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Accounting Data Analyst- Financial Data
Ref No.: 17-00097
Location: Tempe, Arizona
Position Type:Full Time/Contract
Start Date: 04/27/2017
Job Summary:

We are seeking highly motivated professionals for our Financial Solutions Client
As an Analyst, your role will consist of frequent interaction with business data owners, technology partners and regulatory reporting teams to determine the business and data requirements across the entire portfolio of regulatory reports. Qualified candidates will demonstrate the ability to define detailed data requirements, dive deeply into complex datasets, and expand on informational assets directly related to Bank Accounting (e.g. Corporate Accounting, Financial Planning & Analysis, Tax, etc.).

Major Responsibilities:
  • Work at the direction of team leads to deliver financial and regulatory data driven projects and deliverables
  • Support definition of data requirements, including documentation
  • Perform assigned data sourcing duties for Finance and Regulatory Initiatives
  • Support writing Business Requirements Documents (BRD)
  • Assist with developing Data Requirements Documents (DRD) by determining what data is required to fulfil the business requirements and objectives of the finance or regulatory project
  • Work at the direction of leadership to assist with analyzing complex data sets on compliance and transactional system databases
  • Query data and perform trend analysis using customized analytical techniques
  • Support a BI/data analytics platform within the compliance environment
  • Assist with development of data quality, normalization, and reconciliation testing scripts

Experience Required
  • 1-4 years of overall professional experience
  • Working knowledge of banking product(s), with primary experience in operations, accounting, regulatory reporting and/or data analysis experience required
  • Specialization in Bank Accounting required
  • Excellent communication skills and problem solving a must
  • Experience or expertise with data analysis and BI reporting
  • Knowledge on mathematical modelling or statistical analysis is a plus
  • Superior quantitative capabilities and demonstrated analytical skills
  • Ability to speak and write complex information and results clearly and concisely
  • Self-starter, team player with excellent organizational and time management skills who can work with minimal direct supervision
  • Should have strong collaborative, analytical, written and verbal communication (specifically technical writing) skills
  • Well versed with MS Office suite of products

Bachelor's degree in accounting/economics/engineering/technology or related field strongly preferred.