Underwriting Support Specialist- Lead

Virtual Req #1640
Friday, May 7, 2021
Buying a home is the cornerstone of the American dream, yet the process can be complicated and confusing.  That’s why Homepoint is on a mission to create financially healthy, happy homeowners.

Homepoint Is a rising star in the mortgage industry with a culture that encourages community, caring, and open communication. We want our Associates to speak up, become innovators and make impactful changes – no matter what position they hold within the company. What makes our team special is our people-first operating philosophy, “We Care”.

Homepoint is the third-largest wholesale lender and the 12th largest correspondent lender in the U.S. We are headquartered in Ann Arbor, MI and offer positions throughout the nation with over 2,500 Associates and 300,000 serviced customers. 

If you thrive in a fast-paced environment and are looking for an opportunity to grow and develop your career, then we have the perfect opportunity for you! 

As the Underwriting Support Specialist  Team Lead, you will function as a leader and guide for associates in delivering underwriting services. You will lead risk management processes and assure both the financial integrity and strategic compatibility of underwriting decisions within the company.

  • Oversee the effective assessment of financial risk by underwriting associates
  • Ensure that underwriting associates understand departmental goals and the role of the department in achieving Home Point's business objectives
  • Identifies training opportunities and works with new and existing underwriters to strengthen knowledge
  • Works with underwriters, sales, and management on escalated files to ensure swift resolution
  • Facilitate daily contact with various levels of management, sales personnel, and internal associates across all operational areas
  • Promote high-quality performance by developing and clearly outlining expectations for each associate
  • Extensive knowledge of FMNA, FHCMC, VA, USDA, and FHA underwriting guidelines
  • Quality control to ensure loans meet investors requirements
  • Handle audits from HUD and investors
  • All other duties as assigned by the executive management and Underwriting Director

SKILLS & QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Business, Finance, or a related field preferred
  • Experience coaching and developing staff for bench strength
  • Ability to work autonomously and make decisions on exceptions
  • Ability to handle escalations
We offer a competitive salary and bonus opportunity, together with an innovative and progressive approach to benefits.  It is our goal to provide our associates an exciting, dynamic, desirable place to work.  Our ambitious business plan and its success hinges on the ability to find great people and provide an environment that fully engages, retains and leverages the potential of top talent.  As such, Homepoint provides development opportunities to all our associates, with a curriculum geared towards providing an informed view of multiple career paths.  We have an owner-operator approach and when Homepoint succeeds, so do our associates.

Homepoint is a national multi-channel mortgage originator and servicer. The company brings an innovative approach to lending, focusing on speed, quality and consistency for customers and partners. Uniquely, Homepoint retains over 95% of originated loans for in-house servicing, a cornerstone to its Customer for Life approach. The company was founded in 2015 and headquartered in Ann Arbor, Michigan. For more Information visit homepoint.com 

Homepoint is an equal employment opportunity employer. The Company’s policy is not to unlawfully discriminate against any applicant or employee on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, age, military status, disability, genetic information or any other consideration made unlawful by applicable federal, state, or local laws. The Company also prohibits harassment of applicants and employees based on any of these protected categories. It is also Homepoint’s policy to comply with all applicable state and federal laws respecting consideration of unemployment status in making hiring decisions. 


Other details

  • Pay Type Hourly