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PRIMARY DUTIES AND ACCOUNTABILITIES

Leads the diagnosis of trouble and repairs of complex commercial and industrial air conditioning and heating equipment, plumbing, electrical and fire protection equipment and minor structural systems. Works on electrical systems up to and including 600V 3 Phase and low pressure, natural gas systems (where applicable.) Acts as Site Company representative for inspection of electrical, civil, mechanical and architectural building modification work performed by contractors and Company personnel for building additions, alterations and repairs. Validates accuracy of contractor and material supplier invoices. Provide technical specifications and procedures for facilities maintenance contracts. Proficient user of the Building Management Control System (BMCS.), facility maintenance management system and applicable corporate pc applications. Assists in planning work assignments and establishing procedures and priorities. Formulates and establishes preventive maintenance schedules based on equipment performance and repair history. Directs ordering and control of spare parts inventory. Directs preparation of labor and material cost estimates on repair and installation work. Works with engineers and supervision to recommend plan and perform changes and improvements to existing equipment. Ensures work performed is in compliance with Corporate, State and Federal environmental plans and procedures. Trains other maintenance personnel in commercial air conditioning and heating equipment techniques. Manages the use of contractor personnel to meet workload demands. Works with acids, vapors and liquids in systems up to 1,500-psig pressure. May perform other job-related duties as assigned.

 

Note: Subject to overtime, weekend work, shift work and call-in as required.

Job Specifications:

  • Knowledge:
    • Demonstrated thorough knowledge of the National Electrical Code and electricity.
    • Skills and knowledge are certified via a Restricted Maintenance Electrician’s License or approved equivalent.
    • A thorough understanding of the application of low-pressure portions of the National Fuel Gas Code must also be demonstrable.
  • Skills/Abilities:
    • Provide supervision and valuable and constructive input for employee performance assessments.
    • Demonstrated ability to diagnose malfunctions and make repairs to heating, ventilation, and air conditioning equipment and other building systems.
    • Demonstrated ability to interpret technical manuals, building systems drawings and specifications.
    • Ability to instruct others, communicate effectively and make independent judgments.
    • Ability to meet Company driving standards, including a valid driver’s license.
    • Satisfactory completion of the Construction and Skilled Trades Test Battery (CAST).
    • Demonstrated ability to use Microsoft Office applications such as Word, Excel and Outlook.
  • Education/Experience:
    • High School diploma (GED) and over six years work experience in facilities related maintenance work including equipment repair.
    • Electric certification: Journeyman’s electricians license or equivalent NCCER (National Center for Communication, Education, Research)
    • HVAC certification: Jorneyman’s HVAC license or NCCER equivalent
    • Universal CFC license in an EPA approved refrigerant transition and recovery program.
    • Preferred Classes / Certifications:
    • Completion of the National Electric Code Course
    • NAPE General Certificate of Engineering or equivalent NCCER
    • National Fuel Gas Code course or Journeymen’s Gas Fitters license
  • Deadline to apply: July 29, 2017
  • Instructions on how to apply/contact information:


 

