VP of Closing - Remote SUMMARY: Our client in North Dallas has an opening for a VP of Closing who manages the Closing and Funding department functions. ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following: Other duties may be assigned. Responds and takes action on investor inquiries related to Closing and Funding Develops internal training plans to promote internal candidates, create efficiencies and ensure quality loans. Manages day to day activities of departments and adjusts workloads accordingly. Manages escrow holdbacks and releases. Point of Contact for third party agencies affiliated with Closing functions. Maintains satisfactory turn times for Closing & Funding loans. Conducts closing audits and other technical reviews to improve performance of closing department. Attends meetings as necessary to ensure loans are saleable and closed per Investor guidelines. Develops and prepares budgets for recognition and reward systems for personnel achievements. Reviews and sets goals for accountability standards and measures productivity. Ensures appropriate staffing as needed for the department. Encourages, coaches and develops staff. Meets regularly with other departments and business partners to discuss strategies for efficiencies and systems. Develops and maintains effective business relationships with outside vendors. Develops accountability procedures for closing and funding departments Provides daily closing reports to Senior management. KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES knowledge typically acquired through: Minimum five years related experience or training; and/or equivalent combination of education and experience. Ability to read, analyze and interpret complex documents. Ability to write technical reports, business correspondence and procedure manuals. Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations. Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, commissions, interest and percentages. Ability to exercise tact, judgment and persuasiveness and diplomacy with internal and external customers. Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts and draw valid conclusions. Ability to multi-task and set priorities. Ability to work with basic mortgage industry software. Knowledge of current mortgage industry practices and laws.