Financial Analyst at Federal Reserve Bank (FRB) in Richmond, Virginia

Posted in General Business 6 days ago.

Type: Full-Time

Job Description:


Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond

At the Richmond Fed, we’re driven by our mission to strengthen the economy and our communities. We take great pride in what we do and it impacts everyday people every day.

When you join our team, you’ll become part of a culture that welcomes differences, cares about our communities, and empowers each other to lead from where we are to make things better.

Bring your passion and we’ll provide challenging and purposeful careers in a variety of fields, opportunities to grow and a wide range of benefits and perks that support your health and wealth. It’s all part of what makes #MyRichmondFed a great place to work!

About the Opportunity

The Corporate Accounting Department has an opening for a Financial Analyst, reporting to the Senior Manager, Accounting and Finance.  

In this role, you will provide reporting, research, and analysis of data and problems of varying complexity to provide financial management services and develop recommendations to solve problems and issues related to financial operations. As a collaborative team member, you will plan and execute solutions and provide consultation to clients, colleagues, and management. While using data to drive decisions, you will determine best practices and suggest how to improve current practices.

What You Will Do:

  • Perform complex analyses and modeling of financial data including projections, assumptions, and/or trend and variance analyses to provide actionable recommendations based on conclusions

  • Develop, execute, and innovate reporting solutions to drive the delivery of enterprise and/or business line performance packages and summaries 

  • Create key Financial Planning deliverables, driving timely results through end-to-end ownership of assigned financial processes and outputs 

  • Provide inputs as well as manage analytical and risk-based controls to support cost accounting processes

  • Contribute and participate in financial process improvement and solution discussions and may present outcomes in written and verbal format to internal stakeholders and leaders 

  • Serve as a liaison and/or technical resource on budget and cost accounting matters 

  • Participate in cross-functional team initiatives and financial process improvement projects


  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent experience

  • Minimum 3 years of relevant experience

Knowledge and Skills:

  • Excellent analytical and organizational skills; prudent judgment, and decision-making ability, and an innovative approach to problem solving

  • Strong interpersonal and relationship building skills with ability to work across all levels of the organization

  • Ability to ask penetrating questions and identify unstated assumptions

  • Strong oral and written communication with the ability to provide clear and concise information and/or instruction to key stakeholders

  • Excellent computer skills including Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel, Tableau and PowerPoint along with various other online applications as needed for the role

Discover the Reason Why So Many People Love It Here! 
When you join the Richmond Fed, not only will you find a challenging and purposeful career, you’ll also have access to a wide range of benefits and perks that support your health and wealth, including: 

  • Great medical benefits

  • Pension and 401(k) with employer match

  • Paid time off

  • Tuition reimbursement

  • Employee resource networks

  • Paid volunteer leave

  • Flexible work options

  • Onsite amenities that make working here fun

Other Requirements and Considerations:

  • A requirement of this position is that the employee must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19; individuals who are unable to be vaccinated due to a medical condition or sincerely held religious belief may request an accommodation from the Bank.

  • Please review the FRB Employee Code of Conduct to ensure there are no major issues related to your previous employment and current financial interests. (The Code is available on the About Us, Careers webpage at (relevant sections are 5.3 and Appendix B, Parts I, II and III). 

  • Sponsorship is not available for this position.

  • Job title (Financial Analyst, Intermediate or Senior) and salary offered will be based on the job responsibilities and the individual’s knowledge, skills, and experience as defined in the job qualifications/experience. 

  • Applications are reviewed on a rolling basis. Interested candidates are strongly encouraged to apply by December 9, 2021. 

The Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond provides equal opportunity to all individuals without regard to race, sex, color, religion, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, or genetic information.

Full Time / Part Time

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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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