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Senior Lead, Financial Systems Reporting Analyst

Albany, New York
Job Type
13 Oct 2020
Position Title: Senior Lead Management Reporting Analyst (83)

Job Brief (Purpose):
As part of the Management Reporting and Financial Systems (MRFS) team within Finance, responsibilities for this position include but are not limited to:
  • Supporting the development, implementation, testing, documentation and on-going validation of financial reporting and data processes, and the integration of that data into financial and regulatory reporting applications
  • Creating and managing processes used to develop system interfaces, hierarchies, translations and other control information in our foundational financial systems
  • Working both independently and as a lead for cross-functional teams to perform business, data and application analysis to gather and document business requirements on a variety of strategic project initiatives including Loan Servicing System Transformations

Essential Job Functions:

General Job Requirements:
  • Translate client requirements to technical specifications, and works with technical team to design, test and implement projects
  • Able to manage interests of multiple stakeholders with diverse backgrounds, perspectives and priorities
  • Understand and process changes to production applications and models (hierarchies, translation tables, parameters, data loads, security, reports, etc.)
  • Research complex data and process issues
  • Perform data and process validation during testing and production phases of projects and ongoing work efforts
  • Provides client support throughout testing and production phases of projects and ongoing work efforts
  • Participate simultaneously on multiple work efforts and high priority activities
  • Maximize the use of automated technology to achieve the highest level of quality and efficiency in the support of the financial systems
  • Able to effectively work independently and as part of team to offer and implement solutions to achieve business opportunities

Specific Job Requirements:
  • Develop thorough understanding of foundational financial systems and works to configure them to support management reporting and accounting processes and methodologies
  • Work to continuously improve production validation and other processes
  • Perform impact analysis on new accounting and regulatory requirements as well as internal change requests to assess impact on new and existing financial systems and deliverables
  • Develop and maintain comprehensive control policies and procedures to ensure the integrity of the financial reporting process
  • Utilize technology skills to engineer effective and streamlined processes

Required Qualifications/Competencies:
  • Bachelor's degree (Finance, Information Technology, Accounting or related field).
  • 7+ years of analytical experience in Finance, Business or related field
  • Strong financial and/or accounting acumen
  • Database querying and data transformation expertise (i.e., Oracle, DB2, SQL, SAS)
  • Knowledge of data mining concepts and approaches
  • Experience dealing with complex and large data sets from multiple sources to support analytical processes
  • Quantitative, analytical, problem solving and decision-making skills
  • Interest, willingness and ability to assimilate information quickly and succinctly
  • Action oriented; takes initiative to challenge current processes and implement change
  • Organized self-starter with the ability to think and work independently and creatively
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills coupled with the ability to work and communicate with personnel at all levels in the Corporation, including Finance and Technology professionals and executives of different and varied level of backgrounds
  • Ability to understand and interpret client requests/needs, and respond to questions with clear and effective answers, and give cohesive presentations
  • Proven team player, willing to assist others as needed to ensure that group deadlines are met and quality standards are achieved
  • Microsoft Office Suite proficiency (Excel, Word, Access, PowerPoint, Teams)

Preferred Skills:
  • Proficiency in using analytical tools (DB2, SQL, Visual Basic, SAS (EG), Tableau, etc.)
  • Experience working with financial system reporting environments (e.g., Cognos, Essbase, Oracle, QRM, Workday, AxiomSL, mainframe z/OS, etc.)
  • Experience working with various ETL tools (MS Access, Ab Initio, Workday Prism, etc.)
  • Hands on experience with database compilation and analysis
  • Knowledge of KeyBank systems, both legacy product accounting and other supporting or reporting systems such as data warehouses or data marts


KeyCorp is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer committed to engaging a diverse workforce and sustaining an inclusive culture. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status.
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  • Job Reference: 181963791-2
  • Date Posted: 13 October 2020
  • Recruiter: KeyBank
  • Location: Albany, New York
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Banking & Financial Services
  • Job Type: Permanent