Financial Analyst Opportunities

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 us at the heart of housing and:
  • Advance our mission to make homeownership and rental opportunities affordable for families across the country
  • Solve complex problems that strengthen the housing finance system – and our economy as a whole
  • Be part of a culture of recognition – we value our people and reward efforts that put our values in action
  • Join a diverse, collaborative, and inclusive workforce to make a difference in and out of the office
Fannie Mae has multiple Financial Analysis opportunities available across our Corporate Finance organization at our brand-new Washington, D.C. Headquarters. Check out what life is like at Fannie Mae
Financial Planning & Analysis Role
As a Financial Analyst, you will examine financial assets, real assets, inventory of assets or class of assets. You will partner and work collaboratively with your team and business customers to determine cash flow, costs, profit margins, future cash flows, and alternatives based on varying assumptions and projected market or economic conditions.
Key Job Functions
As a financial analyst you will also…
  • Contribute analyses to report being prepared for business unit management to aid in making financial, client, acquisition, or other business decision.
  • Confer with business unit management and staff to acquire operating or financial data for analysis. Using this data, conduct standard or ad hoc analyses to satisfy variety of management objectives
  • Assess data retrieved from archive or data warehouse for data integrity for analytical purposes;
    • Sort, partition or segment data for further analysis by self or others
  • Use standard or non-standard financial analytical tools to make projections of prospective financial performance
Skills Required:
  • Strong analytical skills and the ability to synthesize large amounts of data
  • Flexibility to take on new or additional assignments or be able to adapt to changes in the current processes or environment in order to meet management's changing needs.
  • Demonstrated ability to work with and challenge business contacts to interpret issues and properly apply finance and accounting principles in reporting and forecasting
  • Exceptional written and oral communication skills and demonstrated ability to interact with employees at levels, including senior management
  • Ability to learn and adopt new technologies as it relates to Financial Analysis
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Knowledge of Fannie Mae's financial statements and administrative expense reporting
  • Experience with financial statements and analysis
  • Prior experience with Hyperion, Anaplan and Business Intelligence tools (e.g., Tableau, SAS, SQL)
  • Masters or Bachelor’s Degree in Finance, Accounting or Economics
  • Knowledge or experience in the Mortgage industry
  • Preferred Years of Experience:
    • Financial Analyst II should posses 2+ years of experience
    • Financial Analyst III should posses 4+ years of experience
    • Financial Analyst IV should posses 6+ years of experience
Business Unit Finance Overview
The Business Unit Finance (BUCFO) and Financial Planning & Analysis (FP&A) teams are responsible for developing and transforming financial information into meaningful insights through forecasting, reporting and analytics to support Single Family, Multi-Family, Credit, and all other corporate functions. 
Profitability and Expense Transparency
  • The Profitability and Expense Transparency (PET) / Technology Cost of Ownership (TCO) team supports a new capability for Fannie Mae around cost management and multi-dimensional profitability. 
    • Designs, builds and maintains a cost allocation framework enables leadership to make more informed decisions around investments and spending.
    • Use fact-based analysis, including external benchmarks, to drive accountability and align spending with Fannie Mae’s capabilities and strategy. 
Corporate Financial Planning & Analysis
  • The Corporate Planning & Reporting team coordinates and produces analysis and reporting for Fannie Mae’s executive leadership, Board of Directors, and regulators in the following areas:
    • Corporate forecasting, competitive intelligence, strategic goals, risk management, and investor relations.
  • The team partners closely with subject matter experts across the company to produce insightful analytics and meet the company’s regulatory requirements within these areas.
Capital Markets Finance
  • Capital Markets Finance supports the CM business through forecasting and through evaluation of the financial impact of CM activity.
    • Perform forecasts of the effect of CM activities on corporate earnings, in both base and stress scenarios.
    • Forecast various other components associated with the CM business including portfolio balances, debt/liquidity positions, and CM-related conservator capital requirements
Single Family Finance
  • The Single-Family Finance team provides support both to the Single-Family Business and Corporate Finance through multiple activities. 
  • Analyzes asset performance and pricing, using mathematical and econometric tools, to support Dodd-Frank Act Stress Testing and Corporate Financial Forecast. 
  • Perform work related regulatory capital requirements, including determining capital treatment for assets and implications of credit risk transfer transactions, as well as understanding impacts to returns metrics, used in business decisioning as well as for the quarterly reporting to FHFA, our regulator. 
 **Please note that this invitation is NOT an active opening/posting. Submitting an application constitutes an expression of interest in future similar active openings at Fannie Mae. A recruiter will review your qualifications and, if an active opening becomes available in the future that meets your skill set, you may be contacted.**

Req ID: 57350