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Sr. Escrow Officer

Company: First American
Location: Beaverton
Posted on: November 23, 2020

Job Description:

COMPANY SUMMARY

Join our team! First American's Direct division provides comprehensive title insurance protection and professional settlement services for real estate purchases, refinances and equity loans. As a global leader in providing title insurance, settlement services and risk solutions for real estate transactions, First American (NYSE: FAF) 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. We believe that our people are the key to the company s continued success, and we invest in diverse talents and backgrounds and empower our teams to achieve more than they could anywhere else. First American has created an award-winning culture and has been named to the Fortune 100 Best Companies to Work For list for the fifth consecutive year and to more than 50 regional Best Places to Work lists. For more information, please visit www.careers.firstam.com

JOB SUMMARY

* Responsible for handling real estate transactions by establishing new escrow accounts, managing funds, processing documents for closings, and completing settlements in accordance with established policies and procedures. Acts as a neutral liaison between file parties, adheres to company policy, and monitors and mitigates risk to the company.

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ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

* Manages more complex and larger dollar size transactions. Able to recognize complexity within a transaction and knows how to manage various components of a transaction due to depth and breadth of experience.

* Completes real estate escrow transactions by determining requirements; clearing titles; assembling, preparing, and reviewing closing documents; disbursing funds.

* Determines closing requirements by studying and clarifying buyer, seller, and lender instructions.

* Orders title reports for issuing title insurance, 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 settlement statement by utilizing lender instructions.

* Closes escrow account by balancing and disbursing funds.

* Complies with regulatory requirements and company policy 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.

JOB COMPLEXITIES

* Able to identify and resolve a wide range of complex issues effectively

* Assignments are typically 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

* Typically, does not have formal supervisory responsibility but is resource to less experienced team members

IMPACT

* Works under general supervision applying well established techniques, procedures or specific standards

* Sets own priorities; relies on experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals

KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS/TECHNOLOGY USED

* Knowledge of 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 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

TYPICAL EDUCATION

* High School diploma or equivalent

TYPICAL RANGE OF EXPERIENCE

* 4-6 years experience as an Escrow Officer

* Specialized knowledge in one or more escrow product areas

LICENSE OR CERTIFICATION

* Valid Licensing/Certification as required by applicable state

First American invests in its employees' development and well-being, empowers them to provide superior customer service and encourages them to serve the communities where they live and work. First American 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 firstam.com/careers..

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