Governance Analyst III
Fannie Mae - Dallas, TX

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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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The Governance Analyst III is responsible for leveraging expert level knowledge of the business, complex processes, and regulations in support of the effective implementation of the organization?s governance, risk, and compliance programs. May recommend or implement procedures or business processes that are compliant with legal and regulatory directives and corporate mandates.


Utilizes broad expertise and specialized knowledge to lead and execute project management assignments related to policy and procedure development, compliance testing, process analyses, gap identification, and remediation.

Develops and manages the implementation of operational and governance requirement for key control activities to ensure compliance with regulatory, legal, corporate, and business unit policies and procedures.

Develops procedures and business processes that meet corporate standards and instruct business personnel in their use. Track compliance, evaluate results, and present best practice solutions to any issues that are identified.

Evaluates new policies and procedures for operational and control impacts and governance, risk and compliance standards. May develop risk and operational reporting.

Conducts risk and operational reviews and prepares analyses for complex projects often requiring an understanding of financial and market metrics. May present findings to Senior Management.

Lead ad hoc projects and develop and implement corporate wide or business unit governance, risk, or compliance programs and initiatives.

Bachelor's Degree or equivalent required


4 years of related experience


Designs and develops testing strategies, methodologies and analyses to ensure that controls are adequately functioning as designed.

Partners with business and/or service groups in the development of Management Corrective Action plans that ensures audit related issues are appropriately addressed.

Builds compelling business cases to influence senior management and/or department managers regarding areas of risk and control weaknesses and the need for additional controls.

Conducts quarterly certifications to ensure on-going compliance with approved remediation of audit issues, MRAs, SOX Deficiencies, other audit related issues and operational controls compliance.

Excellent verbal and written communication skills

Strong analytical and negotiation skills

Highly developed organizational skills and attention to detail

Ability to work under pressure and within tight deadlines with no loss of accuracy

Ability to create and design customized reports and dashboards


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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