Trader/Analyst I

Location: VA Vienna - Headquarters Full/Part Time: Full-Time Regular/Temporary: Regular

Job Description

Employee Perks

Why You Will Love Being Part of the Navy Federal Team:

*Competitive compensation with opportunities for annual raises, promotions, and bonus potential
*Best-in-Class Benefits! (7% 401k match / Pension plan / Tuition reimbursement / Great insurance options)
*On-site amenities include fitness center, wellness center, cafeteria, etc. at Pensacola, FL; Vienna, VA and Winchester, VA campuses
*Consistently Awarded Top Workplace
*Nationally recognized training department by TRAINING Magazine
*An employee-focused, diverse, and service-oriented workplace environment

Basic Purpose

To support the mortgage loan sales program by analyzing loan and market data to measure and manage interest rate and/or liquidity risk. To assist in developing and executing strategies designed to preserve the value of mortgage loans exposed to market risk and to maximize mortgage loan sales profits.

Responsibilities

• Analyze mortgage-related data, reports produced from risk management system, and real-time market information obtained via market sources such as Bloomberg, TradeWeb and system vendor market services
• Provide tactical and strategic ad hoc reporting using SQL- and VBA-based systems to provide additional information needed to effectively manage the hedging, sales, and securitization of mortgage loans Moderately
• Monitor and analyze mortgage market and economic conditions to recommend opportunities to increase loan sales profits or reduce risk; presents daily global economic updates, anticipated impact on hedging strategy and recommendations for action plans
• Enter trade executions into risk management systems and related databases; continually tracks and monitors the portfolio of existing trades to ensure trade positions are reflected accurately; prepares and processes trade assignment agreements with broker/dealers to ensure optimal daily execution; monitors team’s transaction entries and fees recorded in the General Ledger
• Perform the daily, monthly, and quarterly maintenance of the automated risk management framework (QRM)

Qualifications - Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

• Bachelor’s Degree in Finance, Economics, or Statistics, or related field, or the equivalent combination of education, training, and experience
• Advanced word processing and spreadsheet software skills
• Advanced skill performing mathematical calculations and working accurately with numbers
• Ability to apply logic, integrity, initiative and judgment to make sound decisions
• Effective research, analytical, and problem solving skills
• Effective skill communicating, verbally or in writing, across all levels of an organization
• Experience in SQL, VBA, and process scripting software
• Advanced database and presentation software skills
• Effective organizational, planning, and time management skills
• Ability to work independently and in a team environment

Desired

• Master’s Degree in Finance, Economics, or Statistics, or related field, or the equivalent combination of education, training, and experience
• Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) designation
• Experience using the Mortgage Banking Risk Framework (QRM)
• Experience in a Secondary Marketing-related position, including: secondary market data analysis, mortgage pipeline hedging, risk management practices, and management reporting.
• Working knowledge of mortgage banking accounting issues related to origination, secondary marketing and mortgage servicing
• Experience in mortgage accounting and financial concepts and their application
• Working Knowledge of Navy Federal mortgage products, services, programs, policies and procedures
• Effective skill to influence, negotiate and persuade to reach agreeable exchange and positive outcomes

Hours: Monday-Friday, 8:00 am - 4:30 pm
Location: 820 Folin Lane, Vienna, VA 22180

Equal Employment Opportunity

Navy Federal values, celebrates, and enacts diversity in the workplace.  Navy Federal takes affirmative action to employ and advance in employment qualified individuals with disabilities, disabled veterans, Armed Forces service medal veterans, recently separated veterans, and other protected veterans.  EOE/AA/M/F/Veteran/Disability

Disclaimer

Navy Federal reserves the right to fill this role at a higher/lower grade level based on business need.

Bank Secrecy Act

Remains cognizant of and adheres to Navy Federal policies and procedures, and regulations pertaining to the Bank Secrecy Act.