Business Statistician

Cleveland, OH, United States - Business Analytics - Posted May 15, 2018
Requisition Number: 180000FT

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JOB SUMMARY

A Business Statistician works under limited supervision and possesses and applies comprehensive knowledge to perform statistical analysis to support critical business decisions. Develops and validates explanatory and predictive modeling algorithms while maintaining a profitability focus.

 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

Develops, conducts and recommends appropriate statistical methodologies to analyze and interpret key business data and point out significant differences. Interacts with Senior Management and product/service managers in assigned line of business to understand their challenges and recommends solutions. Interprets results and makes recommendations from the implemented modeling; evaluates progress and results and recommends major changes in procedures. Develops presentations to facilitate the communication of statistical findings to Senior Management and external clients. Develops plans, procedures, and schedules to modify, re-calibrate, and test models for enhanced model performance. Participates in the planning of data collection and the evaluation of reliability of source information while maintaining data integrity. Interacts with other departments and/or outside vendors to resolve issues. Assists in troubleshooting and performance tuning including SAS codes, report views, procedures. Ensures the accurate and timely communication of the status of assignment, job responsibilities, and the resolution of problems to the appropriate parties. Acts as a project manager on modeling projects, determining resource requirements, estimating expenses, tracking progress and reporting on status based on project milestones. Recognizes consistent errors/efficiencies and makes recommendations to managers for resolution to change. Keeps current with industry knowledge, training and development practices, trends, sources and programs. Attends industry conferences, reviews publications, establishes personal networks and participates in professional societies. Performs special projects and additional duties and responsibilities as required. Where applicable and when performing the responsibilities of the job, employees are accountable to maintain Sarbanes-Oxley compliance and adhere to internal control policies and procedures.

 

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

Bachelors Degree in Statistics, Economics, Business Administration, Operations Research, or related quantitative discipline. Minimum three years experience working in a data-intensive analytic environment preferably in the financial services industry. May substitute one/two years experience for Masters/Doctoral Degree.

 

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES

Comprehensive knowledge of, and the ability to apply statistical and econometric principles, practices and techniques. Strong general and statistical analysis skills. Solid understanding of multivariate statistical analysis techniques and major algorithms for explanatory and predictive modeling. Good programming, automation and troubleshooting skills using tools such as SAS, SQL, R, shell scripting. Proficiency with Exploratory Data Analysis, from data collection, manipulation & troubleshooting to reporting & graphics. Ability to quickly explore large data sets and focus on the more important issues. Excellent presentation skills. Strong time project/time skills. Ability to solve more complex problems, make decisions and apply good business judgment. Ability to work independently and as a team player. Strong verbal and written communication skills. Self-starter with positive initiative.

 

ABOUT NEW YORK COMMUNITY BANCORP, INC.

New York Community Bancorp, Inc. (NYSE: NYCB) is one of the 25 largest bank holding companies in the nation, with assets of $48.3 billion and a market cap of $6.4 billion at June 30, 2017. With deposits of $28.9 billion and 255 branches in Metro New York, New Jersey, Florida, Arizona, and Ohio, NYCB also rank among the largest depositories in the United States. NYCB operates through two banks with eight local divisions - New York Community Bank a savings bank with 225 branches throughout our five-state franchise; and New York Commercial Bank which has 30 branches. With a longstanding reputation for strength, stability and service, NYCB is proud to be committed to the communities it serves. To learn more about the NYCB Family of Banks visit us at http://www.mynycb.com/

 

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NYCB is an equal opportunity employer that prohibits discrimination in hiring or terms and conditions of employment on the basis of race, color, age, sex, national origin, ethnicity, religion, marital status, disability, military status, veteran status, domestic violence victim status, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, genetic information or any other classification protected by the federal, state, and local laws and ordinances.

 

This policy is applicable to all terms and conditions of employment including, but not limited to: recruitment and selection, promotion and demotion, transfer, training and development, compensation, benefits, leaves of absence and termination. When necessary, NYCB will reasonably accommodate employees and applicants with disabilities or with religious requirements necessitating accommodation.

 

In addition, NYCB complies with all applicable laws which govern nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which NYCB does business.

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