Finance - Accounting - Senior Associate and Associate openings
Company DescriptionAt Fannie Mae, futures are made. The inspiring work we do makes an affordable home a reality and a difference in the lives of Americans. Every day offers compelling opportunities to impact the future of the housing industry while being part of an inclusive team thriving in an energizing, flexible environment. Here, you will help lead our industry forward and make your career. The Controller's division at Fannie Mae is fast paced, with dedicated individuals all working for the betterment of the housing industry and doing their part to support our mission. The team is responsible for all aspects of accounting operations, including the timely and accurate accounting and reporting of Fannie Mae's loans, mortgage-backed securities, and single-family real estate owned properties, as well as funding and risk management instruments. As part of this team, you will engage with highly motivated professionals who seek to continuously learn, grow and add value to the organization every day. These are talented professionals like yourself - accountants, as well as financial and economic modelers and analysts who perform related financial functions such as pricing valuations, credit reserves, and forecasts of home prices. The work is complex, interesting, and will stretch your knowledge of how a robust accounting system handles an immense number of transactions throughout the life of a mortgage loan. Job DescriptionAs a valued colleague on our team, you will have the opportunity to support accounting functions in Loan Accounting, Capital Markets and Multifamily Accounting and Financial Reporting through Fannie Mae's rotational program which will allow you to further expand and enhance your skills, expertise, and continue your career development. Are you ready to join the leading source of mortgage financing and help shape the future of the industry? THE IMPACT YOU WILL MAKE The Finance - Accounting -- Senior Associate and Associate roles will offer you the flexibility to make each day your own, while working alongside people who care so that you can deliver on the following responsibilities: Partner in assessing operational impacts of key business activities that underly accounting responsibilities. Develop reports to document assets, liabilities, profit and loss, tax liability, and/or other financial activities and results. Gather, document, and maintain financial information from relevant finance and accounting sources. Perform deep analytics and reporting on business and financial information to provide insights to stakeholders, make projections of prospective financial performance and determine appropriate treatment. Interact, collaborate, and problem solve directly with finance and key business partners, including finance, accounting, and legal teams, as well as internal and external auditors. Design and execute accounting and financial operations processes and related controls. QualificationsTHE EXPERIENCE YOU BRING TO THE TEAM Minimum Required ExperienceBachelor's degree or equivalent 1 - 2 years of related experience Advanced proficiency in Excel required Preferred ExperienceArea of study in Accounting, Business, Finance or Economics Certified as a public accountant (CPA) or functional equivalent 4 years of experience in public accounting, consulting and/or financial services for Senior Associates preferred2 years of experience in public accounting, consulting and/or financial services for Associates preferredPrevious operational accounting experience in a large company setting Demonstrated ability to work with and challenge business contacts to interpret issues and properly apply finance and accounting principles in operational processes, systems, and reporting Strong understanding of the monthly close process Ability to resolve issues and exceptions in a timely and professional manner Ability to identify opportunities to streamline and automate Strong analytical and communication skills with the ability to interact and collaborate with employees at all levels, including senior management Experience with robust reporting tools such as Tableau and Business Objects to visualize and analyze data Additional InformationREF ID: REF2413AThe future is what you make it to be. Discover compelling opportunities at careers.fanniemae.com.Fannie Mae is an Equal Opportunity Employer, which means we are committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, personal appearance, protected veteran status, disability, age, or other legally protected status. For individuals with disabilities who would like to request an accommodation in the application process, email us at email@example.com.