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Underwriting Manager (Eagle Home Mortgage)
Ref No.: 16-07120
Location: Tempe, Arizona
Opportunity awaits at Eagle Home Mortgage for an Underwriting Manager!

We are currently seeking an Underwriting Manager to supervise and coordinate all aspects of underwriting personnel for the region, ensuring high morale, excellent customer service and maximum volume and profits.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Promote a team atmosphere that efficiently underwrites loans in a customer friendly environment.
  • Communicate effectively in-person and via telephone in order to train new underwriting associates in all aspects of underwriting.
  • Provide new hire orientation and acquaint new underwriting associates on company policies, procedures and history as outlined by the Company.
  • Develop current underwriting training materials in line with industry and investor changes
  • Manage and mentor underwriting staff in appropriate risk analysis and decisions as well as compliance with agency and investor guidelines.
  • Manage underwriting file flow to ensure timely decisions while meeting quantity standards and appropriate use of Automated Underwriting Systems and/or traditional underwriting methods.
  • Interview, test and hire underwriting staff. Provide coaching and promote a professional team effort within the underwriting department.
  • Conduct performance planning and reviews, disciplinary actions and terminations.
  • Provide technical support to all underwriting staff, quality control staff, and senior management.
  • Assist in making judgmental underwriting decisions for the company.
  • Perform quality control reviews of each underwriter to insure accuracy and consistency within the department.
  • Coordinate all functions of automated underwriting to include outside contractors, internal input, and training and usage for associates.
  • Handle issues with Loan Officers, processing and closing staff.
  • Set goals and objectives for the underwriting staff that are measurable, achievable and in line with the company's mission.
  • Lead and direct the underwriting staff in the implementation of new programs and systems.
  • Remain current with our Broker programs and maintain their forms for submission.
  • Keep underwriters current with changes in investor and agency guidelines.
Job Requirements
Education and Experience Requirements:
  • Ten years in mortgage industry to include at least five years of hands on underwriting.
  • Minimum 5-7 years supervisory and management experience in the mortgage and lending industry (originating, processing, closing and underwriting of FHA/VA/Conventional loans.
  • Must have CHUM's and currently underwriting FHA loans.
  • VA automatic and DE designation.
  • LAPP SAR designation.
  • Perform accurate analysis of any loan file with any degree of difficulty and effectively transmit underwriting decision to production/processing staff both orally and in writing.
  • Automated processing and closing experience.
  • Ability to study and work independently.
  • Ability to travel to various branch locations in order to perform functions of position.
  • Attention to detail.
  • Knowledge of office procedures.
  • Current knowledge of loan processing and automated underwriting systems.
  • Current knowledge of FHLMC/Client/FHA/VA and industry underwriting guidelines.
  • Current knowledge of self employed borrowers, partnership and corporation tax return analysis.
  • Strong computer background with 2 to 3 years experience in mortgage software and working knowledge of Word for Windows and Excel.
  • Valid driver's license.
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