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    The Federal Housing Finance Agency's mission is to ensure that the housing Government Sponsored Enterprises (GSEs) operate in a safe and sound manner so that they serve as a reliable source of liquidity and funding for housing finance and community investment.

    The incumbent serves as a Senior Examiner/Examiner with responsibility for planning, organizing and completing examinations of the GSEs in the area of credit risk.
    This position is part of a Fannie Mae Examination Team.

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    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.

    Follows supervisory guidance such as the 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. During the course of the examination, the Senior 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.

    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 or events and emerging risks that may impact the continued safe and sound operations of the GSEs. Provides first-hand experience concerning industry problems and the adequacy of current examination techniques in dealing with them. Analyzes banking, financial, housing, operational, and mortgage market developments affecting the entities. Provides written analysis and recommendations for supervisory issues requiring FHFA approval or attention.

    Maintains an expert knowledge of issues, trends, and advances in 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 examination program.

    Travel Required

    Not required

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/557478800. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.