Tax Accountant I

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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Under limited supervision, operate within the Tax function in performing duties related to estimating and reporting corporate tax liability across the entire firm, for multiple business areas, or for a specific business. Assist in developing and implementing effective tax strategies. Conduct tax research and analyses requested by management.


  • Prepare monthly and quarterly tax provisions with sufficient documentation and referencing. Assist in preparing tax reserves.
  • Evaluate projected and actual after-tax returns.
  • Monitor and reply to Tax Department correspondence. Assist with IRS audits by reviewing and investigating compliance issues. Prepare, deliver, and track document requests from IRS.
  • Analyze system and data sources to improve processes and increase efficiencies. Monitor effectiveness.
  • May perform less complex tax projects or participate as a team member on more complex projects.
  • Bachelor degree or equivalent required
  • 1+ years of related experience
  • Tax accounting knowledge desirable.
  • Ability to learn new tasks quickly with minimum supervision.
  • Strong knowledge of debit and credits.
  • Excellent communication skills with all levels of management and including peers.
  • Desire to grow in role, improve current tax processes, and continually increase knowledge of business.
  • Demonstrate full ownership of deliverables.
  • Willingness and eagerness to perform all tasks even those that may be considered routine.        

As a condition of employment with Fannie Mae, any successful job applicant will be required to pass a pre-employment drug screen and to successfully complete a background investigation.
Fannie Mae is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Req ID: 58379