Business Analyst Business Analyst …

Federal Reserve Bank of Boston
in Boston, MA, United States
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 29 May 20
Federal Reserve Bank of Boston
in Boston, MA, United States
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 29 May 20
Business Analyst
Sr Business Services Analyst

Job Summary
Reporting to the Assistant Vice President of the Real Estate Services Group (RESG), the Senior Business Services Analyst (SBSA) plays a key strategic role within RESG. The SBSA is responsible for a wide range of financial reporting, analysis and forecasting - including management reporting, financial modeling, financial and budget impact analysis and revenue forecasting, which serves as input for informed, data driven decisions and strategic planning.

Principal Accountabilities:
Provide high level analytical support to Capital Planning and Operations teams: collaborate with department Directors to establish business plans and drive the development of annual capital and operating budgets.
Analyze and project spending impacts on revenues, depreciation budgeting and forecasting, and year-end reconciliation. Prepare variance explanations and cost benefit analysis.
Lead or contribute to internal and external special studies pertaining to real estate services in areas such as operating performance, organizational effectiveness, cost containment, industry benchmarking, etc.
Lead or participate in Bank-wide cross-functional teams and/or Federal Reserve System national workgroups; report to RESG management on activities, tasks, results, etc.
Review data collection practices and establish and maintain key performance metrics. Develop and report on metrics associated with building operations, budget performance, productivity improvements and cost containment measures.
Evaluate department operational efficiency and risk management models, review department processes and make recommendations to improve process flow and increase productivity.
Perform monthly reconcilement of energy usage for the facility and analyze trends and anomalies. Compare usage and cost against budget plan and provide variance explanations.
Prepare complex presentations to RESG management, the Banks senior management and Executive Committee.

Other Accountabilities:
Perform other duties, as assigned. Comply with all Bank and department policies and procedures.

 This position is not required to directly supervise others.

Knowledge and Experience:
This position requires a Bachelors degree in Accounting, Finance or related field, and minimum of 5 years related experience.
In addition to strong quantitative and qualitative analytic abilities, the successful candidate possesses a unique mix of organizational, communication (verbal and written) and relationship management skills. Must have superior attention to detail.
Expert proficiency in MS Office. SharePoint skills a plus.
Must have a successful track record of working both independently and collaboratively within and across departments.
Active involvement in commercial real estate industry groups (i.e. BOMA, IFMA) a plus.

The Federal Reserve Bank of Boston is committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace and to provide equal employment opportunities to all persons without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, genetic information, disability, or military service.

All employees assigned to this position will be subject to FBI fingerprint/ criminal background and Patriot Act/ Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) watch list checks at least once every five years.

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work required of this position. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities or skills associated with this position or the personnel so classified.

While this job description is intended to be an accurate reflection of this position, management reserves the right to revise this or any job description at its discretion at any time.

Primary Location: MA-Boston
Work Locations:
Organization: Federal Reserve Bank of Boston
Schedule: Full-time
Job Type: Experienced
Shift: Day Job
Travel: Yes, 5 % of the Time