Fannie Mae Careers

Accountant II

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

Under limited supervision, compile, consolidate, and analyze accounting and finance information for production of financial reports and statements. 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

CERTIFICATIONS

  • CPA

MINIMUM EXPERIENCE

  • 2+ years of related experience

SPECIALIZED KNOWLEDGE & SKILLS


  • Experience with operational accounting required (monthly/quarterly close, journal entries, and general ledger reconciliations).   
  • Proficiency with MS Excel, Word and PowerPoint are required.   
  • Ability to analyze and report on large amounts of data in queries and spreadsheets.   
  • Experience improving business processes and building efficiencies.
  • Skilled at communicating cross-functionally across Business Units.
  • Mortgage or Financial Services experience strongly preferred.   
  • CPA preferred.   
  • Experience with Oracle SQL preferred.

                                     

EMPLOYMENT              

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

 

Fannie Mae is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


Req ID: 56571