Analyst/Senior Analyst- Country Analysis UnitAPPLY ONLINE
- Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco
- San Francisco, CA
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- Mid Career
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SUMMARY OF THE JOB:
The Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco's Regional and Foreign Institutions Group is seeking a team-oriented individual to serve as a country/banking analyst for the Country Analysis Unit (CAU). CAU is primarily dedicated to advancing the effective supervision of Asian Foreign Banking Organizations (FBOs) by: (1) evaluating the financial capacity of FBOs to support their U.S. operations; (2) identifying country risks and focusing supervisory resources to mitigate the impact of such risks; (3) strengthening relationships with Asian supervisory authorities and regional organizations; (4) enhancing our understanding of how Asian economic, financial sector and regulatory issues affect financial institutions; and (5) assisting the Federal Reserve System in developing and implementing effective supervisory strategies and policies. As a country/banking analyst, the incumbent will report directly to the Director of CAU and function as a key analyst on economic, financial sector, and banking supervisory issues related to the economies in Asia to which he/she is assigned.
Analysts work collaboratively within CAU to monitor Asian financial systems and ensure that U.S. Foreign Banking Organization Supervisory Program mandates are met. This successful candidate also provides support to the Asia Program’s ongoing conference/seminar efforts, as well as other activities on an ad hoc basis.
Specific duties will include:
* Preparing analytical products on an annual basis mandated by the U.S. Foreign Banking Organization Supervisory Program for each Asian economy maintaining operations in the U.S. These reports include financial system reviews, accounting studies, institutional overviews and strength of support assessments – and contribute to the development of U.S. supervisory strategies for Asian foreign banking organizations.
* Preparing reports, briefing packages and other written products on issues affecting the Asian financial markets and institutions for senior policymakers.
* Representing and advancing the interests of the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco with other regulatory and government agencies, as well as overseas counterparts such as foreign central banks, regulatory agencies and international financial institutions.
* Furthering the Division’s outreach goals through proactive initiatives and professional presentations at a regional or national level. Representing the Federal Reserve System on overseas training and fact-finding trips and contribute specialized skills to the Unit.
* An applicant for employment must be a U.S. Citizen, U.S. National, or hold a permanent resident/green card with intent to become a U.S. Citizen.
• Familiarity with banking sector issues in Asia, in particular, Japan. The successful candidate will likely be responsible for covering Japan.
• Excellent written and oral communication skills.
• The ability and desire to share knowledge and to provide leadership in a collaborative decision-making process.
• The ability to identify and pursue multiple initiatives simultaneously and deliver superior results.
• A demonstrated record of strategic thinking, sound judgment, and superior problem solving skills.
• A proven ability to build solid working relationships with colleagues and other supervisors. The candidate must also be a team player, a self-starter and innovative.
• 3 years minimum experience working as an analyst on Asian economic, financial or regulatory issues.
• A Bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experience.
• Some international and domestic travel may be required.
• Financial sector experience in Asia or experience covering this region.
• Proficiency in Japanese or another Asian language.
• A pre-existing network of contacts in Asia.
• Master’s degree in finance, economics, or in a public policy field (e.g., international affairs).
• Other professional designations (CFA, FRM, etc.).
Candidates for the position must have demonstrated strong performance in core technical and behavioral competencies. Critical behavioral competencies include, but are not limited to, Confidence, Good Judgment, Conceptual Thinking and Teamwork.
The Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Our people proudly reflect the diversity and the ideas of the community we serve.
Candidates should submit a current resume via the 12L Portal.
To apply, please visit www.frbsf.org/careers .