Are you interested in growing professionally within a dynamic and highly respected organization that respects work-life balance, diversity, and inclusion? If so, the Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis has the perfect opportunity for you. The Financial Management Group is looking for a strategic, highly motivated, and detail-oriented Financial Analyst to join our Financial Accounting team. This position offers applicants with demonstrated financial accounting, reporting and communication skills the opportunity to support the organization through relevant business processes, analyses, and technology focused assignments.
Primary responsibilities include:
Leads, coordinates, or assists with basic to complex daily financial accounting operations and special projects. Develops and prepares financial statements and other reports.
Ensures that accounting transactions conform to generally accepted accounting principles, Federal Reserve System's Financial Accounting Manual, cost accounting manual, custody control principles and standards, and Bank policies.
Collects, prepares, enters, analyzes, and balances data processed into the appropriate accounting systems in compliance with accounting procedures and policies. Researches and resolves balance discrepancies between financial accounting systems.
Serves as a subject matter expert, liaison, and/or lead for Department, Bank, and Federal Reserve System staff and management in resolving complex problems, or working on project teams.
Prepares and delivers clear and comprehensive communications, such as procedures, proposals/recommendations, reports, and presentations for all levels of management, and delivers training as needed.
Leads or assists with coordinating the Bank's account balance confirmation process.
Recommends and tests financial accounting system enhancement implementations, which may include coordinating activities such as developing plans, completing risk assessments, delegating work assignments, monitoring and reporting progress, training, and preparing necessary communications for a variety of audiences, including senior management.
Assists management in assessing the effectiveness of internal controls over financial reporting (ICFR) under Auditing Standard No. 5 (AS 5). Leads, or assists with documenting control processes and compiling support for testing by internal and external auditors.
May provide work direction, support and training to less experienced staff.
Performs other duties as requested or assigned.