Multifamily Counterparty Credit Risk Management Manager

Freddie Mac
McLean, VA
Jul 17, 2019
Jul 26, 2019
Full Time
Freddie Mac's Customer Compliance Management (CCM) department in the Multifamily Division is currently seeking a Counterparty Credit Risk Manager. The hired candidate will assist the department in supervising the management of credit risks from business transacted with financial institutions, mortgage banks, and other entities in the Multifamily Housing sector.

If you are an analytical team player who is interested in intellectual challenges and helping create, preserve and improve Multifamily Housing, you are invited to join our dynamic and exciting organization.

Your Work Will Fall Into Two Primary Categories:

Institutional Credit Analysis and Surveillance
  • Leading a staff of 4 credit analysts in the management of credit risk associated with a portfolio of approximately 100 counterparties.
  • Managing the evaluation process for determining counterparty creditworthiness and assigning internal risk ratings and exposure limits
  • Working on issues of diverse scope where analysis of situation or data requires evaluation of a variety of factors, including an understanding of mortgage industry trends, counterparty business strategy, and financial performance
  • Overseeing the surveillance of news media for counterparty developments and monitoring of counterparty internal risk ratings and related risk exposure against assigned limits for escalation to management

  • Leading the development of the department's infrastructure for managing and reporting counterparty credit risk and generating routine reports for distribution to key stakeholders
  • Recommending risk mitigating actions within policy guidelines as necessary
  • Drafting and updating departmental procedures for review and approval by management


  • Typically has at least 10 years of experience analyzing financial service institutions, including banks, REITs, insurance companies and mortgage bankers
  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting or Finance
  • Proven analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Good understanding of financial statements
  • Advanced MS Office Suite skills and experience, with an emphasis on Excel and Tableau

Keys to Success in this Role:
  • Strong work ethic and a positive, can-do attitude
  • Strong presence with the ability to interact with team members and senior leadership
  • Independent worker and analytical thinker with an ability to conduct research, and data analysis
  • Intellectual agility and interpersonal flexibility
  • Self-motivated analytical thinker that needs little to no supervision in a team-based environment

Top 3 Personal Competencies to Possess:
  • Leadership - Set and execute upon a clear vision, strategy, and/or goals
  • Partnership - Build trust and strong partnerships through my own and my team's actions
  • Seek & Embrace Change - Actively support culture change initiatives

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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