National Rural Utilities Cooperative Finance Corporation
Location: Dulles, Virginia
Type: Full Time
4 Year Degree
Internal Number: 389
Join a member-driven leader in a fast-paced, challenging and collaborative environment with the shared mission of supporting America’s network of rural electric cooperatives. Since its formation in 1969, National Rural Utilities Cooperative Finance Corporation, or CFC, located in Dulles, Virginia, has provided capital and industry-leading financial products to more than 900 not-for-profit, consumer-controlled utility systems across the United States. Our exceptional team delivers the “CFC Difference” that encompasses our values of service, integrity and excellence in all our interactions.
CFC has a need for a Financial Data Analyst to join our Financial Tools & Analysis Team. This position is responsible for the analysis, data visualization, updates and improvements to forecasting and budget tools used by CFC members to help in their financial decision-making process.
As a Financial Data Analyst, you will: • Maintain, implement and improve Excel based CFC Financial Tools. • Participate in corporate strategic initiatives and evaluate new technologies and applications (e.g. statistical analysis, forecasting techniques, and data analytics) to incorporate into future financial tools and services. • Produce recurrent, ad hoc and custom studies for members. • Create and maintain rich interactive visualizations through data interpretation and analysis integrating various reporting components from multiple data sources. • Develop and maintain databases by acquiring and extracting data from primary and secondary sources and build scripts that will make data evaluation more flexible and scalable across data sets. • Troubleshoot data issues with accounting and IT departments and work with programmers and management to identify process improvement opportunities. • Streamline query/data collection processes and enhance financial tools and reporting systems. • Collaborate with appropriate staff to gather input and feedback concerning system needs. • Participate in test-plan development, integration and deployment.
To be successful, you will need: • Bachelor's degree in business, accounting, finance, information systems or related field. • 4 years’ experience with financial analysis or extracting and modeling data. • Previous finance and/or utility industry experience is preferred. Previous finance and/or utility industry experience is preferred. • Strong organizational and multitasking skills. • Excellent communication, interpersonal, and presentation skills. • Detail-oriented and able to perform in a high-pressure environment. • Ability to apply knowledge to develop user-friendly solutions. • Advanced VBA programming and Excel data analysis. • Intermediate knowledge of programming languages like SQL preferred. • Advanced knowledge of data visualization software like Tableau, Power BI. • Basic Knowledge of accounting practices.
We offer a comprehensive benefits package that includes tele-work options; annual incentive opportunities; an employer-paid pension plan; 401(k); medical, dental and vision insurance; a generous leave policy; onsite gym; and more—all in a friendly, professional work environment. For additional information, please visit our website at www.nrucfc.coop. CFC is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to workforce diversity.
About National Rural Utilities Cooperative Finance Corporation
The National Rural Utilities Cooperative Finance Corporation (CFC) was founded in 1969 by the rural electric cooperative industry. CFC is a nonprofit finance cooperative with more than $32 billion in assets that provides industry expertise, flexibility and responsiveness to more than 1,000 member-owners to help them meet their financial needs. At CFC, our members’ success is our success. Our commitment to our members goes beyond our work as a lender. In addition to our lending solutions, CFC offers treasury services, investment opportunities, financial models and tools, programs to support and promote the cooperative business model, and industry-leading events and training.