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Diligence Auditor

US - LSG Division - Remote position

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Job Brief

We seek a Diligence Auditor who performs post-close quality control reviews on conventional, government, and non-conforming loan production. This role ensures compliance with Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac, Housing and Urban Development (HUD) requirements, the Veterans Administration (VA), the USDA, and private investors. The Diligence Auditor will also review re-verification documents to ensure consistency with the loan file documentation and identify any red flags indicating potential fraud or misrepresentation. Additionally, the role includes examining loans for federal and state compliance.

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Conduct audits of loan files in compliance with agency or private investor guidelines, including eligibility, calculation and analysis, and documentation of income, assets, liabilities, and borrower and mortgage program eligibility.
  • Perform data integrity checks of the Automated Underwriting System.
  • Assess and review appraisals for data accuracy, validity of comparable, value conclusions, and compliance with safety and soundness requirements.
  • Identify and review the results of required re-verification documentation.
  • Detect and report fraud and misrepresentation red flags.
  • Perform federal compliance audits, including initial disclosures, RESPA, TILA, MDIA, ECOA, Patriot Act, Flood Act, and FACT Act.
  • Accurately input loan information using the AuditGenius system for quality control audits.
  • Respond to internal quality assurance feedback and other reporting functions as instructed.
  • Conduct various types of reviews, such as State Compliance, HECM, Cancelled/Withdrawn/Denied, Pre-funding, HELOC/Second Mortgages, Adverse Action, and Fraud Investigations.
  • Perform other tasks and assignments as required.

Requirements

  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in underwriting and/or post-close audit experience in the mortgage industry.
  • Ability to research agency and product-specific guidelines.
  • Strong written communication skills.
  • Strong organizational skills.
  • Basic to advanced knowledge of mortgage documents, formats, procedures, and guidelines.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, and Outlook).
  • Strong math aptitude.
  • Direct Endorsement Certificate is a plus.
  • Extensive experience with compliance is essential.
  • High school diploma or GED required.
  • Command of the English language (both verbal and written), including proper grammar and punctuation.
  • Prior experience in conducting various types of mortgage reviews.
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks effectively.