Location: All Applicable States - Department: Sales
Job Summary:

AmWest Funding Corp. has been a renowned innovator of mortgage lending since 1995. The company prides itself on providing exemplary services to brokers and lenders nationwide. Despite these challenging times, AmWest has consistently delivered with quick turnaround and customer satisfaction. We offer a variety of products including Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac, Ginnie Mae, QM, and Non-QM with a proprietary Price Engine. As a testament to our success, AmWest has funded over $4.1 billion dollars in QM.

Job Responsibilities:
  • Source new business through daily/weekly/monthly contact with existing brokers and prospects via face-to-face meetings, telephone and e-mail communication
  • Maintain wholesale and/or correspondent loan production for FNMA/FHLMC/GNMA and Non-QM loan products while ensuring loan level compliance deadlines are met
  • Service broker needs to AmWest products, programs, policies, and procedures by ongoing communication and training
  • Achieve and exceed loan volume/revenue goals and departmental objectives
  • Contribute recommendations based on knowledge and expertise to enhance overall company performance.
  • Stay current of industry knowledge along with market trends and conditions, regulatory issues and MBA-related issues while maintain and improve overall professionalism through continuing education
  • Represent AmWest in the mortgage market by focusing on broker satisfaction and utilize independent thought to implement an effective business plan
  • Perform other duties as assigned
Job Requirements:
  • 2+ years’ experience (current) in wholesale lending with proven record of success
  • Excellent computer skills and working knowledge of MS office products
  • Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing
  • Strong customer service skills
Salary Range:

Commission

Location: CA, Brea - Department: Operations - General
Job Responsibilities:
  • Review new loan submissions for completeness.
  • Submit new loans for approval.
  • Run AUS.
  • Review processed submissions before submitted to underwriting.
  • Review all Tax and income Forms: 1040, 1065, 1120, VOE, W2, paystubs, and 1099s.
  • Contact and inform the customer the status of their file. Collect additional information needed.
  • Review items needed on conditional approval.
  • Review system for accuracy and ensure all items needing final approval have been collected.
  • Submit loan for final approval to underwriting.
  • Prepare LE to send to borrower.
  • Request CD and Closing Package.
  • Constantly update BYTEPRO system with comments and update AMWEST in-house tracking software.
  • Ensure BYTEPRO system is always updated with status and investor.
Job Requirements:
  • Minimum of 3 years of recent experience as a Loan Processor in a residential mortgage, Re-Fi, Purchase, or New Construction.
  • Working knowledge of processing loans for FHA, VA, and other government agencies.
  • Ability to handle a heavy workload.
  • Highly detailed and organized with ability to multi-task.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills with coworkers and clients.
  • Comprehension of FNMA, FHLMC, and other agency and other investor guidelines.
  • Mathematical proficiency.
  • Computer knowledge (DU, LP, Microsoft Outlook & Windows, Encompass, or equivalent).
  • Proficient with tax return/income calculations for loan qualifications: 1040, 1065, 1120, VOE, W2, and 1099s.
  • Proficient with tax return income calculation for loan qualification.
Salary Range:

$60,000 - $70,000 per year

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Associate Degree.
Location: CA, Brea - Department: Finance
Job Responsibilities:
  • Perform monthly/quarterly/annual analyses on general ledger accounts and roll forward for the accounts.
  • Assist the Director of Accounting and the Controller with financial statement reporting, cost report preparation, financial analysis, budget preparation and implementation, financial statement audit, monthly/quarterly management report preparation and special projects as needed.
  • Process payroll and commission data as directed by Controller.
  • Analyze financial and budget information.
  • Assist Director and Accounting Controller in closing monthly financials.
  • Perform reconciliations of accounting records to general ledger.
  • Active participation in all required audits, cost reporting, tax filings, budget process and variance analysis, financial projections, and financial statement preparation.
  • Review accounting documents for accuracy, clarity and compliance with policies, procedures, accounting standards and relevant laws and regulations.
  • Perform related duties as assigned by supervisor.
  • Maintain compliance with all company policies and procedures.
Job Requirements:
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting.
  • 5 or more years of accounting experience.
  • Competency in Microsoft applications including Excel, Word and Outlook.
  • Organizational, verbal and written communication skills.
  • Attention to detail and ability to multi-task.
  • Must be service oriented and an excellent team member.
Salary Range:

