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Escrow Officer

AZ - Phoenix
Start Date: 10/26/2020
Valid Through: 1/25/2021

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We are seeking an Experienced, Licensed Escrow Officer to join the team of a Title Insurance company. Candidates MUST be able to work independently and process an escrow file in its entirety. This is a fantastic opportunity with a fantastic company!

Position Summary: The Escrow Officer is responsible for the completion of real estate escrow transactions by determining requirements, clearing title, assembling, preparing, and reviewing closing documents, and disbursing funds.

Duties & Responsibilities:
  • Determines escrow requirements by reviewing the purchase & sale agreements, buyer, seller and lender instructions.
  • Obtains clear title by ordering title report; resolve title defects; satisfy existing liens and encumbrances against property or principals.
  • Establishes escrow account by depositing funds and maintaining records.
  • Prepares transaction documents by completing forms and statements; collecting and reviewing existing documents.
  • Completes calculations by prorating taxes and interest.
  • Completes closing the transaction by assembling documents and closing statements; checking documents for completeness and accuracy; reviewing papers with parties to the transaction; explaining provisions and procedures; answering questions; obtaining signatures.
  • Recording and filing of appropriate documents; prepare and distribute final closing statements and order final title policies.
  • Closes escrow account by disbursing funds.
  • Complies with regulatory requirements by adhering and enforcing adherence to requirements
  • Updates job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities; attending in-house training sessions; reading professional publications; participating in professional organizations; maintain LPO by attending clock hour classes.
  • Maintains contact with all parties throughout the transaction.
  • Builds & maintains relationships with agents, builders & lenders or other clients directing business to PNWT.
Skills/Qualifications:
  • Minimum of 2-4 years of experience as an Escrow Officer or LPO
  • Proficient in Word and Excel, as well as software and computer proficiency in general
  • Excellent customer service, communication, problem solving, decision making and time management skills
  • The ability to handle confidential information
  • Strong critical thinking and decision-making skills
  • Strong prioritization and time management skills with ability to meet deadlines
  • Clear verbal and written communication skills
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Strong sense of team work
  • Strong ability to present technical data to non-technical management
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Ability to handle sensitive/confidential matters
  • A pro-active, quick, enthusiastic and flexible approach

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