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Principal Financial Risk Analyst

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Location: Dallas, TX, United States
Req ID: 012022

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We’re here to keep the dream of home ownership alive. Oh, and while we’re at it, we’re determined to change the lending industry itself. It’s simple, but it won’t be easy. And we’ll need a great team behind us. (That’s where you come in.) We want to show the world that transparency, candor and collaboration aren’t just good values. They’re good business. Working here isn’t for people who want to punch a clock. It’s for people who want to punch a hole in the status quo. Come join us. And make a difference instead of just a living.

Job Summary:

The Principal Risk Analyst provides oversight, analysis and evaluation of different type of risks – primary focus on Credit risk, Market Risk and Liquidity Risk. Works towards the goal of evaluating, consolidating and tracking financial impact metrics and analysis to proactively mitigate risk. Works with different risk and finance teams to aggregate and analyzes risk related metrics. Develop reporting, analytics, what if scenarios and collaborate with different departments to quantify potential risk impact. Ability to do independent deep dive analysis, identify adverse trends, understand financial metrics and key risk indicators. Will build relationship with other departments such as, credit risk, finance, secondary markets & treasury to leverage existing information to develop primary key risk indicators and underlying key performance indicators.

Essential Job Functions:

  • Responsible for developing, aggregating and tracking of risk related metrics as identified by risk oversight function.
  • Conduct deep dive, root cause analysis, what is scenarios and stress analysis using excel or other tools to understand potential risk exposure and impact.
  • Aggregate and track risk metrics from other corporate functions (finance/treasury/credit risk/secondary markets) to explain underlying patterns using supporting data and insights; create summaries and presentations for senior management and risk committees.
  • Work with different risk team assist in cross-functional department projects
  • Perform research to understand and summarize risk exposure associated with functions and programs being evaluated are compliant to risk framework.
  • Establish and maintain effective business relationships and build partnerships within  review area to ensure mutual understanding of risks and exposures

Functional Job Competencies:

  • Strong interpersonal and relationship skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to prioritize tasks, be highly organized, and work independently
  • Strong analytical, critical thinking and problem solving abilities
  • Ability to oversee multiple projects at a time and meet deadlines
  • Capability to gather, analyze, and evaluate facts, and prepare and present concise conclusions.

Experience and Education Requirements

  • At least 3 years of relevant experience in mortgage industry within Originations/ Servicing.
  • Bachelor’s degree, preferably in business, accounting, finance, economics, or equivalent work experience.
  • Advanced education such as Master’s degree preferred
  • Hands on financial and risk analytics experience, exposure to financial ratios, forecasting, budgeting, capital markets functions.
  • Hands of data mining skills, using SQL, SAS or similar tools.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills, expert user of Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint and Word.

Mr. Cooper is committed to nurturing a diverse and inclusive environment where every employee is empowered to be their authentic self.  We know that a large part of our success as a business is directly tied to our ongoing efforts to attract and retain diverse talent and maintain an inclusive environment where each employee can thrive.  Embracing and leveraging diversity through an inclusive work environment fosters new ideas, new insights, and constant innovation.  We strive to weave the principles of diversity and inclusion throughout the fabric of how we work, how we interact, and how we engage with our customers and the community.

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Provides oversight, analysis and evaluation of different type of risks – primary focus on Credit risk, Market Risk and Liquidity Risk. Works towards the goal of evaluating, consolidating and tracking financial impact metrics and analysis to proactively mitigate risk
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