Experience:
3-5 years of experience
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Employment Type:
Full time
Posted:
6/14/2019
Job Category:
Accounting
Escrow Account Analyst
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Zillow | Atlanta, GA
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Job Description

About the teamThe Escrow Account Analyst is responsible for handling the receipt and disbursement of money, and maintaining a full accounting and reconciliation of all bank accounts. The role works very closely with the corporate treasury and cash management teams. The role is essential to demonstrating extraordinary banking governance and regulatory compliance. At Zillow, it is our plan to renovate how closing and settlement services are performed. We will improve the customer experience by reducing customer effort, making information transparent, and improving speed.

About the role

You will utilize your experience managing escrow accounts for organizations having complex general ledger and corporate entity structures. You will be deeply detail oriented with experience closing monthly escrow reconciliations punctually. They will be comfortable handling millions of dollars of fiduciary funds, and take great pride in ensuring precise and disciplined funds control.

Responsibilities

* Monitor, receive and post inbound funds
* Release wires and checks
* Ensure all transactions shown in the banking system are reflected in closing transaction system
* Assist in the design and development of internal controls
* Perform reconciliations of all escrow and operating accounts monthly
* Close monthly recons on time; distribute account recons to underwriters as necessary
* Serve as lead representative in state, underwriter and internal audits of escrow accounts
* Maintain familiarity of banking resolutions and design systems to track and approve release of funds
* Key operating metric - fully balanced and reconciled escrow accounts every month; zero escrow related findings in audits

Who you areQualifications

* 3+ years of experience in a banking, treasury or accounting function for a large, complex organization
* Experience managing fiduciary funds preferable in a title and settlement business
* Expertise in performing escrow account reconciliations; matching transactional system to banking system
* Real passion for quality in performing financial transaction and disbursing funds
* College degree in Finance or Accounting

Get to know us

Zillow Group is owned, fueled and grown by innovators who help people make better, smarter decisions around all things home. We encourage one another at every level, and our efforts are supported by employee-driven, world-class benefits that enable us to enjoy our lives outside the office while building fulfilling careers that impact millions of individuals every day.

Zillow Group is an equal opportunity employer committed to fostering an inclusive, innovative environment with the best employees. Therefore, we provide employment opportunities without regard to age, race, color, ancestry, national origin, religion, disability, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, or any other protected status in accordance with applicable law. If there are preparations we can make to help ensure you have a comfortable and positive interview experience, please let us know.

About Zillow

Architect new technologies while revolutionizing an industry. Take pride in your impact, with hundreds of thousands of users per engineer. Build great products for consumers and professionals.

 

We are nimble and pride ourselves on our culture of transparency and collaboration. We’ve got a start-up vibe and a start-up attitude towards getting things done, but all the perks of an established company. Walking through our offices, you will hear laughter and a buzz of activity all around. All Zillowites have a voice and make a visible mark on one of real estate's most popular destinations.

No office is complete without a heavy-duty espresso machine, market fresh fruit, and lunch delivered from local chefs. We like to play and have an awesome game room and memorable parties to prove it. We are always looking for inventive and passionate people with strong ideas, voice, and ambitions. Leave your egos at the door and peek inside to learn more about how you can be part of our team!