One Commerce Plaza
Minimum Qualifications Candidates must meet the minimum qualifications listed below in order to be eligible for appointment.
Non-Competitive: A Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Business Administration, Economics, Econometrics, Finance, Health, Health Administration, Health Policy, Law, Mathematics, Political Science, Public Administration, Public Health, Public Policy, Risk Management or Statistics and three (3) years of specialized experience in one or more of the following:
• Research, planning, administration, and/or analysis of the policies and procedures affecting regulated entities and how they conduct business activities with the public and/or other regulated entities.
• Research and analysis of State and federal statutes and regulations and their effects upon the business activities of financial services entities with regard to the public and/or other financial services entities.
A Master’s Degree in one (1) of the related fields or a J.D. may substitute for one (1) year of specialized experience. A Ph.D. in one (1) of the related fields may substitute for two (2) years of specialized experience.
Duties Description The New York Department of Financial Services seeks to build an equitable, more transparent and resilient financial system that benefits New Yorkers and supports business. Through engagement, data-driven regulation, and operational excellence, DFS is responsible for empowering consumers and protecting them from financial harm; ensuring the health and stability of the financial entities we regulate; and driving economic growth through responsible innovation.
The Department of Financial Services (DFS) is seeking candidates for the position of Senior Data Analysis Specialist in the Virtual Currency Unit within the Research and Innovation Division. This role will support the Division in the ongoing supervision of virtual currency entities. The Senior Data Analysis Specialist will help inform risk-focused supervision and ongoing monitoring approaches in the virtual currency space. Duties include, but are not limited to:
• Works with large and complex data sets to solve problems and develops and recommends objectives while using different analytical and statistical approaches;
• Reviews and monitors quality of data submissions by Virtual Currency entities; monitoring variances, identifying trends, and recommending relevant actions to management;
• Reviews financial reports from supervised entities;
• Designs and prepares comprehensive periodic reports in virtual currency;
• Maintains database integrity by entering, verifying, and backing up data;
• Participates in the development of key materials for senior leadership briefings and decision-making;
• May supervise lower level staff; and
• Other duties as assigned.
• Comfortable working with large volumes of data.
• Excellent communication skills.
• Highly motivated and effective working autonomously and as part of cross-functional teams.
• Ability to multi-task across projects and detail oriented
Additional Comments Positions located within the New York City metropolitan area, as well as Suffolk, Nassau, Rockland, and Westchester Counties, are also eligible to receive an additional $3,026 annual downstate adjustment.
Some positions may require additional credentials or a background check to verify your identity.
Notes on ApplyingKhalan Cassala
New York State Department of Financial Services
Office of Human Resources Management
One Commerce Plaza, Suite 301
Albany, NY 12257
Fax: (518) 402-5071
All candidates that apply may not be scheduled for an interview
Public Service Loan Forgiveness
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AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT: REASONABLE ACCOMMODATIONS
Under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), the Department of Financial Services is required to provide reasonable accommodation for known physical or mental limitations of an otherwise qualified applicant with a disability if an accommodation would enable the applicant to perform the essential functions of the job. If the accommodation would constitute an undue hardship on the operations of the agency, the agency is not required to provide it.