Mortgage Client Control Specialist in Germantown, TN at First Horizon National Corporation

Date Posted: 8/30/2020

Job Snapshot

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    7640 Poplar Avenue
    Germantown, TN
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Job Description

This position is within the Mortgage Warehouse Lending (MWL) Division.  MWL provides commercial lines of credit to mortgage companies to fund mortgage loans.  Under minimal supervision, candidate will interact with MWL clients to service warehouse lines of credit and perform back office, internal, business, and customer support for the MWL Fulfillment and Control Team.  Candidate will independently handle telephone and email client inquiries and complete administrative duties such as reconciling accounts, preparing and managing commercial loan documents, verifying various data, and monitoring risk areas.  Candidate must have the ability to make decisions regarding exceptions outside normal operating paradigms.

Client Support:

  • Assist clients in setting up web users for in order for clients to fund mortgage loans.
  • Assist locked-out web users via telephone and email.
  • Set up new warehouse lines of credit per credit approval. Communicate with relationship management team and client to ensure all documentation is appropriate per the approval.
  • Prepare and manage commercial loan documents, working closely with Relationship Managers, inspect executed documents for accuracy and compliance, interact with clients to resolve any discrepancies, monitor receipt of documents, image executed documents.
  • Request Fidelity and E&O insurance policies from clients, verify coverage complies with MWL requirements, contact clients regarding coverage deficiencies and resolve.
  • Respond to client inquiries regarding haircuts, contract language, application of payments, exception funding requests, etc.
  • Per client’s request, complete audit confirmation requests with exact detail

Internal Support:

  • Interact with relationship management team and client support team to answer questions, validate closing agents, and verify wiring instructions

Mitigate risk within Mortgage Warehouse Lending:

  • Review and reconcile MWL deposit and general ledger accounts
  • Monitor transactions, detect patterns and anomalies, identify and resolve potential risk elements, document results
  • Resolve changes in closing agent records and wiring instructions
  • Verify new wiring instructions

SKILLS – Puzzle solving; excellent written and verbal communications skills; attention to detail; MS Office (Word, Excel, Outlook); teamwork/teambuilding skills; critical thinking; strong organizational and prioritization skills

ABILITIES – The ability to handle time critical situations; to follow through and complete tasks; to handle multiple tasks; to work independently but to know when to ask for help; to respond quickly to problem situations; to work under pressure and remain calm and pleasant; to take a systematic approach to work and plan ahead; to work well with others in a team setting but also be accountable for individual tasks.

Education and/or Work Experience: 

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, including ability to effectively communicate with internal and external customers
  • Excellent computer proficiency (MS Office – Word, Excel and Outlook)
  • Must be able to work under pressure and meet deadlines, while maintaining a positive attitude and providing exemplary customer service
  • Ability to work independently and to carry out assignments to completion within parameters of instructions given, prescribed routines, and standard accepted practices
  •  Bachelor’s degree required or equivalent work experience
  •  Prior experience with legal loan documents preferred
  •  Knowledge of First Horizon systems preferred 

Physical Requirements: 

  • Ability to safely and successfully perform the essential job functions consistent with or without the ADA, FMLA and other federal, state and local standards, including meeting qualitative and/or quantitative productivity standards.
  • Ability to maintain regular, punctual attendance consistent with the ADA, FMLA and other federal, state and local standards
  • Must be able to lift and carry up to 25 lbs
  • Must be able to talk, listen and speak clearly on telephone

Work Hours: 

Monday thru Friday from 8:00am to 5:00pm


Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)