Data Analyst Lead

Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis

Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis

IT, Data Science
Cleveland, OH, USA
Posted on Thursday, February 8, 2024


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This is a hybrid position requiring some days working onsite at our downtown location while working other days remotely.

Are you committed to personal and professional excellence? Are you an experienced data analyst that can produce and communicate meaningful visualizations and insights. Do you want to be involved with highly visible, high impact work? Do you take the lead and demonstrate the initiative to be a problem solver? Does change and being a part of building something new motivate and excite you?

Organizational Expectations:

As a data analyst lead, you will lead development of the Financial Management department’s data analytics team by designing and implementing processes to inspect, clean, transform, and model financial and operational data to discover useful information, inform conclusions, and support decision making. You will provide strategic thought leadership around the department’s goals, particularly pertaining to data collection, analysis, reporting tools, and best practices. You will also develop other staff, including peers, and provide training related to data analytics, continuous monitoring, and data visualization.

General Responsibilities:

  • Uses exceptional analytical, data visualization, and communication skills to lead the development of the function towards achieving its strategic goals and initiatives.

  • Leads the development and refinement of analyses, reports, and dashboards of stakeholder financial data and key department performance and risk indicators.

  • Visualizes and reports data findings creatively in a variety of visual formats (i.e., reports, dashboards, etc.).

  • High profile high priority financial performance reporting and insights prepared for the Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland’s executive leadership team.

  • Draws conclusions, delivers business insights and tells “stories” with data for both technical and non-technical audiences.

  • Performs research and analysis needed to respond to surveys and requests for information from key stakeholders.

  • Develops others in performing complex data analysis, data transformation tasks, and data visualization by engaging them in shadowing opportunities and leading by example.

  • Identifies best practices and standards in data analysis and visualization and leads their implementation in the department.

  • Influences strategy by either managing or facilitating district or System data analytics-related initiatives.

  • Performs other duties as assigned or requested.

Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree and 7 years of related work experience OR

  • Master’s degree and 5 years of related work experience

Knowledge and Skills:

  • Ability to perform independent research

  • Microsoft Office (Access, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, Word, etc.)

  • Data analysis tools (i.e., SQL, SQL Server, Tableau, ACL, PowerBI)

  • Data visualization and modeling

  • Business acumen

  • Collaboration

  • Communication

  • Accountability

  • Critical thinking

Physical Demands and General Working Conditions

Traditional office environment - employees typically sit most of the day, work with a computer and may answer/respond to phone calls. Physical movement consists of walking for meetings, breaks, etc. Ability to lift items weighing approximately 20 pounds on a limited basis is required. Employees may be required to travel by car/air.

Full Time / Part Time

Full time

Regular / Temporary


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First (United States of America)

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