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First American Financial Corporation

Escrow Officer

First American Financial Corporation - Baxter, MN

Company Summary

First American Title Insurance Company, the largest subsidiary of First American Financial Corporation (NYSE: FAF), traces its history to 1889. One of the largest title insurers in the nation, the company offers title services through its direct operations and an extensive network of agents throughout the United States and abroad. First American Title provides comprehensive title insurance coverage and professional services for purchases, construction, refinances, or equity loans. The company’s thorough searches, title clearance, and insurance help to produce clear property titles and enable the efficient transfer of real estate. First American was named one of FORTUNE's 100 Best Companies to Work For® in 2016 and 2017. For more information, visit www.firstam.com

Job Summary

Responsible for establishing new escrow accounts and develops escrow documents in accordance with established policies and procedures.

Essential Functions

Responsible for establishing new escrow accounts and develops escrow documents in accordance with established policies and procedures.

Opens and manages the most complex and larger dollar size escrow transactions, acting as escrow agent for the Bank

Responsible for managing a portfolio of assigned escrow customers and brokers. Provides high level of customer service and develops ongoing escrow referrals for large dollar escrow transactions.

Maintain records in the escrow accounting system and customer database.

Opens the most complex and large dollar size escrow transactions which meet the Bank’s requirements; develops and/or obtains the appropriate escrow documentation in accordance with policy and procedures and applicable statutory and Federal regulations.

Manages the largest escrow customers and brokers as their relationship manager; provides customer service and develops ongoing escrow referrals. Exercises appropriate judgment to identify potential legal and operating risks, and works with legal counsel to mitigate exposure

Knowledge and Skills/Technology Used

Strong customer service orientation

Detail orientation

Excellent verbal communication

Problem solving skills

Strong organizational skills

Typical Education

Bachelor's degree or equivalent combination of education and experience

Typical Range of Experience

4-6 years experience as an Escrow Officer

Specialized knowledge in one or more escrow product areas.

License or Certification

Escrow Officer certification from the Escrow Association or completion of escrow

First American invests in its employee’s development and well-being, empowers them to provide superior customer service and encourages them to serve the communities where they live and work. First American is committed to diversity and inclusion. We are an equal opportunity employer. For more information about our Company and our dedication to putting People First, check out firstam.com/careers.

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Escrow Officer First American Financial Corporation - Baxter, MN, United States

   

Location: Baxter, MN

Company Profile:
First American provides financial services through its Title Insurance and Services segment and its Specialty Insurance segment. The First American Family of Companies’ core business lines include title insurance and closing/settlement services; title plant management services; title and other real property records and images; valuation products and services; home warranty products; property and casualty insurance; and banking, trust, and investment advisory services.