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Director of Compliance - Mortgage

| Austin
Director of Compliance– Mortgage
Amherst Residential, is a vertically integrated residential real estate platform making ownership of single family homes seamless for investors and home owners. The platform has raised over $6 billion of capital since inception, manages ~20,000 homes, and is growing its team as it rolls out new investments and business lines. 
Compliance Manager– The Amherst Residential business is seeking a Director of Compliance who will develop the compliance and regulatory programs for Amherst Residential’s mortgage brokerage platform and work cross-functionally to develop and manage key initiatives throughout the business.
Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Support the Amherst Residential’s mortgage brokerage compliance program, including identification of key risks, assisting with developing/updating policies, as required; implementing training and communications programs, as needed; monitoring effectiveness of the compliance program; and extending program to subsidiaries and other related entities
  • Serve as a resource for regulatory matters and compliance related initiatives relating to mortgage lending.
  • Analyze line of business impact of new and changing mortgage lending compliance regulations including, but not limited to: Equal Credit Opportunity Act, Fair Credit Reporting Act, Fair Housing Act, Truth in Lending Act, RESPA, Flood Disaster Protection Act, CRA, HMDA, Fair Lending, HOEPA, Predatory Lending, FACT Act, and UDAAP
  • Support management of compliance concerns and assist with internal investigations as appropriate
  • Foster strong partnerships with other support functions whose teams execute required compliance program components
  • Responsible for production of assigned regulatory deliverables, reports, and ad hoc requests
  • Support response to due diligence questionnaires and investigations related to various third party business relationships
  • Assist Chief Compliance Officer and other in-house counsel with ad hoc research and projects as necessary
  • MBA, JD degree or professional certification preferred
  • 5+ years’ relevant auditing or compliance experience in real estate or alternative asset management preferred
  • Understanding of Enterprise Compliance Risk Management and best practices
  • Exposure to TILA, RESPA, ECOA, HMDA, FACTA, FDCPA, FCRA, GLB, and other federal and state laws applicable to mortgage lenders and servicers.
  • Excellent investigative, problem solving, analytical ability, oral and written communication skills
  • The ability to manage stressful situations with internal clients and regulators, while maintaining a professional approach to problem solving
  • Ability to effectively communicate with senior management and executives
  • Strong interpersonal skills to influence and impact business decisions
  • Ability to evaluate federal laws and regulations and evaluate financial, transactional or other data to determine trends

What we offer:

Amherst is a privately held corporation located in West Austin with beautiful views of Lake Austin and the loop 360 bridge in a modern workspace with open floor plans.

  • A competitive compensation package, annual bonus, 401k match
  • Flexible PTO, 11 paid holidays, accrued sick/personal time
  • Employer paid benefits (medical, dental, vision, health savings account)
  • Professional career development and reimbursement
  • On-premise fitness center, locker rooms
  • Daily catered lunches, fully stocked kitchen with snacks/drinks
  • Relaxed casual environment and weekly/quarterly office events!
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5001 Plaza on the Lake, Austin, TX 78746

An Insider's view of Amherst

What are some social events your company does?

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How has your career grown since starting at the company?

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What are some things you learned at the company?

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What are Amherst Perks + Benefits

Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K) Matching
Performance Bonus
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Company Outings
Free Daily Meals
Stocked Kitchen
Happy Hours
Professional Development Benefits
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Additional Perks + Benefits

Competitive compensation and bonus program. Flexible PTO. Health, vision, dental and long term disability coverage. Paid maternity/paternity leave. Attractive office space. Training certifications assistance. Daily catered lunch and stocked kitchens. Monthly birthday celebrations. Casual work environment with regular team-building outings. Breakfast Taco Thursday.

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