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Compliance Specialist in San Diego, CA at Plaza Home Mortgage, Inc.

Date Posted: 10/5/2018

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Job Description

Plaza Home Mortgage, Inc., a national wholesale mortgage company headquartered in San Diego, California, has a full-time opportunity for a Compliance Specialist with our San Diego, California Corporate Office
Plaza Home Mortgage, Inc. was originally founded in December of 2000 to serve the San Diego area mortgage market. Due to our growth and success, we now have branches throughout the United States and we are continuing to grow and expand in anticipation of market demands. Plaza is privately owned and operates as a full-service Mortgage Banker.
Plaza’s mission is to become the premier provider of mortgage loans by developing a distinct, sustainable competitive advantage through superior execution of a business philosophy that combines knowledge, technology, and service. Plaza Home Mortgage, Inc. is dedicated to building long-term relationships with both customers and employees through quality training, and excellent customer support.
Our ideal candidate should be hardworking, and maintain high levels of professionalism and ethics.


The Compliance Specialist position will assist Plaza Home Mortgage, Inc. with maintaining and ensuring compliance with federal and state regulations throughout the organization.     
Must comply with all BSA/AML requirements as well as any mandatory changes. The following job functions are not all-inclusive. The associate will be required to perform other job-related tasks/responsibilities requested by the manager.  Job duties may change as required by needs of company.  Must complete all required industry and compliance training as required by Plaza Home Mortgage.
  1. Maintain working knowledge of mortgage banking laws and regulations by reading various publications, bulletins, and alerts.
  2. Research new compliance regulations and process updates to policies and procedures manuals, as needed.
  3. Assist in the preparation of information and instruction materials to implement regulatory requirements.
  4. Assist with testing/validation of compliance-related technology.
  5. Provide support for ad hoc compliance or licensing-related special projects or duties, as necessary.
  6. Additional tasks as assigned.

Job Requirements

  • This position requires a College degree in a related field or any equivalent combination of training and education.
  • Experience that demonstrates the ability to perform the duties of the position as well as 3 to 5 years experience in mortgage banking that includes regulatory compliance.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills; exceptional attention to detail with the ability to consistently produce accurate work, the ability to manage time, multi-task, prioritize work in a high-paced environment with heavy volume of transactions, ability and experience handling deadlines along with excellent research and organizational skills.
  • Additional qualifications required include a solid commitment to customer and associate service, outstanding interpersonal and problem-solving skills.
  • Incumbent must possess the ability to work in both a team and individual environment while maintaining confidentiality.
  • This position also requires proficient computer knowledge including MS Office (Word, Excel, Access, and Outlook) and Internet Explorer.
  • Incumbent must be able to use independent judgment skills to make quick decisions within written policy and standard operating procedures, have experience with mortgage origination, processing, underwriting, and closing, knowledge and experience with FHLMC, FNMA, FHA and VA guidelines, and experience in utilizing both online and paper regulatory resources.

  • Attention to Detail
  • Client Focus
  • Planning and Organizing
  • Interactive Communication
  • Legislation, Policy, Procedures and Standards
  • Using Information Technology
  • Decision Making
  • Business Perspective
  • Informational Management
  • Self Confidence
Plaza offers a great work environment. Plaza is an EEOC employer and follows all federal, state, and local laws relating to fair employment.
Plaza Home Mortgage, Inc. is committed to preventing, stopping and remedying all forms of discrimination that occur in its workplace. Managers are accountable for keeping Plaza’s workplace free from discrimination and ensuring that Plaza provides equal employment opportunity for all in the workforce and for those seeking to become members of Plaza’s workforce.
Plaza’s employees are protected by laws designed to protect employees from discrimination on the bases of race, religion, color, sex,  pregnancy, gender identity, sexual orientation, parental status, national origin, age, disability, family medical history or genetic information, political affiliation, military service, or any other non-merit based factor. These protections extend to all management practices and decisions, including recruitment and hiring practices, appraisal systems, promotions, and training and career development programs.  Plaza’s employees are also protected against retaliation if they engage in a protected activity, whistleblowing, or the exercise of any appeal or grievance right provided by law.


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