MF Risk - Risk Analysis - Lead Associate-

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 environment. Here, you will help lead our industry forward and make your career.

Job Description

Minimum Required Experiences
  • 4 years

Desired Experiences
  • Bachelor degree or equivalent

The MF Risk - Risk Analysis - Lead Associate 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:
  • As a valued colleague on our team, you will provide expert advice on risk monitoring and reviews for the organization, coordinate risk mitigation activities, and provide risk mitigation assistance to other groups.


Liaise between partner areas related to risk governance activities. Contribute to the identification of gaps in the existing- and development of new business processes. Draft and/or update risk policies/procedures and delegations. Provide key contributions during the internal/external examinations and remediation of identified issues. Act as a project manager for cross-functional projects, including issue remediation. Contribute meaningfully to a development of communication program, inclusive of training on changes and updates to policies and procedures and regulatory requirements.


  • Manage efforts and projects related to risk policies/procedures development.
  • Manage projects related to remediation of control gaps in processes.
  • Provide key contributions to process engineering efforts related to support areas.
  • Provide key contributions to process integrity efforts and reporting as they relate to policy exceptions, notifications, risk limit breach management, and other corporate requirements.
  • Liaison between internal and external stakeholders and regulators.
  • Present at business meetings for various audiences, as required
  • Lead the development and/or management of a communication program, inclusive of training on changes or updates to policies/standards/procedures, methodologies, and/or regulatory changes.

  • Demonstrated experience communicating (verbal and written) across multiple business units and with people of all levels.
  • Strong understanding of the mortgage industry and the role that the Government Sponsored Enterprises play.
  • Experience in technical writing and writing instructional and policy materials.
  • Experience managing projects, following-up to ensure deliverables are completed timely, and dealing with changing priorities in a fast paced environment.
  • Skilled in the graphical representation of information in the form of a charts, diagrams, pictures, and dashboards with programs and tools such as Excel, Tableau, or Power BI
  • Experience in the process of analyzing data to identify trends or relationships to inform conclusions about the data
  • Risk Assessment and Management including evaluating and designing controls, conducting impact assessments, identifying control gaps, remediating risk, testing, etc.
  • Experience gathering accurate information to explain concepts and answer critical questions
  • Influencing including negotiating, persuading others, facilitating meetings, and resolving conflict
  • Working with people with different functional expertise respectfully and cooperatively to work toward a common goal
  • Governance and Compliance including creating policies, evaluating compliance, conducting internal investigations, developing data governance, etc.
  • Experience identifying risk measures, or indicators, and the actions needed to improve or correct performance to achieve desired outcomes
  • Relationship Management including managing and engaging stakeholders, customers, and vendors, building relationship networks, contracting, etc.
  • Skilled in presenting information and/or ideas to an audience in a way that is engaging and easy to understand
  • Determining causes of operating errors and taking corrective action
  • Operational Excellence including improving operations

  • Experience using RiskWorks
  • Skilled in Excel
  • Skilled in Tableau

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