Freddie Mac Internal Audit Sr in McLean, Virginia


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McLean, VA 2

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The Capital Markets & Enterprise Risk team audits a variety of areas including; securities trading desks, treasury and debt functions, middle and back office functions, market risk management, liquidity risk management, enterprise risk, and counterparty and credit risk management.

As an Audit Supervisor for the Capital Markets & Enterprise Risk audit team, the individual will supervise the day-to-day oversight of individual audit, create a risk and control matrix, identify deficiencies in the control design and operating effectiveness and provide solutions, draft report and participate in the reporting process, perform testing of controls, lead client meeting and communicate audit findings.

As a member of the audit team, Audit Supervisors are also responsible for administrative tasks, including resource allocation and scheduling, management and audit committee reporting, and assisting with the annual planning process. This individual may also be tasked with leading specific control initiatives, firm-wide process changes or for conducting special investigations.

Having a solid understanding of the Capital Markets & Trading strategies and functions and/or Enterprise Risk are critical for success in this role.

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Internal Audit


  • Typically has 5 to 7 years of experience, including previous experience in public accounting, risk management or internal audit; other relevant experience may be considered.

  • Solid understanding of the financial services industry, including fixed income, market risk management and secondary mortgage markets and enterprise related risks.

  • Demonstrates proficiency in audit methodology and risk/controls assessments.

  • Experience conducting audits in some or all the following areas: Derivatives, Market Risk Management, Counterparty Credit, Front, Middle and Back Office Operations.

  • Demonstrated ability to build professional relationship with clients.

  • Strong written and oral communication skills.

  • Requires CIA or CPA certification.

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Internal Audit Supervisor -Capital Markets & Enterprise Risk

Preferred Skills:

  • Advanced degree and/or CFA/FRM/PRM certification is a big plus.

  • Financial Institution or Big 4 advisory experience is highly preferred.

Closing Statement:

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.

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Audit Compliance & Quality

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Risk Management