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Escrow Officer

Company:
DFW Texas Staffing
Location:
Mesa, AZ
Posted:
January 08, 2021

Description:

The Escrow Officer is responsible for pre-closing, coordinating with agents & lenders, preparing settlement statements, scheduling and conducting the closing, issuing title policies, preparation and recording of documents and making appropriate disbursements associated with the settlement process.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

Review and clear title; identify underwriting concerns; prepare the settlement statements

Order all items applicable to a transaction, such as tax certifications, inspections, surveys, payoff statements, conveyancing (specific to PA); bring downs/updates; Prepare settlement statement and closing packages

Prepare and make bank deposits; obtain funding approval if applicable; and disburse funds in accordance with the signed settlement statement

Complete post-closing duties including recordings, balancing to Simplifile report, if applicable; preparing wire transfers and final title policies

Prepares or assists with preparation of reports, such as Capture, Escrow Trial Balance and Application/Closing Reports

Communicates frequently with leadership team and JV Partners regarding status of operations

Maintains knowledge and seeks out industry developments that affect the title insurance operations

Ensures that their operation is in compliance with regulatory issues

ADDITIONAL POSITION REQUIREMENTS

Must have a minimum of 2 years escrow officer/closing experience performing the title and escrow duties of this position

Must have high school diploma or general education diploma (GED)

Flexible and able to multi-task; can work within an ambiguous, fast-moving environment, demonstrated resourcefulness in setting priorities

Active notary and title license

Demonstrated effective customer service experience to a diverse audience to enhance service delivery

Carries out duties in compliance with all federal and state regulations and guidelines

Complies with all company and site policies and procedures

Remains current in profession and industry trends

Knowledge of title industry software, RamQuest preferred

Familiar with title and escrow regulations in the state where employed

Familiar with E-Recording where applicable, Simplifile preferred

Successfully completes regulatory and job training requirements

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