Internal Audit Staff

Freddie Mac
McLean, VA
Sep 09, 2019
Sep 14, 2019
Audit and Tax
Full Time
Do you thrive on innovation and making a difference in a large financial organization? Do you love building relationships and working with a group of highly motivated and knowledgeable team members? Are you interested in growing your knowledge of the financial services industry? If so, Freddie Mac's Internal Audit Division is the right place for you!

The Finance and Multifamily audit team is seeking an Internal Audit Staff auditor to join our growing finance team. Our finance audits cover a variety of areas including: Financial Reporting, Accounting Policy, Corporate Forecasting, Conservator Capital and ROE Framework, Dodd-Frank Act Stress Test, Hedge Accounting, Debt/Investment Accounting, Loan Accounting, Allowance for Loan Loss, and SF & MF Valuation.

Your Work Falls into Two Primary Categories:

  • Assist audit team in executing individual audits
  • Identify deficiencies in the control design and operating effectiveness
  • Provide solutions and participate in the reporting process
  • Participate in client meetings and communicate audit findings

Audit Planning
  • Assist in managing resource allocation and scheduling
  • Assist with the annual planning process


  • Typically has 1 to 3 years of experience, including previous experience in public accounting, risk management or internal audit; other relevant experience may be considered.
  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance or related discipline or equivalent experience.
  • Basic understanding of the financial services industry and the secondary mortgage markets.
  • Strong data analytics skill using the latest tools
  • Understanding of audit methodology and risk/controls assessments.
  • Ability to effectively prioritize tasks/projects.
  • Willingness to build professional relationship and rapport with clients.
  • Demonstrated ability to work in a team environment.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.

Keys to Success in This Role:
  • Willing to learn and develop skills in technical accounting, financial reporting and valuation of complex financial instruments.
  • Self-motivated
  • Proactively responds to feedback
  • Think outside the box
  • Quick learner

Top Three Personal Competencies to Possess:
  • Leadership: Demonstrates self-motivation
  • Drive for Execution: Conducts testing completely and timely, and documents clearly. Additionally, communicates work progress and obstacles timely and clearly.
  • Growth and Development: Takes interest in career development, including asking for and receiving feedback.

Preferred Skills

Preferred Skills
  • Financial Services Experience
  • Interest in pursuing CPA and/or CIA certification
  • Big 4 financial services audit 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.