Executive Closer/Closing Manager

Location: St. Louis Park, MINNESOTA
Date Posted: 03-23-2018
Executive Closer/Closing Manager
We currently have an opening for an Executive Closer/ Closing Manager with high energy, knowledge of the industry and excellent customer service skills.

The Executive Closer/ Closing Manager completes and oversees daily tasks related to providing correct and timely documentation and legal disclosures to real estate industry professionals. Our primary customers are homeowners, real estate professionals and escrow officers. The position is responsible for overseeing the Closing staff and all closing processes daily. This is a fast-paced position that requires expertise in the real estate/ title industry, multitasking, attention to detail, great strategic and planning skills as well as the ability to motivate and coach employees. This position requires drive, enthusiasm and the ability to inspire great customer service.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include but are not limited to: 
  • Review and clear title; identify underwriting concerns; prepare the Closing Disclosure, ALTA Settlement Statement and HUD-1 when applicable; order bring downs and tax certifications; obtain conveyancing; prepare daily deposits; process incoming and outgoing recordings and letters of indemnity
  • Make bank deposits and disburse funds in accordance with the signed ALTA Settlement Statement
  • Order all inspections, surveys, payoff statements, hazard insurance. Prepare settlement statement and closing packages. Close loans, fund loans and make bank deposits.
  • Searches for business opportunities for their Joint Venture operation
  • Communicates frequently with Regional Director regarding status of all operations
  • Maintains knowledge and seeks out industry developments that affect the title insurance operations and communicates information to team
  • Ensures that operations are in compliance with regulatory issues (for PA – special charges for DOl, AfBA Disclosures for Joint Venture offices, etc.)
  • Develops operating procedures on an ongoing basis for new processes for Managing Partner’s review and approval
  • Meets with owner to review financial results and any operational issues
  • Develops, mentors and trains Settlement Closing Officers and administrative support in all aspects of the title insurance business and on company policies and procedures
  • Direct supervision of office personnel
  • Must have high school diploma or equivalent
  • Must have 4+ years of professional, Title Insurance Closing experience /including leadership experience
  • Title industry experience required
  • Flexible and able to multi-task; can work within an ambiguous, fast-moving environment, while also driving toward clarity and solutions; demonstrated resourcefulness in setting priorities
  • Demonstrated capacity in developing staff (both seasoned and new), operating a profitable model (operations improvement, team development, etc.), and performance-based management
  • Title Officer License is required or ability to obtain within 90 days
  • Must have active Notary License
  • Strong presentation skills
  • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills
  • Dynamic people skills, with an ability to partner with a strong leadership team
  • Strong problem-solving skills and the demonstrated ability to think and act strategically
  • Industry software experience, Qualia preferred but not required
  • Intermediate level MS Office experience
Some of the benefits you will enjoy include: medical/dental/vision insurance; generous paid time off plan; company paid - life insurance, short term and long term disability;
Compensation- Competitive base/commission/benefits
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