Mortgage Closing Specialist (Remote!)
This is your opportunity to join one of the largest banking institutions in the US and a community leader, where career development is an ongoing mission. At the forefront is a commitment to finding the best talent, cultivating it, and ultimately helping employees reach their career goals. You'll be encouraged to pursue your personal career goals and make a difference in ways that matter most to you!Nature & Scope: Imagine Staffing is recruiting for a Mortgage Closing Specialist on behalf of our client, a prominent financial institution. This person will l iaison for the gathering of information for submission of loans for Closing Disclosure (CD) Issuance. Collaborate with applicable parties to meet target close date through time management of tasks and pipeline reporting. Ensure accuracy of data being submitted for CD Issuance: homeowners, taxes, fees, payoffs, and applicable invoices for third - party fees.Primary Functions & Responsibilities: Assign pipeline reporting to title reviewers, review pipeline reports, and manage title review box. Maintain effective communication with all necessary parties involved in closing a transaction, from the customer, broker, correspondent, settlement agent, loan officer, post-closing, loan delivery, mortgage servicing, mortgage accounting, funding , and co-workers to ensure a seamless closing experience. Work with various internal departments as well as external organizations to obtain closing - related documentation or obtain the necessary information needed to complete a closing (ie, payoffs, subordinations, releases, tax, title, homeowners/flood information). Perform a thorough and accurate review of the file to ensure the loan is in compliance with State and Federal guidelines and obtain a verbal verification of employment on all borrowers that are income qualified. This also includes but is not limited to reviewing homeowners, flood, title , and tax - related documents. Follow up on rate lock expirations and document expirations. Review system of record information to ensure CD can be prepared and that all documentation submitted for CD Issuance is complete and accurate. Proactively contact the Settlement Agents throughout the collaboration process to obtain all necessary information such as fees and contact information for CD purposes. Evaluate close dates throughout the process to ensure the process is on target to meet those dates and ensure proper communication is being done to applicable parties if the close date has to be changed. Adhere to applicable compliance/operational risk controls in accordance with Company or regulatory standards and policies. Maintain M&T internal control standards, including timely implementation of internal and external audit points together with any issues raised by external regulators as applicable. Promote an environment that supports diversity and reflects the M&T Bank brand. Complete other related duties as assigned. Requirements & Qualifications: High school Diploma or GED; Associate Degree preferred. One-year prior business experience preferably in Operations (Lender, Title Company or Settlement Agents office). Prior mortgage and/or customer service experience. Strong PC skills with working knowledge of spreadsheet and word processing software. Ability to prioritize and work effectively under time constraints. Excellent verbal and written communication skills. Excellent organizational skills with an emphasis placed on detail. Ability to work independently, as well as, within a team environment. Ability to problem-solve. Strong work ethic, reliable and dependable.