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Legal Compliance Specialist!!

Lake Forest, CA · Legal
Compliance Counsel

Description

Helping mortgage professionals achieve their clients’ purchase and investment goals, formed to specialize in alternative income products, such as bank statements, asset depletion and verification of employment programs. Our programs have been developed over years to include fixed and adjustable-rate mortgages (ARMs) for residential properties on both an owner-occupied and non-owned occupied basis.

Licensed by the National Mortgage Licensing System (NMLS) and operating in 38 states and DC nationwide, we offer our programs and services through three distinct verticals: Wholesale LendingRetail Lending and Correspondent Lending. Throughout the mortgage industry, widely known for responsible lending practices, product innovation and operational efficiency.

We Provide You:
  • Comprehensive Training to make you successful.
  • A fun work environment
  • Benefits Package: health, vision, dental, and much more!
  • Paid vacation
  • Sick time
  • Business Casual Dress Code- Jeans are OK!
Responsibilities:
  • Research and provide guidance on managing and mitigating regulatory compliance risk.
  • Help maintain compliance with all applicable state and federal laws and regulations impacting the mortgage loan origination and servicing business.
  • Collaborate with compliance representatives, business partners and other departments to advise on origination and servicing related regulatory matters, product development, marketing, policies and procedures, training, etc.
  • Assist with management and review of legal documents including but not limited to entities, trusts, lease holds, etcetera.
  • Communicate regularly with our company officers to achieve established goals for each property under management or development.
  • Participate in other strategic initiatives and projects as needed.
  • Perform other related duties as required or requested.
Knowledge And Skills Required
  • Self-starter who takes ownership of tasks with limited supervision and is results driven.
  • Detail oriented with strong work ethic.
  • Strong decision making, interpretation, problem solving, and reporting skills.
  • Team player, proactive and able to multitask effectively to meet deadlines.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication, and organizational skills.
  • Ability to work independently and maintain confidentiality.
Credentials and Experience Required:
  • Juris Doctor degree from an accredited U.S. law school required and admission to one state bar, preferably California or New York, or an active license to practice law required.
  • 2+ years of top tier law firm or in-house counsel experience with a focus on corporate matters, dealing with sophisticated contracts, including experience with commercial transactions, real estate, and corporate governance.
  • Detailed understanding of federal and state regulatory requirements and expectations for mortgage loan originators and servicers, such as working knowledge of TILA, RESPA, FCRA, ECOA, HMDA, etc.
  • Working knowledge of mortgage lender and loan officer licensing constructs.
  • Maintaining current knowledge on industry trends and issues in fair and responsible lending.
  • Creative problem-solver with ability to communicate with other personnel and external parties on complicated topics through strong, organized writing and verbal skills.
  • Must be a strong team player able to work cooperatively with others both internal and external to the company to find practical and creative solutions to problems.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite (i.e., Excel, Outlook, Word, etc.) and Westlaw.
  • A willingness to learn new areas of law, acquire new skills and taken on projects or responsibilities within the team on an "as-needed" basis.

 
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Wendy Miranda  |   Recruiter & Business Development Support Consultant
a: 1192 North Lake Avenue, Pasadena, CA 91104 USA
e: wendy@jba.com  |  w: www.jba.com
d: (626) 204-6905
 
 
 
 
 

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