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Location: Phoenix, AZ
Description: Our client is currently seeking a Underwriting Manager in Phoenix, AZ!

This job will have the following responsibilities:

  • “Preferably DE/SARs and conventional experience.
  • Able to manager a pipeline of their own, while managing a team of about 5-7 UWs.
  • Would need to have a really strong presence and be able to work well with their UWs and the branches they support.
  • Remote is A-OK, if they live in Phoenix or Montana, great but not required.”
  • Responsibilities: Works to develop and increase skill set and knowledge of all underwriting personnel.
  • Provides insight, direction and expertise to less experienced team members.
  • Independently makes decisions and leads special projects.
  • Builds and manages extensive networks of business, broker and internal relationships.
  • Provides input on new and / or existing Underwriting processes, procedures and / or approaches and future enhancements.
  • Monitors incoming volume and balance pipelines and assignment of production.
  • Recruits, hires and trains qualified individuals.
  • Coordinates and cooperates with managers across departments and divisions to ensure optimum efficiencies are obtained.
  • Reviews and responds to monthly Quality Control reports in a timely manner.
  • Identifies Quality Control trends and providing training where needed.
  • Independently isolates, defines and determines course – of – action on complex and financially sensitive underwriting issues.
  • Assists others in researching and interpreting complex data to determine meaning and course – of – action. Reviews, examines and underwrites loans to ensure soundness, business value and compliance with MNET and Investor Guidelines.
  • Assesses loan attributes and documentation for soundness and accuracy.
  • Reviews and evaluates data to ascertain loan viability and identify risk issues and potential fraud.
  • Assists in identifying, recommending and / or negotiating alternative loan requirements, funding and / or loan structure solutions.
  • Continuing education through company and / or industry sponsored classed or seminars

Qualifications & Requirements:

  • 8+ years underwriting experience
  • Experience leading teams of 3-6.
  • Will need to maintain their own pipeline.
  • Technical Skills: Full Conventional, State Bond and Government underwriting designations to include FHA DE
  • Understanding of legal, regulatory, economic, competitive and technological environments which potentially affect real estate lending programs required Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications (Word, Excel, Outlook) required.
  • Computer and internet proficiency required. Knowledge of or the ability to learn in-house loan origination system required.
  • Additional Qualifications: Expertise in multiple underwriting specializations
  • Extensive understanding of processing, underwriting and closing procedures
  • Extensive understanding of underwriting systems and their interdependencies
  • Strong analytical, interpersonal and verbal / written communication skills required
  • Ability to work overtime hours when required.
  • Advanced-level customer interface skills required.
If you’re interested in a new role, please reach out to – For immediate consideration, please attach your resume!


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