Job description

Description/Job Summary

The Data Analyst brings technical expertise to ensure the quality and accuracy of Association data and assists in the implementation of an enterprise data governance program.


Data Governance
  • Participates in cross functional data projects by providing subject matter expertise related to data flow, data regulatory requirements, and other Farm Credit System data reporting requirements
  • Maintains documentation of key data processes, critical data elements, data sources, and data controls
  • Is the subject matter expert and administers the data governance tool of Callibra
  • Implements end to end financial and operational data reporting changes
  • Maintains general knowledge of Farm Credit regulations, reporting requirements, Internal Controls Over Financial Reporting (ICFR), and related processes
  • To the extent possible, automates monthly, quarterly and annual internal reporting
  • Given a set of objectives and/or asusmptions, prepares analyses under the direction of the VP Data Analytics
  • Uses past and present data aggregation and data mining to gather and summarize information
  • Identifies trends, issues, and opportunities from information gathered
  • Maintains standardized reporting practices to ensure quality, accuracy, and compliance with ICFR
Other Projects
  • Participates on internal committees to participate in research, development, and implementation of special programs and/or initiatives and provide recommendations
  • Researches various topics as identified
  • Provides ad hoc reporting for internal sources
Association Liaison
  • Serves as a liaison with third parties, including but not limited to other Farm Credit institutions, service providers/vendors, and collaborative partners on data analytics projects

Data Integrity, Security and Confidentiality

Appropriately protects the confidentiality, security, and integrity of the Association's systems and data and clients' data

Required Skills

  • General knowledge of finance and macroeconomics
  • Experienced in Structured Query Language (SQL) and Azure or related databases
  • Experience with Collibra or related data governance software
  • Skill in report design/writing
  • Skill in utlizing Work, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook
  • Skill in oral and written communication sufficient to exchange information effectively with peers, management, other Farm Credit contacts, and a variety of audiences.
  • Skill in analyzing complex financial data by using logic and quantitative reasoning
  • Skill in organizing material and information in a systematic way to optimize efficiency and understanding
  • Skill in establishing and maintaining relationhsips with a variety of internal and external organizations and individuals to advance the organization's interests and increase personal efficacy
  • Skill in prioritizing assignments to complete work in a timely manner
  • Ability to work effectively in a team environment as well as work independently, determining priorities
  • Ability to work in a changing environment and adapt accordingly

Required Qualifications

Bachelor's degree in accounting, finance, economics, business, data science, or a related field and

3-5 years of work experience in data or reporting;

Or an equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to perform the essential functions of the job

Preferred Qualifications

Experience with SQL, SSRS and/or Power BI are preferred.

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