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Join our team! As a global leader in providing title insurance, settlement services and risk solutions for real estate transactions, Company Insurance Company (NYSE: Company) is an ideal place to build your career. We have been entrusted with helping our customers achieve and protect their dream of homeownership since 1889. Company’s Direct division provides comprehensive title insurance protection and professional settlement services for real estate purchases, refinances and equity Company website believe that our people are the key to the company’s continued success. Because our employees enable our future, we invest in theirs by supporting their careers and promoting their overall wellbeing. Company has created an award-winning culture and has been named to the Fortune 100 Best Companies to Work For® 2018 list for the third consecutive year and to more than 50 regional Best Places to Work lists. For more information, visit Company website.
Responsible for establishing new escrow accounts and processing escrow documents in accordance with established policies and procedures. Acts as a neutral third-party between buyers and sellers during a real estate sale, managing funds and processing real estate transactions.
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
Assignments are moderately complex in nature. Has latitude for un-reviewed action or decision
Acts in advisory capacity, making recommendations which may have an important bearing on the conduct of the organization’s business
Supervision Received or Extended
Works under general supervision setting own priorities and objectives. Work reviewed for soundness of judgment and overall accuracy
No responsibility for supervision of others
Knowledge and Skills/Technology Used
Familiar with standard concepts, practices, and procedures within the escrow/title industry field
Knowledge of Microsoft Office applications
Good client relations and organizational skills
Ability to write routine reports and correspondence
Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of organization
Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportions, percentages, area, circumference, and volume
Detail-oriented and professional; able to handle confidential information
Ability to deal with multiple types of roles such as real estate sellers, buyers, agents and brokers
High School diploma or equivalent
Typical Range of Experience
2- 4 years related experience with 3+ years experience directly handling escrow transactions as an escrow assistant.
License or Certification
Escrow Officer certification from the Escrow Association or completion of escrow officer training program by a title company or bank.
Company invests in its employee’s development and well-being, empowers them to provide superior customer service and encourages them to serve the communities where they live and work. Company is committed to diversity and inclusion. We are an equal opportunity employer. For more information about our Company and our dedication to putting People First, check out Company website.
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