Job Description

Exceed the expectations of our residential mortgage borrowers & business partners through superior service, simple processes, and effective communications.

We deliver on this mission by empowering our employees by encouraging and recognizing superior performance and innovative solutions, by promoting teamwork and divisional cooperation.

Primary Function

The Licensing Officer will support the Legal Department and work closely with the business on various projects. The role will assist and facilitate the business' ability to conduct financial activities in compliance with applicable licensing laws and regulations. He or she will work with the business and other areas of the company to file license applications, waivers, exemption requests, and license renewals. This role will conduct state licensing legal research and other licensing project work as needed.

Principal Duties

List of required duties below. Distinguish on-site duties with a *.

  • Researches requirements to obtain state licenses, as necessary, based on changes in business activities or applicable licensing statutes and regulations.
  • Preparation of new state license applications, maintenance of existing company, branch and MLO licenses, and coordination and timely filing of all license renewals.
  • Follow up on status of applications, troubleshoot problems/resolve issues, report to management on current status of all applications, and see applications through to completion.
  • Track and provide notice of all upcoming licensing deadlines, including applicable compliance requirements.
  • Monitor continuing education requirements for MLOs and ensure they are met prior to license renewals.
  • Periodically perform compliance checks to ensure MLO information is accurate in NMLS and employee files.
  • Monitor and promptly respond to all licensing authority requests and correspondence.
  • Ensure appropriate organization, documentation and reporting on each of the foregoing.
  • Performs related duties as assigned by management.

*These essential functions are fundamental to the role, and must be performed on-site, as they cannot physically be performed remotely. In addition, the Company has determined that an in-person presence is important to critical components of our work, including oversight, training, collaboration, and productivity. Items not marked (*) as essential on-site, may still require partial on-site work to perform the role satisfactorily.

Education and Experience Requirements  

  • Bachelor's Degree.
  • 4+ years experience in corporate compliance and/or regulatory matters, preferably for a state licensed loan originator or servicer.

Knowledge, Skill, and Ability Requirements  

  • Extensive knowledge of the NMLS System Experience communicating effectively, both verbally and in writing, with all levels of management and internal/external business partners.
  • Outstanding initiative, attention to detail, and strong organizational and time management skills required.
  • Ability to handle and effectively prioritize multiple assignments in critical situations and successfully meet deadlines.
  • Attention to detail and strong follow up skills.
  • Develop and work for effective improvement of licensing processes to achieve maximum efficiency, accuracy and data integrity.
  • Ability to work both independently and as a team player.
  • Proficient in Microsoft suite products.


While this description is intended to be an accurate reflection of the position’s requirements, it in no way implies/states that these are the only job responsibilities. Management reserves the right to modify, add or remove duties and request other duties, as necessary.

By applying to this position candidate acknowledges that this is not a remote role and is required to be on-site.

Company Perks:
*     15 Paid Time Off (PTO) days and 18 after 1st anniversary!
*     9 Paid Holidays
*     Casual Workplace
*     Employee Engagement Activities

 Company Benefits:
*     Medical (including Health Savings Account & Flexible Savings Account)
*     Dental - RX - Vision - Life, Disability Insurance - 401(k) Plan with company match! - Employee Assistance Plan

*     Performance-based Incentives
*     Pet Insurance

*     Advancement Opportunities

Newrez NOW:

*     Our Corporate Social Responsibility program, Newrez NOW, empowers employees to become leaders in their communities through a robust program that includes volunteering, philanthropy, nonprofit grants, and more
*     1 Volunteer Time Off (VTO) day, company-paid volunteer day where all eligible employees may participate in a volunteer event with a nonprofit of their choice
*     Employee Matching Gifts Program: We will match monetary employee donations to eligible non-profit organizations, dollar-for-dollar, up to $1,000 per employee

*     Newrez Grants Program: Newrez hosts a giving portal where we provide employees an abundance of resources to search for an opportunity to donate their time or monetary contributions

Equal Employment Opportunity 
We're proud to be an equal opportunity employer- and celebrate our employees' differences, including race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, and Veteran status. Different makes us better.

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