Growing financial institution on Long Island is seeking an experienced temporary Mortgage Underwriter for a 90-day assignment. This position is a 90-day temp, full time assignment with the possibility of extension or temp-to-perm at the end of the term. The Mortgage Loan Underwriter's primary responsibility is to underwrite loans in accordance with FNMA guidelines.

• Interpret federal tax returns (personal and business) along with analyzing the various means that income is reported (pay stubs, award letters, 1099 forms, etc.)
• Underwrite mortgages according to NEFCU's policies and procedures and Fannie Mae guidelines by keeping abreast with industry related changes.
• Review, analyze and evaluate title reports, flood certifications and appraisals.
• Ability to recognize system problems with files and develop creative methods to find ways to meet member's borrowing needs by taking pro-active steps in resolving correcting situations or elevating to the proper individuals.

    • Associates Degree with a minimum of two years of experience in a residential first mortgage environment
    • Well versed in FNMA guidelines and working knowledge of Desktop Underwriter and/or similar system is required; knowledge of BytePro System a plus.
    • Must be well versed in all Federal Regulations including, but not limited to: Fair Lending, Reg Z and RESPA requirements
    • Able to function with minimum supervision, possess a positive attitude, and impart a team player mentality
    • Strong attention to detail and accuracy; ability to multi-task
    • Strong knowledge of Microsoft Office and PC platform including intermediate Excel skills
    • Good written and oral communication skills
    • Hours: Monday - Friday, 9 AM - 5 PM (FT) OR Monday - Friday, 5 PM - 8 PM and Saturday 9 AM - 1 PM (PT)

About NEFCU:

NEFCU is one of Long Island's leading not-for-profit and full-service financial institutions that proudly offers its affordable banking services to all Long Islanders. With over $2 billion in assets and nearly 150,000 members, NEFCU is headquartered in Westbury, NY and has branches and a shared branch network throughout Nassau and Suffolk Counties. Our full time employee package includes competitive salaries and a comprehensive benefits package. We also offer training and professional development programs to the entire staff.

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