Financial Controller Manager

Freddie Mac
07 Jun 2019
22 Jun 2019
Contract type
Full time
Freddie Mac's Finance division is currently seeking a Financial Controller Manager to be part of the Investments and Capital Markets CFO department. The Investments and Capital Markets CFO department is responsible for financial accounting and reporting, hedge accounting, portfolio risk and profitability analysis, pricing and valuation activities, and financial planning & analysis for Freddie Mac's Capital Markets segment. The candidate will be responsible for managing a team of analysts to record journal entries, prepare financial and tax results, and perform analytics.

Your work will fall into the following primary responsibilities:
  • Managing the preparation of monthly journal entries for PC Debt basis amortization, MRS basis amortization, and security impairments
  • Managing the preparation of tax accounting results for the mortgage security portfolio
  • Managing the quarterly preparation of 10–Q and 10–K financial statement results for relevant results
  • Improving analytics of GAAP accounting results
  • Support the I&CM CFO department in preparing forecasts and DFAST results for basis amortization
  • Managing updates and issues with the PC Debt accounting subledger system
  • Managing and developing project timelines, policies and procedures, controls and other ad hoc requests
  • Reviewing work prepared by staff

* Developing staff


  • Minimum of 8 years of experience in capital markets, financial services, and/or financial analysis
  • CPA
  • Bachelor's degree in Finance, Accounting or related degree
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Access, Microsoft PowerPoint and the aptitude to learn other software
  • Secondary mortgage markets experience
  • Ability to multi–task
  • Self–starter
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Strong problem–solving capabilities

Keys to Success in This Role:
  • Strong focus on risks, controls and processes
  • Intellectual agility and interpersonal flexibility
  • Strong consultation and communication skill
  • Ability to work with and collaborate across the team and where silos exist
  • Deep curiosity to learn about new trends

Top 3 Personal Competencies to Possess:
  • Drive for Execution – Treat obstacles as challenges to overcome, not excuses
  • Growth and Development – Know or learn what is needed to deliver results and successfully compete
  • Leadership – Set and execute upon a clear vision, strategy and/or goals

Today, Freddie Mac makes home possible for one in four home borrowers and is one of the largest sources of financing for multifamily housing. Join our smart, creative and dedicated team and you'll do important work for the housing finance system and make a difference in the lives of others. Freddie Mac is an equal opportunity and top diversity employer. EOE, M/F/D/V.