Summary: Analyzes and evaluates residential loan applications in accordance with industry standards. Gathers and interprets all types of credit information for existing and prospective retail banking customers in order to maximize credit and minimize risk and potential loss.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
Responsible for reviewing mortgage loan application data for completeness, accuracy, and compliance with underwriting guidelines.
Develops and maintains a loan underwriting portfolio consistent with the Bank’s guidelines for credit quality and mortgage lending regulations.
Approves and/or denies all Fannie Mae, USDA, IHDA, and FHLB loans and makes loan eligibility decisions. Does not have authority to make any in-house loan decisions.
Notifies Originators and Processors of loan decisions in a timely manner.
Review and underwrite appraisals.
Update the mortgage LOS system.
Submit final terms to the automated underwriting system.
There are no supervisory responsibilities in this job.
To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies:
Problem Solving - Identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner; Gathers and analyzes information skillfully; Develops alternative solutions; Works well in group problem solving situations; Uses reason even when dealing with emotional topics.
Technical Skills - Assesses own strengths and weaknesses; Pursues training and development opportunities; Strives to continuously build knowledge and skills; Shares expertise with others.
Customer Service - Manages difficult or emotional customer situations; Responds promptly to customer needs; Solicits customer feedback to improve service; Responds to requests for service and assistance; Meets commitments.
Interpersonal Skills - Focuses on solving conflict, not blaming; Maintains confidentiality; Listens to others without interrupting; Keeps emotions under control; Remains open to others' ideas and tries new things.
Oral Communication - Speaks clearly and persuasively in positive or negative situations; Listens and gets clarification; Responds well to questions; Demonstrates group presentation skills; Participates in meetings
Written Communication - Writes clearly and informatively; Edits work for spelling and grammar; Varies writing style to meet needs; Presents numerical data effectively; Able to read and interpret written information.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Education and/or Experience
High school diploma or general education degree (GED); two to four years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Bachelor’s degree preferred but not required.
Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos. Ability to write simple correspondence. Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to customers, clients, and other employees of the organization.
Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs.
Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form. Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.
To perform this job successfully, an individual should have knowledge of Spreadsheet software and Word Processing software.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds.
The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this job. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, skills, or working conditions.
ADA Disclaimer: In developing this job description care was taken to include all competencies needed to successfully perform in this position. However, for American with Disabilities Act (ADA) purposes, the essential functions of the job may or may not have been described for purposes of ADA reasonable accommodation. All reasonable accommodation requests will be reviewed and evaluated on a case-by-case basis.
Illinois National Bank is committed to Equal Employment Opportunity with respect to recruitment, hiring, training, promotion, and other terms and conditions of employment. It is INB's policy to afford equal opportunity to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, creed, color, sex, sexual orientation, age, marital status, national origin, disability, religion, veteran status, or any other basis prohibited by law. The EEO Law poster is available here: http://www1.eeoc.gov/employers/upload/eeoc_self_print_poster.pdf
About Illinois National Bank
At INB, a career represents our active commitment to serve businesses in our local community. We continually invest in our employees and in new technologies so that we can provide the most effective, efficient solutions at a reasonable cost. With multiple locations throughout central Illinois, INB has long been considered one of the best places to work locally. And our team at INB truly makes the difference in our community. Our outstanding customer service and loyal customer base would not be possible without a strong staff who cares about our customers and our community. In return, INB offers an extremely competitive benefit package.Full-time employee benefit options include:-Health insurance-Dental insurance-Life insurance-Disability insurance-Supplemental insurance-Medical Reimbursement plan-Dependent Care Reimbursement plan-Tuition Reimbursement plan-401(k) plan with company match-Paid benefit time (holidays, vacation, personal, sick)-Philanthropic programIllinois National Bank is committed to Equal Employment Opportunity with respect to recruitment, hiring, training, promotion, and other terms and conditions of employment. It is INB's policy to afford equal opportunity to all... employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, creed, color, sex, sexual orientation, age, marital status, national origin, disability, religion, veteran status, or any other basis prohibited by law.