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Business Analyst (Appraisal Department)

Farm Credit West
Rocklin, CA 95765
If you are looking for a rewarding career Farm Credit West may be a great fit for you. With more than $13 billion in assets, Farm Credit West and its wholly owned subsidiaries are cooperatively owned institutions providing financial services to farmers, ranchers and agribusinesses.

Our employees are of some of the best finance, accounting and appraisal professionals around, and our technology, administrative and creative staff are top shelf. We invite you to join us as a Business Analyst in the Appraisal Department.

Key job responsibilities


Under the supervision of the Appraisal Manager, perform a variety of business analytical functions  including, but not limited to:


  • Research, analyze and report water risk and supply within the associations territory

  • Collaborate with FCW Employees, water agencies, private companies and other stakeholders to build water analysis tools and plan

  • Add data and features to the existing GIS platform to better analyze water use and supply

  • Gathering, analyzing and reporting information on multiple agricultural related topics, including irrigation supply, commodity pricing, real estate market trends, and appraisal work process

  • Working with data analytics, risk management and appraisal staff on projects around model development, statistical analysis and predictive analytics of real estate markets

  • Properly maintaining a database of various real estate related data  

  • Acting as a liaison between credit staff and the appraisal department

  • Reviewing appraisals for policy compliance and other industry standards

  • Creating and reviewing reports for internal staff members, providing detailed analysis as needed

  • Working with internal staff and external vendors to build and maintain appraisal related programs

  • Analyzing work flows to discover ways to gain efficiencies and develop plans to implement new processes

Note This role does not provide training related to obtaining an appraisal license. 

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities

  • Possesses excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • Approaches all assignments with a positive attitude with both a willingness to learn and contribute

  • Successfully manages time to meet long and short term goals

  • Performs work accurately with strong attention to detail

  • Able to effectively function independently and as part of a group

  • Able to prioritize tasks in a fast-paced and varied workload, with a variety of concurrent and shifting priorities

  • Able to recognize potential problems and solve or escalate accordingly

  • Possesses strong organizational and follow-through skills

  • Applies analytical and critical thinking skills to projects and processes

  • Possesses solid computer skills, including skills in the Microsoft Office suite, in particular with Excel, as well as experience using Geographical Information Systems (GIS), among other software programs

Minimum Qualifications

Desirable education/experience includes tax accounting, financial statement analysis, real estate and agricultural economics. Relevant experience may be substituted for education.



Posted: 2022-08-05 Expires: 2022-09-04

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