Lead Financial Analyst

Employer
Freddie Mac
Location
McLean, Virginia
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Apr 15, 2021
Closes
May 05, 2021
Ref
JR2027
Function
Accountant
Hours
Full Time
At Freddie Mac, you will do important work to build a better housing finance system and you'll be part of a team helping to make homeownership and rental housing more accessible and affordable across the nation.

Position Overview:
Single Family CFO Financial Planning and Analysis team is within SF CFO organization covering Sourcing, Pricing, Credit Risk Transfer and Portfolio Management business lines. This role with lead continued implementation and testing of the Mercury+ tool to support improved company wide forecasting efforts.

**This position can be performed currently from a remote location in the U.S. but will require presence in a Freddie Mac office in the future.***

Our Impact:
Single Family CFO plays an integral role in corporate forecasting, and the implementation of the Mercury+ tool is a critical forecasting initiative. This will be used for high priority processes such as DFAST, Mid-year Strategy, CRT AB, Annual Business Planning, Capital planning and various future corporate priorities
Your Impact:
  • Lead requirements capturing to provide instructions to M+ development team on implementing new functionality
  • Provide testing documentation and acceptance criteria for all new mnemonics
  • Perform UAT testing for development phase
  • Lead resolution of testing issues
  • Work with key partners to define and prioritize future needs for Mercury+

Qualifications
  • Typically has minimum 5-7 years of related experience
  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance, Math/Physics, Statistics, Economics/Financial Engineering, Data science, or a directly related quantitative field. Advanced studies/degree preferred
  • Strong analytical and quantitative skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Demonstrated proficiency in MS Excel, PowerPoint and MS Word
  • Previous accounting experience and/or knowledge in GAAP
  • Works under limited direction, independently figures outs and develops approach to solutions
  • Strong work ethics and learning capability

Keys to Success in this Role:
  • Intellectual agility and interpersonal flexibility
  • Curiosity to learn about new subjects
  • Technical skills and propensity to grasp the new analytical tools that provides business insights
  • Ability to work with and collaborate across the teams and where silos exist
  • Detail oriented and reliable in execution on regular basis
  • CPA certification preferred
  • Knowledge of SF transactions


Current Freddie Mac employees please apply through the internal career site.

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.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity and inclusion at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, disability status or any other characteristic protected by applicable law. We will ensure that individuals with differing abilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.

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Time-type:Full time

Job Category:Finance

FLSA Status:Exempt

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