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Loan Officer Assistant

Company: Homeowners Financial Group
Location: Peoria
Posted on: November 12, 2021

Job Description:

Work for an Award Winning Company Culture!Are you an independent, self-starting, team player with a positive attitude? Are you passionate about giving back to your community? Do you want to work for a company that we like to think as the happiest place in mortgage and has been voted a Best Place to Work for the last 15 years? Join our family at Homeowners Financial Group and you can take advantage of our great benefits.Benefits:9 paid holidaysGenerous paid time off policyCigna Healthcare Benefits including vision, medical, life and dental401kEmployee tenure programPresident's Club for both Sales and Operations staffWho We Are: Homeowners Financial Group has over 350 employees in 35 offices across the country and has helped tens of thousands of homeowners realize home ownership. We are not your typical mortgage company: we foster a family environment, we give back to the community through dozens of charities and we love what we do!Who We Want: We want a Loan Officer Assistant who reports to the Branch Manager and is responsible for providing support to one or more Homeowners Financial Group's (HFG) Licensed Mortgage Professionals (LMP). The Loan Officer Assistantwill leverage the LMP's time through customer contact, facilitating the timely electronic submission of mortgage loan application data into the mortgage origination software, collecting documentation from applicants, and various other administrative tasks. The Loan Officer Assistant will directly communicate with borrowers, realtors, builders, and other referring partners.Essential Duties:Oversees multiple aspects of origination, file management, communication, and the overall customer experience for their assigned LMPObtains and ensures all pieces of the loan documentation are complete and reviews for accuracyVerifies all upfront required compliance disclosures (state, federal, and company-specific) are completed and signed by all partiesActs as a liaison with HFG staff and departments to ensure borrower documentation necessary to qualify is collected and submitted to ProcessingReviews loan documentation inputted by LMP for data integrityTracks loans to ensure files move through processing, underwriting, closing, and funding in a timely manner to meet LMP's deadlinesCompletes data inquiry and entry into EncompassPromptly responds and answers customer inquiriesProvides continued counsel and customer service to borrowers throughout the entire loan processCommunicates general information to prospective applicants under the supervision of the LMPMeets with borrowers when requested to collect and analyze their information regarding income, assets, investments, and/or debt in order to advise borrowersAccurately obtains and reviews applicant's credit history by examining individual credit and loan applications for adherence to guidelines, policies, and procedures determined by investorAssists in evaluating possible loan scenarios and determines which financial products and investment options meets the borrower's unique needs and financial situationManages active pipeline with Processors and LMP(s) by reviewing key dates, monitoring expirations, and following up with appraisal and title offers using various database management systemsAssists LMP(s) in developing and maintaining relationships with borrowers, realtors, builders, financial planners, and other referral sourcesKeeps LMP(s)' updated with loan status and identify issues that need attentionProvides event and marketing support by preparing and distributing sales/marketing material to referral sources and clientsEnsures compliance with federal, state, and investor regulations and requirementsUnderstands and adheres to Federal RegulationsMakes copies and orders titles, appraisals, and verificationsPerforms general clerical and administrative duties in support of the branch and LMP(s)At request of their assigned LMP, will explain available loan program and rate options to customersWorks with the secondary marketing department to register and look in a rate/program when the customer has confirmed their desire to lock in at rateParticipates in HFG internal meetings and required trainingsMaintains a professional image and demonstrates an understanding of and follows allHFG Policies and ProceduresOther duties as assigned.

Qualifications:High School Diploma or equivalent requiredMinimum of 3 years' experience in lending field in the financial industry preferred.Active Loan Mortgage Originator License through NMLS required in all states in which loans are originated.Mortgage processing, origination, Title, Escrow, and/or underwriting experience preferredPrevious sales and administrative support preferredExcellent written and verbal communication skillsProvides strong customer service to internal and external customersAbility to develop positive relationshipsExceptional organization and time management skillsAbility to manage multiple tasks and deadlines in a fast-paced environmentIndependent, self-starting, team player with a positive attitudeAbility to read, analyze, and interpret financial dataProficient PC skills to include Excel, Word, and Microsoft OutlookExperience with Encompass/ Optimal Blue/ DU/ LP/ and major origination systems preferredWorking knowledge of mortgage origination process, FNMA, FHA, VA, RD, and SAFE ACT guidelinesWorking Conditions:The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. This job may require handling objects up to 10 pounds frequently and 20 pounds occasionally. While performing the duties described herein, the employee is regularly required to sit; use hands and fingers to handle or feel in addition to talking and hearing. The employee is frequently required to stand and walk. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate. Office environment is normally climate-controlled. Homeowners Financial Group is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All employment is decided on the basis of qualifications, merit and business need.PI150448324

Keywords: Homeowners Financial Group, Peoria , Loan Officer Assistant, Other , Peoria, Arizona

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