Financial Accountant I

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.

JOB INFORMATION

Operate with considerable latitude in performing highly complex duties related to preparing and analyzing financial information to record transactions, prepare financial reports, and review and verify accuracy. Provide value-added expertise to consultants, auditors, and others in development of new concepts, techniques, and standards. Utilize wide-ranging experience to conduct research and problem-solving. May operate in a lead role within the team.

KEY JOB FUNCTIONS
  • Compile, review, analyze, and record financial information to the general ledger. Complete monthly closings.
  • Prepare balance sheet and profit and loss statements, consolidated financial statements, and other accounting schedules and reports.
  • Prepare daily, weekly, and monthly reconciliations to ensure general ledger account information is accurate, consistent, traceable, and auditable.
  • Execute and manage timely and accurate transactions.
  • Identify control weaknesses, communicate to management, and operate in a lead capacity in making remedial changes to tighten and enhance controls and mitigate risk.
  • Design and produce reports.
  • Conduct research and analyses on highly complex issues. Devise creative and effective solutions.
  • Provide requested information to auditors, consultants, and others on highly significant matters requiring coordination.
  • Design, modify, install, and/or maintain accounting systems to ensure adequate recognition of financial transactions.
  • May perform highly complex projects or participate as a team member on projects at the highest level of complexity.
EDUCATION
  • Bachelor degree or equivalent
  • Accounting, Business, Finance or Economics specialization preferred
MINIMUM EXPERIENCE
  • 6+ years of related experience
SPECIALIZED KNOWLEDGE & SKILLS
  • CPA required
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: 58841