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Financial Examiner 1 (In Training)
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  Job posted:   Tue Apr 17, 2018
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Financial Examiner 1 (In Training)
Providing Regulatory Oversight for Our State's Financial Service Providers**
**About Our Agency:**
The Washington State Department of Financial Institutions' (DFI) mission is to regulate financial services to protect and educate the public and promote economic vitality. Collectively and independently, the Department's nearly 200 employees within its 5 divisions - Administration, Banks, Consumer Services, Credit Unions, and Securities - work together to create a stronger economic future and secure financial environment for Washington's consumers and businesses alike. To learn more about the Department of Financial Institutions please visit our website at
**About This Position:**
The Division of Banks regulates Washington's state-chartered banks and is currently recruiting for a Financial Examiner 1 in-training. After successfully completing the 12-18 month in-training period, the incumbent will promote to the Financial Examiner 2 level.
Specific duties include, but are not limited to:
* Financial analysis, assessment, and rating of bank capital, earnings, liquidity, and sensitivity to market risk;
* Review and assessment of internal routines and controls, merchant banking, mortgage banking, the Bank Secrecy Act, and bank holding companies;
* Assessment of asset liability management processes, interest rate risk position, and potential impact on earnings and capital;
* Review, analysis and interpretation of various technical reports;
* Recommendation for enhancements to bank risk management policies, practices and procedures;
* Determination of compliance with applicable state and federal laws, rules and regulations;
* Completion of thorough and concise written comments and summaries associated with the areas reviewed and preparation of supporting documentation;
* Discussion of examination findings with mentor, Operations Manager, Examiner in Charge, and/or bank management.
Other duties of this position include eventually leading an examination team, under supervision, as the Operations Manager to include the planning, coordination and directing of examinations of financial institutions and the mentoring and training of less experienced examiners on exam responsibilities.
**Required Qualifications:**
At least 20 quarter or 12 semester credit hours in Finance, Accounting, and/or Economics.
**Desired Qualifications:**
A Bachelor's degree in Finance, Accounting, Business Administration, Economics or related field.
Supplemental Information
**Additional Skills and Abilities:**
Financial Examiners must possess the following skills and abilities:
* Excellent interpersonal skills to include the ability to work closely with peers, division management, financial institution representatives, and federal examiners.
* Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
* Advanced level computer skills to include proficiency in Microsoft Office Products.
Financial Examiners work in a close team environment and may work with difficult people. The work environment is fast paced with multiple deadlines and frequent interruptions.
**Travel Requirements:**
The majority of time will be spent in the field conducting examinations at the premises of various financial institutions; therefore, the position requires extensive overnight travel with a minimum of 50% travel at times.
**Work Schedule:**
The work schedule for this position will be Monday - Thursday 7:30 am - 5:30 pm with alternating Fridays off. On the working Friday, work hours will be 8:00 am - 5:00 pm. You will have an hour for lunch each day.
**Official Work Station:**
When not in the field conducting examinations, work assignments will be completed at the Seattle office; however, assignments not requiring coordination with other examiners or office staff may occasionally be completed at your home. Preference will be given to applicants who reside within 50 miles of downtown Seattle.
**Application Process:**
Applications for this recruitment will be accepted electronically. If you are not able to attach a document, please notify the contact person prior to submitting your application. Submitting your application materials electronically will act as confirmation that the information submitted is complete and accurate to the best of your knowledge. Failure to provide all required application materials and complete the supplemental questionnaire may result in disqualification.
Interested applicants should select the "Apply" button and attach the following materials to their application:
* Cover Letter
* Resume
* Three professional references* (provide contact name, phone number, email address, company name, and job title)
* Unofficial College Transcript(s)
*A professional reference is someone who has been paid to supervise your work and can attest to your work performance, technical skills, and job competencies. If you do not have sufficient professional references, please include non-professional references, such as educators or other professional associates.
**Note:** This position may be filled at the Financial Examiner 2 level, depending on the qualifications of the applicants. Application review may begin immediately. DFI reserves the right and may exercise the option to close this recruitment and make a hiring decision at any time. It may be to the applicant's advantage to submit application materials as soon as possible.
**Background Investigation:**
Prior to a new hire, a background check including criminal and credit record history will be conducted. Information from the background check will not necessarily preclude employment but will be considered in determining the applicant's suitability and competence to perform in the position.
**Contact Information:**
Tom Grant
DFI is an equal opportunity employer and vigorously pursues diversity in the workforce. We encourage women, racial and ethnic minorities, people over 40, people with disabilities, Veterans and disabled Veterans to apply.
*Salary:* $4,465.00 - $6,062.00 Monthly
*Location:* King County - Seattle - Other, WA
*Job Type:* Full Time - Permanent
*Department:* Dept. of Financial Institutions
*Job Number:* 1804BFE1(IT)(9)
*Closing:* 5/6/2018 11:59 PM Pacific
*Agency:* State of Washington
*Address:* View Job Posting for Agency Information View Job Posting for Location, Washington, 98504
*Phone:* View Posting for Agency Contact

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