Lead Financial Analyst

Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis

Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis

IT, Accounting & Finance
Dallas, TX, USA
Posted on Thursday, May 9, 2024


Federal Reserve Bank of DallasWe are dedicated to serving the public by promoting a strong financial system and a healthy economy for all. These efforts take a team of dedicated individuals doing many different jobs. Together we’re creating a workplace where talented people can thrive, and we welcome your unique background and perspective to help present the best possible solutions for our partners.

Location: #LI-Hybrid

About the Role:

The Lead Financial Analyst will work on a team with six financial analysts and report to the Director of Financial Planning & Analysis (FP&A). This role will work closely with management and other analysts to manage and lead monthly forecast processes, create written financial variance reports for senior leadership, and solve complex problems as they arise.

You Will:

  • Lead monthly forecast processes to include data validation, variance analysis, and communicating the results and the impact to stakeholders.
  • Creates financial reports and written analysis to be used by senior leadership to inform decision making.
  • Takes a broad perspective while working on ad-hoc financial requests, recommending next course of action, and implementing solutions.
  • Recommends process improvements to create efficiencies and improve quality of work.
  • Manage key deliverables for the FP&A team, such as the annual financial plan.
  • Ensure accurate completion of team deliverables by helping to identify and implement controls.
  • Support less experienced analysts and other stakeholders by consulting on projects, sharing best practices, and providing expertise.
  • Consults with leadership on the financial impact of decisions and considers the impact from multiple angles.
  • Collaborates with other teams in financial management, Federal Reserve System partners, and peers to best inform work products and share knowledge.

You Have:

  • A bachelor's degree in Finance, Accounting, Business Administration, Data Analysis, or related field.
  • 6-8 years of experience in FP&A, budget, cost accounting, or related field.
  • Has expertise in forecasting, budgeting, financial reporting, and cost accounting.
  • Advanced excel, financial modeling, and data visualization skills.
  • Excellent written and oral communication to stakeholders of various backgrounds.
  • Ability to manage ambiguity and deliver results.
  • Equivalent education and/or experience may be substituted for any of the above requirements.

Our Benefits:

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, holidays, and volunteer hours; flexible work environment
  • Generously subsidized public transportation and free parking
  • Annual tuition reimbursement
  • Professional development programs, training and conferences
  • And more…


This position may be filled at various levels based on candidate's qualifications as determined by the department.

This role allows for the employee to work in a hybrid manner with some work conducted onsite at the Federal Reserve work location and some work conducted remotely. Specific schedule details will be discussed during the recruitment process.

Applicants must be eligible to work in the U.S and the role is not available for sponsorship.

The Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer that believes in the diversity of our people, ideas and experiences, and we are committed to building an inclusive culture that represents the communities we serve.

Full Time / Part Time

Full time

Regular / Temporary


Job Exempt (Yes / No)


Job Category

Work Shift

First (United States of America)

The Federal Reserve Banks believe that diversity and inclusion among our employees is critical to our success as an organization, and we seek to recruit, develop and retain the most talented people from a diverse candidate pool. The Federal Reserve Banks are committed to equal employment opportunity for employees and job applicants in compliance with applicable law and to an environment where employees are valued for their differences.

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