Mortgage Underwriter

Chicago, IL | Job ID: 62349

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Job Description

A top mortgage and loan servicing provider is currently looking for self-motivated and analytical people to join on to their rapidly growing mortgage underwriting team!! A qualified Underwriter will have experience providing comprehensive risk assessment based on a borrowers’ financial history, review all supporting loan documentations and making decisions on mortgage loan approvals.  

Mortgage Underwriter Responsibilities: 

  • Reviewing and verifying loan applications and supporting documentation. 

  • Evaluates loans to maximize organizational profit and minimize risk and/or loss. 

  • Making loan eligibility decisions based on borrowers’ employment and financial history.  

  • Handling loan approvals and rejections  

  • Reviewing and specifying loan conditions as necessary. 

  • Documenting and effectively communicating reasons for the approval/rejection of loans. 

  • Returning applications with additional documentation to the loan officer for review. 

  • Managing and ensuring compliance with banking policies and guidelines. 

Mortgage Underwriter Requirements: 

  • 2+ years of experience in loan retail or residential underwriting. 

  • Good working knowledge of mortgage loan processing and relevant legal regulations. 

  • Detail-oriented with strong data analysis skills. 

  • Excellent time management skills. 

  • Ability to work independently with little supervision. 

  • Strong communication skills, both written and verbal. 


If you are interested in this Mortgage Underwriting opportunity please apply today! 

Thank you,  


Caitlin Falsey 

Senior Project Manager 

LaSalle Network 

Keywords and Related Terms: credit, credit analysis, mortgage, underwriting, underwriter, housing, financials, credit review, bank, lender, loan, appraisal, risk, loan officer, residential,  

LaSalle Network is an Equal Opportunity Employer, m/f/d/v. 

LaSalle Network is Chicago's leading provider of professional staffing and recruiting services. Specializing in accounting and finance, technology, administrative, call center, human resources, and executive search, LaSalle serves companies of all sizes and across all industries. Since inception in 1998, LaSalle Network has served over 2,000 clients and placed over 25,000 candidates in temporary, temporary to permanent and permanent positions.