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Financial Analysis Manager

Washington, District of Columbia

Job Description


Fannie Mae provides reliable, large-scale access to affordable mortgage credit in communities across our nation. We are the leading source of funding for housing in America, which means more people can buy or rent a home. We are focused on sustaining the housing recovery, improving our company, and leading change to make housing better.

Join our diverse, high-performing team and make a difference as we work together to enable access to a good home.

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Examine financial asset, real asset, inventory of assets or class of assets. Determine cash flow, costs, profit margins, future cash flows, and alternatives based on varying assumptions and projected market or economic conditions. Use financial analytical tools to make projections of prospective financial performance. May use advanced or proprietary analytical tools pertinent to very specific class of assets or more complex economic operating conditions.

  • Manage a team of professionals who analyze financial data for prospective purchase, asset allocation, fee generation or other cash flow. Assign work and track progress
  • Confer with business unit management to determine current operating circumstances, needs for analysis of financial results, changing reporting requirements.
  • Confer with applications development staff regarding sources of relevant data, integrity of data, and forms in which data should be structured for staff to be able to perform effective analyses. Define business requirements for enhancement of applications.
  • Lead on month end analyses to summarize, reconcile, and report financial data from transactions, fee payments, accruals, or other cash flows, in order to identify or track trends.
  • Develop/prepare/continually improve quarterly forecast process for particular business unit, product line, client group or market segment.
  • Play technical or project lead role on specific analytical project; provide guidance to less senior analysts; may provide input to developing business requirements for applications needed to accomplish specific analytical or reporting objective.
  • Plan, manage, evaluate and document performance of subordinate staff. Provide for technical and professional development of staff through assignment, mentoring, and professional training.


  • Bachelor's Degree or equivalent required


  • 6+ years of related experience


  • Strong analytical skills; ability to gather and analyze financial and operational data to develop projections and forecasts
  • Cross-functional business skills, excellent facilitation and communication skills, strong influencing skills, and ability to effectively present to and work with senior management and work effectively within a matrix organization.
  • Prior experience with a leading role in planning, reporting and forecasting in an FP&A environment, as well as some working knowledge of general accounting principles (preparing and validating accruals/ re-class activity, performing reconciliations, etc).
  • Advanced MS Office skills (PowerPoint, Excel, e.g. vlookups, advanced calculations and formulas)
  • Strong leadership skills and ability to interact with management at all levels
  • Ability to perform in high pressure environment. Strong time management and organization skills with proven ability to prioritize team deliverables.
  • Prior experience with implementing and/or creating process improvements.
  • Background in Economics, Finance or Mortgage Industry                                        


As a condition of employment with Fannie Mae, any successful job applicant will be required to successfully complete a background investigation.


Fannie Mae is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Req ID: 55276