Clearnc/Settle/Tran Mgmt Assoc

Employer
Freddie Mac
Location
McLean, VA
Posted
Jun 19, 2017
Closes
Jul 05, 2017
Ref
7278br
Function
Finance
Hours
Full Time
Position Overview
The person in this role will be a part of the Debt and Derivative Operations team within Investment and Capital Markets Operations. Debt and Derivative Operations provides direct functional support to Investment and Capital Markets Trading Desks. As a D&D Operations analyst, the analyst will provide middle office and back office trade support functions such as new security set ups, trade confirmations, settlements, clearance and reconciliations for all debt and derivative activity.
Responsibilities Include:
* Perform trade confirmation, settlement, clearance and reconciliation activities
* Assist the Legal Doc process – Legal Doc Preparation, Review, approvals, timely delivery to the counterparties, research & resolution of any issues etc.,
* Assist portfolio managers with Security Master set ups prior to trading, as well as ongoing support throughout the life cycle of the trade
* Use Bloomberg, Offering Circulars, and trader comments to collect, reconcile, update and review financial instrument data into Aladdin SecurityMaster, for wide spread downstream consumption
* Verify debt and derivative payments.
* Identify and resolve problems and data discrepancies
* Interface with and communicate to external Brokers and Dealers and other internal business areas
* Prepare daily, weekly and monthly reports
* Identify potential settlement discrepancies and negotiate quick resolutions without adverse impact to Freddie Mac
* Maintain process and other required documentation

Basic Requirements
* Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Business Administration or related discipline or an equivalent combination of education and experience from which comparable knowledge and skills may be acquired
* Strong ability to balance baseline activities and prioritize multiple projects simultaneously
* Proficiency working with data and data mining
* Ability to work in a team environment as well as autonomously under pressure situations and sensitive deadlines
* Ability to communicate effectively with trading personnel, technology staff, accounting, audit, and legal
* Effective written and oral communication skills

Preferred Skills
* Understanding of Debt and Derivative products and the latest regulatory changes (Dodd Frank legislation).
* Strong problem solving skills and attention to detail

Closing Statement
Today, Freddie Mac makes home possible for one in four home borrowers and is one of the largest sources of financing for multifamily housing. Join our smart, creative and dedicated team and you’ll do important work for the housing finance system and make a difference in the lives of others. Freddie Mac is an equal opportunity and top diversity employer. EOE, M/F/D/V.