At the Federal Home Loan Bank of Chicago, employees come first - that's why we offer a highly competitive compensation and bonus package, and access to a comprehensive benefits program designed to meet the needs of our employees.
* Medical, dental and vision insurance * Retirement program (401k and Pension) * Generous PTO plan * 11 paid holidays per year * Hybrid working model (effective February 22, 2022) * Casual dress code
Who we are
FHLBank Chicago partners with our members in Illinois and Wisconsin to provide them competitively priced funding, a reasonable return on their investment in the Bank, and support for their community investment activities. We are one of 11 Federal Home Loan Banks created by Congress in 1932 as a government sponsored enterprise to support mortgage lending and community investment. We are member owned and member focused. Our members include banks, credit unions, insurance companies and CDFIs (Community Development Financial Institution).
What it's like to work here
At FHLBank Chicago, we bring people together. Our regular All-Staff meetings keep employees informed and our values drive the work that we do. Our Buddy Program pairs new hires with tenured employees to guide their onboarding. Our Employee Value Proposition is honed by listening and identifying the needs and priorities of our valued employees. Through CommuniTeam, we volunteer and identify ways to strengthen our communities. Our Office of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) hosts signature and employee-led events for continued learning; and Employee Resource Groups (ERGs) and culture clubs create connections around shared interests and experiences. We offer live and on-demand professional development opportunities to grow your skillset and your career.
What You'll do
The Senior Reporting Analyst develops data management solutions, drives impact measurement strategy, and performs data analyses to support operational business and reporting needs for existing and proposed housing and community development programs.
How you'll make an impact:
Assist in highlighting the Bank's commitment to serve our communities.
Support our members' affordable housing and economic development initiatives.
Ensure compliance with FHFA Reporting requirements.
What you can expect:
Proactively creates and updates Community Investment (CI) analytics to capture program activity, performance, risks, and impact for internal and external stakeholders.
Develops and maintains data framework and reports for new CI online system.
Drives CI's impact measurement strategy, including refinement of metrics and integration with other Bankwide impact reporting initiatives.
Develops database and business intelligence solutions to support various production applications and business processes.
Creates specifications for reports and analysis based on business needs, providing consultation to users and working with cross-functional teams to address business issues.
Works closely with stakeholders to build relationships, continuously gaining a deeper understanding of the department's data in order to meet Bankwide business needs.
Supports CI business development/strategic planning, proactively highlighting data trends for management, illustrating the business case for updates or new programs, and providing data-driven recommendations for program changes.
Participates in Bankwide data-related initiatives with a nexus to Community Investment, including ESG/social impact reporting and data lake integration.
Delivers reports for regulator, Board, Executive Team, CI staff, and other audiences as needed; ensures data quality and integrity before distribution.
Analyzes CI product utilization by external members and sponsors to support sales/marketing and outreach related to Community Investment products.
Makes recommendations to management on reporting needs and solutions.
Creates efficiencies in work to reduce or eliminate manual processes and associated risks.
What you'll bring:
3-5 years technical expertise.
Bachelor's degree in business or other related field.
Knowledge of database structuring & report building.
Knowledge of data mining and analysis using MS Access and MS Excel; Tableau experience a plus.
Proficient experience in SQL or other similar programming languages
Ability to work independently and within a team as needed.
Proficiency with Business Intelligence techniques & tools for the acquisition and transformation of raw data into meaningful and useful information for business and analysis purposes
Proven ability to develop, analyze, and effectively interpret data
Strive to bring new thoughts and ideas to the team in order to drive innovation and unique solutions
Ability to self-start and self-motivate, a willingness to take an active role to drive results by collaborating with peers, leaders, customers and teams.
Motivated by a curiosity to look at data and problems in novel or unique ways
Understanding of data integration issues (validation and cleaning), familiarity with complex data and structures
Can multitask in diverse situations and meet multiple deadlines.
Strategic thinker who is able to anticipate issues and provide meaningful solutions.
Ability to effectively communicate with various departments and management.
Strong organizational skills.
Must demonstrate an exemplary work ethic.
Ability to maintain diplomacy and high morale.
Ability to manage multiple priorities, and assess and adjust quickly to changing priorities.
At FHLBank Chicago, employees come first. We offer a highly competitive compensation and bonus package, and access to a comprehensive benefits program designed to meet the needs of our employees. Our retirement program includes a 401K and Pension. Our generous PTO plan provides five weeks of vacation for new employees and 11 paid holidays per year. We offer work from home options and a casual dress code at our beautiful new space in the Old Post Office. Step into your future with us.
The Federal Home Loan Bank of Chicago is a $100 billion wholesale bank and one of 11 district banks chartered in 1932 by the U.S. Congress to support mortgage lending and community investment. Each FHLBank operates as an independent organization and is governed by a board of directors elected by its member institutions. As a cooperative, we provide reliable liquidity to our member banks, credit unions, insurance companies, and community development financial institutions located in Illinois and Wisconsin, focusing on the distinct needs of their individual businesses and communities.
We offer products and services to help our members fund loans and investments held in portfolio, manage liquidity, fund mortgages into the secondary market, secure third party agreements, and achieve asset liability management goals. Through our Community Investment and Affordable Housing programs, we also help our members to provide affordable housing and economic development in the communities they serve.
FHLBank Chicago is a place, where everyone can make a difference—both for our organization and for the communities we serve through our member financial institutions. We aim to create a diverse... and inclusive environment where employees are fully engaged and positioned to do their best work. Teamwork is valued, and even entry-level hires may find themselves working side-by-side with senior-level executives.