Capital Markets Compliance Senior

Freddie Mac
McLean, VA
Aug 19, 2019
Aug 27, 2019
Audit and Tax
Full Time
If you are a smart, self-motivated professional with a passion for Capital Markets and Compliance, Freddie Mac may be the employer for you! As a key member of the Capital Markets Compliance second line of defense (2LOD) team, your primary responsibilities are to perform activities to oversee the effectiveness of Freddie Mac's first line securities and derivatives activities. Your focus will be to operationalize and mature Compliance 2LOD Program elements including Governance, Risk Assessments, Regulatory Change Management, Policies, Standards and Procedures, Monitoring, Testing, Data Measurement, Reporting, Training, Issues Management, and Regulatory Interaction. Under Freddie Mac's Enterprise Risk Management framework, the Compliance Capital Markets Senior builds, uses, and maintains tools and information to support building a program and culture which emphasizes execution, partnership, flexibility, and excellence. The position requires exceptional organizational skills and attention to detail. Capital Markets Compliance is responsible for 2LOD oversight of securities and derivatives compliance risk in our Single Family, Multifamily and Investments & Capital Markets divisions.

Your Responsibilities Will Mostly Fall Into the Following Categories:

Analysis and Assessment
  • Execution of Compliance Risk program and Enterprise Operational Risk Policy
  • Support Subject Matter Experts performing compliance risk assessments and training on securities and derivatives compliance risks of business areas including Single Family, Investments & Capital Markets, and Multifamily
  • Execute monitoring of securities and derivatives activities, and communicate results in reports
  • Lead the identification and onboarding of new employees to the compliance monitoring program

Data Management and Reporting
  • Own and maintain databases and logs of compliance monitoring activities, including MS Access databases leveraged across the department
  • Lead the department's compliance with corporate obligations such as privacy standards and records management requirements
  • Track open inquiries, issues and conditions
  • Respond to capital markets industry third party requests for information
  • Execute and enhance management reporting


  • Typically has 5-7 years of directly related experience in an Enterprise Risk Management role
  • Strong demonstrated oral and written communication skills
  • Experience using Excel, Access, and SharePoint
  • Knowledge of mortgage industry
  • Experience writing policies and procedures

Key to Success in this Role
  • Strong communicator with experience working with people at all levels

Top 3 Competencies to Possess
  • Customer Focus - Personally engage with internal and external customers and deliver as promised
  • Partnership - Work effectively across teams to achieve both company and customer objectives
  • Drive for Execution - Focus on results rather than the appearance of results

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.