Financial Analyst IV - Expense Management

Fannie Mae Corp Herndon , VA 20171

Posted 4 months ago


Fannie Mae provides reliable, large-scale access to affordable mortgage credit in communities across our nation. We are the leading source of funding for housing in America, which means more people can buy or rent a home. We are focused on sustaining the housing recovery, improving our company, and leading change to make housing better.

Join our diverse, high-performing team and make a difference as we work together to enable access to a good home.

For more information about Fannie Mae, visit


This role will be part of the newly formed Expense Management team that will focus on building cost transformation capabilities central to Fannie Mae's mission of being a customer-centric, innovative, simple, world-class organization. The team will be involved in identifying actionable initiatives to drive a reduction in operating costs while executing on key business unit (BU) strategies. Use financial analytical tools to make projections of prospective financial performance.


  • Perform rigorous financial analysis to identify, quantify and validate specific cost transformation initiatives.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Assist in implementing initiatives that will enhance Fannie Mae's return on capital

  • Prepare business case analysis and reviews for approvals by senior management.

  • Work closely with BU CFO Teams to sustain savings, including providing data, insight and reporting of key metrics to stakeholders.

  • Develop/prepare/contribute to ad-hoc analyses for executives, BUs or other stakeholders.

  • Manage the quality of deliverables and day-to-day analytics.


  • Bachelor's Degree or equivalent required


  • 6 years of related experience


  • 6 years of experience in operational and process improvements, cost reductions, financial planning, budgeting & analysis

  • Demonstrated proficiency in: PowerPoint, Excel, Tableau, SharePoint, Visio

  • Demonstrated experience in project management of internal or external initiatives

  • Demonstrated ability to influence stakeholders through fact based, data driven recommendations

  • Prior experience and track record of working cross-functionally and managing stakeholder relationships

  • Ability to educate and inform stakeholders on complex business issues

  • Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to effectively communicate with all levels of management


  • MBA with management consulting experience

  • Experience with Fannie Mae financial planning, budgeting process, tools and applications

  • Experience with lean six sigma techniques

  • Experience with financial models using Excel/Visual Basic or other analytic platforms like Anaplan / OneStream


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.

Fannie Mae is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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Financial Analyst IV - Expense Management

Fannie Mae Corp