Mortgage Servicing Escrow Analysis Representative

Arvest - Little Rock, AR3.8

Full-time
SUMMARY: The Mtg Servicing Escrow Analysis Representative calculates mortgage servicing escrow analysis on all escrowed mortgage loans. The incumbent will prepare and mail escrow analysis statements to customers and issue surplus checks when applicable. The Mtg Servicing Escrow Analysis Representative will provide assistance to other internal departments with escrow analysis questions from customers. Additionally, the incumbent interacts with escrow departments to insure the correct information is on the statement and in answering written inquiries from customers. The Escrow Analyst Representative conducts research on customer?s escrow accounts and payment history as needed.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

Create, research, finalize, and mail initial, annual, short year, and other miscellaneous analysis batches to customers including any surplus checks when applicable.
Research and respond to customer requests accurately and in a timely manner, including the preparation of all written documentation and properly commenting response and findings concerning customer requests.
Make corrections as needed to escrow account.
Insure customer?s escrow analysis statement is correct and delivered in a timely manner, allowing the customer appropriate notice of upcoming escrow payment change.
Assist bank and/or mortgage associates concerning escrow problems or inquiries by finding an accurate solution in a timely and efficient manner.
Monitor and review low value taxes on new construction.
Cross train with other mortgages escrow departments (tax, insurance, mortgage insurance).
Work with flow, bankruptcy, loss mitigation, and other internal departments making sure all escrow accounts are maintained and monitored for accuracy.
Work with the Loan Boarding/Flow Department to ensure all escrow tracking lines are setup correctly.
Work with the Loss Mitigation department to calculate new escrow account balance and determine new escrow payment per loan modification documents.
Work with the Bankruptcy department to calculate pre-petition escrow payments.
Understand and comply with bank policy, laws, regulations, and the bank's BSA/AML Program, as applicable to your job duties. This includes but is not limited to; complete compliance training and adhere to internal procedures and controls; report any known violations of compliance policy, laws, or regulations and report any suspicious customer and/or account activity.

TEAM ACCOUNTABILITIES:
Support and uphold the Arvest Mission Statement.
Uphold the Arvest Code of Ethics and ensure that confidential information is safeguarded.
Maintain a high level of cooperation and rapport with all associates in order to ensure accurate and efficient operations and service.
Formulate and communicate new ideas and suggestions that will improve profitability and efficiency for the company?s overall operation.
Promote professionalism at all times.

QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS:
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE:
High School Diploma or General Education Degree (GED) required.
6 months customer service required.
6 months clerical experience required.
Accounting or equivalent experience preferred
Proficiency in Excel and Microsoft Word preferred.
Mortgage loan/servicing experience preferred.

OTHER SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
Must be able to arrive at work on time, work on site and have regular work attendance
Must be able to work cooperatively with other co-workers regardless of personality, presence or communication style
Must be able to provide cordial customer service regardless of customer personality, presence or communication style
Must be able to perform several tasks at once
Must be able to work in a stressful atmosphere
Must be able to rotate job tasks
Must be able to occasionally work overtime
Must be able to greet others cordially
Must be able to coordinate multiple and changing priorities
Must be able to verbally communicate with all other associates
Must be able to operate telephone, scanner, copier and FAX machines
Must be able to move from department, division, or bank to department, division or bank to attend meetings
Must be able to operate personal computer keyboard in order to create reports, schedules and other appropriate documentation

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an associate to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the associate is regularly required to stand, walk, sit, and to talk and hear. The associate must occasionally reach with hands and arms; stoop, kneel, or crouch.

The associate may occasionally be required to lift or move up to 25 pounds.

Specific vision abilities required by this job include close, distance and color vision and the ability to adjust focus.

WORK ENVIRONMENT:
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an associate encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.