Mortgage Controller Job at Arvest Bank, Lowell, AR

  • Arvest Bank
  • Lowell, AR

Job Description

Mortgage Controller Location Lowell, AR :

Position is Monday through Friday 8 am to 5 pm with ability to work additional hours as needed.

Position is in office but the Incumbent can be located in Lowell, AR or Little Rock, AR area.

Pay is based on a number of factors including the successful candidate's job-related knowledge and skills, qualifications, and prior experience. Arvest offers a comprehensive suite of benefits, including a full range of health and life, financial, and wellness benefits. For more information about benefits, please visit .


The story of Arvest is one of commitment started by our founders in 1961, with an intense dedication to focusing on our customers. We will always be active and involved members of the communities we serve, and we will always work to put the needs of our customers first as we continue to fulfill our mission - People helping people find financial solutions for life.

Job Title: Mortgage Controller

The Mortgage Controller is responsible for leading the mortgage accounting process and providing oversight of certain financial, accounting and administrative functions of the mortgage divisions. The incumbent has the responsibility to prepare and analyze financial results for both mortgage production and servicing and provide accounting/financial support to senior management with a focus on timely and accurate reporting. The incumbent will directly supervise mortgage accounting and finance associates as assigned. The Mortgage Controller collaborates with peers within mortgage and in Arvest Financial Management to ensure adequate financial controls are in place and are functioning effectively.

We are seeking candidates who embrace diversity, equity, and inclusion in a workplace where everyone feels valued and inspired.

What You'll Do at Arvest: (Other duties may be assigned.)

• Provide financial management and support to the Mortgage CFO by assisting with recommendations to strategically enhance the financial performance of the mortgage business.

• Provide direction and leadership to the accounting associates within mortgage. Ensure mortgage accounting delivers high quality accounting and financial support as measured by accurate and timely reporting. Ensure the accuracy of, and provide general oversight of, general ledger accounts related to mortgage.

• Plan, direct and coordinate all mortgage accounting and financial reporting functions and activities including reconciliation approval, general ledger entries approval and other financial reporting. Assess current mortgage accounting activities and offers recommendations for improvement. Implement new processes as the need arises.

• Assist with financial analyses of complex issues within mortgage including whole loan sales, MSR (Mortgage Servicing Rights) sales, hedging activities and valuation of loan and MSR pipelines and/or portfolios. Ensure appropriate evaluation accounting and measurement processes are in place and are well documented.

• Ensure appropriate financial management controls are in place for internal, external and regulatory financial reports. Ensure reports are prepared in accordance with applicable internal policies and procedures and where appropriate adhere to generally accepted accounting principles and/or other requirements.

• Develop associates and a positive work environment by encouraging teamwork, open communication, recognizing performance and addressing opportunities for improvement.

• Maintain professional relationships with outside consultants, advisors and third-party vendors to ensure continuation of the Arvest reputation and brand.

• Understand and comply with bank policy, laws, regulations, and the bank's BSA/AML Program, as applicable to your job duties. This includes but is not limited to; complete compliance training and adhere to internal procedures and controls; report any known violations of compliance policy, laws, or regulations and report any suspicious customer and/or account activity.

Supervisory Responsibilities:

Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization's policies and applicable laws.


Toolbox for Success:

• Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance or equivalent experience in a field of banking or relevant military experience required.

• 7 years of accounting experience required.

• Advanced understanding of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) required.

• CPA (Certified Public Accountant) or an advanced degree in accounting, finance or related fields of study required.

• Advanced experience in Microsoft Office or similar application tools with proven analytical abilities required.

• Excellent written and verbal communication skills, including influencing, conflict resolution and presentation/facilitation skills required.

• Proven expertise in accounting and financial management decision making required.

• Proven ability to manage multiple tasks with changing priorities in a complex business environment required.

• Mortgage accounting experience is preferred. Relevant military experience is considered for veterans and transitioning military members.

Physical Demands:

The associate must be able to travel occasionally by themselves within the US, possibly overnight. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

We offer competitive compensation, benefits packages, and significant professional growth.

Along with an excellent benefits package, our associates are engaged, rewarded for performance, and encouraged to grow professionally and personally. Our future is driven by our associates. If you want to be recognized for your results and empowered to reach your potential, we urge you to apply.

Grade 19

Pay Range: $122800 - $145825 per year

Job Tags

Full time, Night shift, Monday to Friday,

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