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Licensing Manager

*One position and can be located in Chicago, Minneapolis, LA or DC offices

Under the direction of the Director, the Licensing Manager, is responsible for research and data compilation for regulatory filings and is able to review the Licensing Analyst work product. Additionally, the Licensing Manger will assist with drafting license applications, reports, renewals, and amendments, tracking project status information, updating internal licensing database, interacting with clients and regulators as needed to obtain and submit relevant information.  The Licensing Manager will serve as an escalated level of review for licensing analyst work product, provide oversight on major client projects and contribute to the staff training program.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Provide senior management with input on staff capacity and staff performance
  • Effectively use Mogy, APPROVED’s licensing technology; propose future enhancements to Mogy in order to bring further value to our client
  • Provide quality control oversight for financial-services related application documentation
  • Provide oversight of foreign qualifications preparation, annual report compilation and ongoing compliance filings and client and regulator correspondence
  • General project management experience
  • Oversee and manage various client projects
  • Create and deliver various training for staff
  • Provide ideas for templates and resource library for use in APPROVED
  • Ability to prioritize projects and adapt to change.
  • Ability to create and drive project plans with the Analyst to track client progress.
  • Ability to effectively motivate and mentor licensing analysts a team of analysts
  • Provide ideas for APPROVED blog and website
  • Correspond with client, state and federal regulators
  • Prepare reports to management as requested
  • Research state and federal statutes and regulations
  • Review and analyze regulatory notifications
  • Ability to translate client and staff requests to Director and COO
  • Other duties as assigned

Candidates must possess strong written and verbal communication skills, excellent time management and organizational skills, attention to detail, and must be a self-starter.  The ability to manage a high-volume workload, mentor a successful team of analysts and effectively interface with various levels of personnel is critical to operational success.  Must have proficiency using PDF software, strong Microsoft Excel, Outlook, Word, Visio and PowerPoint.  Nationwide Multistate Licensing System experience is required. Must have working knowledge of various project management tools such as Jira, SmartSheet, and Microsoft Project.

A Bachelor’s degree, or commensurate professional experience, is required.

To apply, please click here.

Licensing Analyst

*One position and can be located in Chicago, Minneapolis, LA or DC offices

Under the direction of the Director, the Licensing Analyst is responsible for drafting license applications, reports, renewals, and amendments, tracking project status information, interacting with clients and regulators as needed to obtain and submit relevant information, and handling all aspects of licensing project management. This position is with APPROVED, Buckley LLP’s technology-enabled licensing division.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Track informational requests to client and from state and federal regulators.
  • Prepare and compile mortgage lender, mortgage broker, mortgage servicer, mortgage loan originator and other financial-services related application documentation.
  • Organize application documentation.
  • Prepare foreign qualifications, periodic reports, renewals, and ongoing compliance filings.
  • Prepare correspondence to client, state and federal regulators.
  • Correspond with client, state and federal regulators.
  • Compile filings, scan filings, and send filings to regulators.
  • Manage filings and update records within internal licensing database.
  • Review and analyze regulatory notifications.
  • Participate in team meetings.
  • Effective time management skills to meet regulatory deadlines. Other duties as assigned.
  • Must be able to work overtime and weekends as needed.

Candidates must possess excellent organization skills, strong sense of urgency, attention to detail, ability to multi-task, strong oral and written communication skills, strong presentation skills.  In addition, must be able to work well in a team environment and have great attitude and desire to learn and grow. The ability to manage a high-volume workload, and to effectively interface with various levels of personnel is critical to operational success. Must have thorough knowledge of Microsoft Office software (e.g., Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook.  Desired: Experience with Nationwide Multistate Licensing System (NMLS)

A Bachelor’s degree or commensurate experience is required,  Office administrative, legal, compliance, financial services, and/or licensing experience is a plus.

To apply, please click here.