Sr. Economic Research Analyst

National Rural Utilities Cooperative Finance Corporation
Sterling, VA
Oct 13, 2021
Oct 15, 2021
Analyst, Research
Full Time
Join a member-driven leader in a fast-paced, challenging and collaborative environment with the shared mission of supporting America's network of rural electric cooperatives. Since its formation in 1969, National Rural Utilities Cooperative Finance Corporation, or CFC, located in Dulles, Virginia, has provided capital and industry-leading financial products to more than 900 not-for-profit, consumer-controlled utility systems across the United States. Our exceptional team delivers the "CFC Difference" that encompasses our values of service, integrity and excellence in all our interactions. CFC has a need for a Senior Economic Research Analyst in the RMG - Economic Research group. In this position you will have the opportunity to The Senior Economic Research Analyst is responsible for the management and development of economic research, reports and presentations to internal and external parties concerning current macro-economic and financial industry developments. As a Senior Economic Research Analyst, you will: * Produces relevant material concerning macro-economic, financial industry and interest rate developments for inclusion in CFC's various monthly and bi-monthly publications for internal and external stakeholders. * Develops relevant reports and analyses for use by Regional Vice Presidents in order to provide them with invaluable insight into current economic trends with potential impact to member cooperatives.. * Prepares and effectively presents on current macro-economic and financial industry developments to important internal and external stakeholders. * Provides relevant and innovative idea generation on current developments while developing effective presentation and reporting materials using thought provoking historical trend analyses in both tabular and graphical form for executive team members and Board of Directors. * Interprets and summarizes Federal Reserve policy meetings and provides impactful analysis concerning the potential direction of short-term and long-term interest rates based on leading economists' views. * Researches current economic and financial data using Bloomberg LP, S&P Capital IQ, analysis frequently produced by CFC's relationship banks and financial partners and other sources. * Prepares reports and analysis and presents findings to the Asset-Liability Committee as well as provides relevant information for inclusion in CFC's quarterly Asset-Liability Committee Report as it relates to macro-economic and financial market/industry developments. * Benchmark financial industry publications and analysis to continue to improve existing reports and publications for CFC. * Directly supports the Vice President of Economic Research and works closely with the Asset-Liability Management team as well as the Financial Planning and Analysis team. Job Requirements: To be successful, you will need: * Bachelor's degree in Finance or economics. * MBA preferred. * Minimum of 5 years professional experience in the financial industry required. * Experience producing financial publications is preferred. We offer a comprehensive benefits package that includes short-term and long-term incentive opportunities; an employer-paid pension plan; 401(k); medical, dental and vision insurance; a generous leave policy; onsite gym; and more-all in a friendly, professional work environment. For additional information, please visit our website at CFC is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to workforce diversity.