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Head of Business Finance and Financial Planning & Analysis

Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta

Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta

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Accounting & Finance
New York, NY, USA
Posted on Tuesday, January 30, 2024


Federal Reserve Bank of New YorkWorking at the Federal Reserve Bank of New York positions you at the center of the financial world with a unique perspective on national and international markets and economies. You will work in an environment with a diverse group of experienced professionals to foster and support the safety, soundness, and vitality of our economic and financial systems.

The Bank believes in work flexibility to balance the demands of work and life while also connecting and collaborating with our colleagues in person. Employees can expect to be in the office a couple of days per week as needed for meetings and team collaboration and should live within a commutable distance.

What we do:

The Federal Reserve Bank of New York’s Corporate Group is led by the Chief Financial Officer (CFO) for the Bank. The Group delivers a broad range of innovative, impactful solutions that foster the Bank's ability to meet its mission including Finance, Procurement, Accounting, Real Estate, and Enterprise Services professionals. The Corporate Group is aligned across its functions to provide superior services and value-added resource and financial management that seamlessly support the Bank's objectives.

Your role as the Head of Business Finance and Financial Planning & Analysis:

If you are an experienced, strategic, and innovative finance leader with an inclusive leadership style, we invite you to apply for the Head of Business Finance and Financial Planning & Analysis position! In this highly visible role across the Bank and Federal Reserve System, you will report directly to the Bank’s CFO and Head of the Corporate Group and bring in a visionary mindset and collaborative approach to the Group’s executive team.

As the Bank’s Head of Business Finance and FP&A, you will lead a team of 40 finance professionals responsible for delivering relevant, value creating and forward-looking financial and business insights through a strategic and tactical lens to business leaders in support of the Bank's strategic priorities. The team accomplishes this by providing guidance and analyses including scenario modeling, budgeting & forecasting, staffing analytics, capital project reporting, while maintaining a well-controlled environment.

You will also bring an enterprise mindset and model and set expectations with respect to collaborating proactively with colleagues, relying heavily on the expertise and leadership of others to achieve shared accountability for desired outcomes.

  • Lead the development and execution of the Bank’s financial planning and analysis processes, ensuring the team provides insightful analyses and guidance to ensure informed decisions and forward-looking planning aligned with the Bank’s strategic priorities.

  • Collaborate with key Bank and System stakeholders to advise on the financial implications of strategic initiatives and provide recommendations for future financial state.

  • Present strategic analysis, options and recommendations to senior Bank and System leadership.

  • Develop and maintain strong relationships with key stakeholders and partners while ensuring an enterprise mindset is applied to decision-making.

  • Model inclusive behaviors and maintain a culture of trust within and beyond the team of direct, clear, and authentic communication.

What we are looking for:

  • Broad people leadership skills with demonstrated experience building high-performing finance teams with diversity of perspective and thought.

  • Exceptional and authentic communication skills with the ability to articulate complex ideas clearly and concisely.

  • Demonstrated success in driving process improvements and automation within a finance function

  • Proven ability to coach, lead and develop others to achieve their professional best while building diverse teams and creating an inclusive culture.

  • Exceptional collaboration & influencing skills with the ability to gather support for business initiatives and strategies across multiple partners with diverse or different interests.

Salary Range: $325000 - $385000 / year

We believe in transparency at the NY Fed. This salary range reflects a variety of skills and experiences candidates may bring to the job. We pay individuals along this range based on their unique backgrounds. Whether you’re stretching into the job or are a more seasoned candidate, we aim to pay competitively for your contributions.

Our Touchstone Behaviors—Communicate Authentically, Collaborate Inclusively, Drive Progress, Develop Others, and Take Ownership—help shape the culture of the Bank. They also provide a shared language for how we work together and achieve success, and they set clear expectations for leading with impact at every stage of your career with us. Learn more.


Our organization offers benefits that are the best fit for you at every stage of your career:

  • Fully paid Pension plan and 401k with Generous Match

  • Comprehensive Insurance Plans (Medical, Dental and Vision including Flexible Spending Accounts and HSA)

  • Subsidized Public Transportation Program

  • Tuition Assistance Program

  • Onsite Fitness & Wellness Center

  • Executive Benefits

  • And more

The New York Fed expects its employees to perform their duties with honesty, integrity, and impartiality, and without improper preferential treatment of any person. Learn more about our code of conduct and conflicts of interest rules.

Candidates must undergo an enhanced background check and will be tested all controlled substances prohibited by federal law, to include marijuana.

The Federal Reserve Bank of New York is committed to a diverse workforce and to providing equal employment opportunity to all persons without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, genetic information, disability, pregnancy, or military service.

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.

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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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