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Finance Data Analyst

Chester, , United Kingdom

Job Description:

Job Title: Finance Data Analyst

Corporate Title: Assistant Vice President

Location: Chester

Company Overview:

At Bank of America, we are guided by a common purpose to help make financial lives better through the power of every connection.  Responsible Growth is how we run our company and how we deliver for our clients, teammates, communities and shareholders every day.

One of the keys to driving Responsible Growth is being a great place to work for our teammates around the world. We’re devoted to being a diverse and inclusive workplace for everyone. We hire individuals with a broad range of backgrounds and experiences and invest heavily in our teammates and their families by offering competitive benefits to support their physical, emotional, and financial well-being.

Bank of America believes both in the importance of working together and offering flexibility to our employees. We use a multi-faceted approach for flexibility, depending on the various roles in our organization.

Working at Bank of America will give you a great career with opportunities to learn, grow and make an impact, along with the power to make a difference. Join us!

Location Overview:

Find us in the city of Chester, a destination renowned for its culture, history, and beauty. Working at Bank of America Chester offers a far-reaching global career for a world-renowned organisation, whilst being ideally situated against the backdrop of the rolling North Wales hills and the banks of the serene River Dee.

The Team:

CFO Data Management (CFO DM) is responsible for ensuring data is timely, accurate and complete for regulatory and management reporting across treasury and the CFO LOB. This role will be responsible for Derivatives and Collateral within a larger data environment.

This role will require extensive ad hoc research and commentary for daily outliers impacting regulatory reporting. Successful candidates will partner with Technology and the LOBs to ensure data accuracy and completeness, identify data gaps, and work closely with business partners to define strategies for technical solutions.

Candidates work closely with developers and testers to ensure requirements and functional designs are translated accurately into working technical designs and that test plans and scripts serve customer needs. Works under minimal supervision on enterprise-wide projects requiring creative solutions.


Candidate will assist in the day-to-day maintenance, build-out and development of Derivatives and Collateral Corporate Treasury infrastructure and control framework.

  • Perform daily attribution recons for derivatives and collateral positions across multiple platforms and products

  • Liaise with Corporate Treasury LOBs and Technology Teams to provide commentary of material differences

  • Enhance existing controls to address changes to data populations.

  • Analyze, investigate and establish root cause of control escalations whilst building relationships with Data Management Control Team

  • Work with internal business lines to support ongoing initiative work and ad hoc research requests

  • Create SQL scripts to test and conduct user acceptance testing on new data  requests.

  • Support ad hoc initiatives and projects for CFO Data Management

  • Manage current state assessment of legacy data warehouses and applications with an eye towards migration to target state

  • Collaborate and build relationships with business partners (Technology, Governance, Control etc.)

What we are looking for:

  • Bachelor’s degree in business or other related field

  • Proven experience within data analysis and product expertise from the financial industry

  • Capacity to handle multiple tasks and work in a flexible environment, Time management and ability to meet SLAs and deadlines

  • Experience testing data integrity, implementing controls and familiarity with transactional databases

  • Professional communication skills and the ability to build relationships across a matrixed organization

  • Advanced Excel or SQL skills

  • Knowledge of derivatives (OTC, Cleared and ETD) and how new activity and daily market moves impact the associated collateral positions

  • Experience with providing reporting for regulatory reporting, submitting data for senior level management reporting, or similar types of reporting

Benefits of working at Bank of America:


  • Private healthcare for you and your family plus an annual health screen to help you manage your physical wellness with the option to purchase a screen for your partner

  • Competitive pension plan, life assurance and group income protection cover if you become unable to work as a result of a disability or health reasons

  • 20 days of back-up childcare including access to school holiday clubs and 20 days of back-up adult care per annum 

  • The ability to change your core benefits as well as the option of selecting a variety of flexible benefits to suit your personal circumstances including access to a wellbeing account, travel insurance, critical illness etc.

  • Access to an emotional wellbeing helpline, mental health first aiders and virtual GP services.

  • Access to an Employee Assistance Program for confidential support and help for everyday matters

  • Ability to donate to charities of your choice directly through payroll and the bank will match your contribution

  • Opportunity to access our Arts & Culture corporate membership program and receive discounted entry to some of the UK’s most iconic cultural institutions and exhibitions.

  • Opportunity to give back to your community, develop new skills and work with new groups of people by volunteering in your local community.

Bank of America:

Good conduct and sound judgment is crucial to our long term success. It’s important that all employees in the organisation understand the expected standards of conduct and how we manage conduct risk. Individual accountability and an ownership mind-set are the cornerstones of our Code of Conduct and are at the heart of managing risk well.

We are an equal opportunities employer and ensure that no applicant is subject to less favourable treatment on the grounds of sex, gender identity or gender reassignment, marital or civil partner status, race, religion or belief, colour, nationality, ethnic or national origins, age, sexual orientation, pregnancy or maternity, socio-economic background, responsibility for dependants or physical or mental disability. The Bank selects candidates for interview based on their skills, qualifications and experience.

We strive to ensure that our recruitment processes are accessible for all candidates and encourage any candidates to tell us about any adjustment requirements.

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