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Mortgage Loan Officer Assistant

Job Title

Mortgage Loan Officer Assistant

Job ID

13675

Location

New Orleans Louisiana 70127

At Liberty Bank, we’re passionate about helping more people achieve more freedom.  There’s real freedom here – the freedom you have as an individual to attain your goals, as a business to achieve your idea of success or even as a community that is gathering strength to reach its full potential.  By investing in the development of personal goals, business objectives and communities, we’re making a difference by using our resources to get things done.

We work hard. Play hard. Invest where our heart lives. And pursue freedom for all.

At Liberty Bank and Trust, you’ll find that there’s freedom here – for our customers and for you.

If you are passionate about impacting the lives of others and understand that your success has a positive effect on the company’s bottom line, and the communities we serve then please apply today to join our winning team!

As the Mortgage Loan Officer Assistant, you will support a high-producing Mortgage Loan Officer with processing and tracking all active loans from beginning to end.
 
What does it take to become a Mortgage Loan Officer Assistant? 

  • 1-2 years of mortgage and/or lender experience is preferred
  • 1 year of Loan Officer or LOA experience preferred
  • 1 year of Loan Processing preferred
  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED); Bachelor’s Degree in Finance, Accounting, Business, or Economics preferred.
  • Must have working knowledge of conventional and/or government guidelines, loan processing, and/or closing procedures
  • Experience with federal lending regulations governing real-estate is a plus
  • Ability to manage a heavy pipeline of 25+ loans
  • Familiarity with FHA, VA, Federal Housing, Rural Housing, and HUD guidelines
  • Effective interpersonal and communication skills
  • Must have a customer service focus and ability to work in a team environment
  • Pleasant and professional demeanor
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks under tight deadlines
  • Willingness and flexibility to perform back-up assignments

 
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Ensures quality, completeness, and accuracy of all new loan applications for timely processing to meet scheduled closings.
  • Assists with gathering client conditions, assembling files, reviewing appraisals, securing documents, and reviewing fees on closing statements.
  • Works with various internal departments, as well as external organizations, to obtain processing-related documentation or obtain necessary information needed to complete a loan application, including IRS Transcripts, Title Reports, setting up Escrow, Homeowner’s Insurance, Ordering Appraisals, etc.
  • Completes and reviews forms with borrowers; collects necessary documentation and appropriate fees as applicable.
  • Reviews and verifies borrowers’ income, credit, employment, appraisals, title, & insurance information.
  • Closely monitors the status of each loan file and addresses incoming loan conditions timely.
  • Maintains effective communication with all parties involved in a new loan application, from the customer, loan officer, processor, and lender, to ensure a positive application experience.
  • Cultivates productive relationships with borrowers, realtors, and title/escrow officers to increase profits and expand customer base.
  • Other duties as assigned.

 
Benefits:
As you might expect, we value every member of our team. That’s why we offer competitive pay and an extensive benefits package including:

  • PTO and paid holidays
  • Medical, Dental and Vision
  • FSA
  • Adoption Assistance
  • Educational Reimbursement
  • 401K and match
  • EAP/Health and Welfare Assistance
  • Training and Development
  • Online Marketplace* discounts on a variety of goods and services
  • Leadership Development
  • ERG/ Ambassador Group
  • Free and reduced rate bank services

 
We do our best to make sure Liberty Bank and Trust is an incredible place not just to work but to build a career. We want you to learn, grow and share in the success you help create.  Within the company there is also future opportunity for growth.
 
We’re ready to talk about what’s next and if you are too, please apply today! 
 
We are an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.