Escrow Officer

  • Location
    Schaumburg, Illinois
  • Salary
    $ 40000 - $ 65000
  • Category
    Accounting & Finance
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  • Job type
    Contract/Temp to Hire

Escrow Officer


Pay: $40-65K DOE

Accounting Principals is hiring an Escrow Officer for a client of ours in the Palatine, IL area. The main duties of this candidate will be to ensure that the property agreement requirements have been met from a legal standpoint and that the transfer of funds have been finalized. We are hiring on a contract to hire basis.


  • Investigate and make sure that all property titles are clear and ready for transfer
  • Ensure that all debt that is outstanding has been paid
  • Ensure financial obligations have been met and that all real estate agreements are accurate
  • Investigate property titles for delinquent taxes
  • Be able to understand and explain mortgage and trust deed documents
  • Find property reports from county assessors
  • Make sure that the seller and the buyer have no outstanding financial obligations to be met
  • Prepare loan closing legal documents
  • Prepare and transfer funds to all necessary parties
  • Complete the closing real estate financial transaction and prepare the closing documents


  • High school diploma or GED
  • State escrow certification
  • Minimum 1 year of experience
  • Time-management, decision-making skills
  • Understanding of court procedures, executive orders and legal codes
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills

    Please apply here and email your resume to with the subject line APPLICATION.

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