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Senior Director, Regulatory Compliance

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Position Description:

The Sr Director, Regulatory Compliance is a member of the Compliance Self-Assessment Team within the Regulatory Compliance Department. S/he works under the direction of the VP, Regulatory Compliance and senior members of the Regulatory Compliance Department. The role of the Compliance Self-Assessment Team is to ensure that Freedom’s business processes are compliant with applicable consumer protection laws and regulations and that Freedom’s compliance controls are effective. The incumbent will identify any gaps in processes and implement corrective action.


Essential Job Functions include:

  • Perform regulatory compliance monitoring and testing to evaluate compliance with federal and state laws and regulations.
  • Create and approve system user acceptance testing scenarios related to regulatory compliance for mortgage origination and servicing.
  • Document and report findings to management.
  • Evaluate trends in errors and assist business units with developing remediation action plans to modify and enhance business processes as appropriate.
  • Assess the effectiveness of remediation action plans put into place by the business unit owners.
  • Support management in responding to requests from auditors and examiners as needed.
  • Assist Regulatory Compliance Counsel with targeted regulatory compliance testing, research and projects as needed.

Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree preferred
  • 5+ years direct experience in testing to evaluate the effectiveness of controls (may include audit, compliance, internal control, or other related testing)
  • Proficiency in consumer protection laws and regulations governing mortgage origination and servicing
  • Excellent verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills
  • Strong analytical skills with high attention to detail and accuracy
  • Ability to articulate complex concepts in a clear manner
  • Certified Regulatory Compliance Manager (CRCM) designation a plus, but not required.
  • Experience with Ellie Mae Encompass a plus, but not required.