Sr Training Specialist / Motion Graphics Designer

  • Primary Duties & Accountabilities:
    • The Senior Training Specialist is a content expert and/or training process expert who develops and delivers training that integrates business processes with skills and knowledge required for employees to safely and effectively perform job duties. Provides coaching and guidance to Training Specialist and Associate Specialist, as well SME Adjunct Instructors. The Senior Training Specialist, in a craft delivery position, partners with Engineering and Methods organizations to research and develop standards, procedures and processes for the business.
      Position may be required to work extended hours, including 24 x 7 coverage during storms or other energy delivery emergencies.
    • Deliver Technical Training content required for new hire and incumbent employees to perform job duties safely and in accordance with Delivery procedures and fundamentals. 50%
    • Design, develop and maintain complex technical training materials utilizing the systematic approach to training from the analysis phase through evaluation. 20%
    • Partner with the Line Curriculum Review Committees and Joint Union Management Training committees to determine the technical requirements and priorities for training programs. 10%
    • Collaborates with Line and Training contacts to develop innovative and effective performance improvement solutions. 10%
    • Evaluate training effectiveness through appropriate student evaluation and post training effectiveness evaluations making modifications to the program design to increase program efficiency. ; Utilize the Learning Management System and perception to document training activities. 5%
    • Manage large-scale training projects. 5%
  • Essential Skills:
    • Motion Graphics Designer (MGD) / Training Specialist (TS) needs to develop utility training that meets specific instructional goals and objectives. The ideal candidate will be adept at creating 2D & 3D animated graphics to support all types of educational video training.
    • As a BGE Utility MGD/TS, you will be expected to work collaboratively with Subject Matter Experts to analyze, design, develop, implement and evaluate innovative eLearning products to enhance employee competencies that align with the company’s core values.
    • This is a role for a creative individual with excellent aesthetic judgment that is driven to translate sundry training requirements into efficacious training solutions, from concept to final deliverable.
    • Produce training content using the ADDIE Model
    • Convert work procedures into AV scripts
    • Execute on all phases of production
    • Provide accurate time estimates for each phase of the production process
    • Videography/editing as required to support various training projects
    • Learning Management System administration (Success Factors)
    • Adept knowledge of Adobe’s Creative Cloud Apps: Premiere Pro, After Effects, Photoshop, Illustrator and Audition
    • 2D & 3D motion graphic creation (After Effects / Autodesk Maya)
    • Articulate Studio 13 / Storyline 2
    • Videography / Photography / Video Editing
  • Education/Experience:
    • Bachelors degree in Business or related AND 5 - 8 years related business experience, or in lieu of Bachelors degree, a minimum of 9 - 12 years relevant business experience is required.
    • Demonstrated written, verbal communications and presentation skills
    • Strong observation, evaluation, coaching and feedback skills
    • Computer skills in Windows and business applications
  • Location: White Marsh, MD
  • Instructions on how to apply/contact information

 





Post Office Box 27622 • Richmond, VA 23261
Phone (804) 697-8000 • www.richmondfed.org

 

Corporate Accounting
Senior Financial Planning Analyst
Requisition #251011


As part of the nation’s central bank, the Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond is committed to strengthening the economy and our communities. It’s a big job, and that’s why we need a variety of talented, results-driven professionals who care about making a difference. Sound like a challenge? You bet it is. That’s why three important values inspire our culture: Serve with integrity. Lead with courage. Perform with excellence.


At the Richmond Fed, our goal is not just to be an employer of choice; we want to be your employer of choice. One of the ways we do that is by offering a total rewards portfolio that includes more than compensation. At the Richmond Fed, total rewards includes thrift and retirement plans, a generous paid time off, health and wellness benefits, insurance to protect you and your loved ones, work/life offerings, and a variety of professional development opportunities.


The Corporate Accounting department has an immediate opening for a Senior Financial Analyst reporting to the Manager on this team. In this role, you will coordinate and support the planning and execution of the Fifth District's budget process with Bank management as well as review/analyze/evaluate strategic, financial and operational information in accordance with Reserve Bank budget requirements. This role also partners with clients to provide reliable financial analyses and projections to enable Senior Bank Management, departmental management and business lines to make informed business decisions. You will serve as a financial and management consultant for all Bank departments and the Federal Reserve System. Under limited supervision you will plan and direct activities involving complex data analysis, planning, reporting, modeling, and forecasting while monitoring the Fifth District’s expenses and metrics.. You may also lead and/or participate in special projects and process improvement efforts which involve cross-functional teams, utilizing high level qualitative and quantitative skills to direct team members in review and analysis of expense and capital budgets, management reporting and development of proposals to address findings and recommendations.


Special Considerations:
Candidate should review the FRB Employee Code of Conduct to ensure compliance with issues related to previous employment and prohibited financial interests. The Code is available on the About Us, Careers webpage at www.richmondfed.org; the relevant sections are 5.3 and Appendix B, Parts I, II and III).
Apply on line at www.richmondfed.org


***    The deadline for applying on line is 5:00PM July 19, 2017
***    The hiring range for this position is $70,000-$85,000
***    Salary offered will be based on the job responsibilities and the individual’s knowledge, Skills and experience as defined in the job description
***    Selected candidate subject to special background check procedures

 

Essential Job Responsibilities (include but are not limited to the following):

