Escrow Officer

Company Name:
The First American Corporation
Position Title Escrow Officer
Job Family Escrow
Job Location WY-Jackson
Business Unit DID - Direct Division
Employment Category fulltime-regular
Job Description
Responsible for establishing new escrow accounts and processing escrow documents in accordance with established policies and procedures:
-Completes real estate escrow transactions by determining requirements; clearing titles; assembling, preparing, and reviewing closing documents; disbursing funds
-Determines escrow requirements by studying and clarifying buyer, seller, and lender instructions
-Obtains clear title by ordering title reports; resolving title defects; satisfying existing liens and encumbrances against property or principals
-Establishes escrow account by depositing funds; maintaining records
-Prepares transaction documents by completing forms and statements; collecting and reviewing existing documents
-Completes calculations by prorating taxes and interest
-Completes closing transaction documents by assembling documents; reviewing papers with parties; explaining provisions and procedures; answering questions; checking documents for completeness and accuracy; obtaining signatures
-Completes closing by recording and filing documents; preparing and distributing final closing statements and title
-Prepares HUD by utilizing lender instructions
-Closes escrow account by balancing and disbursing funds.
-Complies with regulatory requirements by adhering, and enforcing adherence, to requirements
-Updates job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities; reading professional publications; maintaining personal networks; participating in professional organizations
-Enhances organization reputation by accepting ownership for accomplishing new and different requests; exploring opportunities to add value to job accomplishments
Job Qualifications -Must have high school diploma or equivalent
-2+ years escrow experience to include escrow knowledge from processing closings or loans in a closer or assistant capacity, prior management or supervisory experience preferred
-Must have general knowledge of HUD (and balance), document preparation, file disbursement, post closing and customer service
-Must be able to identify and effectively present closing documents to customers (i.e. HUD-1, Deed, Mortgage, Note, TIL, affidavits, etc.)
-Excellent written and verbal communication skills
-Effective prioritization and organizational skills
-Strong problem solving skills
-45 WPM minimum typing speed
-Florida Notary Public certification required
-Proficient in MS Office, FAST knowledge a plus
-CLC certification and FL Title Agent License preferred
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