IT Finance Financial Controller Professional

Employer
Freddie Mac
Location
McLean, VA
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Oct 15, 2019
Closes
Oct 25, 2019
Ref
12603BR
Function
Accountant
Hours
Full Time
Are you someone who enjoys working with numbers, data, technology every day? Do you have a passion to design intuitive reports and dashboards to support data driven decisions? If you are a Finance or Accounting professional in the early stages of their career journey than this could be the perfect opportunity for you! Apply to join Freddie Mac's IT Finance department in this newly created role as a Financial Controller Professional.

Your Work Falls into Three Primary Categories:

Solve Business Problems with Technology

  • Collaborates with customers, partners, and the team to define requirements, design, test, and implement technical solutions to drive automation of business processes
  • Identifies and quickly designs solutions that receive positive customer feedback in a rapidly changing environment
  • Actively identifies opportunities and champions ideas for process improvement and automation using the latest technology

Design and Implement Data Analytic and Reporting Solutions
  • Develops high quality SQL, dashboards, and/or reports tailored to meet end user, management, and business requirements
  • Appropriately validates the completeness and accuracy of data used in dashboards and reports
  • Proposes cost effective solutions that are fit-for-purpose, which properly balance speed to market, durability, complexity, ease-of-use and end-to-end automation

Incorporate Feedback to Exceed Customer Expectations
  • Actively listens and incorporates customer feedback into technical solutions
  • Design solutions that are intuitive and minimize the need for customers to reprocess information
  • Present information in a format that engages the customer to support and drive better business decisions


Qualifications

Qualifications
  • Bachelors degree in Computer Science/Engineering, Management Information Systems (MIS), Accounting Information Systems (AIS), Accounting, Finance, or Data Analytics/Data Science
  • 2+ years' experience in the following:
    • data wrangling, data manipulation, visualizations, dashboarding, and ETL
    • one or more stages of the full software development lifecycle
    • financial systems, management information systems, and/or relational databases to develop business intelligence
    • design/development of management reporting of financials

Keys to Success in this Role
  • Sense of humor
  • Enjoys working with numbers and financial data
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Personality type that thrives in a team oriented, start-up type environment
  • Can easily shift focus between high priority tasks as required
  • Intellectually curious
  • Actively seeks out opportunities to expand professional knowledge and network
  • Leverages acquired knowledge into continuous process improvement activity
  • Actively seek opportunities to continuously improve quality of technology solutions
  • Willingness to acquire and develop technical skills in SQL, Tableau, Python, programming, etc.

Top 3 Personal Competencies to Possess:
  • Drive for Execution - Be accountable for strong individual and team performance
  • Seek and Embrace Change - Continuously improve work processes rather than accepting the status quo
  • Customer Focus (Internal and External): Personally engage with customers to learn their needs


Preferred Skills

Preferred Skills
  • Financial services experience
  • Experience with Tableau Desktop/Server, AWS, Hyperion SmartView, SQL Server, PeopleSoft Project Costing (PCS), and/or Apptio
  • Experience with Python packages: anacondas, pandas, numpy, xlrd, xlwt, boto3, and/or pyodbcExperience with Agile development frameworks and tools


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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