To earn Alliant National’s certification, Matthews & Jones, LLP demonstrated a track record of complying with Alliant National’s control standards, which includes extensive review under Alliant National’s Quality Management System ( QMS) and has been SSAE 16 type 2 compliant and is certified annually by A-Lign, a national independent CPA firm specializing in security, assurance and compliance auditing. The AMS and SSAE 16 type 2 audit include the following processes and systems:
New Agent Acceptance Process: A thorough, standards-based agent approval process, including comprehensive escrow and trust accounting reviews.
Quality Assurance Review (QAR): A comprehensive on-site examination of business processes, internal controls, ALTA best practices, including escrow and closing. A QAR is conducted by a trained auditor with extensive experience examining the operations of title agencies.
Agent Review Process: An annual agent review, incorporating the QAR and twelve additional standards, including a subset of ALTA best practices required to maintain certification as an authorized service provider.