Mortgage Loan Closer Team Lead

About the role

Mortgage Lenders of America, a Zillow Group Company is growing our team in Kansas City, and we believe we make a difference in the lives of customers seeking to buy a home. The Mortgage Loan Closer Team Lead will lead a team of Closers, while performing closings. You will partner with internal operation teams including Underwriting and Funding to streamline and guide funding authorizations. You will ensure loans are prepped and ready for funding, in compliance and on time. This posittion is located in Overland Park, Kansas.

  • A minimum of 5 years of current Closing experience, with 3 years in a managerial position
  • Possess a detailed understanding of all origination loan documents; Closing and legal documents; Disclosure documents and related timing; credit documents; insurance documents; MDIA and APR rules; and TILA, RESPA, LE, CD
  • Experience with Encompass and Mavent
  • Ability to review loan docs with accuracy and attention to detail, recognizing inconsistencies in loan file documents, while managing multiple priorities to assist the team in meeting all deadlines and closing dates
  • Solid and detailed knowledge from a blend of origination loans experience ideally including, jumbos, Fannie and investor portfolio loans
Who You Are
  • Experience with all loan types (Conventional, FHA, USDA and VA)
  • Paperless mortgage file system experience is strongly preferred
  • Familiarity with LOS Encompass is strongly preferred
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office Product Suite
  • Attention to detail with excellent written, verbal, and analytical skills
  • Ability to efficiently manage multiple projects and competing deadlines
  • Ability to work collaboratively among cross-functional teams
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality and privacy of customer and employee information
  • Ability to actively listen and adapt to changing timelines/deadlines
  • Mathematical skill is that of ability to add, subtract, multiply and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions and decimals. Ability to compute rates, ratios, percentages and to draw and interpret bar graphs
  • Ability to multi-task and succeed in a fast-paced environment
  • Strong problem-solving ability
Get to know us

Zillow Group houses a portfolio of the largest and most vibrant real estate and home-related brands on the web and mobile. Our mission is to build the largest, most trusted and vibrant home-related marketplace in the world.

Mortgage Lenders of America (MLOA) is a rapidly growing national provider of online mortgage lending services, located in Overland Park, KS. Founded in 2000, MLOA has funded over 30,000 loans in the United States and consistently achieves customer satisfaction ratings above 94% based on loan survey data. MLOA is a multi-year winner of the #1 Purchase Lender award from LendingTree and was recognized as a Top Ten Customer Service lender by LendingTree in Q4 2016. Named one of 2017 Best Places to Work in Kansas City by the Kansas City Business Journal.

We are a community - we care for each other and invest in our collective success. We collaborate in small teams to tackle big ideas, which gives everyone a chance to have an impact on what we do and how we do it. Your authentic self is valued here.

Zillow Group is an equal opportunity employer committed to cultivating an inclusive, innovative environment with the best employees. Therefore, we provide employment opportunities without regard to age, race, color, ancestry, national origin, religion, disability, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, or any other protected status in accordance with applicable law. If there are preparations we can make to help ensure you have a positive interview experience, please let us know.

The employee should be able to perform all the essential functions/responsibilities with or without accommodation for classification in this position. The above statements are intended only to describe the general nature of the job and should not be construed as an all-inclusive list of position responsibilities. The employee may perform other duties as assigned, including work in other functional areas to cover absence or relief, or to equalize peak workload periods.

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