Corporate Careers


HomeServices of Iowa Corporate Careers

 

 

HomeServices of Iowa is a full-service brokerage consisting of five company brands; Iowa Realty, Iowa Realty Commercial, Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices First Realty, Midland Title & Escrow, and Iowa Title Company. We have offices located throughout the Des Moines metro as well as the Cedar Rapids area. We employ over 200 employees and support over 900 agents. HomeServices of Iowa is a subsidiary of HomeServices of America, which is comprised of over 30 top real estate companies creating the second largest, full-service real estate brokerage firm in the United States.

 

Apply to join our team by sending your resume to humanresources@homeservicesiowa.com.

 

Title Closing Processor

 

Midland Title & Escrow is seeking a Title Closing Processor in our West Des Moines corporate office! The Title Closing Processor will work closely with the Escrow Closer to process files for the closing and post-closing process of residential real estate and mortgage transactions. Providing a high level of service within the closing experience is key to leaving a positive lasting impression on the customer.

 

Primary Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Process, Review and set up the closing file

  • Order all the necessary information for upcoming closings, including payoff, title evidence, mortgage documentation and inspections

  • Maintain accuracy of physical and electronic files

  • Prepare transferring and mortgage documentation

  • Ensure execution of documents prior to closing

  • Communicate with sales associates, Escrow Closer and client about the closing process

  • Package and distribute documents and files, process mail and answer phones

Performance Requirements and Qualifications:

  • Package Associate Degree or equivalent work experience and knowledge
  • Previous real estate, mortgage and/or legal background
  • Ability t owork in a fast-paced environment, while maintaining attention to detail
  • Effective analytical and problem-solving skills 
  • Excellent customer service focus 

Insurance Producer

 

HomeServices Insurance Agency is an affiliate of one of the largest real estate companies in the United States, and we have an extraordinary opportunity for three professional insurance producers! Two producers will work in our West Des Moines corporate office and one in our Cedar Rapids locations to assist clients with their insurance needs.

 

Job Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Market and sell personal lines insurance policies
  • Proactively contact all leads to recommend appropriate insurance, quote and place coverage
  • Identify and assess client risk exposures
  • Foster referral relationships with all real estate personnel including agents, office managers and mortgage brokers to maximize sales opportunities

Performance Requirements and Qualifications:

  • Associate’s degree with equivalent work experience and knowledge; bachelor’s degree preferred
  • Appropriate state agent/broker personal lines insurance license
  • Minimum of two years’ successful personal lines insurance sales experience
  • High level marketing skills
  • Working knowledge of risk assessment and risk management techniques

Senior IT Analyst

The Analyst for HomeServices of Iowa will be located in our West Des Moines Corporate office and is responsible for business systems analysis, project management, and strategic planning to achieve maximum productivity through information technology solutions across all business units.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Design, implement and/or manage technology solutions
  • Analyze and evaluate technology solutions, costs and feasibility
  • Evaluate and negotiate vendor contracts
  • Oversee third party vendor relationships
  • Work with executive, departmental and sales office managers to determine technology needs, determine practicality of requests, and advise on potential solutions

Performance Requirements and Qualifications:

  • Advanced degree in information systems, computer science or related field; Bachelors preferred
  • 5+years related information technology experience, including business analysis and project management
  • Real estate or mortgage industry experience preferred
  • Ability to prioritize and handle multiple tasks concurrently
  • Ability to work independently
  • Effective customer service and communication skills

Title Assistant

 

Iowa Title Company is seeking an individual to join our team as a Title Assistant at our downtown Cedar Rapids office! The ideal candidate will have experience in the real estate or legal professions.  The Title Assistant will provide timely service to customers and agents which may include any of the following:

 

Primary Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Generate searches and reports, and retrieve documents as part of support services on research requests
  • Perform scanning and indexing and assist in maintaining supplies
  • Prepare billing, check deposits, and assist in locating abstracts
  • Process mail and courier deliveries for incoming and outgoing title work
  • Answer phones, respond to information requests or refer to appropriate departments
  • Retrieve and process information and provide communication to clients
  • Provide other clerical and research support as needed in daily production

Performance Requirements and Qualifications:                 

  • Associates Degree or equivalent work experience
  • Two years general administrative experience with related title experience desirable
  • Computer skills, including but not limited to, computer literacy of Microsoft Office Word, Excel, Outlook, and DataBase Software Applications
  • Effective analytical and problem solving skills
  • Ability to work under deadline pressures
  • Knowledge of real estate, title and/or mortgage business helpful

 

Agent Success Facilitator — Ankeny

 

Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices First Realty is seeking an Agent Success Facilitator for our Ankeny Sales Office! The Agent Success Facilitator will work closely with agents, brokers, and managers. This role contains aspects of marketing, transactional support, and office administration. The ideal candidate will be personable and engaging with guests and visitors to the office and over the phone.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Provide strong customer service by answering phones and geeting visitors in a friendly and inviting manner
  • Receive, process and prepare paperwork related to real estate sales on behalf of agents and brokers
  • Create Brochures, flyers/postcards, marketing materials and promotional pieces
  • Maintain all company listings in the MLS system for completeness and accuracy
  • Manage the weekly tour lists and open house communication
  • Provide passive marketing support for agents through the ReSource Center
  • Distribute mail to agents, brokers, office staff and management
  • Order office supplies as needed

Performance Requirements and Qualifications:

