Sr. Mortgage Underwriter

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July 22, 2020
Toronto, Canada
Job Type
Years of Experience Required
Minimum seven years of recent experience as a mortgage agent.
Licenses / Registrations Required?
Completed Mortgage Agent Course (AMP designation ideal).
Start Date
Contact Name
Melanie McLister


Join intelliMortgage Inc., (a Division of Kanetix Ltd.) Canada’s most consumer-friendly mortgage provider offering the country’s first self-directed mortgage.

Your Role:

As a Senior Underwriter, you’ll be responsible for adjudicating up to 5 residential mortgage applications daily from a steady source of online mortgage leads with the help of a fulfillment specialist. Minimum seven-year of recent experience. As our ideal candidate, you’d be flexible to help us cover Ontario and BC time zones. Must be currently licensed as a mortgage agent in Ontario or British Columbia.

About Us:

intelliMortgage Inc. is a passionate consumer advocate. Through innovative tools like our online Mortgage Builder, we are democratizing access to the best mortgage rates and terms and creating greater mortgage transparency for all Canadians. We have a great culture composed of people who are enthusiastic about helping mortgage shoppers minimize their borrowing costs.

Operational Effectiveness:

You will be assessed against objectives relating to interpersonal and sales skills, application accuracy, turn-around time, compliance, organization and efficient submissions of applications, client satisfaction, etc.

What the role is all about ... 

As a Senior Underwriter, you’ll:

  • Contribute to the effective processing and approval of online mortgage applications
  • Obtain, analyze and validate all pertinent credit information and documentation such as proof of income, down payment confirmation etc., with the help of a mortgage fulfillment officer
  • Conduct appropriate due diligence in order to meet all lender, regulatory and quality standards, including anti-money laundering and anti-terrorist financing standards and maintain our desired reputation with the public and regulators;
  • Submit mortgage applications to lenders with high accuracy
  • Obtain approvals and following-up on commitments in order to complete files within a ten-business day period.
  • Have the excellent communication and analytical skills required in order to work with underwriting supervisor, fulfillment officer and lender employees — to meet and exceed lender and client expectations.
  • Monitor file activities and bring any activities which appear worthy of further investigation to the attention of appropriate supervisor
  • Effectively communicate lending policy and procedures, instilling a thorough knowledge of our lending requirements, and qualifying parameters to consumers.
  • Ensuring the delivery of a high standard of customer service to foster overall customer satisfaction, consistent with intelliMortgage Inc.’s Policy and Procedures.
  • Facilitate prompt turnaround times, demonstrating courtesy and knowledgeable service when dealing with clients and lenders.
  • Maintain the strict confidentiality of all customer information
  • Be fully aware of and in compliance with Canada’s Privacy Protection Act

Functional Competencies:

  • High level experience in residential real estate secured lending with an eagerness to learn
  • Strong knowledge of mortgage products from multiple lenders including banks, mono-lines and credit unions
  • Effective grasp of the policies and procedures relating to credit adjudication and funding of the products.
  • Proven interpersonal and communication skills to deal with the demands of a rapidly growing online business. Excellent communication skills coupled with a deep understanding the mortgage products.
  • Sound organizational skills with ability to prioritize and give close attention to detail
  • Good understanding of the Canadian real estate market, competitor innovations, trends and developments.
  • Ability to follow company procedures designed to protect the client, maintain excellent compliance and ensure high efficiencies

What we are hoping you will bring ...

  • Post secondary degree
  • Minimum seven years of recent experience as a mortgage agent
  • Completed Mortgage Agent Course (AMP designation ideal)
  • A current active mortgage agent license in Ontario
  • Strong written and verbal English communication skills
  • Good personal credit with no past bankruptcies or consumer proposals
  • Working knowledge of using Filogix Expert, AdobeSign, AcrobatPro, Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook
  • Outstanding Sales skills

Overall, we are looking for someone who is an expert communicator, can comfortably adapt to market seasonality, can excel in a fast paced environment, has high standards, collaborates well with the team, exercises good judgement and is able to build trust.

The compensation package consists of a competitive salary, benefits and annual performance driven bonus. Furthermore we offer flexible Work From Home.

Life @ Kanetix Ltd. is Fun for everyone

  • So many events to participate in … Summer Boat Cruises, Festivus, Movember, Chili Cook-Off's, Friday Afternoon Social's, Hackathon's. An event every month!
  • Corporate rate fitness club memberships for colleagues as well as eligible family members
  • Free lunch every other week
  • Helping you help others with our paid volunteer programs
  • Employee satisfaction survey for you to voice your opinion

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