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Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco Overview

www.frbsf.org
San Francisco, CA
1001 to 5000 employees
1913
Government
Finance
$100 to $500 million (USD) per year

Working at Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco

Our mission and our work are built on over one hundred years of strength, stability, and excellence. No other organization does what we do or has greater impact on global economies. The Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco is one of Twelve Reserve Banks responsible for setting ... Read more

Mission: Our mission is to promote low inflation, full employment, and financial stability as well as provide services to financial institutions and the Treasury.

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    A Master's Degree and Surprise Marriage Proposal at the SF Fed

    Natalie Zohuri is a child of two cultures: American and Persian. The San Francisco Bay Area native believes it's this cultural duality that makes her a valuable asset assisting SF Fed economists. She credits her Iran-born parents, who immigrated to the United States more than 40 years ago, for imbuing her with an emotional intelligence that makes her keenly aware of people's needs.

  • The Federal Reserve System is honored to be recognized as a 2016 Top Diversity Employer by Black Employment & Entrepreneur Journal. http://glassdoor.com/slink.htm?key=vISEB

    BLACK EOE JOURNAL ANNOUNCES ITS 2016 SUMMER BEST OF THE BEST EARLY RESULTS LISTS

    Top Employers, Supplier Diversity Programs, Disability-Friendly Companies, LGBT-Friendly Companies and MBA Programs (Irvine, California) - May 5, 2016 - Black EOE Journal (BEOEJ) today released the early results of its review of the nation's Best of the Best Top Employers, Supplier Diversity Programs, Disability-Friendly Companies, LGBT-Friendly Companies and MBA Programs. Black EOE Journal, now celebrating its 25th year of diversity, polled hundreds of Fortune 1000 companies for its 2016 Best of the Best evaluations.

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Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco – Why Work For Us?


We are a unique organization. As the largest of the 12 Federal Reserve Districts we’re a significant part of central bank of the United States, although we’re not a government institution. We are an independent, self-funded, non-profit organization with a very important mission: to promote low inflation, full employment, and financial stability.

The San Francisco Fed community is composed of smart, talented people with a diversity of ideas, skills, and talents. We recognize that different perspectives produce the best thinking, while also enriching our lives. We serve a unique mission and we’re looking for colleagues who are as inspired as we are to accomplish great things with far reach.

No other organization does what we do or has greater impact on global economies.

Our headquarters are in San Francisco, California, with Branch offices in Los Angeles, Seattle, Portland, Salt Lake City, and Phoenix. 



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    Hard working, innovative forward thinking organization

    Cons

    Federated structure - collaboration is essential if you want to get things done

    Advice to Management

    Never rest, question authority, keep up the good work

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Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco Interviews

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    • Know inside and out of a banks balance sheet and income statement. Meaning what are their greatest: Assets, Liabilities, OE, Rev, Exp....   Answer Question
    • What are the all the different types of risks associate with a bank, describe the risks, and as an Associate Examiner, how would you prevent these risks. (Know at least 6+ risks)   Answer Question
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    • What documentation do you need to look for as an Associate Examiner in order to make sure the loan officer did their job correctly. (Be VERY detailed in what the documents would be called)   Answer Question
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