CRES Loan Closer II
Bank of the West
Tempe, Arizona, United States
8d ago


What sets Bank of the West apart from other banks is our team members they embody the optimistic spirit of the West. There is a spirit here that drives us to do more.

Our team of more than 10,000 employees is vital to the success of our Bank. They reflect our modern western values straightforward, entrepreneurial and optimistic.

We seek to create a corporate culture that fosters and rewards excellence, encourages creative thinking and respects diversity an environment where team members are engaged, supportive of one another and enthusiastic about serving our customers.

Bank of the West offers the stability of a company that has a 135 year history and is part of BNP Paribas, a European leader in global banking and financial services and one of the 6 strongest banks in the world.

We offer opportunities across our diverse business lines Retail Banking, Commercial Banking, National Finance, and Wealth Management.

Job Description Summary

Responsible for performing a variety of clerical loan closing / funding functions, including the preparation, review and funding of mortgage loan documents.

Preaudits files, learns about closing, stacking / files.

Essential Job Functions

  • Verifies accuracy of file documentation, correct vesting, legal description and required title endorsements and enters all document preparation information into the computer system.
  • Prepares closing papers in accordance with FHLMC, FNMA, RD and Bond agency and Bank requirements in an accurate and timely manner and may prepare checks or wire and balance cash reconciliation statement in accordance with corporate guidelines.
  • Ensures accuracy of all related accounting entries.
  • Prepares the appropriate loan documents as directed that are needed to satisfy internal, external and regulatory requirements in accordance with loan program.
  • Assists in coordinating and communicating commitment periods, loan terms, conditions, funding and recording dates to escrow.
  • Reviews payoffs on existing loans, title commitments, surveys, and insurance information.
  • Enters tickler and status data for all files to assist in monitoring and tracking appropriate document requirements.
  • Ensures that all Bank assets related to the loan closing function are properly safeguarded against errors, omissions, regulatory criticism or potential loss.
  • Ensures all underwriting conditions have been satisfied, RESPA issues have been addressed and properly documented. Balances the truth-

    in-lending amount financed to the final approval settlement statement to ensure compliance with Reg Z. May prepare required closing package for delivery to title company via e-

    mail transmission in a timely manner. May interface with Branch Officers, HMC's, Escrow Officers, Title Officers, and Insurance Agents.

    May research inquiries made by post closing and various outside agencies with respect to closed loans and reports to management any non-

    conformance to company policy. Adheres to all state and federal regulations including, but not limited to HMDA, RESPA, Fair Lending practices etc.

    Other Job Duties

  • Performs other duties as assigned.
  • Required Experience

  • Requires basic job knowledge of systems and procedures obtained through prior work experience or education.
  • Requires 3 years minimum experience.
  • May require vocational or technical education in addition to prior work experience.
  • Education

  • High School Diploma or GED Required
  • Skills

  • Knowledge of residential real estate loan products and related processing and underwriting procedures and requirements.
  • Understanding and knowledge of lending documentation, internal loan processes and governmental regulations and requirements.
  • Demonstrated customer service skills.
  • General familiarity with office procedures.
  • Typing of 40-45 WPM.
  • Organizational skills.
  • Analytical skills.
  • Knowledge of 10-key, calculator.
  • Photocopier and fax machine.
  • Maintains filing system.
  • Demonstrated math and analysis skills.
  • PC Proficiency with Windows based software in Word, Outlook and Excel.
  • Equal Employment Opportunity Policy

    Bank of the West is an Equal Opportunity employer and proud to provide equal employment opportunity to all job seekers without regard to any status protected by applicable law.

    Bank of the West is also an Affirmative Action employer - Minority / Female / Disabled / Veteran.

    Bank of the West will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance subject to the requirements of all state and federal laws and regulations.

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