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 Portland. The location of the position will be discussed at the interview and finalized when the job offer is made.
  • We are adding applicants to the previous list of candidates. If you qualified for announcement number DCBS12-0048 you do not need to reapply to be considered further.

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).


Click here to see the full job description including benefit information and a description of the application process. You will need to complete and submit supplemental questions,  please be sure to read the full description on the DCBS website.

DCBS is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer Committed to Workforce Diversity

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