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Senior Escrow Officer

CTI Education Group

This is a Full-time position in Anchorage, AK posted June 9, 2021.

Job Description
– Senior Escrow Officer (00ED9)

Job Description

Senior Escrow Officer
– 00ED9

Description

When you work at Stewart, you’re part of a global real-estate services company that helps make the dream of property ownership a reality around the world.

Whether we’re providing residential and commercial title insurance, closing and settlement services or specialized offerings for the mortgage industry, we deliver comprehensive service, deep expertise and innovative customer solutions by way of our direct operations, network of Stewart Trusted Providers™ and family of companies.

Join our team and discover how Stewart Information Services Company (NYSE-STC) impacts lives for the better.

We do more than offer broad-scale real-estate services and solutions; we provide the security for building communities and dreams.

The Senior Escrow Officer effectively manages most complex and large dollar size escrow transactions for insuring title insurance.

This position requires the Senior Escrow Officer to exercise extreme independent judgment and to possess the knowledge and experience necessary to efficiently handle any situation which may arise during the escrow process.

Responsibilities:
Responsible for managing a portfolio of complex and large dollar escrow customers.

Manage the entire real estate closing process, including compliance with real estate contracts, lender instructions, title requirements, company requirements and other written instructions Understand the escrow process to determine what steps need to be taken to transfer the title of property pursuant to the conditions called for in the real estate contract and lender instructions Collaborate with title department to resolve title issues such as legal descriptions, easements, lot splits, vesting, all tax liens, abstracts of judgments, bankruptcies, boundary disputes, encroachments, list pendants, etc.

Exercises appropriate judgment to identify potential legal and operating risks Prepare all closing documents necessary to ensure title insurance is issued at closing Oversee the issuance of checks, bills and statements, receipts, and any other documents needed to ensure customer satisfaction Secure all documents (corrective and others) that may be required for the issuance of title insurance Conduct closing with customer, realtor, lenders, and attorneys Assist customers and clients with closing related questions.

Acts as an intermediary between different parties Prior to disbursement, confirm all funds are collected, all appropriate documents are checked for accuracy, signatures are collected, and acknowledgements and legal descriptions are correct Correct all taxes due, HOA dues, and any delinquencies and/or principal and interest Ensure all payoffs have been collected, mailed, delivered or wired according to instructions Verify against the HUD statement that all disbursements have been paid correctly Prior to recording, verify all legal documents for correct acknowledgements, legal, and lien information When needed, delegate work to and manage work of escrow processors in the real estate transaction process Manage and develop client relationships to ensure future real estate closing transactions Provides high level of customer service and develops ongoing escrow referrals for large dollar escrow transactions Market new business and make calls on current and prospective clients Responsible for establishing new accounts and develops escrow documents in accordance with established policies and procedures Maximizes business opportunities by recognizing acquisition and start-up opportunities.

Participates in associations and appropriate lobbying efforts aligned with business strategies Understands industry developments and regulatory issues and the impact on the business Facilitates or attends seminars, workshops and professional meetings in efforts to identify, develop and maintain business contacts Qualifications
Requirements:
Experienced with standard concepts, practices, and procedures within the escrow/title industry field.

Formerly in an Escrow Officer role.

Notary public or be bondable Work independently and make appropriate decisions.

Excellent client relations and organizational skills.

Knowledge of Microsoft Office applications.

Ability to read and interpret documents.

Ability to write routine reports and correspondence.

Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of the organizations.

Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportions, percentages – ability to apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry.

Detail-oriented and professional; able to handle confidential information.

Successful track record in the escrow industry and expertise in a variety of escrow product areas.

Strong communication, both verbal and written.

Ability to deal with multiple types of roles such as real estate sellers, buyers, agents and brokers.

Completion of a High School diploma and completed courses in business administration, real estate, statistics and finance is a plus.

Licensed in title insurance pre-state requirements or currently applying to be licensed, if applicable for your state.

Minimum of 5+ years of experience directly handling escrow transactions which includes experience in the title industry.

Equal Employment Opportunity Employer

Stewart is committed to ensuring that its online application process provides an equal employment opportunity to all job seekers, including individuals with disabilities.

If you believe you need a reasonable accommodation in order to search for a job opening or to submit an application, please contact us by calling 1-800-729-1904 Option 4 or by email at careers@stewart.com .

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