Compliance Specialist I

Business Unit
United Wholesale Mortgage


The Compliance Specialist I is a member of the Legal Compliance team responsible for following defined procedures associated to the following areas: testing technical changes associated to implementation projects, auditing files based on recently changed procedures and technology, and researching high risk items. This role involves working with our Operations, Secondary, Sales, and Risk teams to help Identify and mitigate risk. The Compliance Specialist I is an integral part of the Compliance Management System (CMS) as they serve to execute and assist in the execution of our compliance program’s controls. 


  • Testing new technology deploys such as new functionality or document/disclosure changes
  • Escalate issues to leadership with potential solutions
  • Research current and previous functionality on compliance controls to ensure accurate deploys and testing
  • Able to research state, federal, and investor regulations to ensure compliance
  • Working with the Implementation Team to troubleshoot technical issues and test implementations


Must Have Qualifications:

  • At least 1 year Mortgage experience is required
  • Communicates effectively verbally, non-verbally, and possesses strong technical skills
  • Demonstrated advanced use of MS Office software features and techniques
  • This position requires on-site attendance at our headquarters in Pontiac, MI.

Nice to Have Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree, or equivalent experience preferred


Ready to join thousands of talented team members who are making the dream of home ownership possible for more Americans? It’s all happening on UWM’s campus, where our award-winning workplace packs plenty of perks and amenities that keep the atmosphere buzzing with energy and excitement.


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From the team member that holds a door open to the one that helps guide your career, you’ll feel the encouragement and support on day one. No matter your race, creed, gender, age, sexual orientation and ethnicity, you’ll be welcomed here. Accepted here. And empowered to Be You Here.


More reasons you’ll love working here include:

  • Paid Time Off (PTO) after just 30 days
  • Additional parental and maternity leave benefits after 12 months
  • Adoption reimbursement program
  • Paid volunteer hours
  • Paid training and career development
  • Medical, dental, vision and life insurance
  • 401k with employer match
  • Mortgage discount and area business discounts
  • Free membership to our large, state-of-the-art fitness center, including exercise classes such as yoga and Zumba, various sports leagues and a full-size basketball court
  • Wellness area, including an in-house primary-care physician’s office, full-time massage therapist and hair salon 
  • Gourmet cafeteria featuring homemade breakfast and lunch
  • Convenience store featuring healthy grab-and-go snacks
  • In-house Starbucks and Dunkin
  • Indoor/outdoor café with Wi-Fi


All the above duties and responsibilities are essential job functions subject to reasonable accommodation and change. All job requirements listed indicate the minimum level of knowledge, skills and/or ability deemed necessary to perform the job proficiently. Team members may be required to perform other or different job-related duties as requested by their team lead, subject to reasonable accommodation. This document does not create an employment contract, implied or otherwise. Employment with UWM is "at-will." UWM is an Equal Opportunity Employer. By selecting “Apply for this job online” you provide consent to UWM to record phone call conversations between you and UWM to be used for quality control purposes.


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