Lead Business Analyst

Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis

Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis

Atlanta, GA, USA
Posted on Saturday, June 1, 2024


Federal Reserve Bank of AtlantaAs an employee of the Atlanta Fed, you will help support our mission of promoting the stability and efficiency of the U.S. economy and financial system. Your work will affect the economy of the Southeast, the United States, and the world. The work we do here is important, and how we do it is just as important as what we do. We live our values of integrity, excellence, and respect every day. We do the right thing, we do things right, and we treat people right. A career at the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta gives you the chance to do work that touches lives and helps communities prosper.

Under minimal supervision, uses data modeling and forecasting to test the likely outcome of different actions based on data; performs a broad range of analytical services that align data models with business initiatives and strategic goals; leads advanced and complex data driven internal improvement efforts and implementation plans; leads the coordination of the information flow among business lines to achieve desired outcomes.

We are a dynamic hybrid workplace environment that requires at least 2 days a week in the office.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Performs complex analysis of major and critical business issues and recommends and implements sustainable strategic solutions utilizing established methodology and tools; addresses data-driven problems of diverse scope where analysis of data requires evaluation of identifiable factors and the ability to forecast future probabilities; analysis may vary and include oversight of dashboards, budgets, and department analysis.

  • Reviews, compiles and analyzes detailed and complex statistics and data for major and critical business issues, providing leadership and collaboration in completing analysis, information or process mapping, and/or alignment of the business and related areas; examines and analyzes highly technical or specialized information to arrive at solutions or recommendations; leads the effort to resolve data-driven problems of advanced complexity in scope in which interpretation of situations or data requires an understanding of a variety of factors; interests and evaluates information to develop approaches to difficult problems, both technical and managerial in nature; conducts data analysis and complex dashboards and metric reports; persuades and influences stakeholders of best outcomes.

  • Leads development and design of new business processes of a major and critical nature and the elaboration and updating of existing business processes; manages, through effective delegation and influence, the activities of two or more projects, business processes or functions with minimal supervision; may lead or participate in Systemwide workgroups; serves as a mentor for guidance on new projects or assignments to less-experienced staff.

  • Demonstrates leadership ability with a focus on promoting collaborative work environments through highly effective meeting facilitation; draws on experience to resolve progressively complex issues; demonstrates flexibility to make adjustments as needed; demonstrated ability to handle ambiguous information and/or assignments that require individual research and collaboration with stakeholders.

  • Produces written products resulting from advanced data analysis that summarizes content clearly, concisely, and in a tone and format befitting the message, audience and objective of the writer; expresses thoughts and opinions verbally to others in a clear and concise manner; presents/facilitates training sessions/project updates/general communications to all levels of staff, management and senior management

  • Directs, coordinates, and provides leadership support to cross-functional project teams as needed

Education: Bachelor’s Degree or four years equivalent experience preferred; Bachelor’s degree preferred

Experience: Eight or more years preferred

Knowledge Area:

  • Business Operations, Accounting, Project Management, MIS

  • Department knowledge (processes, procedures, operations, etc.)

  • Demonstration of advanced proficiency skills in Excel, Access, Word, PowerPoint, Visio and SharePoint

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…

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).

The Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta is an equal opportunity employer.

Full Time / Part Time

Full time

Regular / Temporary


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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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