Manager, Mortgage Trading

Requisition ID
US-CA-Westlake Village
Position Type
Accounting & Finance
Bachelor's Degree
Years of Experience


The Manager, Portfolio Investments will conduct extensive analysis on various residential mortgage related assets including whole loans, mortgage backed securities, and mortgage servicing rights.  The primary responsibilities include maintaining and enhancing existing pricing models used for investment and financing decisions, ensuring pricing strategies are thoroughly analyzed, and conducting significant data analytics.

Job Description

  • Analyze collateral data and conduct pricing for whole-loan trading, securitization, and loan origination businesses
  • Interact with investors, sellers, correspondents, broker-dealers, business partners, and financing providers
  • Conduct supervised trading for whole loan portfolios
  • Support the origination and bulk MSR investments pricing models and overall bidding process
  • Run models to price assets for other residential mortgage products and conduct analyses with respect to day-to-day activities and potential investment opportunities
  • Support model validation activities including verification of inputs/assumptions and periodic back testing of data to support changes in the market and overall business
  • Monitor performance of investment portfolios and transactions completed, including in depth analysis of actual to model results such as vectors and returns
  • Serve as a Capital Markets Portfolio Investments liaison to other internal departments (such as Financial Analysis and Valuation, Portfolio Strategy, Treasury, Accounting, Production, and Servicing)
  • Build controls and processes to ensure zero defect execution on activities within areas of responsibility
  • Perform and manage additional responsibilities / projects within Portfolio Investments and across the organization as required and assigned
  • Demonstrate behaviors which are aligned with the organization’s desired culture and values

Ideal Candidate will have the following:

  • Detail-oriented and proven leader capable of delivering results due to the significant and immediate financial impact on valuation/pricing/trading
  • Willingness and interest to research and understand complex modeling and business issues
  • Excellent critical thinking, problem solving, and mathematical skills, along with sound judgment
  • Experience in financial services and / or mortgage industry
  • Must be a team player with strong attention to detail and able to work independently with minimal supervision
  • Proven track record at delivering timely and accurate information in a fast-paced environment
  • Strong business acumen and ability to interface with executive management
  • Proficient with Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, and advanced Excel automation skills
  • Proficient with SQL, Snowflake, and Python / R highly desired

Years of Experience:



Bachelor's Degree


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