Securities Settlement Analyst 

Location: McLean, VA

The settlement analyst will work in a team environment to ensure timely and accurate settlement of Freddie Mac securities. The analyst will also help Freddie Mac securities customers (investors and dealers) with the approval and setup process, settlement reservations, collateral upload, discrepancy research and resolution, and general information needs. This work is deadline driven and requires a high degree of attention to detail. The responsibilities include the following:
•Support settlement of new securities product
•Review/respond/resolve inquiries received via email and telephone; log and track inquiries
•Organize/file customer electronic documents as per procedure/as directed 
•Update contact lists from customer input/responses
•Enable users in system; perform enablement notifications per procedure/as directed
•Using Freddie Mac system, perform system administration and make updates to system information as directed
•Resolve customer issues and explain or clarify required procedures 
•Perform transaction reconciliations 
•Generate daily/weekly/monthly reports 
In addition, the successful candidate will: 
•Follow approved procedures
•Meet productivity and accuracy standards
•Collaborate with internal and external business partners at many levels of the organization
•Identify and communicate process gaps and recommend solutions

Basic Requirements
•Bachelor or advanced degree in finance, accounting, business administration or related field
•Proficiency with MS-Office applications
•Relevant business operations experience in the secondary mortgage market or securitization
•Self-motivated, proactive, with excellent organization and self-management skills
•Exceptional verbal and written communication skills; able to distill and communicate complex issues 
•Proven ability to quickly learn and apply new business concepts and skills