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Financial Analyst I

Company: PSECU
Location: Harrisburg
Posted on: June 12, 2021

Job Description:

PSECU, a high-tech, progressive financial institution with more than $7 billion in assets, is seeking a Financial Analyst. The Financial Analyst reports directly to the Manager, Balance Sheet Management and assists in the areas of treasury management, financial risk management, and financial planning & analysis; completes ad hoc research projects; generates and maintains reoccurring reports; and provides operational support to the Funds Management Unit.

Benefits: We offer competitive salary, excellent benefits and great work environment. Along with excellent medical and retirement programs and a generous leave package, our workplace offers tuition reimbursement.

Employee Type: Full-time

Starting Salary: $57,905/yr.-$86,858/yr. (commensurate with Experience)

Schedule: Monday- Friday 8am-4pm

Candidate must be bondable and credit worthy.

DUTIES AND ACCOUNTABILITIES - Essential for this position:

  • Responsible for analyzing and interpreting credit union data for reporting purposes.
  • Develop and maintain studies and financial models related to treasury management, financial risk management, and/or financial planning & analysis, and other studies as assigned.
  • Effectively communicate study results and make recommendations as needed to the Manager, Balance Sheet Management or as assigned.
  • Evaluate and monitor PSECU's financial risk profile (i.e. interest rate risk, liquidity risk, concentration risk) and communicate current and emerging trends.
  • Perform daily cash management function to include monitoring daily cash balances, determining the best dispersion of excess funds for optimal return and minimal concentration risk, funding PSECU's cash accounts, sending wire transfers for payment of credit union obligations, preparing journal entries for cash and investment activity, etc.
  • Assist with the settlement of investment purchases and sales and prepare investment reporting.
  • Fundamental understanding of finance, accounting, and economic principles to include, but not limited to, time value of money, asset liability management, investment accounting, money market and debt securities, yields, interest rate calculations, investment pricing, risk, securities transfer, cash and cash flow analysis, and business cycles.
  • Ability to independently perform research and analysis by using spreadsheet, database and/or other tools/techniques to track and analyze data.
  • Develop comprehensive financial reports and analysis to be used in financial decision making.
  • Must demonstrate critical thinking skills with attention to accuracy and the ability to identify and correct discrepancies.
  • Fundamental knowledge of the Federal Reserve Bank system, Asset Liability Management Software, Budgeting and Profitability Software, and Bloomberg Professional Service.
  • Provide backup for the Financial Analyst positions.
  • Create and maintain procedures for all tasks and areas of responsibilities.
  • Responsible for continuing education and self-development in areas under direction.

DUTIES AND ACCOUNTABILITIES - Essential for all PSECU Management:

  • Knowledge - Maintain required knowledge, skills and abilities in assigned area of expertise, including the laws, standards, fundamentals, methods, procedures, and techniques required for job. Maintain up-to-date knowledge of PSECU's Collective Bargaining Unit Agreement, processes, related business processes, and the business world outside PSECU. Maintain knowledge PSECU's goals, culture, philosophy, products and services, bylaws, policies, and internal practices.
  • Workflow Management - Manage time effectively; meet deadlines; and produce quality work requiring little or no review. Manage high volume of work assignments.
  • Judgment - Exercise good judgment and appropriate decision making within scope of job.
  • Communication - Effectively communicate with audience appropriate content and detail both verbally and in writing.
  • Relationship Management - Maintain strong and effective interpersonal skills and effective working relationships with all stakeholders, both internal and external. Demonstrate PSECUs Operating Principles of PRIDE (Partnership, Reliability, Improvement, Dedication, and Ethics).
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office.
  • Maintain regular and consistent attendance as required for acceptable performance and accountabilities of this position.
  • Maintain confidentiality, in particular with credit union account information, as well as other information designated as confidential.
  • Responsible for the establishment and ongoing maintenance of an effective system of internal control within the scope of assigned job responsibilities.
  • Must meet creditworthiness standards.
  • Notify Human Resources in writing if convicted of a misdemeanor or felony involving dishonesty, breach of trust or violation of the Pennsylvania Credit Union Code (17 Pa. S. C. A. 101 et seq.) during the course of employment with PSECU.


  • Perform other duties and responsibilities as assigned.


  • This position may be advertised in the public media.
  • Appointment to this position is not subject to the terms of the Collective Bargaining Agreement.
  • Applicant may be required to complete one or more employment assessments and or testing.
  • Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable a qualified individual with a disability or disabilities to perform the essential duties and responsibilities of the job.


Minimum Experience:

Bachelor's degree in Finance;

And ability to demonstrate base knowledge of finance, accounting, and economic principles

Keywords: PSECU, Harrisburg , Financial Analyst I, Other , Harrisburg, Pennsylvania

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