Escrow Officer

locationPhoenix - Arizona (AZ), 85016

atAmerican Title Service Agency

Estimated salary $45,123 a year

Job Description:

We offer a well-rounded benefits package effective the first of the month after commencement of employment. Benefits include such plans as a company paid life insurance and disability policies, 401(K), medical, dental, vision, paid time off and much more!


  • A commitment to a value system based on the respect for dignity of all individuals, whether customer or supplier
  • Adherence to the highest ethical standards and expectation that each associate will maintain consistency, persistence and above all, integrity
  • Striving for excellence in all that we undertake, encouraging consistent and continuous improvement in all results
  • Recognizing that "Above all Else...Service"! to our customers maintains our existence
  • Accepting responsibility and communicating clearly if we cannot honor a commitment

Work Performance

1. Be familiar and comply with ATSA’s Best Practices for Escrow Handling, RESPA, Accounting and Recording best practices

2. Develop new and repeat business and responsible for establishing new escrow accounts

3. Process escrow documents in accordance with established policies and procedures

4. Complete real estate escrow transactions by determining requirements; clearing titles; assembling, preparing, and reviewing closing documents; disbursing funds; interpret and explain loan documents

5. Determine escrow requirements by studying and clarifying buyer, seller, and lender instructions

6. Obtain clear title by ordering title reports; resolving title defects; satisfying existing liens and encumbrances against property or principals

7. Establish escrow account by depositing funds; maintaining records

8. Prepare transaction documents by completing forms and statements;

collecting and reviewing existing documents and preparing for recording

9. Complete calculations by prorating taxes and interest

10. Complete closing transaction documents by assembling documents; reviewing papers with parties; explaining provisions and procedures; answering questions; checking documents for completeness and accuracy; obtaining signatures

11. Complete closing by recording and filing documents; preparing and distributing final closing statements and title

12. Prepare HUD by utilizing lender instructions and statements from stakeholders

13. Close escrow account by balancing and disbursing funds

14. Comply with regulatory requirements by adhering, and enforcing adherence, to requirements

15. Update job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities; reading professional publications; maintaining personal networks; participating in professional organizations

16. Enhance organization reputation by accepting ownership for accomplishing new and different requests; exploring opportunities to add value to job accomplishments

Team Work

1. Proactively assist the entire office with signings, document handling, answering phones, asking how you may be of service

2. Support good working relationships with all clients; internal and external

Above all else…service! Communications at all times with all clients! During every aspect of the transaction

  • 2+ years Escrow Officer experience
  • Good understanding of RESPA requirements
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Ability to prioritize in a high volume/fast paced environment
  • Excellent verbal/written communication skills
  • ResWare or comparable software experience
  • Intermediate MS Office Skills

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

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