Fannie Mae Careers

VP & Assistant Treasurer

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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Overview of Job / Management and Reporting Structure

Reporting directly to the SVP & Treasurer, the Vice President and Assistant Treasurer will be a strategic and results oriented finance leader, responsible for the execution of Fannie Mae’s liability management strategy. This includes management and oversight of Fannie Mae’s funding and liquidity strategy ensuring execution is in compliance with policies and metrics.  Also included are: issuance of short term and long-term debt securities, the investment and management of Fannie Mae’s Liquidity portfolio and the active management of Fannie Mae outstanding debt stock. This person also has management and execution responsibility of our interest rate hedging activity of the balance sheet. The Vice President and Assistant Treasurer is not only a critical position internally, but also has high visibility with external stakeholders such as regulators, dealers and fixed income investors.


Key Job Functions & Duties

  • Manage the planning and execution of the funding strategies for Fannie Mae in the short-term and long-term debt markets
  • Ensure compliance with internal limits and metrics and adhering to regulatory requirements
  • Provide leadership to the process of insuring appropriate balance sheet liquidity through the management of the debt profile
  • Develop and manage the execution of Fannie Mae's hedging strategies, focusing on interest rate, curve and volatility risks to meet the risk management objectives of the Mortgage Portfolio
  • Participate in market risk related meetings and working groups and participate in the vetting of desk models
  • Ensure compliance with internal limits and metrics and adhering to regulatory requirements
  • Manage Fannie Mae's Liquidity portfolio and provide strategic direction
  • Develop investment guidelines and policies in coordination with Enterprise Risk Management
  • Ensure compliance with internal limits and metrics and adhering to regulatory requirements
  • Develop talented individuals into future officers and leaders of Fannie Mae.  Build organizational depth
  • Manage, motivate and develop a staff of highly skilled professionals who successfully implement the business objectives of Treasury, Finance and the broader enterprise
  • Ensure the ongoing training and development of staff to provide cross training opportunities to expand depth of knowledge
  • Represent the Company with fixed income investors, dealers and regulators as an expert in Fannie Mae's debt and derivative objectives
  • Maintain strong relationships and good communication with key dealers and counterparties to ensure they are committed to the priorities of Treasury and Fannie Mae
  • Develop and ensure appropriate compliance with all policies and procedures governing the activities of the Treasury Front office including compliance with limits and metrics including internal, board and regulatory
  • Work with BU CFO and Risk Organization to develop Funds Transfer pricing strategy

  • Years of experience: 8 required, 10+ preferred
  • Years of managerial experience: 5 required, 8+ preferred
  • Bachelor's degree required; Business, Finance, Accounting or related field
  • Master's degree preferred
  • Must have strong fixed income market knowledge
  • Must have excellent oral and written communication skills, strong executive presence, strong negotiation and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to interact with Executives, Senior Management, Portfolio Managers, Capital Markets CFO, Officers in Controllers and General Counsel's office and demonstrates the skills to manage expectations and deliver results
  • Must work well in a cross-functional environment and be able to lead and work on teams and build consensus
  • Strong business acumen and financial and analytic skills
  • Ability to quickly understand and adapt to changes in business environment, such as regulatory or legislative changes
  • Strong understanding of business drivers and impact on market or operational risk
  • Demonstrate strong, effective team and leadership skills, empowers others, builds confidence, develops talent and demonstrates a positive and energizing style
  • Build organizational depth which includes using resources effectively and efficiently, collaborating across boundaries and effectively sharing information
  • Blend people into teams when needed. Create strong morale and spirit in team, share wins and successes, fosters open dialogue, define success in terms of the whole team and what is best for the enterprise
  • Provide current, direct, complete and actionable positive and corrective feedback to others and addresses performance issues promptly and effective. Addresses moral issues
  • Strong project management skills
  • Strong organizational skills with a high attention to detail and ability to balance competing priorities
  • Takes time to learn about the upstream and downstream implications of own work. Thinks through proposed changes and all their implications before reacting
  • Customer focus: Building strong customer relationships and delivering customer-centric solutions
  • Decision Quality: Making good and timely decisions that keep the organization moving forward
  • Cultivates Innovation: Creating new and better ways for the organization to be successful
  • Strategic mindset: Seeing ahead to future possibilities and translating them into breakthrough strategies
  • Collaborates: Building partnerships and working collaboratively with others to meet shared objectives
  • Builds effective teams: Building strong-identity teams that apply their diverse skills and perspectives to achieve common goals
  • Communicates effectively: Developing and delivering multi-mode communications that convey a clear understanding of the unique needs of different audiences
  • Drives engagement: Creating a climate where people are motivated to do their best to help the organization achieve its objective
  • Drives vision and purpose: Painting a compelling picture of the vision and strategy that motivates others to action
  • Ensures accountability: Holding self and others accountable to meet commitment
  • Drives results: Consistently achieving results, even under tough circumstances


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: 56337