L&C Operations Associate - Investments & Capital Markets

Freddie Mac
McLean, VA
Jul 11, 2019
Jul 23, 2019
Audit and Tax
Full Time
Are you someone who desires a dynamic work environment that supports a fast paced business model? Are you a detail oriented person with a desire to grow and have a passion for Capital Markets? If this describes you, then please apply for the L&C Operations Associate position!

Your Work Falls into Four Primary Categories:

Trade processing
  • Will be responsible for confirmation of various types of trades in the L&C space
  • Responsible for monitoring L&C trade clearance and settlements throughout the day and will address problems as they arise
  • Will provide ongoing trade support to various trading desks throughout the lifecycle of the trade
  • Leverage team atmosphere for various types of trade processing
  • Will become an expert at multiple different trade and settlement processing systems

Reporting and Reconciliation
  • Will prepare and reconcile daily securities/cash reports
  • Must be able to identify potential settlement discrepancies and negotiate quick resolutions without adverse impact to Freddie Mac
  • Will prepare daily, weekly and monthly reports as it relates to L&C trade activity

New Project Initiatives
  • Participation in various types of system enhancement testing
  • Responsible for various administrative tasks in support of projects, initiatives, and team goals
  • Assist with and learn system testing as is related to trade support and reconciliation

  • Will communicate with internal business partners such as Accounting and various trading desks
  • Must be able to communicate clearly and effectively within the L&C Operations team
  • Expected to interface with and communicate to Brokers, Dealers, and other external custodial banks
  • Analyst must embody a high degree of professionalism and exhibit this with all communications, written and oral


  • Bachelor's degree in Finance, Economics, Business Administration, or related discipline
  • Experience working in a team environment, school or past employment
  • Proficient in Excel and macro skills preferred
  • Effective written and oral communication skills

Keys to Success in this Role
  • Meticulous attention to detail
  • Desire to work within a cohesive team as well as autonomously under pressure with sensitive deadlines
  • Comfortable working in a collaborative work environment
  • Proficient in Excel but also a desire to grow
  • Trustworthy, dependable, and responsible
  • Strong work ethic and a desire give 100% effort

Top 3 Personal Competencies to Possess
  • Drive for Execution: Be accountable for strong individual and team performance
  • Seek and Embrace Change: Actively support culture change initiatives
  • Partnership: Build trust and strong partnerships through my own and my team's actions

Preferred Skills

Preferred Skills
  • Understanding of Fixed Income securities and Repurchase Agreements
  • Experience or familiarity around the Federal Reserve banking system
  • Experience with Macros
  • Trade settlement processing knowledge at the Fixed Income Clearing Corp
  • Familiarity with Bloomberg

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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