Financial Examiner – Credit Union Program

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.

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. Prolonged travel in a car is often required.  Must be able to transport laptop, printer, and work papers to and from job sites. Frequent overnight absence from home (two to four nights a week).


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