Credit Union:

State of Oregon

Region:

Lake Oswego, OR

Type:

Staff

Closing:

11/29/2021

Job Description:

Salary Range:
$50,106 – $70,847

Position Type:
Employee

Position Title:
Financial Examiner (Financial Examiner 3)

Job Description:

This recruitment will be used to fill three positions.  They will be located in Salem or Lake Oswego, based on the successful candidates’ locations, and will be finalized when the job offers are made.

Upon hire, the successful candidate will earn a pay differential of 5% of the base salary.  Candidates who have an appropriate bank or credit union examiner certification or commission that is current and meet certain experience requirements may be eligible to receive an additional pay differential of up to 15% of the base salary.

Our mission…

To protect and serve Oregon’s consumers and workers while supporting a positive business climate.

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. The department administers state laws and rules governing workers’ compensation, occupational safety and health, financial institutions, insurance companies and building codes. The department has consumer protection and education programs, offices, and ombudsmen to help consumers, injured workers, and businesses.

These positions are with the Division of Financial Regulation (DFR). DFR’s mission supports that of the department by protecting Oregonians’ access to fair products and services through education, regulation, and consumer assistance. The division is responsible for ensuring the safety and soundness of financial institutions, the availability and affordability of financial products, and the fair treatment of consumers. Functions include licensing, regulating, and monitoring the conduct of banks, credit unions, financial services providers, health care service contractors, insurance companies, and licensed or registered agents of such entities.

These positions are represented by the Service Employees International Union (SEIU).

What’s in it for you:

  • Rewarding work in a productive and creative environment
  • Colleagues who are passionate about public service
  • Work/life balance, 10 paid holidays a year, and a competitive benefits package
  • Advancement and learning opportunities that will help grow your career with the State of Oregon
  • Live, work, and play in Salem or Lake Oswego

Here’s what you will do:

As a Financial Examiner, your duties will include:

  • Objectively evaluating the condition of financial institutions for safety and soundness
  • Maintaining public confidence in the integrity of the financial system and in individual financial institutions
  • Enforcing both state and federal banking statutes and regulations

For a complete listing of the duties and responsibilities of this position, please review the position description by clicking here.

Here’s what you need to qualify:

The State of Oregon is requiring all executive branch employees to complete their COVID-19 vaccination series by October 18, 2021, unless the employee receives a medical or religious exception. New employees must submit vaccination documentation or be approved for an exception by October 18, 2021. For more information, click on the link to view our policy.

The goal of this recruitment is to fill these positions at the Financial Examiner 3 level. However, we encourage candidates who meet the Financial Examiner 2 minimum qualifications to apply as we may consider underfilling the positions for up to 36 months. Underfill candidates will be paid at the Financial Examiner 2 level salary range of $4,441 – $6,794 monthly and must meet the Financial Examiner 3 qualifications within 36 months of hire.

Financial Examiner 3 Minimum Qualifications:

  • Two years experience examining financial institutions for financial safety, soundness, overall performance, and compliance with laws and regulations

AND

  • A bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Auditing, Business Administration, banking, pre-Law, or a related field.

NOTE: Three more years of experience examining financial institutions may substitute for the degree.

The training and/or experience must show:

  • Knowledge of the scope and purpose of state regulation of financial institutions
  • Knowledge of laws or regulations governing financial institutions or bank holding companies
  • Knowledge of the unique policy, procedures, and regulations governing national banks
  • Skill analyzing financial information, business plans, or budget forecasts
  • Skill in communicating effectively verbally and in writing, answering questions, or explaining technical matters
  • Skill critically analyzing accounts or other records
  • Skill writing concise findings related to the examinations
  • Skill writing investigative and/or narrative reports

Requested Skills:

  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Strong leadership skills
  • Strong understanding of the credit union and/or bank regulatory environment
  • Strong financial analysis skills
  • Strong computer skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills

Financial Examiner 2 Underfill Minimum Qualifications:

  • One year of experience examining financial institutions for safety, soundness, or compliance and to judge the institutions overall performance and compliance with laws and regulations

AND

  • A bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Business Administration, Banking, Law, or a closely-related field.

NOTE: Three more years of experience examining financial institutions may substitute for the degree.

The training and/or experience must show:

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

Requested Skills:

  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Strong leadership skills
  • Strong understanding of the credit union and/or bank regulatory environment
  • Strong financial analysis skills
  • Strong computer skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills

Please ensure that you clearly demonstrate in your application materials that you meet the qualifications listed and that you follow all instructions carefully. Errors or omissions may impact your rating or result in you not being considered for the job.

How to apply:

  • To apply for these positions, click on the “Apply” button to fill out all information in the online application and complete the questionnaire. Failure to do so may result in your application being removed from consideration.

  • A resume and cover letter are required for this job posting. Please attach them in the “Resume / CV” section of the application.

  • Only complete applications received by the posted application deadline date will be considered.

After you apply:

  • Log in to your Workday account before the job announcement closes to see if you have any pending tasks or actions, and make sure to complete these tasks or actions before the job announcement closes. These can be found under the “My Applications” section.

  • Be sure to check both your email and Workday account for updates regarding this recruitment.

Additional information:

  • Please save a copy of this job announcement for your reference, as it may not be available for you to view after the job closes.

  • You may be asked to submit a skills assessment, a writing sample, or a video interview as part of the application screening process.

  • The successful candidates must have a valid driver’s license and a satisfactory driving record. Before an offer of employment, DCBS may request that you provide an official driving record.

  • These positions are subject to a fingerprint background check for any convictions directly related to its duties and responsibilities. Only job-related convictions will be considered and will not automatically disqualify the candidate.

  • Eligible veterans who meet the qualifications will be given veterans’ preference. For further information, please see the following website: Veterans Resources. NOTE: If claiming veterans’ preference please be sure to check your Workday account for pending tasks or actions under your “My Applications” section.

  • We hire preferred workers!  For more information, please visit our website: Preferred Worker Program.

  • The Department of Consumer and Business Services (DCBS) does not offer VISA sponsorships. Within three days of hire, you will be required to complete the US Department of Homeland Security’s I-9 form confirming authorization to work in the United States. DCBS will use E-Verify to confirm that you are authorized to work in the United States.

Helpful links and contact information:

Learn more about DCBS

Understanding the State Application Process

Help and Support webpage

For more information you may contact us by e-mail at DCBS.Recruiting@oregon.gov or by phone at 503-378-3200.

DCBS is fully committed to attracting, retaining, developing, and promoting the most qualified candidates without regard to their race, gender, color, religion, sexual orientation, national origin, age, physical or mental disability, or veteran status.  For more information, please visit our diversity, equity and inclusion webpage.