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Manager, Escrow Officer - Florida (Remote)

Company: Amherst Holdings
Location: Houston
Posted on: January 16, 2022

Job Description:

Manager, Escrow Officer - Florida (Remote)
Amherst is revolutionizing the way U.S. real estate is priced, managed and financed in order to unlock opportunities for all market participants. Driven by data, analytics, and technology, Amherst has a 20-year history of anticipating where the next risks and opportunities are likely to emerge and designing actionable strategies for investors to capitalize on opportunities across residential real estate, commercial real estate and public securities. Amherst, along with its affiliates and subsidiaries, has more than 900 employees, $5 billion under management and approximately $15 billion under advisement and oversight. www.amherst.com.
ROLE AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Manage and assist title specialists to clear title curative issues identified during title examination, while effectively notating all systems to track progress.
  • Manage the real estate closing process, to ensure compliance with real estate contracts, lender instructions, title requirements, company requirements and other written instructions.
  • Manage escalation issues to ensure timely recordation of closing documents, the issuance of checks, bills and statements, receipts and title policy associated with the closing.
  • Correspond with all parties involved in the real estate transaction, including but not limited to lenders, builders, real estate agents and attorneys as needed.
  • Assisting with the development and implementation of policies and procedures.
  • Manages policy, processes and procedures at the program level for the company. This includes cross-functional processing involving multiple work streams.
  • Ensure Service Level Agreements (SLAs) are consistently met or exceeded in accordance with contractual requirements.
  • Run daily, weekly and monthly reports to ensure that title and closing turn times meet with client
  • SLA's.
  • Provide best in class customer service to clients and customers.
  • Coordinate interviewing, hiring, orientation of, training, discipline, evaluation of, and termination of employees.
  • Manage all Florida personnel.
  • Perform internal compliance audits; provide support during underwriter and regulatory compliance audits.
    QUALIFICATIONS AND EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS
    • Bachelor's degree or relevant work experience.
    • Escrow Agent licensure and 5+ years' experience within the Florida Title industry and real estate industry required.
    • Must have knowledge of all escrow processes and able to maintain escrow process from beginning to end.
    • Knowledge of Florida Title Insurance Procedural and Rate Rules. - Superior analytical and critical thinking skills.
    • ALTA best practices experience preferred.
    • Work under general supervision.
      PREFERRED SKILLS
      • Strong communication skills, with the ability to clearly and concisely present issues, ideas and recommendations in verbal, written and presentation formats.
      • Highly motivated, inquisitive, self-started with the ability to multi-task and effectively manage priorities to meet deadlines in a fast-paced environment.
      • Strong attention to detail, excellent organizational skills, ability to manage multiple projects and the capacity to work under pressure and tight deadlines.
      • Ability to direct teams and influence stakeholders at multiple levels within the enterprise in an environment with shared authority (over the vendor relationship).
      • Capable of generating a high degree of respect and trust to develop and maintain strong relationships with business partners across all levels of stakeholders.
        Our full-time employee benefits include:
        • A competitive compensation package, annual bonus, 401k match
        • Flexible PTO including 7 paid holidays, 1 floating holiday, and 1 volunteer day
        • Employer-paid benefits (medical, dental, vision, health savings account)
        • Professional career development and reimbursement
        • Up to 16 weeks paid maternity leave; up to 4 weeks of paid parental leave
        • Backup childcare offered through Bright Horizons
        • Relaxed casual environment with virtual office events---Amherst is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, gender, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, physical or mental disability, genetic information or veteran status, and encourage all applicants to apply.

Keywords: Amherst Holdings, Houston , Manager, Escrow Officer - Florida (Remote), Executive , Houston, Texas

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