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U.S. Bank Senior Financial Analyst in Chicago, Illinois

At U.S. Bank, we're passionate about helping customers and the communities where we live and work. The fifth-largest bank in the United States, we’re one of the country's most respected, innovative and successful financial institutions. U.S. Bank is an equal opportunity employer committed to creating a diverse workforce. We consider all qualified applicants without regard to race, religion, color, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or veteran status, among other factors.

Job Description

The Corporate Audit Services (CAS) Senior Financial Analyst provides financial analyses related to budgets, forecasts, and allocations of expenses; ad hoc analysis for business case development and custom financial analyses; peer group analysis; and internal consulting for all levels of management. Develops and maintains spreadsheets for financial analysis and prepares a variety of management reports. Researches and resolves problems and errors in financial data. Develops and maintains procedures and identifies and implements process improvements. Additionally, this role is responsible for adherence to Third Party Risk Management and Third Party Contracting policies which includes end-to-end lifecycle management of assigned third parties and CAS contracts. This role works independently with minimal guidance.

Essential Function

  • Involved in the development of the annual financial plan and providing supporting documentation.

  • Analyzes and provides supporting rationale for CAS’ monthly financial forecast and quarterly LOB review meetings which includes analyzing general ledger activity, variance analysis, and providing quarterly/year-end talking points to the Chief Audit Executive.

  • Evaluates and advises management on financial reporting needs in light of changes in regulatory requirements or business needs.

  • Evaluates and analyzes the impact of alternative business decisions and identifies solutions to a variety of financial issues.

  • Provides financial information for CAS management, Board of Directors, Audit Committee, and regulatory agencies and other ad hoc requests from Finance or CAS management as needed.

  • Responsible for invoice processing and reconciliation.

  • Responsible for various external provider tasks including processing provider resource requests, assisting in the completion of Statements of Work, and tracking and reporting on provider hours and costs.

  • Ensure compliance with Third Party Risk Management Program (TPRM) policy and procedures by meeting requirements and workflow deadlines for Reassessments, Ongoing Management, Terminations, Exit Strategy, Cost Benefit Analysis (CBA), etc. and ensure that the TPRM system of record (SOR) accurately reflects current status of assigned third party relationship.

  • Ensure compliance with Third Party Contracting Policy by managing contracting lifecycle activities in accordance with policy requirements, including required processes and workflows for contract requests, contract language, contract variances, dispositions, periodic reviews, and terminations.

  • Facilitate and coordinate meetings with BL partners, Technical Owners, and Third Parties for Ongoing Management and maintain documentation accordingly.

  • Ensure Third Parties respond timely for required Reassessments, tracking their compliance, and escalating as needed if a risk is identified that would breach a key metric.

  • Facilitate and coordinate activities to close open findings with the third parties in a timely manner and escalate as needed.

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree, or equivalent work experience

  • Three or more years of related experience

Preferred Skills/Experience

  • Finance or Accounting experience

  • Expert knowledge of financial analysis techniques and general accounting procedures

  • Well-developed mathematical and analytical skills

  • Experience in forecasting and planning

  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal

  • Experience with contracts/contract review

  • Ability to identify and resolve exceptions and to interpret data

  • Proficient computer skills, including Microsoft Office Suite (specifically Excel)

  • Strong attention to detail

  • Positive attitude with a forward-thinking mindset

  • Ability to adapt to change

  • Experience working with third party/vendor management with industry knowledge of third-party assessments and/or technology or financial banking operations

  • Ability to multi-task and successfully lead and manage multiple high priority initiatives/activities

  • Ability to negotiate successful outcomes for both business partners and third parties as well as interact with high-level executives, auditors, and regulators

If there’s anything we can do to accommodate a disability during any portion of the application or hiring process, please refer to our disability accommodations for applicants (https://careers.usbank.com/global/en/disability-accommodations-for-applicants) .

Benefits:

Take care of yourself and your family with U.S. Bank employee benefits. We know that healthy employees are happy employees, and we believe that work/life balance should be easy to achieve. That's why we share the cost of benefits and offer a variety of programs, resources and support you need to bring your full self to work and stay present and committed to the people who matter most - your family.

Learn all about U.S. Bank employee benefits, including tuition reimbursement, retirement plans and more, by visiting careers.usbank.com .

EEO is the Law

Applicants can learn more about the company’s status as an equal opportunity employer by viewing the federal EEO is the Law (https://www.dol.gov/sites/dolgov/files/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdf) poster.

E-Verify

U.S. Bank participates in the U.S. Department of Homeland Security E-Verify program in all facilities located in the United States and certain U.S. territories. The E-Verify program is an Internet-based employment eligibility verification system operated by the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services. Learn more about the E-Verify program (https://careers.usbank.com/verification-of-eligibility-for-employment) .

Salary range reflected is an estimate of base pay and is for the primary location. Base pay range may vary if an offer is made for work in a different location. Pay Range: $87,465.00 - $102,900.00 - $113,190.00

Due to legal requirements, U.S. Bank requires that the successful candidate hired for some positions be fully-vaccinated for COVID-19, absent being granted an accommodation due to a medical condition, pregnancy, or sincerely held religious belief or other legally required exemption. For these positions, as part of the conditional offer of employment, the successful candidate will be asked to provide proof of vaccination or approval for an accommodation or exemption upon hire.

U.S. Bank is an equal opportunity employer committed to creating a diverse workforce. We consider all qualified applicants without regard to race, religion, color, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or veteran status, among other factors.

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