Financial Performance & Market Risk Analytics Professional

Freddie Mac
McLean, Virginia
May 04, 2021
May 08, 2021
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:
Freddie Mac's Finance division is currently seeking a Risk and Performance Analytics Professional to be part of the Investments and Capital Markets CFO department! The candidate will be responsible for reporting on the trade activity of the Capital Markets business, through daily and monthly performance analytics and forecasting. The position is focused on developing insightful analysis and reporting on the risk, performance, and activity of Freddie Mac's Retained Portfolio.

**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:
  • The Investments and Capital Markets CFO department is responsible for financial accounting and reporting, portfolio risk and profitability analysis, pricing and valuation activities and financial planning & analysis for Freddie Mac's Capital Markets activities
  • Our team helps ensure the Retained Portfolio adheres to Management, Board, and FHFA Limits through our daily and monthly reporting
  • We partner and form relationships with the different Capital Markets trading desks to understand their needs and provide reporting and analysis to support their roles
  • The team performs ad hoc business analysis per request of management and independently develops new beneficial analytics to help make better business decisions
  • We build balance forecasts used to project the comprehensive income of the firm under various scenarios, including the annual Dodd-Frank Act Stress Test
Your Impact:
  • Interacting with portfolio managers within the Investments and Capital Markets division on portfolio activities, market conditions, and results
  • Analyzing and explaining Mortgage-Related Assets (e.g. Agency MBS, CMOs, and Unsecuritized Single-Family Loans) return on equity and shareholder value added
  • Analyzing new and existing retained portfolio activities and investment strategies
  • Preparing portfolio and financial forecasts
  • Preparing analysis and reporting on portfolio activity and profitability
  • Preparing presentations delivered to senior management and the Board of Directors
  • Minimum of 2 years of experience in fixed income, financial services, and/or financial analysis
  • Bachelor's degree in Finance, Accounting or related degree
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Excel, and the aptitude to learn other software
  • Strong independent problem-solving capabilities
  • Experience working with and analyzing large complex datasets
  • Experience writing basic SQL queries preferred
Keys to Success in this Role:
  • Deep curiosity to learn about fixed income markets and desire to keep up to date on market conditions
  • Strong consultation and communication skill
  • Creative and analytical problem-solving ability
  • Ability to work with and collaborate across the team and where silos exist
  • Ability to utilize data to help advise strategy and direction

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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