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Corporate Sector – Business Management – Legal Finance – Home Lending Litigation - Vice President

Req #: 180034873
Location: Jersey City, NJ, US
Job Category: Accounting/Finance/Audit/Risk
Job Description:

Legal Organization – Legal is responsible for the provision of legal services to the firm and also includes the Office of the Secretary.


Litigation Department – consists of approximately 300 legal professionals responsible for managing litigation and responding to regulatory inquiries and investigations.


Corporate Sector Legal Finance and Business Management is seeking a high performing VP to provide business management support to meet strategic organizational goals and the tasks that are critical to the efficient and effective operation of the Home Lending Litigation department.

  • Act as a trusted advisor to Home Lending Litigation senior management and prepare presentations for internal meetings and business reviews with Litigation and LOB.
  • Provide timely and accurate litigation reporting, analytics and litigation trends. Maintain caseload forecast model, capacity model and provide meaningful commentary to business. Assist with Budget/ Outlook and headcount forecast and coordinate with Litigation Business management.
  • Drive caseload and financial analytics to provide insights for management decision making. Partner with other finance and functional teams to lead and / or support strategic business projects to help achieve business goals and drive efficiencies. Advanced analytics on litigation trends to aid in decision making as well as develop business cases (e.g. staffing and/or business model cases).
  • Drive renewal and expansion of Alternate Fee Agreements (AFA) in conjunction with Home Lending Litigation senior management and Outside Counsel & Engagement Management team. Provide competitive analysis of AFA firms to Mortgage Litigation senior management and interact with law firm’s finance/ pricing/ billing team as needed.
  • Other responsibilities include supporting business projects / requests, leading Home Lending Litigation Business Management team, liaise with other business managers including reporting and analytics team, Reserves and Operational Risk team, LBU and provide support to Home Lending Litigation team managers, attorneys and LOB as needed.

  • 8+ years of experience in finance, business management or accounting
  • BS in Accounting, Finance or related discipline required; MBA and/or CPA preferred
  • Advanced analytical skills, problem solving, and decision-making skills
  • Ability to analyze large data sets and present conclusions concisely
  • Highly motivated with excellent time management & prioritization skills, and ability to deal with ad-hoc requests daily
  • Highly organized, extremely detail and excellent written and oral communication skills with the ability to interact with people at all levels
  • Proven ability to build strong partnerships with colleagues, desire to learn quickly, and be flexible
  • Advanced Excel, Power point skills

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