Manager, Compliance at Amherst
Amherst is revolutionizing the way U.S. real estate is priced, managed and financed in order to unlock opportunities for all market participants. Driven by data, analytics, and technology, Amherst has a 20-year history of anticipating where the next risks and opportunities are likely to emerge and designing actionable strategies for investors to capitalize on opportunities across residential real estate, commercial real estate and public securities. Amherst, along with its affiliates and subsidiaries, has more than 900 employees, $5 billion under management and approximately $15 billion under advisement and oversight. www.amherst.com.
The Amherst Residential business is seeking a Compliance Manager who will support the Compliance Counsel on compliance and regulatory programs for Amherst Residential and its subsidiaries and work cross-functionally to develop and manage key initiatives throughout the business.
Duties and Responsibilities:
Manages the brokerage compliance team including the day to day compliance functions of the team
Support Amherst Residential’s brokerage units with management of various compliance program components, including identification and mitigation of key risks, managing/updating policies, as required; developing and implementing trainings and communications, as needed; monitoring the effectiveness of the compliance program; and extending program components to subsidiaries and other related entities.
Support management of compliance concerns and assist with internal investigations as appropriate and responding to the brokerage
Foster strong partnerships with other support functions whose teams execute required compliance program components
Manages the compliance mailbox and responds diligently to requests from internal and external business units and residents within mailbox
Assist Compliance Counsel with maintaining and updating, as needed, the Compliance Management Program for Amherst Residential’s brokerages.
Assist Compliance Counsel with ad hoc research and projects as necessary
College education required; MBA, JD degree or professional certification preferred
5+ years’ relevant auditing or compliance experience in real estate or property management preferred
Consumer Protection knowledge and experience preferred
Strong knowledge of compliance functions with prior experience implementing compliance management plans for departments/companies
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 and state laws and regulations
Our full-time employee benefits include:
- A competitive compensation package, annual bonus, 401k match
- Flexible PTO including 7 paid holidays, 1 floating holiday, and 1 volunteer day
- Employer-paid benefits (medical, dental, vision, health savings account)
- Professional career development and reimbursement
- Up to 16 weeks paid maternity leave; up to 4 weeks of paid parental leave
- Backup childcare offered through Bright Horizons
- Relaxed casual environment with virtual office events
Amherst is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, gender, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, physical or mental disability, genetic information or veteran status, and encourage all applicants to apply.