The mission of the Internal Audit Division is to provide independent, objective assurance and consulting services designed to add value and improve operations. Within Internal Audit, the Data Analytics team partners with other audit teams to assess the risks and operational effectiveness of the business units in Freddie Mac. The Audit Senior will focus on identifying key risks and performing data analysis using data mining and visualization techniques that allow for an in-depth review of business processes, performance, and risk metrics.
Responsibilities may include:
Coaching and developing team members in both technical analytic skills and general audit execution
Supporting team in defining potential audit procedures
Performing data analysis using tools like SAS/SQL/ACL in support of internal audit procedures
Identifying aspects of a business process that need further investigation
Developing an understanding of trends in data and identifying anomalies
Assessing data quality and outliers in large populations
Validating data intensive reports and End-User Computing applications
Meeting with process owners for understanding key risks, controls, systems, and data sources
Expanding the work on audit engagements to encompass on-going data driven monitoring techniques
Developing data visualizations and presentations that enhance the understanding and value for the consumers
Documenting the results of analytic procedures in a narrative format that is easy to understand for non-technical consumers
Understanding of data governance concepts
Developing quantitative measures for the impact of identified business issues
Preparing well written and convincing issue documentation and audit reports
At least 3 to 6 years of experience performing data analysis using data analytics tools like SAS, SQL, R, Python and/or AC
BS or MS in Data Analytics, Management Information Systems, Quantitative Finance, Statistics, Math, Economics or equivalent experience
Experience with the application of advanced statistical and mathematical concepts
At least 3 to 6 years of progressive experience in Internal Audit or a Big 4 Assurance/Consulting practice
SAS Programming Certification and/or SAS programming experience
Training or experience in basic data science techniques and their application
MS in Statistics or Mathematics
Exposure to Capital Market projects
Proficiency in statistical data analysis or modeling languages (R, Python, etc.)
Experience with advanced statistical modeling methodologies such as Generalized Linear Models, Nonlinear Mixed Models, Hierarchical models, etc.
Experience using data visualization tools (Excel, SAS Visual Analytics, Spotfire, Tableau, MicroStrategy, etc.)
Experience using business intelligence (BI) software and developing dashboard analytics
CIA, CPA, CISA certifications or interest in obtaining a certification in one of these disciplines
Today, Freddie Mac makes home possible for one in four home borrowers and is one of the largest sources of financing for multifamily housing. Join our smart, creative and dedicated team and you’ll do important work for the housing finance system and make a difference in the lives of others. Freddie Mac is an equal opportunity and top diversity employer. EOE, M/F/D/V.
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