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Residential Specialist I

  • Location: San Francisco, 94111
  • Job Type:Contract

Posted 15 days ago

Contract Opportunity with a FULL suite of benefits!

Position: Residential Appraisal Reviewer 

Location: San Francisco, CA 94111

Term: 6 Months

Job Description:
As Residential Appraisal Reviewer, you’ll have the opportunity to review, analyze and render risk-based decisions for acceptance of appraisal valuations in support of the Banks real estate lending operations. In this position, client service, discretion and judgment are key factors used to make decisions about the collateral for real estate loans. As a senior member of the team, you’ll lead others and share your expertise with your teammates. You will be responsible for helping to maintain the Banks safety and soundness and will have a direct and important effect on operations. This is an excellent opportunity to advance your career and contribute to a growing business unit that has a direct impact on the Banks performance.

Day-to-Day Responsibilities:

  • Perform detailed technical and compliance reviews on residential real estate appraisals.
  • Ensure that valuations are reasonably supported, credible and compliant with federal and state regulations; the Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice; the Financial Institutions Reform, Recovery, and Enforcement Act of 1989; bank policies and guidelines; and industry standards.
  • Communicate with appraisers regarding any report corrections and/or revisions.
  • Evaluate the quality of appraisers work and provide feedback for the maintenance of the Banks appraisal panel.
  • Engage in regular communications and serve as an advisor to Relationship Managers and the Executive Loan Committee on appraisal topics in the Banks core markets.
  • Provide support to all areas of real estate lending as needed, demonstrating superior client service to appraisers and employees.
  • Attend ongoing training on real estate appraisal and real estate appraisal reviews.

Is this a good fit? (Requirements):

  • A bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance, economics or a related field
  • A Certified General Appraiser license
  • Familiarity with residential real estate appraisal terminology, the appropriate application of appraisal valuation techniques, appraisal methodology and appraisal theory
  • Knowledge of residential mortgage operations
  • Proficiency with the Microsoft Office suite, including Outlook
  • The ability to review and analyze data reports and manuals
  • Attention to detail for the identification of errors and omissions
  • The ability to manage difficult problems involving multiple facets and variables in non-standardized situations
  • The skill to successfully prioritize projects of varying complexities, track the progress of these projects, demonstrate strong organizational skills and complete work on time
  • Strong interpersonal skills, including the ability to establish and maintain effective and professional working relationships
  • Effective written and verbal communication skills
  • The ability to maintain confidentiality
  • Must be able to review and analyze data reports and manuals; must be computer proficient.
  • Must be able to communicate effectively via telephone and in person.
  • Some knowledge of Real Estate and/or Appraisals is helpful.

About our client
Founded in 1985, our client and its subsidiaries offer private banking, private business banking and private wealth management, including investment, trust and brokerage services. Join a team that continues to make significant investments in its digital solutions, including upgrading our consumer-facing technology.

Candidates will be responsible for following the client's COVID-19 protocols. Please refer to your MATRIX representative for specifics.

About Us

At MATRIX, we expertly match talented professionals with job opportunities to elevate careers. Since 1983, we have placed thousands of professionals at innovative clients across every industry ranging from small startups to Fortune 50 companies. It’s why we’re consistently in the top 25 of all U.S. IT staffing firms and why our consultants rate us well above the industry average, earning us ClearlyRated's Best of Staffing awards year after year. People come to us for a job, and stay with us because of our top-notch consultant care.

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