Mortgage Quality Control Auditor Sr in Palm Harbor, FL at First Horizon National Corporation

Date Posted: 9/4/2020

Job Snapshot

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    33920 US Highway 19 North
    Palm Harbor, FL
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    At least 7 year(s)
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Job Description

The objective is to monitor the overall quality of loans with regard to originations and to assure our employees are in compliance with company policies and investor and mortgage insurer requirements, including requirements of HUD, VA, Rural Housing, Freddie Mac, and Fannie Mae. The primary purpose of the job is to conduct random, targeted, and discretionary audits on samples of the mortgages the company originates. The audits are used to discover and guard against errors and omissions as well as fraud and intentional violation of policies. The audits can identify trends and general problems in the origination activities of the company and bring these to the attention of management to assure swift and appropriate corrective action.

• Review and assess underwriting decisions of Underwriter I, II, and III underwriters for pre-funding full file QC review, reporting and record retention as well as early payment default review, reporting and record retention
• Communicate deficiencies identified in underwriting work and file documentation and require remediation of errors prior to funding
o Pre-Funding Full File and Targeted Review daily on various issues as assigned by QC Manager
o Communicate with branch staff and branch management results of full file and targeted pre-funding reviews daily
o Respond to branch responses on pre-funding reviews and targeted reviews and clear files to close
• Update Pre-Funding and Targeted defect tracker and folder daily
• Assist in preparation of monthly Pre-Funding Report for QC Manager based on department Pre-Funding QC reviews in advance of the monthly QC meeting with management
• Quality Control the Quality Control Vendor review, reporting and record retention
o Review the Quality Control the Quality Control vendor sample files monthly as assigned by Quality Control Manager
o Email Quality Control the Quality Control vendor results to the branch staff and branch management as completed
o Respond to branch responses on Quality Control the Quality Control vendor
o Update the Quality Control the Quality Control vendor tracker and folder daily until review is complete
o Prepare results of Quality Control the Quality Control vendor for Quality Control Manager in advance of monthly Quality Control meeting with management
• Early Payment Default Review, Reporting and Record Retention
o Pull information on loan files from FHA Connection and Encompass to include in summary of loan for QC monthly meeting and assist in preparation of monthly EPD Discretionary review report for QC Manager
• Self-Reporting to agencies or investor, Reporting and record retention
o Self-report unresolved serious QC issues monthly to agencies or investors as directed by QC Manager
o Update Self-Reporting tracker and provide to QC Manager in advance of monthly QC meeting
• Provides training to Underwriter I, II, and III
• Assists other QC Auditors with underwriting issues and provides training when needed
• Performs all other duties as assigned

Assists with directing, coordinating, and evaluating designated units or certain personnel in accordance with the organization's policies and applicable laws. Responsibilities may include training employees, planning, assigning, and directing work; addressing complaints and resolving problems.

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Additionally, the qualifications listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills, and/or abilities required in this position:

Bachelor’s degree in Finance or Business Administration and at least seven years of progressively more responsible experience required. Five years of senior mortgage underwriting or mortgage quality control auditing experience. Experience and competency in underwriting and knowledge of general mortgage compliance guidelines.

Microsoft Office suite

FHA DE and VA LAPP preferred.

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)