Appraisal Review Specialist

Camden National Corporation Rockport, ME
Appraisal Review Specialist

Rockport, ME

Camden National Bank is a full-service community bank that offers an array of consumer and business financial products and services, accompanied by the latest in digital banking technology to empower customers to bank the way they want. The Bank provides personalized service through a network of 60 banking centers, 76 ATMs, and lending offices in New Hampshire and Massachusetts, all complimented by 24/7 live phone support. We are dedicated to enriching the lives of people, helping businesses succeed, and vitalizing the communities we serve. We offer outstanding benefits, training, and development programs as well as a rewarding culture that encourages a healthy work-life balance.

Position Brief:

Camden National Bank is seeking an energetic, self-motivated individual to work with the real estate appraisal review team and manage the appraiser selection, bidding, engagement, review, and invoice process for residential and commercial appraisals. Good communication, enthusiasm, and attention to detail are key traits to be successful in this role. The Appraisal Review Specialist provides an opportunity to hone your knowledge of the mortgage cycle creating a career with growth potential!

Responsibilities:

* Responsible for engaging, tracking, and review of appraisals and evaluations completed by third parties to determine the reasonableness and accuracy of the value and to ensure technical compliance with applicable Bank policies, regulations, and appraisal standards. Provide valuation assistance on special assets credits. Complete and maintain review documentation.

* Receive, track and process appraisal bids and engagements for commercial loan requests, including renewals and workout requests for CNB loans.

* Receive, track and process appraisal invoices, ensuring the appraisals have been reviewed and accepted by CNB before invoices are submitted for payment.

* Help maintain the Bank's list of approved appraisers. Research, review, and recommend appraisers to add to the Bank's list.

* Ensure all required information, such as current E&O Insurance declaration, is maintained at all times on each appraiser appearing on the CNB approved lists; handle correspondence accordingly.

* Maintain appropriate procedures, records, tracking documentation and reports for control and reconciliation purposes, ensuring this information is up-to-date at all times.

* Prepare, review and submit for approval monthly general ledger and other departmental reconcilement(s) as assigned.

* Prepare, track, and archive appraisal-related performance reporting as required, including but not limited to individual appraiser performance.

* Monitor invoice processing and vendor invoice resolution. Complete fee uploads to the Jack Henry system.

* Prepare and perform due diligence reviews of the monthly inspection order list submitted to vendors.

Qualifications:

* Associates Degree or equivalent two-year college degree; two to five years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience required.

* Experience in Microsoft Office Suite (e.g. Word, Excel), Adobe Acrobat (full), and Outlook.

Benefits:

* Competitive Salaries

* Paid Time Off and Holiday Pay

* Access to the Employee Assistance and Wellness Programs

* 401(k) Retirement Savings Plan with Company Match

* Tuition Reimbursement and Career Development

* Free Checking and Savings Accounts, Bill Pay and Loan Rate Discounts

* Health, Dental and Vision Insurance

* Medical and Dependent Care FSAs

* Company contribution HSAs

* Basic and Supplemental Life Insurance

* Short and Long Term Disability Insurance

* Training and development opportunities

About Camden National Bank:

Camden National Corporation (NASDAQ:CAC), founded in 1875 and headquartered in Camden, Maine, is the largest publicly traded bank holding company in Northern New England with $3.9 billion in assets and nearly 650 employees. Camden National Bank, its subsidiary, is a full-service community bank that offers an array of consumer and business financial products and services, accompanied by the latest in digital banking technology to empower customers to bank the way they want. The Bank provides personalized service through a network of 60 banking centers, 76 ATMs, and lending offices in New Hampshire and Massachusetts, all complimented by 24/7 live phone support. Comprehensive wealth management, investment, and financial planning services are delivered by Camden National Wealth Management.

Employment with Camden National is on an at-will basis, meaning employment is not guaranteed for any specific period of time, and any employment relationship established may be terminated by either party at any time, for any reason, with or without notice. Completion of an employment application is not a contract, express or implied, guaranteeing employment. Camden National Bank is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the grounds of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, including gender identity and gender expression, national origin, citizenship status, age, disability, genetic information or veteran status.