The incumbent serves as a Senior Examination Specialist with responsibility for conducting examinations of the GSEs in the area of the diversity and inclusion of minorities, women, disabled and their business activities as mandated by the Housing Economic and Recovery Act of 2008 (HERA). This includes all workplace activities, marketplace activities, diversity and inclusion governance, strategy, organization, operations, reporting and performance.Learn more about this agency
The incumbent formulates conclusions about the GSEs' degree of compliance with statutory and regulatory requirements and identifies key operational and management risk and performance areas within the GSEs.
The incumbent assists in the development of examination strategies and work plans and in determining the scope of examination activities, and develops new or adapted work methods and procedures as needed; serves as a senior member of an OMWI examination team to identify emerging risks and assess overall diversity and inclusion governance and performance; utilizes technical capability to conduct complex examinations. Is recognized as a technical expert in the analysis, evaluation and reporting of the diversity and inclusion performance of GSEs.
Follows supervisory guidance such as the OMWI examination manual, advisory bulletins, examination guidelines and policy statements to ensure that the development of examination scope and reports are completed according to prescribed FHFA regulatory and supervisory policy and program guidelines and standards.
Communicates examination findings and their bases to senior management to elicit management's views.
Determines the scope of the analysis required, develops sources of material appropriate for the evaluation of new or unique types of activities or operations, develops new or adapted work methods and procedures, and performs research to identify material suitable for unprecedented issues. During the course of the examination, the examiner facilitates the flow of information and ensures an accurate understanding of the key risks, processes and controls, and the factual basis for examination findings.
Drafts written reports including evaluative commentaries appropriate to the operations being examined. Documents examination findings through a combination of GSE source documents, report comments and other examination workpapers that address both management practices and condition. Workpapers are completed in accordance with FHFA's workpaper standards, as provided in the examination.
Keeps abreast of significant issues, events, trends and emerging risks that may impact the continued operations of the GSEs in their diversity and inclusion mission.
Provides first-hand experience concerning diversity and inclusion issues and the adequacy of current examination techniques in dealing with them.
Maintains an expert knowledge of issues, trends, and advances in diversity and inclusion, workforce management, contracting and procurement management, risk management and risk-based examinations of large, complex financial institutions. Provides FHFA management with expert advice on advances in examination management of practices and risk-based examination procedures, and makes recommendations for the enhancement of the OMWI examination program.
Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this position.
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