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Loan Assistant

Loan Operations Assistant  Itasca, IL  Posted: 4/16/2020
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Plaza Home Mortgage, Inc., a national mortgage company headquartered in San Diego, California, has an excellent opportunity for an Loan Operations Assistant with our Chicago, IL. (ORD) Branch location.
Plaza Home Mortgage, Inc. was originally founded in December of 2000 to serve the San Diego area mortgage market. Due to our growth and success, we now have branches throughout the United States and we are continuing to grow and expand in anticipation of market demands. Plaza is privately owned and operates as a full service Mortgage Banker. We originate mortgage loans on both a wholesale and correspondent basis.
Our ideal candidate should be outgoing, hardworking, and maintain high levels of professionalism and ethics. 

The Loan Operations Assistant performs assigned responsibilities in the regional branch supporting Sales, Wholesale and Correspondent originations.
Must comply with all BSA/AML requirements as well as any mandatory changes. The following job functions are not all-inclusive. The associate will be required to perform other job-related tasks/responsibilities requested by the manager.  Job duties may change as required by needs of company.  Must complete all required industry and compliance training as required by Plaza Home Mortgage.
  1. Track production of productivity results at a Branch and a Regional level
  2. Track costs per loan for Branch and Regional activities
  3. Work with Sales Managers and Regional Vice President to organize customer events
  4. Track action plans for Branch associates
  5. Track expenditures at a Branch and Regional level
  6. Track Sales activities, meetings etc. on a Branch and Regional level
  7. Participate with Regional Vice President on reviews of sales regions

Job Requirements:

  • College degree required; college degree in accounting or finance related field preferred
  • 2+ years experience in mortgage accounting or mortgage loan servicing or equivalent experience in the finance industry.
  • Working knowledge of arithmetic and basic algebra skills required for accounting
  • Advanced Excel skills and experience working in accounting and origination systems
  • Business appropriate verbal and written communication skills required
  • Excellent customer service skills with both internal and external customers
  • Must understand mortgage banking transactions and determine appropriate resources for handling of such transactions
  • Exceptional attention to detail and ability to review and analyze report data for accuracy
  • May work independently often with confidential matters that require discretion in a deadline driven, high pressure environment
  • Provide general assistance in the preparation of special events and meetings on an as-needed basis
  • Achievement Orientation
  • Attention to Detail
  • Client Focus
  • Information Gathering and Processing
  • Interactive Communication
  • Legislation, Policies, Procedures, and Standards
  • Problem Solving
  • Teamwork
  • Using Financial Information
  • Using Information Technology
    Plaza offers a great work environment. Plaza is an EEOC Employer and follows all federal, state and local laws relating to fair employment.
    Plaza Home Mortgage, Inc. is committed to preventing, stopping and remedying all forms of discrimination that occurs in its workplace.  Managers are accountable for keeping Plaza’s work place free from discrimination and ensuring that Plaza provides equal employment opportunity for all in the workforce and for those seeking to become members of Plaza’s workforce.
    Plaza’s employees are protected by laws designed to protect employees from discrimination on the bases of race, religion, color, sex, pregnancy, gender identity, sexual orientation, parental status, national origin, age, disability, family medical history or genetic information, political affiliation, military service, or any other non-merit based factor.  These protections extend to all management: practices, and decisions, including recruitment and hiring practices, appraisal systems, promotions, and training and career development programs. Plaza’s employees are also protected against retaliation if they engage in a protected activity, whistle blowing, or the exercise of any appeal or grievance right provided by law.


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