Risk Analyst, Consumer Compliance
Federal Reserve Bank of Boston
CompanyFederal Reserve Bank of BostonAs an employee of the Boston Fed, you will work to promote sound growth and financial stability in New England and the nation. You will contribute to communities, the region, and the nation by conducting economic research, participating in monetary policy-making, supervising certain financial institutions, providing financial services and payments, playing a leadership role in the payments industry, and supporting economic well-being in communities through a variety of efforts. The Boston Fed is one of 12 Reserve Banks and we serve all or parts of Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, and Vermont. Our mission is accomplished through our Bank's values: diversity, equity and inclusion, innovation, integrity, and leadership.
This job is eligible for a hybrid schedule with some on-site work expected. The individual is excepted to reside in the 1st District unless you were given an exception.
The Consumer Compliance unit in the Supervision, Regulation, and Credit department of the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston has an opening for a Risk Analyst to provide data analysis, quality control, and research support to the team. The Consumer Compliance Risk Analyst will support the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston's mission to promote safe and competitive practices in the nation's banking system through the provision of sound supervisory oversight of financial institutions and their compliance with consumer protection laws and regulations. We are seeking an individual interested in performing both important and rewarding work, with strong attention to detail and solid communication skills. As a Risk Analyst, you will be responsible for data analytics on topics such as consumer compliance lending and deposit regulations, fair lending regulations, the Community Reinvestment Act, and the Unfair or Deceptive Acts or Practices Act, and for the investigation of consumer complaints for supervised institutions.
- Analyzes a financial institution’s compliance risk issues or concerns, and/or highlights industry trends with limited senior support. Analyzes and interprets data to identify any potential disparities or discriminatory practices. Produces analytical support for Consumer Compliance and CRA examinations using available risk data analysis tools.
- Analyzes problems with appropriate logic and fact-finding and begins to identify underlying issues or problems and recognize trends and cause-and-effect relationships. Understands and shows ability to use risk data tools and technology to perform non-routine tasks.
- Participates as a team member and coordinates own work with others on group projects. Manages workflow independently with some supervisor guidance.
- Participates in quality control processes of various supervisory functions, ensuring accuracy and timely completion of deliverables in accordance with local and Federal Reserve System mandates, and providing clear and actionable feedback. Conducts regular audits to assess the effectiveness of internal controls and risk management procedures.
- Presents both orally and in written form on risk matters to internal and external stakeholders, Federal Reserve System colleagues, and the Board of Governors.
- Contributes to the achievement of unit and department strategic goals by participating in special unit, department, or System projects.
Perform other duties as assigned.
This position is not required to directly supervise others.
Knowledge and Experience:
Knowledge and experience normally acquired through, or equivalent to, the completion of a Master’s degree and two years of related work experience.
The Federal Reserve Bank is committed to a diverse, equitable and inclusive workplace and to provide equal employment opportunities to all persons without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, genetic information, disability, or military service.
This position requires access to confidential supervisory information and/or FOMC information, which is limited to "Protected Individuals" as defined in the U.S. federal immigration law. Protected Individuals include, but are not limited to, U.S. citizens, U.S. nationals, and U.S. permanent residents who either are not yet eligible to apply for naturalization or who have applied for naturalization within the requisite timeframe. Candidates who are not U.S. citizens or U.S. permanent residents may be eligible for the information access required for this position and sponsorship for a work visa, and subsequently for permanent residence, if they sign a declaration of intent to become a U.S. citizen and meet other eligibility requirements.
All employees assigned to this position will be subject to FBI fingerprint/ criminal background and Patriot Act/ Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) watch list checks at least once every five years. All candidates must undergo an enhanced background check and comply with all applicable information handling rules.
The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work required of this position. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities or skills associated with this position or the personnel so classified. While this job description is intended to be an accurate reflection of this position, management reserves the right to revise this or any job description at its discretion at any time.
Full Time / Part TimeFull time
Regular / TemporaryRegular
Job Exempt (Yes / No)Yes
Work ShiftFirst (United States of America)
The Federal Reserve Banks believe that diversity and inclusion among our employees is critical to our success as an organization, and we seek to recruit, develop and retain the most talented people from a diverse candidate pool. The Federal Reserve Banks are committed to equal employment opportunity for employees and job applicants in compliance with applicable law and to an environment where employees are valued for their differences.