FIRST AMERICAN TITLE INSURANCE COMPANY Associate Underwriting Counsel in Kansas City, Missouri
COMPANY SUMMARY Company Financial Corporation NYSE: FAF operates through its family of companies to help people achieve and protect their dream of homeownership. Company was named one of FORTUNE's 100 Best Companies to Work For in 2016 and 2017. With experience dating back to 1889, Company is a leading provider of title insurance protection and settlement services to the real estate and mortgage industries. More information about the company can be found at company's websiteJOB SUMMARY ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS * Provides underwriting support, counsel, and authorization to company personnel, agents, and customers, related to the issuance of real estate title insurance commitments and policies. * Utilizes underwriting standards and guidelines within delegated authority limits, to underwrite the issuance of title insurance. * Provides guidance to company personnel in the performance of real estate settlement services. * Issues underwriting standards and guidelines in accordance with established company processes.KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS/TECHNOLOGY USED * General understanding of fundamental concepts, practices and procedures of real estate title and settlement process. * General knowledge of Federal and State regulations related to real estate title insurance and settlement services. * General understanding of underwriting real estate transactions for the issuance of title insurance policies. * Ability to collaborate and act decisively * Detail oriented. * Excellent listening, verbal and written communication skills. * Good organizational skills with the ability to multi-task, prioritize and timely follow up. * Strong negotiation skills.TYPICAL EDUCATION * Law Degree required. * Admitted to practice in state of employment.TYPICAL RANGE OF EXPERIENCE * 1-4 years title underwriting experience. * Must be familiar with real estate law.LICENSE OR CERTIFICATION * Licensed to practice law, in good standing First American invests in its employees' development and well-being, empowers them to provide superior customer service and encourages them to serve the communities where they live and work. First American is committed to diversity and inclusion. We are an equal opportunity employer. For more information about our Company and our dedication to putting People First, check out firstam.com/careers..Employer's Job# R014509Please visit job URL for more information about this opening and to view EOE statement.