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Federal Reserve Bank of Boston
in Boston, MA, United States
Permanent, Full time
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Federal Reserve Bank of Boston
in Boston, MA, United States
Permanent, Full time
Be the first to apply
Business Analyst
Business Analyst, Sr Associate

The Statistics Unit at the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston is organized under the Supervision, Regulation, and Credit Department. We collect and analyze financial data submitted to the Federal Reserve Bank by a variety of institutions, to ensure that the reported data are "reasonable" and fit for their intended use of supporting monetary policy and financial stability efforts. Data from our unit also are used to develop surveillance models, which our examiners and analysts use to determine the financial condition of banking institutions.  

We have an opening on our financial reporting team for a Senior Associate Business Analyst. Reporting to the unit Supervisors, you will perform a wide array of financial and business analyses on reported regulatory data, and analyze and assess firms compliance with regulatory reporting standards. As a Senior Associate Business Analyst, you must maintain a curiosity about data and an analytical thought process that uses tools and experiences to examine data and work with Federal Reserve System peers, management, and external groups on the provisioning and quality of data.

Principal Responsibilities:

             Provide, with appropriate oversight, financial and business analyses that highlight data issues, and present contextual information that supports the reasonableness of the reported data.

             Recognize, identify, and document data anomalies, trends, and cause-effect relationships to ensure compliance with business policies and regulations and to communicate with multiple stakeholders about needed corrective actions related to data quality and compliance.

             Summarize multiple sources of information concerning data collections and relationships of varying sizes and degrees of complexity, under appropriate oversight, to produce well-supported and influential analyses and inquiries.

             Build effective working relationships with reporting firms financial management teams and Board analysts.

             Work with local and national colleagues to support data analyses and regulatory reporting projects.

             Identify new issues and trends with reported data, and their potential impact on firms regulatory reporting and operating performance.

             Collaborate on and contribute to local and national programs that support the strategic direction of the Reserve Bank and System.

             Research potential changes to key accounting rules, laws, regulations, and supervisory policies, and evaluate their relevance to, and impact on institutions.

             Advance and support diversity and inclusion efforts, and encourage diverse perspectives and approaches.


             A Bachelors degree, or equivalent.

             Accounting and Finance studies background a plus.

             2+ years of job related experience.

             Financial statement analysis.

             Ability to travel (up to 10%).

Our total rewards program offers benefits that are the best fit for you at every stage of your career:

             Comprehensive healthcare options (Medical, Dental, and Vision)

             401K match, and a fully funded pension plan

             Paid vacation and holidays; flexible work environment

             Generously subsidized public transportation

             Annual tuition reimbursement

             Professional development programs, training and conferences

             And more

The Federal Reserve Bank is committed to a diverse, equitable and inclusive workplace and to provide equal employment opportunities to all persons without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, genetic information, disability, or military service.

This position requires access to confidential supervisory information and/or FOMC information, which is limited to "Protected Individuals" as defined in the U.S. federal immigration law. Protected Individuals include, but are not limited to, U.S. citizens, U.S. nationals, and U.S. permanent residents who either are not yet eligible to apply for naturalization or who have applied for naturalization within the requisite timeframe. Candidates who are not U.S. citizens or U.S. permanent residents may be eligible for the information access required for this position and sponsorship for a work visa, and subsequently for permanent residence, if they sign a declaration of intent to become a U.S. citizen and meet other eligibility requirements.

All employees assigned to this position will be subject to FBI fingerprint/ criminal background and Patriot Act/ Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) watch list checks at least once every five years. All candidates must undergo an enhanced background check and comply with all applicable information handling rules.

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work required of this position. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities or skills associated with this position or the personnel so classified. While this job description is intended to be an accurate reflection of this position, management reserves the right to revise this or any job description at its discretion at any time.

Primary Location: MA-Boston
Work Locations:
Organization: Federal Reserve Bank of Boston
Schedule: Full-time
Job Type: Experienced
Shift: Day Job
Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time