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Sr. Governance Analyst-Capital Markets
Location Westlake Village, CA
Job Code 1576
# of openings 1
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Position Title : Sr. Governance Analyst-Capital Markets  

What we’re looking for:

We are seeking a Sr. Governance Analyst to support the Capital Markets Group . This first-line governance and operational risk position will provide the successful candidate an opportunity to work on strategic development initiatives in a dynamic environment. The Capital Markets Sr. Governance Analyst will support initiatives related to process improvement and documenting financial reporting and other controls. The successful candidate will gain exposure to all areas of residential mortgage capital markets including trading, hedging, operations, structured finance, and analytics and can look forward to a progressive career path and continued opportunities for professional growth.

  What you will do:

  • Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX) Compliance
  • Partner with Capital Markets team members and other stakeholders to complete quarterly and annual SOX updates and reviews
  • Gain deep familiarity with all Capital Markets processes and their associated risks and controls
  • Maintain project planning detail for the SOX program
  •   Support Governance initiatives
  • Maintain project planning detail for governance initiatives
  • Represent the Capital Markets Group in working groups and task forces
  • Update and coordinate the review of critical documents
  • Coordinate and support as needed during internal audits and regulatory examinations
  • Assist with other analytical, documentation, or monitoring projects as assigned

What you will need:

  • 4 plus years of relevant residential mortgage experience at a bank or large non-bank financial institution
  • Basic knowledge of the residential mortgage industry
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Liberal Arts, Business, Finance or related field 
  • Detail oriented with strong analytical and critical thinking skills
  • Ability to coordinate and interact professionally with all levels of management
  • Effective written and verbal communication skills
  • Intellectually curious with a desire to learn about complex business processes 
  • Ability to triage critical tasks and adhere to firm deadlines
  • Proficiency with SQL
  • Advanced knowledge of MS Office (PowerPoint & Word)
  • Strong Excel skills, including ability to summarize data via formulas, lookups, pivot tables

What will really catch our eye:

  • Experience with Visio or LucidChart a plus
  • Experience in audit, risk management, or SOX compliance helpful but not required
  • Resourceful in problem solving

Our top performers share the following traits:

  • Highly adaptable to change and willingness to take on new challenges
  • Self-driven and hospitable to go the extra mile to ensure quality service is provided
  • Great attention to detail and not afraid to ask questions as needed
  • Team orientated mindset. Driving team success and sharing recognition

What we offer:

At AmeriHome, our employees are our most important asset. To demonstrate our commitment to them, in addition to a competitive compensation package, we offer a comprehensive suite of benefits to help our employees manage their personal lives and plan for the future, while working hard at their home away from home. We offer a generous contribution strategy that keeps our benefits competitive and affordable and ensures that we are able to attract and retain the best talent.

Who we Are

AmeriHome Mortgage was established in 201. By 2017, we earned the distinction of being a Top 10 mortgage lender.* AmeriHome is a privately held, multi-channel, mortgage investor, direct-to-consumer lender, and servicer, licensed in 49 states, and headquartered in Thousand Oaks, California. We currently employ over 500 people in our Thousand Oaks, Dallas, and Irvine facilities where we purchase and originate over 12,000 loans per month.

Focused on delivering excellence in lending, our motivation for success is represented throughout the company and thrives from the trust built between all employees. AmeriHome is always looking for top talent to join our growing, fast-paced, and friendly teams.



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