Closing Assistant

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In 1908, State Bank of Cross Plains opened our doors with one goal in mind: to make our vision of helping others achieve their dreams a reality. Since we believe that anything is possible with the right people by your side, we aim to be a knowledgeable financial partner who helps the Dane County community and surrounding area accomplish their goals—and then set new ones. With our unique community bank culture, competitive wages and benefits and opportunities for growth, we offer our employees the ability to make a difference for our customers in helping them reach their financial dreams.

We are seeking a detailed-oriented professional to join our Verona office as a Closing Assistant to our Residential Mortgage Division. This position will be part of a key team that is responsible for transitioning loans from the sales teams to the investor marketplace.  Responsibilities include performing pre-closing tasks, disbursing closed loans, uploading loans to our core system, delivering loans to respective investors, tracking trailing documents.


  • Perform quality control (QC) reviews of residential loans files in accordance with the Quality Control Program and accepted quality control standards
  • Remain current with regulation changes from governmental/state agencies, as well as policy changes from investors
  • Assist Closers with the preparation of the initial Closing Disclosures
  • Prepare files for disbursement after closing occurs and documents are received
  • Upload loan data to the bank’s core system
  • Obtain and correct documentation and any follow-up work necessary to complete files
  • Deliver all sold loans to investors in a timely and accurate manner
  • Monitor pipeline of sold loans to ensure timely closing and timely delivery to investors
  • Monitor investor reports in order to ensure timely and accurate funding from investors
  • Serve as back up for Mortgage Loan Administrative Assistant as needed
  • Performs all other duties as assigned


  • Associates degree in Finance, Accounting, Business, Real Estate and/or similar field of education and/or 1-2 years previous work experience in a mortgage function
  • Strong attention to detail with excellent follow up skills and the ability to proof own work as well as others to be able to deliver high-quality results.
  • Effective written and verbal communication
  • Self-starter that can manage multiple priorities simultaneously
  • Good working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite, good typing skills and the ability and willingness to learn new programs and software
  • Excellent organizational skills, including ability to prioritize and remain calm while working in a fast-paced/deadline driven environment.

The State Bank of Cross Plains values a diverse workforce and is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. Minorities, Females, Veterans, and Individuals with Disabilities encouraged to apply.


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