Financial Analyst Lead
Cornelius , NC 28031
Posted 2 months ago
Purpose of Job We are seeking a talented Financial Analyst Lead for our San Antonio or Charlotte facility. This person may also work remotely in a 100% Remote Work Environment.
Responsible for leading business financial process and expense categories to solve complex business problems while performing forecasting, planning, and financial modeling related to income, profitability, liquidity, capital, leverage, asset and liability management or operating expense. Mentors about complex financial processes.
Drives and motivates team members to provide advanced analytics and insights around key business drivers. Assists management in assigning team tasks and managing workflow. Ensures all activities are completed within regulatory and compliance guidelines.
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USAA knows what it means to serve. We facilitate the financial security of millions of U.S. military members and their families. This singular mission requires a dedication to innovative thinking at every level.
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Identifies and manages existing and emerging risks that stem from business activities and the job role. Ensures risks associated with business activities are effectively identified, measured, monitored, and controlled. Follows written risk and compliance policies and procedures for business activities. Leads, develops, and motivates the team to provide advanced analytics and insights around key business drivers. Anticipates opportunities to tackle the most complex and / or unique business problems, providing proactive financial solutions with holistic and forward-looking perspectives to enable better decision making by senior management. Consistently interacts with senior management becoming their trusted advisor on all financial issues. Makes recommendations to solve short-term, as well as strategic financial business problems. Teaches and mentors others about complex financial processes, business drivers and systems ensuring information sharing and knowledge transfer. Reviews analysts work and assists management in assigning tasks and managing workflow. Leads initiatives to develop an integrated enterprise planning process from multiple companies and/or staff agency processes and technologies. Directs analyses and guides the development, enhancement, and implementation of critical processes, programs, and technologies. Anticipates opportunities and potential solutions, leads cross-functional teams through the problem resolution process, and advises senior management on issues. Acquires and applies expert knowledge of the business, its products and processes. Performs complex and often unique work assignments and problem resolution across multiple systems, functions, or processes.Minimum Requirements:
Bachelor's degree in Business, Accounting, Finance, Economics, or a related field OR 4 additional years of related experience beyond the minimum required may be substituted in lieu of a degree. 8 years financial/accounting analysis experience to include 2 years leading strategic financial/accounting opportunities. OR Advanced degree in Business, Accounting, Finance, Economics, or a related field, progress towards a CPA or CFA designation, and 6 years of financial / accounting analysis experience to include 1 year leading strategic financial/accounting opportunities. Subject-matter-expert knowledge of data analysis and relevant technical accounting/finance acumen required. Subject-matter-expert level of business acumen in the areas of the financial services operations, finance/accounting industry practices and emerging trends required. Experience communicating complex financial/accounting topics to a variety of audiences. Experience using financial/accounting technologies and proposing recommendations for improvements. Experience using Microsoft Office Excel for significant financial data analysis and reporting. Experience in the application and adherence to financial regulations and compliance. Experience producing financial reports and providing recommendations based on data. Working knowledge of GAAP.
When you apply for this position, you will be required to answer some initial questions. This will take approximately 5 minutes. Once you begin the questions you will not be able to finish them at a later time and you will not be able to change your responses.
Experience with asset pricing models and ability to interface with various stakeholders in managing quantitative projects. Familiarity with operations within a 3 Lines of Defense framework to include Model Risk Management. The successful candidate will be responsible for managing documentation for models throughout the development, implementation, and monitoring lifecycle and must be capable of clear and concise writing. Knowledge of executing, and maintenance of operational controls for a large vendor model. Experience with BlackRock Aladdin Suite a plus.
The above description reflects the details considered necessary to describe the principal functions of the job and should not be construed as a detailed description of all the work requirements that may be performed in the job.
USAA has an effective process for assessing market data and establishing ranges to ensure we remain competitive. You are paid within the salary range based on your experience and market position. The salary range for this position is: $97,200 - $175,000*( this does not include geographic differential it may be applied based on your work location)
Employees may be eligible for pay incentives based on overall corporate and individual performance or at the discretion of the USAA Board of Directors.
*Geographical Differential: Geographic pay differential is additional pay provided to eligible employees working in locations where market pay levels are above the national average.
Shift premium: will be addressed on an individual-basis for applicable roles that are consistently scheduled for non-core hours.
At USAA our employees enjoy best-in-class benefits to support their physical, financial, and emotional wellness. These benefits include comprehensive medical, dental and vision plans, 401(k), pension, life insurance, parental benefits, adoption assistance, paid time off program with paid holidays plus 16 paid volunteer hours, and various wellness programs. Additionally, our career path planning and continuing education assists employees with their professional goals.
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Relocation assistance is not available for this position.