THE COMPANYAre you interested in helping solve today's most critical housing challenges? In simplest terms, Fannie Mae serves the people who house America. We work at the heart of housing by providing reliable, affordable mortgage financing in all markets at all times, buying loans that banks and other lenders originate, so they can fund new loans. This gives more people the opportunity to buy, refinance, or rent homes and apartments. Creating these opportunities is what drives the people who work at Fannie Mae.For more information about Fannie Mae, visit http://www.fanniemae.com/progressJOB INFORMATIONThe Finance audit team has responsibility for providing independent review and assurance related to the Company's capture, recording, processing and reporting of financial information. The team's responsibilities include monitoring changes in external accounting and auditing standards applicable to Fannie Mae for purposes of evaluating continued compliance, reviewing the company's implementation of accounting policy for reasonableness and for compliance with applicable rules, evaluating the accuracy of information used in accounting and financial reporting processes, and performing reviews of accounting matters. Principal Auditors assist with planning, executing and reporting financial, operational and compliance related audits/projects to facilitate compliance with federal laws, corporate standards and generally accepted accounting principles. Principal Auditors serve as the day-to-day project manager for one or more audit projects and provide project guidance and informal coaching to Senior Internal Auditors and Internal Auditors as needed. Principal Auditors are expected to fully demonstrate generalized knowledge of the mortgage industry and Fannie Mae's business operations. They should also demonstrate specialized functional area expertise in one or more areas.KEY JOB FUNCTIONSAssist with coordinating and administering assignments, monitoring audit team progress and managing budgets and schedules. Serve as day-to-day project leader for audits ensuring projects are completed on-time and within scope and budget. Identify risks and assess potential impact of risks on the organization; use a risk-based approach to develop and adjust audit plans as appropriate and determine areas requiring additional analysis. Review and finalize staff work papers and deliverables with Internal Audit Manager/Director. Review and finalize audit reports with Internal Audit Manager/Director. Track results of prior audits and facilitate appropriate corrective action. Continually strengthen and improve the governance, risk and control environment of the organization acting as a key driver of change within Internal Audit and across the organization. Provide day-to-day project management oversight of Internal Auditors and Senior Internal Auditors (including project guidance and informal coaching). Conduct first level review of Internal Auditor and Senior Internal Auditor work and documentation; leverage Internal Audit Manager/Director guidance as needed. Communicate project team and audit objectives; inspire and motivate team members to achieve results. Document and analyze financial transactions from start to end in order to evaluate risk, identify controls, design testing program and establish the framework for overall risk assessment. Share working knowledge of technical accounting concepts and accounting pronouncements related to debt, derivatives, loans and other securities with audit team. Build and maintain relationships with business partners at the manager and staff levels. Provide advice and share Internal Audit knowledge with business partner managers and staff to strengthen governance, risk and control environments, as appropriate.QualificationsEDUCATION Bachelor's Degree or equivalent required Masters/MBA preferredCERTIFICATIONS Active CPA license or CIA (Certified Internal Auditor) is required CFE (Certified Fraud Examiner), CISA (Certified Information Systems Auditor) or other recognized designation preferredMINIMUM EXPERIENCE4 to 7 years of relevant experiencePrevious project management experienceMortgage Banking and/or previous Fannie Mae-specific experienceBig 4 public accounting experience preferredSPECIALIZED KNOWLEDGE & SKILLSExperience planning and performing risk-based audit projects in large and complex organizations. Experience collaborating across team boundaries and working in a team-based environment Proven track record for maintaining composure under pressure while meeting deadlines. Strong oral/written communication and presentation skills. Ability to effectively develop and coach subordinates and peers. Working knowledge of contemporary risk management, control techniques and control frameworks. Skill in collecting and analyzing complex data, evaluating information and drawing logical conclusions. General understanding of legal, regulatory and compliance issues associated with Sarbanes-Oxley, FASB and other legislative issues, rulings and regulations. Familiarity with the common indicators of fraud. EMPLOYMENT 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, which may also include a credit check for positions in some areas of our business. Fannie Mae is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
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We serve the people who house America. We are a leading source of financing for mortgage lenders, providing access to affordable mortgage financing in all markets at all times. Our financing makes sustainable homeownership and workforce rental housing a reality for millions of Americans. We listen to our customers and partners to understand their needs, putting them at the center of everything we do. We apply our experience and expertise to deliver innovative, smart solutions to help our customers succeed. We also help make possible the popular 30-year, fixed-rate mortgage, which provides homeowners with stable, predictable mortgage payments over the life of the loan. Our tools and resources help homebuyers, homeowners, and renters understand their housing options. - See more at: http://www.fanniemae.com/portal/about-fm/who-we-are.html#sthash.TXyFv9xs.dpuf