Loss Mitigation Specialist (Frontline SPOC) On-site
Who we are
Shellpoint Mortgage Servicing (SMS) is one of America’s top-five non-bank mortgage-servicing companies. What is mortgage servicing? Our clients are businesses that own mortgage loans (such as banks and real estate investment firms). On their behalf, we manage (or "service") their loan portfolios, which means that we collect homeowners’ mortgage payments, pay their tax and insurance bills, and help homeowners in default to get current.
Do you enjoy negotiating, solving problems, and helping others? We need enthusiastic and success-driven telephone professionals to join our Loss Mitigation Frontline team. The ideal candidate can see the big picture in any situation, enjoys a job with a high degree of customer contact, has a sales and entrepreneurial mindset and can handle any homeowner situation with composure and empathy. We are a growing company who takes pride in rewarding our top performers with both advancement opportunities and a lucrative bonus structure. We’re looking for assertive, well-spoken, and compassionate negotiators who are dependable, service-minded, and results-oriented.
Duties & responsibilities
The successful candidate will:
Use manual and automated calling strategies to locate and contact delinquent homeowners
Handle multiple mortgage products that are 60+ days delinquent, as governed by investor, departmental and legal guidelines.
Keeps servicing files up-to-date with the necessary documents and correspondence needed to ensure a comprehensive record of the homeowners account activity is maintained and communicated
Engage in efforts to prevent foreclosure through loan modifications, repayment plans, short sales, or Deed in Lieu.
Responsible for establishing initial contact with homeowner via telephone or written correspondence.
Must be able to communicate effectively through verbal and written means.
Arrange for contractual services relating to property inspectors, appraisers, real estate agents, etc., who may be involved in the inspection or evaluation of the property.
Reviews and negotiates liens and judgements to help clear the title and protect the homeowner and investors interest in the property.
Analyze and underwrite the borrower’s income through review of documents which include, but are not limited to, financial statements, tax returns, credit reports, and collateral appraisals to determine and recommend the most feasible and appropriate solution for the homeowner.
Address any homeowner question or concern. Handle escalated files appropriately by providing an articulate and complete response.
Contribute to the progress of the department by understanding and positively impacting the measurements used to define success.
Certify that all required actions have taken place prior to completing a foreclosure sale.
Ensure all calls and loss mitigation efforts are compliant with company policies and procedures.
Be able to interact with a diverse audience including investors, production staff, and homeowners.
Perform other duties as assigned or necessary.
Willing to work overtime as well as weekends.
Skills & abilities
The successful candidate needs:
English fluency required; Spanish fluency a plus.
Exceptional negotiation skills.
Outstanding telephone and written communication skills.
An entrepreneurial, sales-oriented business mindset.
Familiarity with Internet-based search techniques (including the use of skip-tracing solutions).
The ability to maintain professional conduct when dealing with people of any mood or personality type.
Familiarity with lending-related terminology and processes, especially related to mortgage delinquency.
Excellent reasoning and research skills; the ability to see the "big picture" and manage the details.
The ability to safeguard confidential customer and company information.
A solid work ethic, high integrity, a positive attitude, and strong attention to detail.
The ability to follow instructions but work with minimal direct supervision.
Excellent keyboarding skills.
Proficiency with Microsoft Windows-based computers and Microsoft Office software (Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, etc.).
The ability to remain stationary (mostly in a sitting position) for long periods of time.
Education & experience
High-school diploma (required).
College degree (preferred, but not required).
Over 1 year of loss mitigation, collections, or related mortgage-servicing experience (preferred, but not required). We will consider other relevant or similar experience.
* 15 Paid Time Off (PTO) days and 18 after 1st anniversary!
* 9 Paid Holidays
* Employee Engagement Activities
* 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
* 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.
Job Status: Full Time
Job Reference #: R5082