  • Administrative, Clerical, or Customer Service Experience - Real Estate experience preferred
  • Bachelor degree preferred but not required
  • Highly personable
  • Strong Technology Aptitude
  • Analytical
  • Experience with Social Media

 

Title Researcher

 

Iowa Title Company is seeking a highly-motivated individual to join our team as a Title Researcher at our West Des Moines office! The ideal candidate will have experience in the real estate or legal professions.  The Title Researcher provides research and administrative support as needed for the department and office including any of the following:

 

Primary Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Research real estate records, title problems and legal descriptions
  • Transcribe information for processing, examining and closing personnel
  • Obtain and provide all required information while maintaining exceptional customer service to all customers and other departments
  • Generate and track title searches and any applicable reports
  • Acquire, prepare and maintain files and documents
  • Perform any additional responsibilities as requested or assigned

 

Performance Requirements and Qualifications:

  • Minimum Two Year Accounting Degree
  • Basic accounting experience
  • Analytical and detail oriented
  • Accounting systems knowledge
  • Strong customer service skills
  • Real Estate background is a plus

 

Are you ready to join the fast-paced real estate industry with HomeServices of Iowa as an Accounting Technician? Candidates with experience in accounts payable and commission processing are strongly encouraged to apply. HomeServices of Iowa offers a competitive benefits package including medical, dental, vision, 401k, paid time off and life insurance options. Apply today to join our team of experienced industry leaders!

 

HomeServices of Iowa is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

 

 

Chief Financial Officer (CF0)

 

The CFO will work as a partner with the CEO of the regional operating company to develop and execute business plans to support the overall strategy of HomeServices of America. This position will establish and utilize key operating metrics and financial analysis to assess and drive business performance. Implement policies, procedures, and controls to facilitate the timely, accurate and consistent reporting of financial results and assures compliance with financial and legal reporting requirements. The position is located in our West Des Moines corporate office.

 

Primary Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Establish and administer business plans and budgets, along with goals and deliverables, to align the business with strategy and create value
  • Lead creation of annual budget, set budget goals, review results vs plan and make adjustments to align with business objectives
  • Consult with and advise all segments of management concerning operation of the business as it relates to the attainment of objectives and the effectiveness of policies, organization structure and procedures
  • Manage operating and capital expenditures to attain EBITDA projections
  • Administer tax policies and procedures
  • Assure protection of the business and its assets through internal controls, policies, procedures, and necessary insurance coverage
  • Appraise and interpret the effect of economic factors and other external factor on the business
  • Perform administrative activities necessary for effective management, including employee safety, selection and development, salary and budget administration, employee counseling and motivation, communicating organizational goals and objectives, and planning, integrating, measuring and reporting work performance

Requirements and Qualifications:

  • MBA/Bachelors degree in business, finance or accounting
  • Ten plus years experience in a financial/accounting position with increasing responsibility
  • Experience in financial services, mortgage or real estate a plus
  • Proven competency in corporate finance/accounting to include budgeting, reporting, business planning, compliance, and general business management
  • Strong leadership, interpersonal and team building skills
  • Strong written and oral communication and presentation skills
  • Project management skills, ability to prioritize and handle multiple tasks and projects concurrently

Accounting Technician

 

HomeServices of Iowa is seeking an analytical individual to join the Accounting team as an Accounting Technician in our West Des Moines corporate office! The Accounting Technician provides essential support to the company by performing a wide range of accounting duties.

 

Primary Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Accounts Payable processing and filing
  • Process offers and changes
  • Process commission, agent charges, and post close maintenance information
  • Complete review of all scanned documents
  • Provide backup for the front desk as needed
  • Perform other general accounting duties as assigned

 

Performance Requirements and Qualifications:

  • Minimum Two Year Accounting Degree
  • Basic accounting experience
  • Analytical and detail oriented
  • Accounting systems knowledge
  • Strong customer service skills
  • Real Estate background is a plus

 

Are you ready to join the fast-paced real estate industry with HomeServices of Iowa as an Accounting Technician? Candidates with experience in accounts payable and commission processing are strongly encouraged to apply. HomeServices of Iowa offers a competitive benefits package including medical, dental, vision, 401k, paid time off and life insurance options. Apply today to join our team of experienced industry leaders!

 

HomeServices of Iowa is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

 

 

Escrow Closer – West Des Moines

 

Midland Title & Escrow is seeking a highly-motivated individual to join our team as an Escrow Closer in our West Des Moines corporate office! The Escrow Closer facilitates real estate closings, ensuring all documents and balances required to complete a sales and mortgage transaction are properly prepared and executed, assuring closing deadlines are met with good attention to detail and the ability to multi-task. Providing a high level of service within the closing experience is key to leaving a positive lasting impression on the customer.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Prepare seller and buyer documents
  • Work with lenders and customers to clear various title issues such as liens, lawsuits and judgments
  • Obtain payoffs for seller’s existing loans
  • Sign documents with seller and/or borrower
  • Obtain payoffs for seller's existing loans
  • Complete post-closing work
  • Process real estate commission to listing company
  • Prepare title commitments and title certificates
  • Interact with sellers, buyers, realtors and lenders throughout the closing process

Performance Requirements and Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree; Law Degree highly desired
  • Previous brokerage closing, mortgage closing and/or legal backroung
  • Ability to wrok in a fast-paced environment, while maintaining attention to detail
  • Work well with others and effectively manage stressful situations
  • Excellent customer service focus


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