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Career Opportunity: Analyst - Finance

Job Title
Analyst - Finance
Organization
Federal Farm Credit Banks Funding Corporation
Location
Jersey City, New Jersey
Department
Finance
Experience Level
Entry Level (1-4 years)
Supervisor's Title
Category
Financial Services
Salary Range
DOE, depending on experience
Posted Date
Wednesday, November 29, 2017
Closing Date
Open until filled
Job Description

JOB DESCRIPTION/SUMMARY: The Analyst is expected to play a key role in the Finance Department of the Federal Farm Credit Banks Funding Corporation and assist with the management of the day-to-day debt issuance programs that fund the Farm Credit System Banks. The Analyst will be responsible for supporting a broad range of finance activities including debt pricing and issuance (with an emphasis on highly-rated money market securities), post-trade documentation, maintenance of Finance Department policies and procedures, dealer group management, project development, compliance and audit. The successful candidate will work closely with the other members of the Finance Department, as well as with several other departments of the Funding Corporation including Investor Relations, Risk and Research, Information Services and Securities Operations.  The Analyst will also interact with the Funding Corporation’s dealer group and with other constituents of the Funding Corporation including the Farm Credit System Banks, regulators, and both internal and external auditors.

REQUIRED BACKGROUND & QUALIFICATIONS: This position requires a minimum of two years of relevant financial services industry knowledge including familiarity with fixed income markets (Treasuries and Agencies), capital markets, debt pricing, interest rate forecasting, economic analysis and experience using a Bloomberg Terminal. The qualified candidate will be articulate, inquisitive, demonstrate solid quantitative skills and be able to multi-task complex tasks in a dynamic fast-paced environment. To succeed in this role, the competencies required include organization, coordination, strong communication and interpersonal skills; in addition to proficiency in Microsoft Office Applications. The finance professional must also possess high standards for quality, accuracy and ethical behavior.  Knowledge or experience with electronic orders management systems and/or document retention systems is desired. The position requires a Bachelor’s Degree in Finance, Economics or a related field.

ABOUT THE FUNDING CORPORATION:

The Federal Farm Credit Banks Funding Corporation is an integral part of the Farm Credit System, a Government Sponsored Enterprise created in 1916 by an act of Congress, dedicated to assuring a steady source of financing to qualified borrowers.  As of September 30, 2017 the System’s total assets were $321.6 billion and loans were $251.2 billion.  Per the USDA the System funds approximately 41% of all U.S. farm business debt.  As the Farm Credit System’s fiscal agent, the Funding Corporation is responsible for financing the System’s loans, leases and operations via the issuance of highly rated notes and bonds.  These securities are issued through a select group of dealers who distribute them to domestic and world-wide investors.

The Funding Corporation provides consulting, accounting, and financial reporting services to the System, including oversight of the System’s Data Warehouse and Financial Reporting.  These services include the preparation of the System’s annual and quarterly combined financial statements. The Funding Corporation also manages the System’s investor relations program, and manages rating agency relationships.

Federal Farm Credit Banks Funding Corporation is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

SPECIAL NOTES:

The Funding Corporation will not sponsor a work visa (e.g. H1B, etc.,) to fill this position.