Business Purpose Underwriter

To apply, please email a cover letter and resume to talent@cvlending.com

 

CONVENTUS MISSION AND VISION

Conventus Holding Corporation was envisioned and created to reduce the number of economic intermediaries involved in the origination, funding and investment in the $25 billion real estate bridge loan market place. True to the Latin origin of the company’s name, “to bring together,” CHC existence and strength is anchored to a business model that removes unnecessary economic intermediates so that it can provide superior pricing and service to its clients. Our competitive edge in executing our mission is assembling, nurturing, and developing a collaborative group of talented individuals. To that end, diversity of experiences, perspectives, skills, and cultures is core to our mission and team.

POSITION

As a Business Purpose Underwriter, you will be the gatekeeper to our company’s success in executing upon our mission to our clients and investors.  We are searching for an ethical and highly detail-oriented, organized, experienced mortgage underwriter professional with the desire to go the “extra mile” and grow with our company.  This is a fantastic opportunity to be a key member of our team that is critical to ensuring the integrity and thoroughness of our loan origination process during a pivotal stage of our company’s development.

RESPONSIBILITIES

·       Underwrite Business Purpose bridge mortgage loans in compliance with company credit guidelines and regulatory requirements and ensure loan terms, LTV/LTC and ratios meet program guidelines

  • Review loan files for completeness, identify missing documentation and generate condition lists for the applicants and Loan Analyst

  • Collaborate with the Loan Analyst and Salesperson to complete the credit analysis in a timely manner

·       Ensure that the correct data is entered into the loan origination system and company pipeline management database

·       Review and clear all conditions and be responsible for reviewing and owning all loan file details prior to submission to closing manager including work done by Loan Analyst and Sales

  • Work with Loan Analyst and Closer to ensure a smooth handoff of the files

  • Manage pipeline and prioritize to ensure loans close on time with a high degree of accuracy in a very tight deadline-oriented environment

  • Identify and report any suspected fraudulent activity occurring with any stakeholder and escalate issues to the appropriate management when necessary.

·       Maintain current knowledge of all loan products and origination requirements by keeping updated of all company policies and procedures as well as federal and state regulatory changes by reviewing all updates and participating in in-house training events  

·       Ensure adequacy and quality of the borrower and subject property qualifications by:

o   Documenting the sources of funds called for in the guidelines

o   Evaluate the security property by reviewing BPO/Appraisals, Scope of Work, Feasibility Analysis reports, Environmental reports and Leases

o   Review of the Preliminary Title report and other closing requirements

·       Approve loan in accordance with appropriate terms and conditions; provide a counter-offer if the term does not meet Conventus’ lending standards and guidelines; or deny the loan

·       Ensure accuracy of loan disclosures and documentation

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Education: Bachelor’s Degree or relative experience

  • Experience: 3-5 years mortgage lending experience with good knowledge of lending regulations and credit/collateral analysis practices. Experience underwriting fix & flip/hard money/business purpose preferred.

  • Skills/Ability: Strong written and verbal communication skills; must be able to adapt well to a fast-paced and constantly changing business environment; PC proficient; comfortable with new technology systems and paperless environment, demonstrated the ability to work in a team-oriented environment; demonstrated ability to provide good customer service.

Mindset and Character

At CHC, we look for future employees who demonstrate and have the mindset and character of our following 4 core values:

Outperform:

·      Consistently achieves and exceeds expectations

·      Has a curiosity to explore new avenues for growth and/or efficiency

·      Strives for excellence and is accountable for area of responsibility

·      Encourages other team members to reach such a level

·      Fundamentally hard working

Diligence:

·      Thoroughly completes tasks at hand

·      Performs duties in a way that is focused around protecting capital

·      Employs a level of care and attention to detail in all activities

Communication:

·      Timely shares information about loan and business risk

·      Shares ideas and learning moments across the team

·      Embraces the communicative and proactive management style

Delight the Customer:

·      Strict customer focus across all activities

·      Clients always come first

·      Continuously thinking of ways to enhance the client experience

·      Don’t sweat the small stuff, play the long game with clients

CONVENTUS BENEFITS

·      Integrated PTO annually

·      Health Benefits (Health, Vision, Dental)

·      Life Insurance Coverage

·      Pre-tax commuter fund

·      Pre-tax medical fund

·      Simple IRA

COMPENSATION

Salary range: $70,000+ annually (dependent upon experience)