Fannie Mae Careers

Accountant II (Securities and Treasury)

Washington, District of Columbia
Accounting


Job Description

THE COMPANY

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.

For more information about Fannie Mae, visit http://www.fanniemae.com/progress

JOB INFORMATION

As part of the Treasury and Securities Accounting team, the Accountant II will compile, consolidate, and analyze accounting and finance information for production of financial reports and statements under limited supervision. Ensure that documentation and process flows are complete, current, and accessible. Perform research and analyses requested by management.

KEY JOB FUNCTIONS

  • Prepare journal entries, reconcile sub-ledgers, and complete extracts for report distribution. Produce monthly, quarterly, and year-end reporting.
  • Reconcile and adjust various general ledger accounts and/or bank statements. Ensure accurate, complete, and timely transaction processing. Bring inconsistencies and problems to the attention of management.
  • Perform moderately complex analyses.
  • Respond to inquiries from internal and external customers.
  • Assist in testing and implementing changes to accounting functions and processes necessary to comply with changes in accounting regulations.
  • Recommend technological enhancements.
  • May serve as point of contact for accounts payable or accounts receivable transactions.
  • May perform moderately complex accounting projects or participate as a team member on more complex projects.
   
EDUCATION  
  • Bachelor's Degree or equivalent required    
MINIMUM EXPERIENCE  
  • 2+  years of related experience
SPECIALIZED KNOWLEDGE & SKILLS  
  • 2 years experience in accounting operations and general ledger close
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Finance, Accounting, and/or Business Administration with concentration in Finance or Accounting
  • Strong analytical skills and experience simplifying large data sets using Excel, particularly with pivot tables and VLOOKUP functions required
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills to collaborate with colleagues across the organization
  • Willingness and ability to adapt to changes in priorities, assignments, and processes 
  • Knowledge of SimCorp Platform desired  
  • CPA or CPA candidate preferred
  
EMPLOYMENT

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: 55970