• Underwriting Assistant

    Job Post Information* : Posted Date 2 months ago(5/16/2018 12:41 PM)
  • About Team Equity Prime

    Our team is the backbone to our growth and success. We operate at a high level in a fast-paced environment and ever-changing industry. We work hard and take pride in providing unparalleled service to our customers on their journey to homeownership. If you are looking for a rewarding and challenging career, Team Equity Prime might just be the place for you.

    The Position

    The purpose of the Underwriting Assistant position is to streamline the operations of our Underwriting Department. The Underwriting Assistants work closely with the Underwriters and serve as a liaison to Mortgage Loan Originators, Processors, and other departments. Underwriting Assistants are detail oriented, able to multi-task and prioritize to achieve their goals in a timely manner. Underwriting Assistants report to the Underwriting Team Lead.


    Handle Communication on Underwriting Issues

    • Monitor and respond to questions and issues sent to UWHelp@equityprime.com
    • Provide answers and guidance on items that come into the department

    Manage Ongoing Administrative Items for the Department

    • Complete all daily tasks set by the Underwriting Team Lead
    • Complete daily end of day reports for management
    • Complete all required weekly reports (including Post-Closing, Executive Reports, etc.)
    • Manage Encompass Dashboard for Underwriting

    Provide Loan Support

    • Monitor and handle all denial, withdrawal and prior-to-purchase requests
    • On loan-specific or detailed questions, obtain answers from the Underwriter or appropriate Department

    Manager and relay information to the requesting individual, as appropriate

    • Help other departments with questions on conditions being required on individual loans
    • Clear conditions and place files in closing for Underwriting, as needed


    • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills (verbal and written)
    • Self-starting, self-reliant, highly motivated and dependable
    • Efficient in time-management and ability to organize and prioritize tasks
    • Technological savvy and comfort in learning new computer systems and programs
    • Ability to quickly identify loan documentation such as credit reports, income documents, assets, liabilities, property appraisals, title reports, certifications and others included in submissions
    • Working knowledge of the loan process, department limitations, and evolving industry and company requirements and regulations


    • High school diploma required
    • College degree preferred


    • Recommended minimum of 3 years of mortgage industry experience
    • Understanding of general underwriting submission procedures and basic mortgage processing
    • Effective analytical and mathematical skills

    Preferred Qualifications

    • Experience with Encompass LOS preferred
    • College Degree preferred


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