Trust and Fiduciary Services Specialist

    Tri-Star Trust
    Lansing, MI
    $43,532 - $66,748 (higher rate may be considered, based on successful candidate’s experience)
As a Trust and Fiduciary Services Specialist, you’ll manage ongoing trusts for beneficiaries and probate/trust settlement following the death of Tri-Star Trust clients. You'll oversee the complex and unique needs of beneficiaries and decedents.

Position Responsibilities
• Opening and transferring accounts.
• Working with beneficiaries to assess their ongoing financial needs and appropriateness of distributions.
• Maintaining appropriate trust accountings.
• Preparing communications for internal trust committee.
• Identification and collection of assets owned by the decedent at the time of death.
• Valuation of all assets as of date of death.
• Settlement of all debts and payment of all valid claims and costs of administration.
• Distribution of assets pursuant to the terms of the Trust and/or Will.
• Manage issues of timing and beneficiary needs during the estate settlement process.
• Consult with outside attorneys, accountants, and others in managing and controlling risk.
• Create, enhance, and expand customer relationships.
• Work toward developing process improvement and creating best practices to share trust team members.
• Reimbursed travel during working hours within the state of Michigan.
• Other duties as assigned.

• Bachelor's Degree in related field or equivalent combination of education and experience.
• Two or more years of relevant estate settlement, probate administration, trust administration, or estate planning experience.

Knowledge/Skills/Abilities Required
• Understanding of fiduciary accounting.
• Strong organization and analytical skills with high attention to detail.
• Ability to execute various time sensitive tasks with a sense of urgency.
• Excellent verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills and the ability to communicate with various stakeholders including beneficiaries, and third party professional contacts in insurance, real estate, investment, etc.
• Desire for continuous improvement of technical skills in the Trust, Estate and Financial Services industry.

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