  • Coordinates preparation of the annual budget for the Fifth District in accordance with established Bank policies and procedures. Provides guidance and expertise to assigned Bank departments on the development of budgets and cost accounting issues on financial performance. Counsels supporting areas on opportunities for cost control and recommends appropriate actions on department budgets as requested. Coordinates, reviews and analyzes department and activity budget data to identify potential issues. Prepares budget materials for executive review and performs analysis of Bank financials to identify major business initiatives.
  • Reviews assigned department budgets for accuracy. Ensures documentation associated with department distribution tables is gathered and provided to the cost accounting team. Prepares analyses and projections of expenses under various scenarios based on support or DDT changes.
  • Supports the core business activities including Bank budgeting, cost accounting and management reporting. Participates in the long range strategic and financial planning for the Bank.
  • Performs and conducts complex analyses for senior management in support of the financial planning process and proposed operational reviews under consideration within the District and various Federal Reserve System groups. Performs cost impact analyses in support of strategic goals and objectives. Based on independent research, responds to complex issues and questions by other constituents such as Reserve Banks, Board of Governors and Fifth District management.
  • Maintains detailed knowledge of the Planning and Control System (PACS) guidelines, Financial Accounting Manual (FAM), Federal Reserve Administrative Manual (FRAM) and applicable OPLs and S-Letters. Maintains a detailed understanding of Financial Planning and Bank's operational functions. Trains and serves as a source of expert knowledge to department budget analysts.
  • Analyzes and monitors monthly expense reports for Bank departments to identify variances between budget and actuals. Performs trend analyses to identify potential budget reductions and operational efficiencies. Determines and recommends methods of attaining budget
    targets. Develops complex expense analyses, annual projections/forecasts and variance analyses related to assigned service lines within the cost accounting structure

Education/Requirements/Technical Competencies

  • Bachelors degree in Business Administration or relevant discipline such as Finance, Accounting, Economics or other quantitative discipline (required)
  • Working knowledge of Reserve Bank operations, financial management processes, and cost accounting (preferred)
  • 5+ years of experience in areas such as financial management or business management (required)
  • Strong interpersonal skills, excellent customer service manner, and good written and verbal
    communication skills (required)
  • Strong IT knowledge of financial systems capabilities related to financial management functions
    and IT skills (e.g., Lawson, PeopleSoft, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Access, and SQL server
    environment) (required)
  • Query writing/report writing experience (e.g SQL, Microsoft Access) and knowledge of business
    intelligence tools (highly preferred)
  • Direct experience with managing complex projects, building financial models, or forecasting
    applications/processes (highly preferred)




Post Office Box 27622 • Richmond, VA 23261
Phone (804) 697-8000 • www.richmondfed.org


Corporate Accounting
Senior Finance Consultant
Requisition #251009


As part of the nation’s central bank, the Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond is committed to strengthening the economy and our communities. It’s a big job, and that’s why we need a variety of talented, results-driven professionals who care about making a difference. Sound like a challenge? You bet it is. That’s why three important values inspire our culture: Serve with integrity. Lead with courage. Perform with excellence.


At the Richmond Fed, our goal is not just to be an employer of choice; we want to be your employer of choice. One of the ways we do that is by offering a total rewards portfolio that includes more than compensation. At the Richmond Fed, total rewards includes thrift and retirement plans, a generous paid time off, health and wellness benefits, insurance to protect you and your loved ones, work/life offerings, and a variety of professional development opportunities.


The Corporate Accounting team is hiring for a Senior Financial Consultant. This position works independently to provide consultation and delivers financial solutions to local business initiatives in support of the District, Business Line and System driven goals and objectives. Partner with senior leadership to communicate and clarify financial needs related to business needs. Contribute to the development of long-range financial plans and lead/participate in the development and implementation of financial solutions. Educate, sensitize and manage the financial expectations of the business lines to the realities, challenges, and fundamentals of finance. Influence direction through aligning financial process solutions with organizational strategies by assessing requirements and providing thought leadership and business specific financial expertise.


Independently processes and monitors business expenses, prepares highly complex data analysis for Bank management and system groups when requested, and responds to highly complex questions or problems. Partners with business areas in supporting and meeting their finance-related needs. Maintains a subject matter expert level of knowledge related to the Bank's accounting policies and procedures and operational functions. Coordinates highly complex aspects of the preparation of the annual budget process. Proactively monitors capital expenditures and analyzes and verifies information reported to management. Trains and serves as a source of expert knowledge for other analysts.


