1+ months

Underwriting Manager

Tallahassee, FL 32301
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Job Description Summary

As an Underwriting Manager working for Taylor Morrison your primary responsibilities include guiding the underwriters to daily, weekly and monthly production goals, while ensuring the quality and integrity of the loans are maintained. The position is responsible for direct supervisory duties of department staff and coordinates staff for coverage in all related areas of the department. The Underwriting Manager will be responsible for having oneon-one coaching sessions with the team members to instill awareness of the team member's goals, any challenges or areas of focus, and ensuring opportunities are addressed with a plan identified for success. The Underwriting Manager promotes quality mortgage loans and directs communication with team members including Management, Loan Consultants, Client Coordinators and Closers.

Job Details

We trust that as an Underwriting Manager you will: (responsibilities)

  • Managing workflow in the department to ensure that acceptable turn-times are maintained and communicates daily turn times to Loan Consultants, Client Coordinators and Management
  • Develop, track and monitor underwriters prior to advancement of next level underwriting authority
  • Underwrites loans as needed
  • Manages a high performance team of professionally trained and motivated staff through effective performance management and career-development activities; lead team in achieving People Services/talent metrics
  • Ensure that Underwriting personnel are adequately trained and educated, and have the skills necessary to be accountable for their work
  • Work with Senior AVP Underwriting to ensure that the right talent is in place to achieve strategic targets by dedicating time and resources to staffing, talent management and capability building
  • Work with Senior AVP Underwriting to assess the Underwriting departments current capacity and capabilities against future objectives and requirements, and formulates a strategy to build required competencies through internal development and recruitment
  • Work with Senior AVP Underwriting to address resource limitations by ensuring workload is effectively allocated, roles are clearly defined, interdependencies are understood, team members are satisfied with their jobs, and valued-added programs and associated resourceswhether through additional headcount or outsourcing can be justified to executive management
  • You are willing to perform other duties as assigned

What you will need: (competencies, behaviors & attributes)

  • Business Acumen
  • Customer Focus
  • Developing Direct Reports and Others
  • Drive for Results
  • Priority Setting
  • Self-Knowledge

About you: (requirements)

  • 6 years of underwriting experience with experience in a lead or supervisor capacity and a strong emphasis on coaching and development required; bachelors degree and management experience in underwriting preferred
  • Must have a thorough and comprehensive understanding of underwriting guidelines and correspondent overlays
  • Thorough knowledge of all mortgage industry departments
  • Intermediate Microsoft suite proficient
  • Problem solving
  • Conflict resolution
  • Experienced with new construction residential financing
  • Business process experience
  • Comprehensive experience with mortgage processing artificial intelligence and automation

FLSA Status: Non-Exempt

Will have responsibilities such as:

  • This position is considered a non-exempt position for purposes of wage-hour law, which means that you will be required to keep a time record and will be eligible for overtime pay.

Essential Functions:

Successful job applicants will be able to perform these functions. Reasonable accommodations will be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Report to Division/Corporate Office/Community daily and adhere to schedule
  • Ability to access, input, and retrieve information from a computer and/or electronic device
  • Ability to have face to face conversations with customers, co-workers and higher level manager
  • Ability to sit or stand for long periods of time and move around work environment as needed
  • Ability to operate a motor vehicle if applicable
  • Comply with company policies and procedure

Physical Demands:

  • Must be able to able to remain in a stationary position up to 50% of the time
  • The ability to frequently lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds

*Taylor Morrison experience and/or successful completion of training program may override required education and/or experience requirement.

Job descriptions are not intended as, nor should be construed to be, exhaustive lists of all responsibilities, skills, efforts, or working conditions associated with a job.  They are intended to be accurate reflections of those principal job duties and responsibilities essential for making fair pay decisions about the job.

Benefits of Working With Taylor Morrison

We are looking for dedicated professionals that share our values of putting the customer - and their needs - first.  In addition to a great team atmosphere, career development and advancement opportunities, we offer full-time employees an extensive benefits package, to include:

  • Competitive Compensation
  • Health Care - Medical/Dental/Vision/Prescription Drug Coverage
  • 401(k) with Company Matching Contributions
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Disability Programs
  • Employee & Dependent Life Insurance
  • Vacation & Company Holidays
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Employee Home Purchase Rebate Program
  • Home Mortgage Program
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)


Posted: 2021-05-11 Expires: 2021-07-19

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Underwriting Manager

Taylor Morrison
Tallahassee, FL 32301

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