Internal Audit Senior

Freddie Mac
McLean, Virginia
Jun 09, 2021
Jul 01, 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:
This opportunity as an Internal Audit Senior is for an individual who thrives on innovation and making a difference in a large financial organization. The individual will enjoy learning and developing knowledge of the financial industry in risk management and audit techniques. If you are passionate about these areas, Freddie Mac's Internal Audit Division is the right place for you.

Staff members on the ACME team are highly skilled audit and risk management professionals with a demonstrated ability to provide value added audit and advisory services to Freddie Mac. The team plays a critical role in shaping Freddie Mac's approach to managing credit, operational, and strategic risks by providing independent, objective, and value-added assurance of risk management, governance, and controls. Responsibilities include:
  • Work as part of audit teams and ensure work is completed on time and in keeping with professional standards.
  • Maintain, track and communicate status of assigned work to stakeholders.
  • Participate in the development of procedures and perform and document work such as walkthroughs and controls testing in accordance with Internal Audit standards.
  • Based on the work performed, identify and draft strategic, business and root cause focused issues and effectively communicate results to relevant stakeholders.
  • Perform other ad-hoc tasks to support audit team, such as issue follow-up tracking, knowledge sharing, and team events etc.

Our Impact:
The mission of the Internal Audit Division is to provide independent, objective assurance designed to add value and improve operations. Freddie Mac's Audit Coverage of Multifamily and Enterprise (ACME) team focuses on providing independent assurance related to credit, operational, and strategic risks and how those risks are managed at Freddie Mac.

Your Impact:
The Audit Senior will be part of this team and focus primarily on executing end-to-end audits on the Multifamily and Enterprise businesses. As part of the Third Line of Defense the candidate will work closely with risk partners in the Second Line of Defense and practitioners in the First Line of Defense.

  • Minimum of 2 years working experience with a focus on risk-based auditing
  • Bachelor's degree in Business Administration, Accounting, Finance, Management Information Systems or related discipline
  • Must work well in a team-oriented environment as well as individually
  • Must work creatively and analytically in a problem-solving environment
  • Must demonstrate effective verbal and written communication and interpersonal skills
  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA), Certified Internal Auditor (CIA), other relevant certifications (or commitment to get certified within one year of hire)
  • Banking/financial services experience
Keys to Success in this Role:
  • Deep curiosity to learn about the business, new trends and how to do things better
  • Effectively work with and collaborate across the teams
  • Strong consultation and communication skills
  • Build relationship with stakeholders and inspire trust

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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