Thursday , March 23 2023

Zillow Internships – Escrow Funder

Website Zillow

Job Description:

The Escrow Account Funder is responsible for swiftly and accurately releasing money from escrow accounts to external parties via wires or checks. The funder works in lockstep with the Escrow Officer so that the moment a real estate transaction closes, the funder immediately performs detailed quality control review of the transaction and, once the file is fully balanced, releases funds. The funder will support local closings where real estate professionals (brokers, agents, loan officers) expect checks delivered at the closing table.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Confirm that wiring instructions are accurate
  • Follow up and resolve any matters pertaining to rejected wires
  • Print checks and deliver to the closing table or send to proper parties
  • Push wire data to the banking system for release
  • Maintain awareness of all files scheduled to close in a particular day along with each file’s exact status
  • Monitor the processes of signing docs, balancing the file, recording and receiving funding authorization
  • Once escrow officer confirms closing, immediately perform quality control activities to confirm payees, match disbursement ledger to settlement statement, ensure file is balanced and that documents are recorded

Job Requirements:

  • High degree of familiarity with real estate settlement statements, property tax prorations, loan fees, title insurance rates and commission calculations
  • Ability to spot errors on a settlement statement and how to quickly verify data accuracy
  • Ability to work with escrow officers to resolve issues quickly
  • Strong attention to details and good organization skills, customer first mindset
  • Willingness and ability to obtain title insurance licensure in certain states

Qualification & Experience:

  • Experience in a banking, treasury or accounting function for a large, complex organization
  • Experience managing fiduciary funds preferably in a title and settlement business

Job Details:

Company: Zillow

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Location: Plano, TX, US

Application Deadline: N/A

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