Mortgage Business Analyst - Remote PST in Irvine, CA at AmeriHome Mortgage Company

Date Posted: 11/30/2021

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Position Title: Strategic Business Analyst

AmeriHome Mortgage is seeking an experienced Strategic Business Analyst to provide coordination and implementation of work as directed by VP, Strategic Workflow & Optimization. The candidate will analyze, and evaluate business systems and user needs. Document requirements, define scope and objectives and formulate systems to parallel overall business strategies. This team supports our Consumer Direct (CD) channel. 

What you will do:

  • Determine mortgage operational objectives by studying business functions, gathering information, evaluating output requirements, etc.
  • Construct workflow charts and diagrams, study system capabilities, write specifications.
  • Define, present, and coordinate change requirements.
  • Lead projects and monitor change progress by tracking activity, resolving problems, publishing progress reports, recommending actions, and escalating as needed
  • Conduct and coordinate financial, product, market, operational and related research to support strategic and business planning within the various departments
  • Suggest changes to management using analytics to support recommendations and actively participate in the implementation of approved changes.
  • Conduct insightful, ad hoc analyses to investigate ongoing or one-time operational issues.
  • Develop and/or maintain significant portions of strategy, strategic plans, and related processes. 
  • Provide consulting support for business users. 
  • Draft documents and coordinate deliverables.
  • Identify and recommend metrics that drive and measure business performance.
  • Develop, implement, and perform user acceptance testing plans to ensure successful delivery of a project.
  • Be able to perform at a high level under pressure in a rapidly changing environment.

What you will need:

  • Demonstrated ability to develop insights from data analysis and management/stakeholder discussions. Understand the implication of that insight for business performance and risk management and make appropriate recommendations to management.
  • Demonstrated ability to perform discrete tasks and activities and/or execute on significant portions of projects.
  • Excellent facilitation skills, strong influencing skills, and the ability to effectively present to and work with senior management.
  • Excellent writing and verbal communication skills and experience in developing senior management presentations.


  • 1-2 years of project management related experience
  • 3+ years of business analyst related experience
  • 3+ mortgage experience, specifically understanding the mortgage origination process
  • Bachelor's Degree preferred

What will really catch our eye:

  • 1+ years of user acceptance testing experience
  • Experience with Encompass loan origination platform
  • Experience working with external vendors

Our top performers share the following traits:

  • Hungry – driven to succeed, always looking for more to do, focused on personal growth
  • Humble – confident but not conceited, willing to learn and be coached, eager to share credit with others
  • Smart – knowledgeable in the field, self-aware, high level of emotional intelligence

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 homes 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, a division of Western Alliance Bank, was established in 2013.  By 2017, we earned the distinction of being a top 10 mortgage lender.  AmeriHome is a multi-channel, mortgage investor, direct-to-consumer lender, and servicer, licensed in 50 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.



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