Senior Balance Sheet Forecast Analyst in Cleveland, OH at Key Bank- Corporate

Date Posted: 4/11/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Essential Job Functions
  • Assist in Balance Sheet Forecasting assumption gathering/approval process by participating in monthly working group meetings with Line of Business Finance, Product Management and Central Planning Group, maintaining process governance.
  • Help lead a challenge and review effort with Finance Directors of all balance sheet assumptions and document/summarize projections.
  • Help standardized an approach to support LOB forecasts by partnering with LOB Finance to create uniform monthly production pipeline reporting for a near term outlook and develop methods for incorporating econometric, industry and other macro factors into longer range projections.
  • Assist in forecast assumption adoption effort by summarizing latest changes/trends, explaining reasons for changes, and helping to prepare meeting materials.
  • Help report and explain assumptions to management (Treasury Strategy Committee updates and discussion, ALCO updates, Risk Management, etc.).
  • Help support Business Flow data development usage (historical and forecasted loan production and repayment behaviors) by working to increase LOB Finance usage/expertise, creating standardized reporting, maintaining and updating data definitions, and reporting trends to senior management.
  • Develop industry knowledge with respect to peer bank balance sheet composition, growth, net interest income, net interest margin, along with strategies that drive the results.
  • Develop familiarity with major macro-economic measures (current and historical) and their relationship to the banking industry and KeyCorp.
  • Assist in quantitative model build-out to support Comprehensive Capital Analysis & Review (CCAR) and internal forecasting by partnering with Risk Management to articulate model build needs/requirements, and assist in presenting model findings/explain model assumptions to LOB Finance Directors.
  • Support Key’s liquidity management framework by assisting in developing assumptions for Key’s hypothetical erosion scenarios.
The position is responsible for supporting the functions of the Treasury Balance Sheet Forecasting Team, and other internal individuals and groups as required. Ultimately, this individual will gain a level of balance sheet expertise that can be leveraged by other areas in Treasury, as well as other areas of Finance.

The position also interfaces regularly with the Finance line of business support, Financial Planning & Analysis, Risk Management, Product Management, and other areas of Treasury on topics to understand balance sheet trends and assist in the monthly Forecast and bi-annual CCAR/Mid-Cycle stress testing process.

Other responsibilities of the position include:
- Maintaining current awareness of market and economic conditions.
- Performing a variety of ad-hoc analyses related to senior management balance sheet inquiries
- Understanding the corporation’s balance sheet and management’s balance sheet goals.
- Developing a deep understanding of banking products, business lines, balance sheet relationships and staying abreast of developments in the banking industry, Federal Reserve CCAR process and the economy.

Required Qualifications
- A Bachelor's degree is required, with a concentration in Finance, Accounting or Economics preferred.
- Excellent use of Microsoft Excel as an advanced financial analysis tool.
- Excellent written and oral communication, interpersonal, and organizational skills are necessary.
- Intermediate understanding of bank balance sheets and knowledge of financial reporting systems.
- A high degree of comfort working with individuals from other areas of Finance.
- Knowledge of banking, finance, accounting, economics and budgeting/planning with a financial institution.
- Understanding of a wide range of commercial banking products, including non-maturity deposits, retail and commercial loans, and mortgage products.

Preferred Qualifications
- 4+ years of financial industry experience.
- Candidate must be self-motivated and results-oriented with the ability to function effectively within deadlines, and possess the ability to work in a team environment as well as to be part of multiple teams.
- Familiarity with Quantitative Risk Management (QRM) software a plus.

KeyCorp's roots trace back 190 years to Albany, New York. Headquartered in Cleveland, Ohio, Key is one of the nation's largest bank-based financial services companies, with assets of approximately $134.5 billion at March 31, 2017. Key provides deposit, lending, cash management, insurance, and investment services to individuals and businesses in 15 states under the name KeyBank National Association through a network of more than 1,200 branches and more than 1,500 ATMs. Key also provides a broad range of sophisticated corporate and investment banking products, such as merger and acquisition advice, public and private debt and equity, syndications, and derivatives to middle market companies in selected industries throughout the United States under the KeyBanc Capital Markets trade name. KeyBank is Member FDIC.

KeyBank has administrative services in place that help support the business. These include: Finance, Human Resources, Legal, and Marketing. KeyBank’s Corporate Center supports strategic initiatives through multiple teams which provide distinctly different, yet interrelated, disciplines for the KeyBank Leadership team and its business groups. The Corporate Center protects and enhances Key’s brand through thoughtful and deliberate messaging and responsible banking. Our proactive approach and significant expertise engage both internal and external constituents – employees, clients, shareholders, investors, regulators, legislators, community advocates – by adding value, positively influencing their perceptions, and instilling a sense of confidence in Key.


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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