Business Analyst

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

Underwriting Support

* Proactively assist the Underwriting team

* Prepare engagement letters for third party vendors that accurately indicate property information, timing of the delivery of the reports, and cost for the respective assignment

* Prepare third party release letters for execution.

* Process invoices from third party vendors for department approval and payment

* Update the SalesForce database to ensure accurate tracking of expense balances and records for individual deals

* Create and manage all relevant information in Salesforce and Outlook, including third party vendor information

* Run credit searches for individuals and entities required by the underwriters

* Assist with travel coordination for the Underwriting Team in Bethesda and Chicago

* Partner with IT and office services to ensure Underwriting new hires have essential equipment in their workspace on their first day and ensure all new hire paperwork is completed and submitted for processing

* Process in-coming and out-going FedEx packages and mail for the Bethesda underwriting department.

* Organize and schedule departmental meetings and events as requested by Deputy and Chief Underwriters.

* Organize and schedule weekly calls with Fannie Mae and distribute Fannie Pre-Review list.

* Assist IT in issues related to Deputy and Chief Underwriter's IT needs.

* Prepare, review, and edit general correspondence, memos, charts, tables, graphs, business plans, etc for accuracy and final copy.

* Review and prepare reports and documents as required, often on short notice; run Underwriting reports and compile background documents as necessary for meetings

Provide Back up for Chief Credit Officer's Administrative Assistant

* Process loan applications utilizing Salesforce.

* Schedule and organize loan committee meetings and distribute loan committee packages.

* Organize and schedule pipeline call and distribute pipeline report.

* Manage departmental PTO and travel calendar.

* User Registration for Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac IT systems.

* Process security key-card access to building and workspace arraignments for visiting underwriting staff.

* Greet and assist visitors for the Bethesda Underwriting group.

Education and Experience:

* Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience strongly preferred.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

* Strong business sense and ability to prioritize work as well as to find solutions to various problems while managing deadlines.

* Excellent attention to detail, judgment, flexibility, and dependability.

* Ability to handle multiple tasks with ease while maintaining a positive attitude.

* High level of interpersonal skills and maturity to handle sensitive and confidential information. Position continually requires maturity, poise, tact, diplomacy, and initiative.

* Ability to work as a part of a team, while providing a strong individual contribution.

* Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications including Word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint.

* Familiarity with contact management systems (e.g., Outlook, Apple Products, Salesforce, SharePoint).

* Interest in or experience with Commercial Real Estate Finance preferred.

EEO Statement

Walker & Dunlop is an equal employment opportunity employer and does not discriminate based on race, color, national origin, religion, gender identity, sexual orientation, sex, age, disability, veteran or military status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.

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