Operational Risk Governance, Senior (Capital Markets)

Freddie Mac
McLean, Virginia
Jul 22, 2021
Aug 21, 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:
Do you enjoy critical thinking, problem solving, and collaborating with teammates? We are looking for an analytical and highly motivated self-starter to join our hardworking and fast-paced I&CM Risk Governance team. Apply now and learn why there's #MoreAtFreddieMac!

**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:
We are the first line of defense team for Investments & Capital Markets. We support our division on all matters and activities related to operational risk management.
Your Impact:
In this role, you will be an integral part of the Investments & Capital Markets risk governance team and will be expected to
  • Facilitate quarterly Risk and Control Self Assessments
  • Conduct timely review of incidents and operational risk events to identify and validate risks, determine root cause, assess impact, and produce concise write-ups
  • Identify, assess and design remediation action plans for issues and monitor their progress to completion
  • Update, and validate accuracy of risk data in BWise, an operational risk database
  • Conduct control-based testing for design and operating effectiveness
  • Undertake gap analysis of corporate policies and standards
  • Develop, improve and streamline divisional procedures and job aides
  • Analyze operational risk related data, monitor key indicators and produce monthly risk governance reports and materials for Risk Committees
  • Collaborate with various partners in Capital Markets and other parts of the organization
  • Challenge status quo and find opportunities to improve and streamline existing processes
  • Undertake ad-hoc projects as needed
  • Undergraduate degree in Business, Economics, Finance or equivalent
  • Minimum 5 years' experience in Risk Management for Capital Markets and/or Audit for Capital Markets
  • Solid understanding of operational risk management framework
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to challenge status quo, strong analytical skills and pays attention to detail
  • Gravitas to interact effectively with all levels, including Senior Management
Keys to Success in this Role:
  • Strong critical thinking and problem-solving skills
  • Produce concise and insightful reports/documents
  • Proactive and has the ability to think holistically and creatively
  • Growth mindset, accepts change and innovation
  • Team player with a positive attitude

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:Investments & Cap Mkts

FLSA Status:Exempt

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