Financial Analyst IV
Fannie Mae - Washington, DC

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Fannie Mae exists to expand affordable housing and bring global capital to local communities in order to serve the U.S. housing market. Today, our focus is on preventing foreclosures, making mortgages and rental housing as affordable as possible, and supporting the housing recovery. We are rapidly building and realigning our company to better serve the market as we support the Administration's Homeowner Affordability and Stability Plan.

Join our dedicated, diverse, high-performing workforce and put your unique talents to good use as we work with our partners to advance our nation's housing recovery.

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Serve as an analyst on the Company's Corporate FP&A team that provides financial planning and analysis support for specific Divisions within the organization (Finance, Human Resources, Legal, etc). Provide consolidated analytics to senior management with weekly and monthly reporting deliverables, develop forecasts and annual plan submissions for assigned areas, and perform other related financial analyses. Work closely with the accounting team during month-end close to assist with re-class entries, accruals, etc. In addition, this resource will assist the Corporate FP&A team responsible for coordinating the administrative expense forecasting and planning cycles for the entire organization.


Analyze financial data for prospective purchase, asset allocation, fee generation or other cash flow, using typically industry/company standard analytical tools or measures.

Contribute analyses to report being prepared for business unit management to aid in making financial, client, acquisition, or other business decision.

Confer with business unit management and staff to acquire operating or financial data for analysis. Using this data, conduct standard or ad hoc analyses to satisfy variety of management objectives.

Lead or consult on month end analyses to summarize, reconcile, and report financial data from transactions, fee payments, accruals, or other cash flows, in order to track trends. May consolidate work done by other analysts into final tables or report.

Develop/prepare/continually improve quarterly forecast process for particular business unit, product line, client group or market segment. Report monthly actual performance against forecast and develop analysis for variances.

Develop queries to obtain financial data requested by users within the company, including the data validation. Coordinate the development of data files, the validation in the acceptance phase, and the migration of the data requirements to the production.

Play technical or project lead role on specific analytical project; provide guidance to less senior analysts; may provide input to developing business requirements for applications needed to accomplish specific analytical or reporting objective.

Serve as liaison between the business and Hyperion support teams for any requested enhancements to the planning application; collect business feedback, assist in developing/reviewing business requirements documentation, and prioritize enhancements to Hyperion model. Communicate model changes/updates to business user community by effectively translating technical language.

Coordinate and lead User Acceptance Testing (UAT) of all changes and enhancements to the Hyperion model before production.

Work closely across teams to assist with planning and implementation of new Peoplesoft releases.

Coordinate and present lessons during Hyperion model trainings and ensure appropriate user access. Work with Hyperion and General Ledger support teams to ensure data integrity.



Bachelor's Degree or equivalent required


6 + years of related experience


Strong analytical skills; ability to gather and analyze financial and operational data to develop projections and forecasts.

Prior experience with reporting and forecasting in an FP&A environment, as well as working knowledge of general accounting principles (preparing and validating accruals/ re-class activity, performing reconciliations, etc).

Previous Financial Analysis experience and experience working with accounting functions is required.

Ability to perform in high pressure environment. Ability to multi-task and prioritize. Strong project management skills a plus.

Cross-functional business skills, excellent facilitation and communication skills, strong influencing skills, and ability to effectively present to and work with senior management.

Advanced MS Office skills (PowerPoint, Excel, e.g. vlookups, pivot tables, if/then statements and other advanced calculations and formulas).

Strong leadership skills and ability to interact with management at all levels.

Proficiency with PeopleSoft General Ledger, Hyperion and Essbase is required.

Previous experience with Fannie Mae is required.


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.

Manager Level





Primary Location



Fin Plan & Analysis



Job Type



Day Job

Employee Status


Relocation Available


Experience Level

2-Mid Level (4-7 Years)

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