Sr Finance Analyst in Cleveland, OH at Key Bank- Corporate

Date Posted: 2/5/2018

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Job Brief (Purpose):
As part of the Data and Analytics Team within Finance, responsibilities for this position include, but are not limited to, (1) Supporting the design, development, implementation, and on-going validation of data and analytics processes in support of Key’s client profitability platform; (2) Creating and managing processes used to ensure financial integrity relative to various client profitability processes. (3) 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, (4) Building strong stakeholder relationships; and understanding and delivering on the data and analytics needs of wide ranging stakeholder groups.

Essential Job Functions:
  • Self-starter with the ability to develop a thorough understanding of client profitability concepts and processes
  • Ability to understand data concepts (sourcing, mapping, moving), as well as Business Intelligence concepts and practices.
  • Serves as a Subject Matter Expert relative to client profitability processes and financial results
  • Performs impact analysis relative to the introduction of new business rules and/or changes to existing analytical dashboards and client financials.
  • Translates business requirements into technical specifications, and works with technical teams to design, test and implement changes to the client profitability application.
  • Ability to pro-actively manage interests of multiple stakeholders with diverse needs, perspectives and priorities.
  • Develop, document and obtain sign-off on business requirements and work products.
  • Can effectively communicate business rule changes to various stakeholders, including end-users.
  • Research and resolve complex business/financial issues, including applying corrective steps to existing business rules.
  • Performs data and process validation during testing phases of projects and ongoing work efforts.
  • Research and analyze data issues to ensure that stakeholder requirements are satisfied.
  • Works to continuously improve production validation and other processes (balance and controls).
  • Participate simultaneously on multiple work efforts and high priority activities.
  • Develop and maintain comprehensive control policies and procedures to ensure the integrity of the client profitability dashboards and metrics.

    Required Qualifications/Competencies:
  • Bachelor’s Degree (Finance, Information Technology, Accounting or Related Field).
  • 5+ years of analytical experience in Finance, Line of Business or related field preferred.
  • Strong financial and analytical acumen.
  • Database querying and data transformation expertise (i.e., SQL, Excel, Access).
  • Experience dealing with complex and large data sets from multiple sources to support analytical processes.
  • Problem solving and decision making skills
  • Interest, willingness and ability to assimilate information quickly and succinctly.
  • Action oriented; takes initiative to challenge current processes, provide alternatives 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.
  • Ability to understand and interpret stakeholder requests/needs, and logically present potential solutions.
  • Proven team player, strong leadership skills and an ability to work within a highly collaborative environment.

Preferred Skills:

  • Proficiency in using analytical tools (e.g., SQL), Microsoft Office Suite (Excel, Access and PowerPoint).
  • Knowledge of KeyBank reporting and source systems (KEIS, KART, originations, deposits, pricing model).
  • Knowledge of Key’s data supply chain
  • Experience with analytical tools (SAS)
  • Familiarity with Oracle OFSAA platform a plus
  • Experience working with financial system reporting environments (i.e., IBM TM1, Essbase, Oracle, QRM, etc.).
  • Familiarity and/or hands-on experience with B.I. tools (OBIEE, Cognos, Tableau, QRM Management Repository)
  • Understanding of data mining concepts and ETL tools a plus (e.g., SSIS).
  • Previous experience as a Systems Administrator and/or Sr. Business Analyst.

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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