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Financial Analyst II / FP&A

Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta

Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta

IT, Accounting & Finance
Dallas, TX, USA
Posted on Thursday, October 26, 2023


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:

We are looking for a Financial Analyst II in the Financial Planning & Analysis group of the Financial Management Department. You will analyze budget and cost accounting information, manage data, and assist management in reporting and forecasting financial information. This position is based in Dallas, TX.

You will work with a team of six other individuals who manage the organization's budget processes and ensure compliance with Federal Reserve cost accounting standards, while working with Finance Business Partners who are responsible for departmental budgets. You will report directly to the manager of FP&A to execute on deliverables and bother duties as assigned.

You Will:

  • Apply more advanced financial analysis and cost accounting principles and techniques to analyze cost data and trends; manage organization wide operating expenses, capital expenses, and headcount; and perform analysis to support strategic decision-making.

  • Prepare financial variance reports, gather contextual information to articulate why there are variances, communicate results of the analysis to Bank leadership, and determine viable solutions.

  • Monitor monthly forecasts to ensure accuracy, compliance, and alignment to Bank strategies.

  • Collaborate with other areas of financial management to ensure accuracy in cost accounting data, including accounting and procurement data.

  • Assist in writing the annual financial plan, which includes researching, analyzing, writing, and creating graphics.

  • Create and deliver presentations on financial data or financial guidance to key stakeholders.

You Have:

  • Bachelor's degree in Finance, Accounting, Data Analytics, Business Administration or related field.

  • 2–5 years of professional experience in a finance, accounting, or related environment.

  • Excellent oral and written communication.

  • The ability to thrive in a fast-paced, dynamic work environment while being a team player. This includes having a customer focus, influencing others, navigating ambiguity, unstructured problem solving, taking initiative, an agile mindset, time management, and decision making.

  • Proficient using Microsoft products, include Excel pivot tables and formulas.

  • The ability to be in-office 2 days a week.

  • Equivalent education and/or experience may be substituted for any of the above.

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.

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

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. For this specific role, 3 days per week of work can be conducted remotely. Specific schedule details will be discussed during the recruitment process.

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.

If you need assistance or an accommodation due to a disability, please notify your Talent Acquisition Consultant.

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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