Starting at $80,000.00 per year

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Experience in financial services accounting.
  • CPA designation.
Location: CA, Brea - Department: Appraisals
Job Responsibilities:
  • Review appraisal reports for accuracy and completeness.
  • Manage appraisal orders, which include coordination with internal external stakeholders.
  • Provide clerical support for the appraisal team.
  • Communicate effectively with team members and upper management regarding appraisal-related matters.
  • Stay updated on industry regulations and guidelines related to residential property appraisals.
  • Assist in resolving any appraisal-related disputes or discrepancies that may arise.
Job Requirements:
  • High school diploma or GED certificate.
  • Strong administrative skills with proficiency in Microsoft Outlook and Teams.
  • Excellent analytical skills and attention to detail.
  • Ability to prioritize tasks and manage multiple responsibilities efficiently.
  • Effective communication skills, both written and verbal.
  • Willingness to learn and adapt to new processes and procedures.
  • Ability to work collaboratively in a team environment.
Salary Range:

$20.00 - $30.00 per hour

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Associate degree in administration, finance, or math.
  • Experience in mortgage lending, appraisals, or real estate sales.
  • Prior experience in a bank environment.
  • Experience in an Appraisal Management Company (AMC) environment.
Location: CA, Brea - Department: Compliance
Job Summary:

Under the direction of the SVP, Chief Compliance and Administrative Officer, this position is responsible for the management, oversight, and development of compliance operations for the correspondent, wholesale, and retail lending channels at AmWest Funding Corp. The Compliance Manager will drive departmental productivity, quality, efficiency, and customer service across multiple channels. This role will be a major contributor to AmWest’s compliance goals, process improvements, increased efficiency, and loan quality.

Job Responsibilities:
  • Act as a subject matter expert on compliance-related mortgage activities, including but not limited to: TRID, ECOA, HMDA, ATR, and fair lending laws.
  • Optimize processes and procedures for compliance operations in Retail, Wholesale, and Correspondent lending.
  • Develop industry leading capacity metrics and reporting for all compliance roles.
  • Develop and maintain compliance policies and procedures that align with AmWest’s Enterprise Risk Management framework and regulatory requirements.
  • Maintain first line of defense compliance controls, processes, and reporting.
  • Monitor operational compliance with regulatory requirements.
  • Mentor and train current compliance staff for future growth with AmWest.
  • Perform all other responsibilities and duties as assigned.
Job Requirements:
  • A Bachelor’s degree or equivalent and relevant work experience in a mortgage related field.
  • Minimum 10 years of mortgage banking experience of which a minimum of 5 to 7 years are compliance related.
  • A thorough understanding and knowledge of mortgage banking processes, controls, and overall operations.
  • Understanding and knowledge of technology that supports mortgage banking; LOS and Compliance Ease and other core systems.
  • Proven leadership ability in a fast paced, deadline-sensitive work environment.
  • Strong working knowledge of conventional, government, and non-agency compliance requirements.
  • Proven ability to lead projects and initiatives and achieve planned results in compliance operations.
  • Strong analytical and financial skills.
Salary Range:

$90,000.00 - $100,000.00 per year

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Experience with regulatory compliance and risk management.
Location: CA, Brea - Department: Finance
Job Responsibilities:
  • Process payroll across multiple states on a bi-weekly, semi-monthly, and any off-cycle payroll for hourly and salaried employees.
  • Prepare and distribute payroll-related reports on payroll cycles.
  • Review bonus (differential or incentive] pay calculations for department managers to be included in payroll cycles.
  • Calculate commission pay for AmWest’s outside sales employees (Wholesale Account Executives and Retail Mortgage Loan Originators).
  • Process child support, wage garnishment, and other payroll-related court order
  • Prepare Registration for New Taxing Jurisdictions for Multiple States.
  • Administrative Duties on 401k Retirement Plan.
  • Complete health insurance administrative tasks.
  • Support the annual open enrollment process, including, but not limited to, updating the system with benefit plan details, facilitating employee information sessions, and answering questions.
  • Responds to employee inquiries regarding benefits coverage, eligibility, elections, status changes, and other general inquiries.
  • Perform insurance billing reconciliations for health, dental, vision, life, and COBRA.
  • Produce and submit the annual California Pay Data Report.
  • Administrative Duties and Responsibilities related to: PTO (holidays, vacation, sick leave, bereavement, and jury duty), Family and Medical Leave, Disabilities Insurance and Life Insurance, Other Discretionary Benefits.
  • Assist the Senior Compensation and Benefits Specialist as needed.
Job Requirements:
  • Bachelor's degree in Business, Finance, or other related field.
  • 3-5 years of experience processing payroll and administration of company-offered benefits.
  • Thorough knowledge of compensation, wage garnishment, COBRA, HIPAA, and ERISA laws and regulations.
  • Quantitative and qualitative analytical skills.
  • Advanced proficiency with Excel.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Time management skills and detail-oriented.
  • Ability to work well independently as well as in a team.
  • Strong respect for confidentiality.
Salary Range:

$60,000.00 - $70,000.00 per year

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Proficient knowledge of ADP Workforce Now.
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