Appraisal Analyst III (Remote)

at Citizens Bank in Dover, Delaware, United States

Job Description


The Appraisal Analyst III will be a contributing member of the Collateral Risk Management Team. In this role you will make decisions on collateral as a function of the Bank’s due diligence, as it pertains to risk exposure on residential real estate. The Appraisal Analyst III performs moderately complex internal real estate appraisal reviews for 1-4 family properties for compliance with corporate policy and secondary standards; such as Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice (USPAP), Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac, and HUD guidelines. Primary Responsibilities:

+ Conducts reviews of complex appraisals within delegated authority limits

+ Ensures eligibility and collateral underwriting guidelines are met

+ Analyzes the reasonableness of the appraisals to confirm reported value is supported for financing purposes while evaluating report completion methodology.

+ Decisions report: Approve or decline the reports to be utilized in the lending decision

+ Meets or exceed daily and monthly production requirements

+ Reports inconsistencies and irregularities on appraisals

+ Place revisions as necessary to obtain clarification and additional supporting explanations and/or data as deemed necessary

+ Escalate any quality or service issues to Management

+ Adheres to bank policies and procedures and complies with legal and regulatory requirements including appraisal industry’s concepts and practices

+ Perform other responsibilities as directed by the Team Leader or other Sr. Management.


Required Skills/Experience:

+ Level 3: 3+ year as FHA DE underwriter, VA/SAR underwriter, or Conventional senior mortgage underwriter with extensive conventional appraisal review/decision, former collateral analyst or collateral underwriter

+ Level 3C: 3+ years certified residential appraiser with appraisal review experience

+ Extensive knowledge of USPAP (Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice) and general appraisal techniques and analysis

+ Proficient with Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook.

+ Knowledge of all types of real property, terms, types of ownership in real estate, deeds, mortgages, etc.

+ Ability to recognize deficiencies in appraisal reports and changes in market trends and conditions.

+ Able to multitask with effective and proficient communication skills.

+ Ability to work with a sense of urgency

+ Familiar with secondary market collateral guidelines


+ Recent and extensive appraisal review experience of complex properties

Hours and Work Schedule Hours per Week: 40 Work Schedule: 8:30am – 5:00pm, Monday – Friday Flexible location/remote *Position not available in Colorado.

Why Work for Us

At Citizens, you’ll find a customer-centric culture built around helping our customers and giving back to our local communities. When you join our team, you are part of a supportive and collaborative workforce, with access to training and tools to accelerate your potential and maximize your career growth.

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Job Posting: JC187162437

Posted On: Jul 04, 2021

Updated On: Oct 16, 2021