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Mortgage Management Compliance & Risk Manager
Birmingham, AL
Type: Regular Full-Time
Job ID: 2024-17268
Category: Mortgage

The purpose of this job is to lead and direct the compliance and risk management program for Mortgage Management in a manner to ensure effectiveness. This includes the control audit processes, as well as processes that mitigate financial, operating, legal and regulatory risks in the Mortgage Management business lines, and other enterprise oversight groups. This role will work closely with each business line manager of Mortgage Management to ensure effective controls, procedures and processes are established and maintained, to meet both internal and external regulatory and investor standards.ย 

  • Lead and/or participate in the first line of defense control and financial audit processes, risk management processes, and lead resolution or fulfillment of internal and external findings. Primary contact within Mortgage Management for regulatory exams, questions, etc.
  • Act as liaison and coordinate for communications and responses regarding compliance, audit, external legal among or between the mortgage business lines, and participate in necessary resolutions, and in coordination with the companyโ€™s compliance area, internal counsel and ERM office. Address account specific issues in coordination with Compliance, Legal, Audit, ERM, and the applicable business line manager.
  • Provide active leadership, membership, and participation in assigned committees, including but not limited to MBC and various bank committees.
  • Manages and administers a monitoring and quality assurance testing program to ensure compliance across assigned business lines.
  • Responsible for departmental training on compliance awareness and any regulatory and investor changes.
  • Maintains a proficient knowledge of rules and regulations across the business lines.
  • Perform additional duties as assigned.
  • 4-year college education required in a related field or equivalent work experience.ย  Graduate level education preferred.
  • Law Degree required, with emphasis in Compliance.
  • 6+ years of experience in compliance, audit or other related compliance function specified to Mortgage Management.
  • Experience with financial and mortgage processes.
  • Experience with mortgage account level information processing of operating systems.
  • In depth knowledge of the functions, financials, and operations of Mortgage Management business lines, and a working knowledge in the applicable laws, statutes, and regulations governing mortgage activities.
  • Understanding of business practices, industry practices and scope of regulatory requirements.
  • In depth understanding of the processes that generate financial information in a technology-based environment, and the methods to reflect information for management reporting.
  • Must exhibit strong internal leadership and demonstrate accountability for effective execution of financial and risk related directives.
  • Requires excellent verbal and written communication skills among varying degrees of individual skillsets, including associates, managers, auditors, legal representatives, regulatory officers, and other corporate oversight officers.
  • Ability to plan actions, prioritize tasks, and provide guidance to work toward shared goals.
  • Technical skill requirements include intermediate level Microsoft Word and Excel, and capability in working with data extracts.
  • Ability to create a work environment that is inclusive and receptive to diversity and maximizes productivity from a team member through individual contributions.
  • Ability to make decisions based on logical reasoning without frequently referring to others.
Working with Us

Teamwork and the individual contributions of our associates are recognized as the drivers of our success.ย  At Trustmark, we are committed to preserving and advancing a diverse and inclusive workplace, where each associate, customer and shareholder is respected, valued and encouraged to share in our commitment.ย  We make significant investments in our associates so that they may enhance their personal and professional skills, because we want each associate to grow, flourish and fulfill their career aspirations.ย  Come onboard and join our team!


Equal Opportunities for All

Trustmark exemplifies the strength and possibilities that come with a diverse and inclusive team. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, marital status, genetic information, pregnancy, national origin, protected veteran, disability status, or any other characteristic protected under applicable law. Trustmark is committed to providing access, equal opportunity and reasonable accommodation for individuals with disabilities in employment.


If you need assistance with any part of the application process, please send an email to or call 866.213.1418.


Our Hiring Process

Upon accepting a position with Trustmark, the following pre-employment screenings must be completed:

  • Verification of employment, education and other data provided by you on your employment application
  • Verification of eligibility to work in the US
  • Criminal background check
  • Credit check (required for certain positions)
  • Fingerprinting (required for certain positions)
  • Drug screen

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