experiences. We focus on personal development and growth, and reward high performance with increasingly complex assignments and promotional opportunities. We provide the opportunity for SSR financial analysts who exhibit strong leadership skills to pursue a management career path.

The Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City has supervisory and regulatory authority over a wide range of banking institutions and activities within the Tenth Federal Reserve District. SSR collects, analyzes and delivers financial institutions statistical and structure data to various users. Recognizing the critical uses of these data, the department strives to establish strong relationships with the people who provide and use statistical and structure data and to consistently deliver the highest quality data.

Key Activities:

* Completing assigned core duties including, but not limited to, collecting and analyzing monetary policy, regulatory requirement, bank / holding company, and structure, and reserves data. Ensuring data and transactional information are received and delivered in a timely manner and are of the highest quality.

* Responding to inquiries regarding regulatory implications and contacting institutions to resolve problem situations or escalating more complex problems as appropriate including, but not limited to, analyzing and reporting discrepancies.

* Performing Federal Reserve Account maintenance, as well as monitoring reserve balances and requirements to ensure proper and timely Federal Reserve account administration.

* Analyzing financial and structure reports by conducting trend and process improvement analyses. Participating in department, division or district assignments.

* Providing input on System assignments by providing commentary on draft papers, testing automated systems, and evaluating recommendations and implementation plans. May lead portions of assignments at the direction of the project coordinator.

* Attaining proficiency in basic institutional supervisory / regulatory processes and applications.

* Completing select Federal Reserve System developed courses and/or on-the-job training to deepen and broaden functional knowledge.

* Understanding the financial condition of different types of institutions and how the condition relates to departmental responsibilities.

* Developing familiarity with related legal documentation and basic regulatory and financial requirements necessary to protect the Reserve Bank.

Qualifications:

* Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance, Business or closely related field or equivalent combination of education and related work experience; Master's degree or comparable advanced degree preferred.

* At least one year operational/regulatory banking and financial analysis experience preferred.

* Strong financial, analytical, and problem solving skills preferred.

* Demonstrates initiative, creativity, organizational and customer services skills.

* Sound written and verbal communication skills.

* Ability to work in a collaborative, team environment.

* Proficient computer skills in Microsoft Office, Internet, e-mail and applicable business line applications.

In some cases, positions require access to confidential supervisory information, access to which is limited to "Protected Individuals" as defined by regulation of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, 12 CFR 268.205. Protected Individuals include, but are not limited to, U.S. citizens, U.S. nationals, and lawful permanent resident aliens (also known as "green card holders") who are eligible for and seeking United States citizenship within the requisite timeframes.

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The Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City is an equal opportunity employer. As such, the Bank recruits, hires, trains, and promotes individuals without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability and/or sexual orientation.

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