Arbor Realty Trust

  • Tax Specialist

    Job Locations US-NY-Depew
    ID
    2018-1320
    # of Openings
    1
    Category
    Servicing-Operations
  • Overview

    Arbor, a real estate investment trust that invests in a diversified portfolio of multifamily and commercial real estate-related loans and other real estate-related assets has a career opportunity within our Depew, NY office for a Tax Specialist. The Tax Specialist is responsible for interacting with real estate taxing authorities, vendors, and other internal and external customers to research, pay, and procure real estate tax information. 

     

    Responsibilities

    The Tax Specialist will have the following duties and responsibilities, including but not limited to:

     

    Disburse escrow funds for timely payment of borrower real estate tax bills through check request, wire or memo bill

    • Monitor tax escrow funds for shortages
    • Contact Borrowers to secure additional funds as needed
    • Timely and accurate boarding of new loans into the servicing system as it pertains to tax escrow items
    • Aid in the updating of tax agency information on loan servicing systems
    • Request tax information from internal and external customers
    • Provide support to resolve tax related borrower inquiries
    • Review, route, and process all task, mail, email or phone items received
    • Identify and communicate tax related issues and trends
    • Accurately research and process refunded, returned, and/or stale dated checks

    Qualifications

    Education: Bachelor’s degree

     

    Experience: Minimum of one to three years of experience in finance, accounting or related field; previous experience in mortgage servicing, real estate tax or escrow are a plus.

     

    Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:

    • Basic Microsoft Office skills
    • Strong analytical skills with high attention to detail and accuracy
    • Strong organizational, time management, and prioritizing skills
    • Excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills
    • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment with strict deadlines

    Travel: None

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