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Oscar M., Production Coordinator

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Escrow Officer

Honolulu, Hawaii

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Job ID R041633 Date posted Sep. 05, 2023 Category Escrow Employment Type Full Time

Who We Are

Join a team that puts its People First! Since 1889, First American (NYSE: FAF) has held an unwavering belief in its people. They are passionate about what they do, and we are equally passionate about fostering an environment where all feel welcome, supported, and empowered to be innovative and reach their full potential. Our inclusive, people-first culture has earned our company numerous accolades, including being named to the Fortune 100 Best Companies to Work For® list for seven consecutive years. We have also earned awards as a best place to work for women, diversity and LGBTQ+ employees, and have been included on more than 50 regional best places to work lists. First American will always strive to be a great place to work, for all. For more information, please visit

What We Do

Establish escrow accounts and process transactions for properties in accordance with established policies and procedures for developers, brokers and consumers in a high volume, streamlined environment.  Strong customer service skills needed to handle calls and requests, answer questions, and gather and provide information to clients.  Receive contracts from clients, review purchase agreements, set up accounts, and verify data.  Create title insurance policies for each transaction and distribute for each transaction.  Prepare tax documents as may be required.

What You'll Do

  • Works with clients to address escalated customer service issues.
  • Review contracts and purchase agreements to set up accounts and files according to Service Level Agreements; create amendments and interpret cancellation instructions.
  • Prepare closing documents on transactions that may have unique features or complicated matters. Perform quality checks on files.
  • Calculate title and escrow rates based on transaction type.
  • Prepare and distribute invoices for title insurance premiums.
  • Wire funds and obtain necessary approvals.
  • Prepare title insurance policies and distribute according to Service Level Agreements.
  • Maintain records in the escrow accounting system and customer database.

What You'll Bring

  • Strong customer service skills
  • Detail / quality oriented
  • Problem solving skills
  • Effective communication skills: verbal & written
  • Proficient MS Office skill set
  • Knowledge of company operating systems (i.e. FAST)
  • Ability to work under pressure, manage challenging customer interactions, and remain flexible to changing schedules and demands
  • Thorough knowledge of escrow requirements as it pertains to balanced files, good funds, FIRPTA, 1099, HAOPTA and Franchise Tax
  • High School diploma or equivalent
  • 2+ years related experience

Pay Range: $16.70 - $22.90 hourly

This hiring range is a reasonable estimate of the base pay range for this position at the time of posting.  Pay is based on a number of factors which may include job-related knowledge, skills, experience, business requirements and geographic location


What We Offer

By choice, we don’t simply accept individuality – we embrace it, we support it, and we thrive on it! Our People First Culture celebrates diversity, equity and inclusion not simply because it’s the right thing to do, but also because it’s the key to our success. We are proud to foster an authentic and inclusive workplace For All. You are free and encouraged to bring your entire, unique self to work. First American is an equal opportunity employer in every sense of the term.

Based on eligibility, First American offers a comprehensive benefits package including medical, dental, vision, 401k, PTO/paid sick leave and other great benefits like an employee stock purchase plan.

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