Ethics - Risk Analysis - Advisor

Company Description

At Fannie Mae, futures are made. The inspiring work we do makes an affordable home a reality and a difference in the lives of Americans. Every day offers compelling opportunities to impact the future of the housing industry while being part of an inclusive team thriving in an energizing, flexible environment. Here, you will help lead our industry forward and make your career.

Job Description

As a valued contributor to our team, you will advise on risk monitoring and reviews for the organization, coordinate risk mitigation activities, and provide risk mitigation assistance to other groups. You will be part of a team monitoring, assessing, and reporting on potential risks to the Company due to potential Conflicts of Interests as well as managing and documenting disclosures by employees of potential conflicts of interest, personnel issues, or other ethics-related matters.


The Ethics - Risk Analysis - Advisor role will offer you the flexibility to make each day your own, while working alongside people who care so that you can deliver on the following responsibilities:
  • Develop and execute high-level strategies and plans in supporting assigned business units with review of ethics disclosures that are subject to specific regulations affecting the business.
  • Act as internal consultant for the compliance/ethics staff and for cross-functional teams to ensure compliance with regulations and policies. Study highly complex data. Present insights and learning. Advise management of significant findings.
  • Gather data, reports, and documentation pertinent to regulatory reports and filings for regulatory agencies. Implement optimum solutions considering policies and current regulations.
  • Prepare recommendations of policies and procedures for future regulatory reporting and compliance.
  • Design, develop, and maintain processes to track, monitor, and report activities. Evaluate results. Present insights and best practices.
  • Design, develop, and deliver training to staff in regulatory requirements. Follow up with business unit management and staff regarding corporate training and mandatory classes.
  • Lead or perform projects at the highest level of complexity involving technology or the development of new procedures as a subject matter expert and to ensure that pertinent regulatory concerns are addressed in the project's outcomes.



Minimum Required Skills & Experiences
  • 6+ years of related legal or compliance experience
  • JD degree is required
  • Excellent writing and inter-personal communication skills with the ability to present to and influence colleagues at all levels of the organization, including senior management.
  • Demonstrated experience in handling highly sensitive and confidential information.
  • Excellent professional judgment, ability to multi-task and work well independently and as part of a team.
  • Must demonstrate the ability to build trusting relationships throughout the firm and interact with all levels of management.
  • Working knowledge of the compliance discipline.
  • Close attention to detail, ability to issue-spot, and strong organizational and analytical skills
  • Ability to develop expertise in department's technologies and applications necessary to role, and track work in software.

Desired Skills & Experiences
  • Experience in analyzing and advising on compliance and ethics questions and policies, Conflict of Interest polices and Codes of Conduct
  • Ability to build and collaborate effectively with teams, including developing and mentoring junior team members
  • Knowledge of the standards of ethical conduct and conflicts of interest applicable to large corporations
  • Experience in fact-finding, conducting interviews, and conducting research into precedent, and ability to develop and maintain best practices, exemplars, and work product to assist with responding to compliance and ethics matter, especially concerning conflicts of interests
  • Experience in serving as key a point of contact for employees in multiple areas of the company regarding corporate policies
  • Experience in developing training and communications content concerning regulatory requirements, and experience in delivering training to employees.Experience in developing, communicating, and making recommendations concerning company policies and procedures relating to conflicts and intake

Additional Information


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Fannie Mae is an Equal Opportunity Employer, which means we are committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, personal appearance, protected veteran status, disability, age, or other legally protected status. For individuals with disabilities who would like to request an accommodation in the application process, email us at