Internal Audit Manager

Freddie Mac
McLean, VA
May 24, 2019
Jun 04, 2019
Audit and Tax
Full Time
The Audit of Capital Markets and Enterprise Risk (ACME) team audits a variety of areas including; securities trading desks, treasury and debt functions, middle and back office functions, market risk management, liquidity risk management, and counterparty and credit risk management. We are seeking an Internal Audit Manager to join our team.

Responsiblities include:
  • Supervise the day-to-day oversight of individual audit
  • Create a risk and control matrix
  • Identify deficiencies in the control design and operating effectiveness provide solutions, draft report and participate in the reporting process
  • Perform testing of controls
  • Lead client meetings and communicate audit findings
  • Manage resource allocation and scheduling
  • Management and audit committee reporting
  • Assist with the annual planning process


  • Typically has 8 to 12 years of experience, including previous experience in public accounting, risk management or internal audit; other relevant experience may be considered.
  • Bachelor's Degree or equivalent experience
  • Solid understanding of the financial services industry and the secondary mortgage markets.
  • Proficiency in audit methodology and risk/controls assessments.
  • Experience conducting audits in Risk Management.
  • Experience in managing multiple projects.
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively prioritize tasks/projects.
  • Demonstrated ability to build professional relationship and rapport with clients.
  • Demonstrated ability to work in a team environment.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Requires CIA, CRMA or CPA certification.

Keys to Success in this role:
  • Solid understanding of technical accounting, financial reporting and valuation of complex financial instruments.
  • Inspiring leader to peers and junior audit professionals
  • Ability to make the complex simple and focus on the big picture
  • Having a good understanding of Enterprise Risk Management and the COSO framework is critical for success in this role

Top 3 Personal Competencies to Possess:
  • Leadership: Set and execute upon a clear vision, strategy, and/or goals
  • Partnership: Build trust and strong partnerships within the team and internal business areas.
  • Growth and Development: Develop the team (and help others) to be better contributors and leaders

Preferred Skills

  • Advanced degree
  • Financial Institution or Big 4 advisory experience

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.

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