Special Considerations:
Candidate should review the FRB Employee Code of Conduct to ensure compliance with issues related to previous employment and prohibited financial interests. The Code is available on the About Us, Careers webpage at www.richmondfed.org; the relevant sections are 5.3 and Appendix B, Parts I, II and III).
Apply on line at www.richmondfed.org


***    The deadline for applying on line is 5:00PM July 19, 2017
***    The hiring range for this position is $86,000-$107,000
***    Salary offered will be based on the job responsibilities and the individual’s knowledge, Skills and experience as defined in the job description
***    Selected candidate subject to special background check procedures

 

Essential Job Responsibilities (include but are not limited to the following):

  • Independently performs highly complex analysis and responds to complex questions or problems. Based on independent research, responds to users in a professional manner.
  • Maintains a subject matter expert level of Federal Reserve Cost Accounting guidelines (PACS), the Financial Accounting Manual (FAM), Procurement guidelines, and appropriate Operational Policy Letters (OPL). Maintains high expertise in understanding of the Bank's operational functions, with advanced knowledge of the business areas supported. Trains and serves as a source of expert knowledge to other finance analysts.
  • Provides strategic financial consultation for all business areas. Takes initiative to identify potential issues and addresses them with financial and business line management.
  • Independently coordinates the collection, verification of data for ratio calculations and documentation for support allocations.
  • Leads monitoring of all budgeted and actual expenses to forecast variances. Coordinates and reviews monthly expense reports for accuracy and informs management of discrepancies, potential impacts, and prepares monthly expense variance reports for review by management.
  • Leads coordination and preparation of department budgets and data analysis. Provides guidance to management with the preparation of their individual budgets. Compiles and analyzes the data. Inputs, edits, and verifies data in budget applications.

Education/Requirements/Technical Competencies

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration or relevant discipline such as Finance, Accounting, Economics or other quantitative discipline (required)
  • Working knowledge of Reserve Bank operations, financial management processes and cost accounting (preferred)
  • 10+ years of experience in areas such as financial management or business management (required)
  • Strong interpersonal skills, excellent customer service manner, and good written and verbal communication skills (required)
  • Strong IT knowledge of financial systems capabilities related to financial management functions and IT skills (e.g., Lawson, PeopleSoft, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Access, and SQL server environment) (required)
  • Query writing/report writing experience (e.g SQL, Microsoft Access) and knowledge of business intelligence tools (highly preferred)
  • Direct experience with managing complex projects, building financial models, or forecasting applications/processes (highly preferred)

 


 


Post Office Box 27622 • Richmond, VA 23261
Phone (804) 697-8000 • www.richmondfed.org



Vice President
Chief Financial Officer
Requisition #251005


As part of the nation’s central bank, the Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond is committed to strengthening the economy and our communities. It’s a big job, and that’s why we need a variety of talented, results-driven professionals who care about making a difference. Sound like a challenge? You bet it is. That’s why three important values inspire our culture: Serve with integrity. Lead with courage. Perform with excellence.

At the Richmond Fed, our goal is not just to be an employer of choice; we want to be your employer of choice. One of the ways we do that is by offering a total rewards portfolio that includes more than compensation. Our total rewards includes thrift and retirement plans, generous paid time off, health and wellness benefits, insurance to protect you and your loved ones, work/life offerings, and a variety of professional development opportunities.

The Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond is one of 12 regional Reserve Banks that work together with the Federal Reserve’s Board of Governors to strengthen the economy and our communities. The Richmond Fed serves the Fifth Federal Reserve District which includes important economic centers in the District of Columbia, Maryland, Virginia, North and South Carolina and most of West Virginia. In addition to our responsibilities in monetary policy, supervision of financial institutions and our nation’s payments systems, the Richmond Fed is also responsible for important national functions like National IT, the National Procurement Office and others.

