Job Summary The Loan Accountant will serve as the primary interface with our internal servicing team to communicate and resolve specific loan-level data variances, required remittance adjustments, fees / advance tracking, and payoff reconciliations.
This position reports directly to the VP of Finance and will be responsible for end-to-end life cycle and work stream processes related to loan-level accounting activity.
The ideal candidate should have an excellent business acumen, strong communication skills, and will be a natural numbers wizard with applicable expertise in Excel and other tools with at least 1-3 years relevant experience.
They are analytical thinkers who enjoy working cross-functionally in a dynamic, fast-paced environment.
Reconcile and ensure the system data integrity of detailed loan-level information for the loan accounting process
Oversee the timely and accurate collection of sub-servicer cash and fees due by collaborating actively with our internal servicing team and external sub-servicer vendors.
Develop and implement best practices within our investor accounting processes
Utilize his / her business knowledge and collaborative skills to analyze current processes and procedures, identify needed change, and implement solutions either as an individual or as part of a special project team.
Researches and provides timely resolution of Subservicer to Master Servicer loan data variances; appropriately and promptly updates systems / databases, as required.
Analyzes cash receipts and allocates to outstanding Servicer receivables and payables; identifies aged receivables and ensures that collection efforts are appropriately escalated.
Reviews reporting and remitting performance of assigned sub-servicers to identify opportunities for improved performance.
Will need to direct Servicers and recommend how processes need to improve and or change, so as to address the root cause.
Responsible for providing data reconciliation assistance and training to other team members, including off-shore resources.
Review loan documents (e.g.. Note, Modification Agreements, etc.) to resolve loan-level variances.
Create queries from internal systems and databases to support or improve processes.
Participate in team and project meetings, plan and facilitate meetings as necessary.
Support management in completing special projects, ad-hoc reporting and analysis requests, and other tasks as assigned.
The ideal candidate would have :
Bachelor’s or higher degree in Accounting or Finance
Strong knowledge in the areas of Investor Reporting, Accounting, or Finance
Knowledge of Loan Servicing and all support areas
Excellent math and analytical skills
Excellent communication skills; proven ability to communicate effectively with internal and external business partners at various levels
Ability to effectively prioritize assignments and handle multiple projects / assignments
Proactive self-starter who enjoys a fast-paced environment and an ability to prioritize, multi-task, and meet pressing deadlines
Ability to work independently and as part of a diverse team, and to build and maintain effective business relationships both internally and externally
Team player with a strong work ethic
Strong organizational skills and the ability to achieve tight deadlines in a timely manner
Tech-savvy and MS Excel superuser; must be comfortable working with and analyzing large datasets
Experience working with loan servicing software applications and QuickBooks
Willing to work on graveyard shift (US Central Time - Monday to Friday)
3 full-time positions available
HMO on day 1
Permanent work from home setup
Internet subscription compensation
Mandatory government contributions
BYOD or equipment provided
The ideal candidate would have : Bachelor’s or higher degree in Accounting or Finance 1-3 years of varied mortgage banking or financial experience.
must be comfortable working with and analyzing large datasets Experience working with loan servicing software applications and QuickBooks Willing to work on graveyard shift (US Central Time - Monday to Friday)