Remote Mortgage Loan Underwriter – To $100K – REMOTE – Job # 2236

Who We Are

The Symicor Group is a boutique talent acquisition firm based in Lincolnshire, IL & San Antonio, TX. Our nationally unique value proposition centers around providing the very best available banking and accounting talent. In fact, most of our recruiters are former bankers or accountants themselves!

We know how to evaluate the very best banking and accounting talent available in the market. Whether you are a candidate seeking a new opportunity or a bank or company president trying to fill an essential position, The Symicor Group stands ready to deliver premium results for you.

The Position

Our Illinois-based bank client is seeking to fill a Remote Mortgage Loan Underwriter role. The successful candidate will be responsible and accountable for the timely and accurate underwriting of mortgage loans. The candidate will also be providing effective communication to all Mortgage Service Officers, VP of Mortgage Operations, Chief Lending Officer, and Mortgage staff to ensure successful fulfillment of policy and procedure initiatives.

The position includes a generous salary of up to $100K and excellent benefits package.

Mortgage Loan Underwriter responsibilities include:

  • Analyzing and interpreting various financial and credit documentation at a high level of accuracy.
  • Performing in-depth evaluation of the creditworthiness of Borrowers which includes, but is not limited to, the review of tax returns, asset statements, bank account statements, and credit reports.
  • Reviewing mortgage files to ensure all applicable documentation has been obtained and completed thoroughly.
  • Maintaining a working knowledge of all current investor guidelines for products to ensure loans meet the requirements of secondary market investors.
  • Performing second-level review on loans that a less experienced underwriter recommends for denial to determine if there is another product available for the loan applicants.
  • Assisting with underwriting training and provides guidance throughout the mortgage department which includes Mortgage Service Officers, Underwriters, and Processors or other staff as directed by the VP of Mortgage Operations.
  • Providing exceptional service and assistance as needed to Mortgage Service Officers, Processors, VP of Mortgage Operations, and Chief Lending Officer to ensure department production requirements are met.

Who Are You?

You’re someone who wants to influence your own development. You’re looking for an opportunity where you can pursue your interests and your passion. Where a job title is not considered the final definition of who you are, but merely the starting point for your future.

You also bring the following skills and experience:

  • BS/BA degree with at least three years of experience and proven track record in mortgage underwriting and/or three years’ experience in mortgage processing.
  • Underwriting knowledge of Fannie, Freddie, FHA, and VA required (DE not required).
  • Ability to research, read and correctly apply company guidelines.
  • Decision-maker with the ability to prioritize and communicate to staff key objectives and tactics necessary to achieve safety and soundness of mortgage underwriting.
  • Must be driven, organized, dependable, detail-oriented, personable, and tactful.
  • Ability to make critical decisions and prioritize key objectives.
  • Possess excellent verbal communication skills and mathematical reasoning ability.

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