Risk & Performance Analytics Senior

Employer
Freddie Mac
Location
McLean, VA
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Jun 06, 2019
Closes
Jun 20, 2019
Ref
12001BR
Function
Accountant
Hours
Full Time
Freddie Mac's Finance division is currently seeking a Risk and Performance Analytics Senior to be part of the Investments and Capital Markets CFO department. The Investments and Capital Markets CFO department is responsible for financial accounting and reporting, hedge accounting, portfolio risk and profitability analysis, pricing and valuation activities, and financial planning & analysis for Freddie Mac's Investments segment. The hired individual will be responsible for developing insightful analysis and reporting on the risk, performance, and activity of Freddie Mac's Retained Portfolio.

Your work will fall into the following primary responsibilities:
  • Interacting with portfolio managers within the Investments and Capital Markets division on portfolio activities, market conditions, and results
  • Analyzing and explaining Mortgage-Related Assets (e.g. Agency MBS, CMOs, and Unsecuritized Single-Family Loans) profitability, intrinsic value, return on equity and shareholder value added
  • Analyzing daily P&L and volume on Single-Family Loan Pipeline business
  • Analyzing and reporting on the fair value of financial instruments daily
  • Analyzing new and existing retained portfolio activities and investment strategies
  • Analyzing the sensitivity of financial results to interest-rate and spread changes and other market factors
  • Preparing portfolio and financial forecasts
  • Preparing analysis and reporting on portfolio activity and profitability
  • Preparing presentations delivered to senior management and the Board of Directors
  • Reviewing work prepared by peers or junior-level staff


Qualifications

  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in fixed income, financial services, and/or financial analysis
  • Bachelor's degree in Finance, Accounting or related degree
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Access, Microsoft PowerPoint and the aptitude to learn other software
  • Ability to multi-task
  • Strong problem-solving capabilities
  • Self-starter
  • Strong attention to detail

Key to Success in This Role
  • Strong consultation and communication skill
  • Creative and analytical problem-solving ability
  • Ability to work with and collaborate across the team and where silos exist
  • Ability to use data to help inform strategy and direction
  • Deep curiosity to learn about fixed income markets

Top 3 Personal Competencies to Possess
  • Drive for Execution - Be accountable for strong results and treat obstacles as challenges to overcome
  • Seek and Embrace Change - Continuously improve work processes and ready to challenge status quo
  • Growth and Development - Know or learn what is needed to deliver results and successfully compete


Preferred Skills

  • Progress towards MBA or related advanced degree
  • Progress towards CFA, CPA, or related certifications
  • Experience working with and analyzing large complex datasets
  • Secondary mortgage markets and derivatives 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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