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Employment Type:
Full time
Job Category:
Business Analyst (Entry Level)
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Federal Reserve Bank | Richmond, VA
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Job Description

The Audit Department has an immediate opening for a Business Analyst - Associate. Working on a small team and under the direction of a Senior Manager, the Business Analyst provides research and analysis of data and problems related to business operations. Primarily will work with management and colleagues to develop various management reports. This position will work closely with a technical team of Business Intelligence Architects, auditors from across the Federal Reserve System and business areas. Provides project management support in the development of automated solutions for auditors across the Federal Reserve System. Specifically, elicits requirements from clients to develop automated solutions that contribute to effective and efficient audit results. Participates in cross-functional linked teams to address business or systems issues. Determines best practices and suggests how to improve current practice.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities (include but are not limited to the following):

* Provides support and collaboration in completing analysis, ad-hoc reporting, and information for audit related activities
* Creates reports and dashboards of varying complexity
* Assist with development and tracking of key performance metrics
* Works with auditors and business areas to elicit business requirements for development of automated solutions
* Works closely with Business Intelligence Architects to perform project management tasks and completion of project management artifacts to support the development of automated solutions
* Contributes to process improvement and solution discussions and may present outcomes to management
* Assists in the development and design of new business processes and updating of existing business processes
* As needed, participates in cross-functional team initiatives and process improvement projects
* Business Analyst -Associate hiring range is $43,900 - $54,900, annually
* Deadline to apply is July 29, 2019
* Selected candidate subject to special background check procedures

Education & Experience:

* 0 to 3 years of relevant work experience
* High School diploma required
* Bachelor's degree preferred or equivalent experience

Knowledge & Skills:

* Excellent analytical, organizational, and decision making ability, and an innovative approach to problem solving.
* Demonstrates flexibility and adaptability to respond to change.
* Fundamental knowledge of the principles of data collection and analysis business requirements process improvement criteria and performance metrics review techniques.
* Strong attention to detail with a high level of data integrity and accuracy.
* Demonstrated oral and written communication with the ability to provide clear and concise information and/or instructions to end users.
* Strong interpersonal skills and ability to work with people at all levels of the organization.
* Proficient computer skills including Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel, Visio and PowerPoint along with various other online applications.
* Knowledge of data visualization software, such as Tableau, Power BI and knowledge of SQL programming.
* Basic knowledge of other programming languages, such as Visual Basic (VBA) and Python

Special Considerations:

* Candidate should review the FRB Employee Code of Conduct to ensure compliance with issues related to previous employment and prohibited financial interests. The Code is available on the About Us, Careers webpage at www.richmondfed.org.
* Sponsorship is not available for this position.

This is not necessarily an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, performance standards or requirements, efforts, skills or working conditions associated with the job. While this is intended to be an accurate reflection of the current job, management reserves the right to revise the job or to require that other or different tasks be performed when circumstances change (e.g. emergencies, rush jobs, change in workload or technological developments).

About Federal Reserve Bank

The Federal Reserve Banks offer a full range of financial services including FedCash, Check including FedForward, FedReturn and FedReceipt, FedImage Services, FedACH, Fedwire Funds Service, Fedwire Securities Service and National Settlement Service. In addition, the Federal Reserve Banks offers services designed to support the use of Financial Services, including Account Management Information and Service Charge Information.