Financial Examiner 2 (Credit Union Financial Examiner)

The Department of Consumer and Business Services (DCBS) is a progressive business regulatory state agency dedicated to the mission of protecting and serving Oregon’s consumers and workers while supporting a positive business climate.

This position is with the Division of Finance and Corporate Securities (DFCS). DFCS’ mission is to encourage a wide range of financial services and products to Oregonians in a safe, sound, equitable, and fraud-free manner.

The successful candidate will protect Oregon’s consumers by examining financial institutions for safety and soundness.

This position will be located in either Salem or Wilsonville.  The location of the position will be discussed at the interview and finalized when the job offer is made.

INTERESTED?  Here’s What You Need:

The successful candidate will at a minimum have:

  • Four years of experience examining or auditing financial institutions for safety, soundness, or compliance and judging the institutions overall performance and compliance with laws and regulations.
  • A Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Business Administration, Banking, Law, or a closely related field may substitute for up to three years of the required experience.

The training and/or experience must show:

  • Knowledge of the scope and purpose of financial institution regulation;
  • Skill evaluating the quality of an institution’s assets including investments and other real estate;
  • Skill preparing financial statements;
  • Skill writing concise findings from examinations; and
  • Skill effectively communicating verbally and in writing with a variety of people.


  • Thorough knowledge of financial institution principles and practices and managerial experience in a financial institution OR experience as an examiner with emphasis on credit analysis.
  • Demonstrated understanding of accounting/finance concepts.
  • Strong interpersonal skills.
  • Strong writing skills.


The successful candidate will have a valid driver’s license and a satisfactory driving record. Note: Prior to an offer of employment, DCBS may request that you provide an official driving record.

Requirements of a satisfactory driving record:

  • A driver having a satisfactory driving record is defined as a driver who has not been convicted or forfeited bail for any of the following offenses and infractions:
  • A major traffic offense in the last 24 months (Examples include reckless driving, driving under the influence of intoxicants, failing to perform the duties of a driver, criminal driving while suspended or revoked, fleeing or attempting to elude a police officer, and others),
  • A felony revocation of driving privileges, or felony or misdemeanor conviction resulting in driver license suspension within the last 24 months,
  • Three or more Class B traffic violations in the last 12 months,
  • A careless driving conviction in the last 12 months,
  • A Class A moving violation in the last 12 months (Class A is the most serious level of violation, e.g. going 30 miles over the speed limit).


  • NOTE:  Employment will be contingent upon the passing of a fingerprint-based criminal background check.  Conviction of a crime will not automatically disqualify an individual from being considered for employment.
  • Requires statewide travel, normally in state motor pool vehicles with two to five occupants. Frequent overnight absence from home (two to four nights a week).


  • To apply for this position, follow the “Apply” link above to complete the online application.
  • The State of Oregon requires all applications have a valid e-mail address. If you do not currently have an e-mail address and do not know where to go to get one please refer to our Applicant E-Recruit FAQ’s Web page, scroll to the “How to Apply for a Job” section, question #14 to view several links to internet providers where you can get a free e-mail account. The State of Oregon does not endorse any particular provider.
  • Your application must clearly show how you meet the qualifications and desired attributes for this job opening. Be sure to complete the work experience and, if applicable, education and skills sections of your on-line application. Include the job(s) you held with a detailed description of your duties and level of responsibility for each job. This recruitment also requires that you submit a resume. Note that your resume will not substitute for completing the work experience section in your application.
  • Attach copies of transcripts, if you are using education to qualify. Transcripts must include your name, coursework completed with a passing grade, degree received, and institution name.
  • Attach your resume.
  • Attach a cover letter, not more than two (2) pages, describing: (a) how your background meets the requirements and desired attributes of this position; (b) your background assembling and examining financial records, (c) your background analyzing laws and rules, and (d) your background providing prompt and professional customer service. Include in your description information about the size and complexity of the institutions and if any of the institutions were troubled.
  • If you need assistance with adding attachments to your profile or to a specific job application please go to Adding and Removing Attachments to a Profile and Job Posting for further instructions.  This quick help guide can also be found on the State Jobs Page by clicking in the Applicant E-Recruit FAQ’s then click on Applicant Profile Maintenance.
  • The selection process will consist of a review of the materials provided. Candidates most closely matching the needs of this position will be invited to interview.
  • Only complete applications received by the posted closing date and time will be considered. Be sure to answer all supplemental questions and attach all required documents.

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