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Disbursement Accounting Manager

Manages the Disbursement Accounting Department operations, including all receipts and disbursements for real estate transactions.

Responsible for achieving staff adherence to company vision, values and policies.

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Reports to
Vice President, Chicago Metro Operations

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Located in Chicago

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Disbursement Accounting

Essential Job Functions and Responsibilities

  • Selects, trains, and evaluates personnel assigned to the department.
  • Manages the budget and other financial measures of the department.
  • Evaluates and documents departmental operations, makes recommendations regarding process changes as needed.
  • Provides timely and accurate reporting and information as requested and/or as needed for effective management.
  • Communicates, implements, and supports company programs, initiatives, changes, and information to staff.
  • Responds promptly to inquiries from all parties to real estate transactions.
  • Handles questions regarding reconciliations and complex files.
  • Communicates risk items to appropriate management.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications and Position Requirements

  • Solid background in accounting.
  • Knowledge of escrow accounting workflows, CD preparation and disbursement, account reconciliation, and wire procedures.
  • Skills required for operation evaluation, employee evaluation, change management, planning, budgeting, and reporting.
  • Ability to manage under pressure with compressed deadlines in a team environment.
  • Ability to identify risks and make routine and difficult decisions.
  • Excellent organizational skills and ability to appropriately prioritize tasks.
  • Attention to detail with accurate data entry skills.
  • Effective oral and written communication skills.
  • Excellent customer service skills.
  • Professional telephone etiquette.
  • Above average computer skills, including Microsoft Office products, REsource®, and other ATG programs.
  • Ability to work overtime as needed.

Minimum Education and Experience

  • Four-year degree or equivalent work experience.
  • Five years of accounting experience with emphasis on escrow operations.
  • Three years of managerial/supervisory experience.
  • Title insurance experience preferred.
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