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Escrow Officer

Company: The Judge Group
Location: Scottsdale
Posted on: January 13, 2022

Job Description:

Location: Scottsdale, AZ
Salary: $65,000-$85,000 plus bonus
Description: Are you seeking a new position that offers stability, growth opportunity, and has an excellent company culture? - If you answered yes, then please continue!
Our client is seeking multiple Escrow Officers to join their team. These will be direct-hire, full-time positions with our client. These are excellent opportunities to join an already established national company that is continuing to grow at a rapid pace.
**This is a 100% on-site position. - Our client has multiple locations available listed below.**
Locations available :
Phoenix, AZ
Mesa, AZ
Gilbert, AZ
Chandler, AZ
Floater - ability to work out of multiple offices when needed in East or West Valley.

Primary Function:
The Escrow Officer is responsible for pre-closing, coordinating with agents and lenders, preparing settlement statements, conducting the closing, assuring title policies are issued, as well as preparation and recording of documents. S/He is required to exercise extreme independent judgment and to possess the knowledge and experience necessary to efficiently handle any situation that may arise during the escrow/closing process.

Principal Duties:
Manages all files to include processing escrows, including new subdivisions, re-sales, demand escrows, assignments, exchanges, loans, re-financing and other miscellaneous transactions
Orders all documents needed to close each file in a timely manner (i.e., demands, loan documents, tax certifications, inspections, surveys, payoff statements, bring downs/updates and insurance).
Review and clear title, identify underwriting concerns and prepare settlement statements and closing packages. Complete post-closing duties including recordings, wire transfers.
Act in accordance with Good Funds Policy, as well as assure each transaction is balanced prior to disbursement
Completes deeds, notes, requests for notice, subordination agreements, financing statements, etc. (as applicable by legal standards within each jurisdiction)
Works with the title department in resolving issues (e.g., legal descriptions, easements, lot splits, vesting, federal tax liens, abstracts of judgment, bankruptcies, boundary disputes, and encroachments)
Delegates appropriate duties to the escrow assistant
Provides agents with weekly status update on every file
Follows company standards and practices when processing transactions, as well as applicable state laws and guidelines
Returns all calls, voicemails, and emails in a timely manner

Education and Experience Requirements:
Minimum three (2) years of escrow experience required.
A high school diploma is required. Associate degree Preferred
Must be a Notary Republic or be bondable. Title Insurance license may be required
Understands escrow standards, title clearance, real estate regulations and guidelines, and document preparation.
Comprehends pay off per diems, tax prorations, interest, and the like.
Understands and can explain lender documents and recordings
Adapts to new, different, or changing requirements and is attentive to details
Maintains privacy and confidentiality of company information, as well as that of customers and co-workers; treating all with honestly, fairness and respect
Pleasant, courteous, and professional when dealing with internal and external customers or clients
Displays responsible behaviors at work and a willingness to seeks out new challenges
Plans and prioritizes work to manage time effectively and accomplish assigned tasks
Uses information technology and related applications to convey and retrieve information to include title software and e-recording.
Company Benefits/Perks:
Matching 401k
Generous PTO + paid Holidays
Long Term & Short Term Disability
Life Insurance
Health Care Flexible Savings Account

This job and many more are available through The Judge Group. Find us on the web at

Keywords: The Judge Group, Scottsdale , Escrow Officer, Other , Scottsdale, Arizona

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