Pricing Analyst in Westlake Village, CA at AmeriHome Mortgage Company

Date Posted: 5/19/2020

Job Snapshot

Job Description

AmeriHome is seeking a recent college graduate to join a growing mortgage company as a Pricing Analyst.  It is a dynamic role giving the Analyst insight into Capital Markets including pricing, trading, trade settlements, and the creation of securities.  In this role, a successful candidate will develop a career path and continued professional growth.

Responsibilities:

  • Analyst will develop a strong understanding of mortgage capital markets, mortgage-backed securities and whole loan purchases and sales
  • Responsible for post trade functions including pricing updates, rolls, pair-offs, extensions, and substitutions
  • Responsible for updating, validating, and disseminating daily pricing
  • Will learn how to perform competitiveness analysis and recommend updates to pricing in order to maximize company volume and revenue
  • Will learn how to access, review, and analyze data to make pricing and trading decisions
  • Will be trained to price loans and pool loans into agency mortgage-backed securities and whole loan commitments, ensuring all pooling constraints are met
  • Support Trading Desk including trade setup, trade confirmations, trade updates, and trade management functions
  • Will develop an understanding of trade flow, hedging, and trading activity
  • Will work with external groups such as client sellers, broker dealers and GSEs

Qualifications:

  • 1-3 years experience in financial services
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Finance or related field
  • Strong background in Excel is preferred, including ability to summarize data via formulas, lookups, Pivot Tables, etc.
  • Must be able to clearly and effectively communicate with various groups within the company as well as various external business partners both verbally and in writing
  • Demonstrated ability to perform well in a fast paced environment
  • Attention to detail and accuracy
  • Ability to multitask and adhere to firm deadlines is critical
  • Strong analytical and critical thinking skills
  • Experience with SQL, R, Python, Matlab or Access a plus

What we offer:

At AmeriHome, our employees are our most important asset. To demonstrate our commitment to them, in addition to a competitive compensation package, we offer a comprehensive suite of benefits to help our employees manage their personal lives and plan for the future, while working hard at their home away from home. We offer a generous contribution strategy that keeps our benefits competitive and affordable and ensures that we are able to attract and retain the best talent.

Who we are:

AmeriHome Mortgage was established in 2014.  By 2017, we earned the distinction of being a top 10 mortgage lender.  AmeriHome is a privately held, multi-channel, mortgage investor, direct-to-consumer lender, and servicer, licensed in 49 states, and headquartered in Thousand Oaks, California with offices in Irvine, CA and Dallas, TX.

Focused on delivering excellence in lending, our motivation for success is represented throughout the company and thrives from the trust built between all employees.  AmeriHome is always looking for top talent to join our growing, fast-paced, and friendly teams.