The Vice President (VP), Chief Financial Officer, is one of twelve Federal Reserve System officers who oversees a regional Reserve Bank’s Corporate Accounting function and manages the execution of national and local programs and projects. This role is accountable to the President, First Vice President and Senior Vice President and engages directly with the System Financial Support Office, Board of Governors and Fifth District Board of Directors in setting the strategic direction of the District's finance and accounting functions. This role is responsible for the development and administration of the District's operating and capital budgets; overseeing the development of the financial statements, providing oversight of functional areas such as general ledger, asset management, internal controls testing, accounts payable, travel program and processing, District procurement, and cost accounting.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

  • Responsible for the effective stewardship of District financial resources through oversight of the District's annual budget process. Works with District and System partners to advance multi-year financial planning efforts throughout the Bank and the Federal Reserve System, in many instances leveraging and influencing resources outside of the Richmond Fed’s organization.
  • Supports the System Financial Management Initiative which includes a multi-year strategic view supported by a unified approach to technology and standardized business processes identified as industry best practices.
  • Works with System and District senior leadership to present forward looking financial plans, comparative financial statements, , and effective reporting that helps further leadership’s understanding of System and District financial positions and risks.
  • Engages with District leadership on strategic financial plans and results, policy, and compliance matters; provides recommendations for action, implements solutions, removes barriers, secures resources, measures and reports success; develops, recommends, and implements significant accounting and procurement related System initiatives.
  • Oversees financial communications, which includes communicating the budget to stakeholders and communicating annual operating plans to each line of business.
  • Represents the Bank on System work groups.
  • Leads the development and implementation of short- and long-term strategic goals and objectives
    for functional areas.
  • Responsible for the application of, and compliance with, the Federal Reserve's financial
    accounting and cost accounting principles, generally accepted accounting principles, Federal Reserve Administrative Manual (FRAM), the System's policy for discretionary expenditures, and Model Acquisition Guidelines (MAG). Ensures adequate financial controls are in place through the Committee of Sponsoring Organizations (COSO) testing process.
  • Maintains accountability for the District's internal control framework and the annual COSO process, and preparation of the comparative financial statements and footnotes. Ensures assertion letters related to financial controls are supported by rigorous review and testing. Responsible for providing oversight to ensure accurate and timely comparative financial statements and footnotes are delivered for the District.
  • Encourages a diverse and inclusive environment the rewards and recognizes individuals for creative and innovative ideas, and appropriate risk taking that positively impacts the District and System.

Special Considerations:
Please review the FRB Employee Code of Conduct to ensure there are no major issues related to your previous employment and current financial interests. (The Code is available on the About Us, Careers webpage at www.richmondfed.org.; the relevant sections are 5.3 and Appendix B, Parts I, II and III). Sponsorship is not available for this position.


***   Hiring range is $160,000-$200,000
***   Deadline for applying on line is 5:00PM on July 19, 2017 ***Selected candidate subject to special background check procedures
***   Candidates should review the FRB Employee Code of Conduct to ensure compliance with issues related to previous employment and prohibited financial interest. The Code is available on the About Us Careers webpage at www.richmondfed.org
***   Apply on line at www.richmondfed.org


Job Requirements

  • A Bachelor’s degree in finance, accounting, business administration, or a related field. A Master’s degree is preferred.
  • Professional accounting certification (CPA) is preferred.
  • A minimum of eight (8) years of budgeting, cost accounting, or procurement experience.
  • A minimum of five (5) years of experience working in Federal Reserve cost accounting –
    Planning and Control System (PACs), financial accounting, and MAG preferred.
  • Previous experience in a Chief Financial Officer role preferred.

Knowledge and Skills

  • Demonstrated leadership competencies to include strategic thinking, driving results, creating meaningful change, building relationships and trust, and developing others.
  • A high level of personal integrity and a commitment to public service with a personal and professional value system consistent with the culture and values of the Federal Reserve System.
  • Ability to effectively navigate and achieve results in a federated, multi-location, multi-divisional organizational structure with numerous and diverse business needs and customers.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills, including outstanding representational capabilities, and persuasiveness and influencing abilities that elicit confidence and credibility.
  • Strong business acumen with strong problem solving and negotiating skills.
  • Ability to make sound decisions in light of changing priorities or financial indicators
  • Experience in building consensus and support, and in resolving enterprise-level governance issues
    in a large, multi-divisional, multi-location organizational structure.
  • Excellent customer relationship management skills to interface effectively with executives and
    customers/stakeholders at all levels of the organization.
  • Ability to deal effectively and decisively with organizational and personnel issues.
  • Demonstrated ability to lead strategic business initiatives from inception through execution,
    including circumstances where the effort requires “leading through influence.”

 


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