Mortgage Business Unit Controller
Are you someone who seeks opportunity and has a
true desire to grow your career with an organization that has enriched the
lives of clients and communities in the Washington, D.C. region for 150
years? If so, Sandy Spring Bank may be
the perfect fit for you!
Sandy Spring Bank is a growing financial
services company focused on creating remarkable experiences for our employees,
clients, shareholders and communities. We are proud to be recognized by The Washington Post and the Baltimore
Sun as a 2019 Top Workplace, as well as Forbes magazine as the #1
Bank in Maryland for 2019. It is our employees who play an integral role in
shaping who we are as a company and upholding what matter most to us: people
To help us attract the highest quality
individuals, we offer a comprehensive benefits package to those who
qualify. We offer competitive market salaries, paid time off, multiple
retirement savings options, full health care options, life insurance, health
care and dependent care flexible spending accounts, career development
opportunities, tuition assistance and volunteer opportunities. We are proud to offer those, and so much
more, making Sandy Spring Bank a desirable place to work and build a career.
About The Job:
Sandy Spring Bank is currently
recruiting a Mortgage
Division Controller in the Mortgage Department. If you are the chosen candidate, you will be
responsible for Accounting, Performance Management Reporting, Financial
Analysis and Business Analytics Functions for the Mortgage Division. You will provide support to the VP/Secondary
Marketing and Mortgage Division Executive in the areas of Production Team
Profitability Analysis, Performance Management, Pricing, Efficiency Analysis,
Incentives, Productivity Management and other special projects as assigned. Accountable
for the posting, accuracy, of the G/L entries for the Mortgage Division.
Additionally, will propose and/or recommend various courses
of action as appropriate. Remains
current in all aspects of financial, regulatory, profitability accounting, and
reporting including thorough knowledge of the Mortgage
Division’s general ledger and cost structure. Also, responsible for supervision of department staff, maintenance of current
policies and procedures for the department.
Areas of focus:
accounting and analytics staff within the Mortgage Division. Provides technical
accounting coaching, training, and assistance for direct reports to insure the
Mortgage Division general ledger is accurate and in accordance with regulatory
requirements and GAAP.
the technical accounting knowledge and oversight necessary to insure that such
general ledger reconciliations achieve a high level of accuracy to support
monthly, quarterly, and year-end processes.
the Mortgage Division and Production Team monthly pro-forma income statement.
of a robust set of Management Reporting covering a wide array of operating and
financial metrics for the Mortgage Division’s which involves consolidation of
data from numerous sources.
Division payroll processes including the preparation and accuracy of
commission statements, incentive accruals, and signing bonus
the daily general ledger file upload from the Mortgage Divisions operating
system into the general ledger system. Monitors the accuracy of the automated general ledger entries.
Works closely with
the Management Team to conduct financial analysis of and prepare pro-forma
statements for various business strategy initiatives and proposals.
Maintenance of the
Mortgage Division’s SOX controls and narrative. Coordinates both internal and external
SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:
Work requires a
bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance or equivalent professional
level of knowledge with a minimum of 3-5 years comparable accounting or management
accounting experience in a banking/mortgage environment. This includes a strong grasp of
regulatory requirements, Generally Accepted Accounting Principles. Experience with Managerial Accounting
concepts is preferred. Position
also requires supervisory experience or training.
Advanced level of
skill using personal computer applications such as Excel in order to
accurately and efficiently prepare financial reports, pro-formas,
reconciliations, and commission statements. Ability to use general office equipment
including a calculator is also necessary.
solving skills are need to find solutions to problems that are technically
complex and require collection, interpretation, and analysis of data from
diverse sources. Must also be able
to explain the results of such findings to others not directly connected
with the Mortgage Division.
interpersonal and telephone skills needed to maintain positive and
professional rapport with contacts.
Work is under minimal
supervision where independent judgment is required in the interpretations
of existing policies and procedures and the guidelines are limited. Refers unusual matters to supervisor or
higher level personnel at the Bank.
Sandy Spring Bank is an Equal Opportunity
Employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment
without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender
identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any
other characteristic protected by law. We maintain a drug-free workplace environment and perform pre-employment
substance abuse testing.
If you require a reasonable
accommodation to apply for a position, please call our job line at 1-800-399-5919
and select option 5. Requests are
considered on a case-by-case basis.