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FINANCIAL EXAMINER/ANALYST II - 43004211

Date: Mar 23, 2020

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Requisition No: 160001 

Agency: Financial Services

Working Title: FINANCIAL EXAMINER/ANALYST II - 43004211

Position Number: 43004211 

Salary:  $38,659.92 - $79,578.72 plus $1,268.79 competitive area differential (CAD) 

Posting Closing Date: 04/05/2020 

****OPEN COMPETITIVE EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY*****    

OFFICE OF FINANCIAL REGULATION

DIVISION: FINANCIAL INSTITUTIONS

BUREAU: BANK REGULATION

CITY: WEST PALM BEACH

COUNTY: PALM BEACH

SPECIAL NOTES:

A Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college or university is required. Experience in a financial institution or examination and/or regulatory professional experience relating to financial institutions can substitute on a year-for-year basis for the required bachelor’s degree.

Preference will be given to applicants with a major course of study in accounting, finance, economics, or business administration. 

Additional preference will be given to applicants with:

  • One (1) or more years of auditing/examination experience in a financial institution (bank, credit union, trust company or savings and loan), or other regulatory agency.
  • Experience creating, editing, and/or proof reading written reports.
  • Public speaking or presentation experience.
  • Professional certifications.

A valid driver's license is required.  Position requires working from different locations and will require overnight travel approximately 50-75% of the time.

This position requires a security background check, including fingerprint as a condition of employment. 

Employees of the Department of Financial Services, which include employees of the Office of Financial Regulation (OFR), are paid on a monthly pay cycle. 

Responses to qualifying questions must be clearly supported by the state application and any omission, falsification or misrepresentation in the answering of the qualifying questions will be cause for immediate elimination from the selection process.

All applicants seeking employment with the Office of Financial Regulation (OFR) are subject to mandatory background checks conducted through the Department of Financial Service (DFS), Bureau of Human Resource Management in accordance with the requirements of Chapter 435, F.S. and reviews by OFR. Applicants may be disqualified for employment with OFR based on the information that may be obtained through research and/or OFR’s review process. 

Minimum Qualifications for this position include the following REQUIRED ENTRY LEVEL KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • Knowledge of financial accounting or auditing principles.
  • Knowledge of methods of compiling and analyzing data.
  • Knowledge of mathematics. 
  • Ability to review, analyze, and evaluate data.
  • Ability to examine financial records.
  • Ability to understand and apply laws, rules, regulations, policies and procedures.
  • Ability to conduct research and prepare reports.
  • Ability to probe and obtain critical facts.
  • Ability to utilize problem-solving techniques.
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing.
  • Ability to proof written work.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with others. 
  • Ability to recognize the validity, authenticity, and propriety of accounting and operating records. 
  • Ability to attend, participate in, and complete training programs.
  • Ability to work independently.
  • Ability to effectively use computer hardware and software programs.

OTHER KSAs (Incumbent may learn on job):

  • Ability to safely operate a motor vehicle as evidenced by a valid driver’s license

BRIEF DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES: 

A financial institution examiner will interact with the assigned examination team and financial institution management.  As a Financial Examiner Analyst II, you will complete a wide range of financial, analytical, and financial institution oversight activities. Financial institution examinations utilize a risk-based examination approach to assess a financial institution’s condition and identify and evaluate risk management policies, practices and results. Assignments cover all areas of the operation of a financial institution, including, but not limited to, loans, interest rate risk, capital, liquidity, and compliance with financial institution laws and regulations. Through a program of formal and informal training, an examiner expands their knowledge and skills.

Job Summary:

  • organize and analyze selected data;
  • complete assigned regulatory supervision procedures;
  • review financial institution risk management policies and practices;
  • assess compliance with laws and regulations;
  • gather information through collaboration with other Division employees and regulatory counterparts;
  • discuss findings with other examiners and financial institution management;
  • draw conclusions and recommend corrective action;
  • perform off-site analyses, write correspondences and reports, and update or write examination comments under close supervision;
  • serve as point of contact for assigned institutions in periodic offsite monitoring;
  • perform other related duties and responsibilities as assigned.

This position will primarily be involved in the regulatory oversight of state-chartered banks.  However, the examiner may get the opportunity to also participate in the regulation of other state-chartered, licensed, and registered financial institutions and entities.  These include trust companies, trust departments of state-chartered banks, credit unions, licensed branch, agency, administrative and representative offices of international banking corporations, family trust companies, and affiliates of international trust entities.

May be assigned as the Examiner-in-Charge (EIC) for the examination of a noncomplex or non-problem financial institution.  The EIC is responsible for conducting pre-examination analysis, exam planning, coordination of exam assignments, and collecting, verifying, analyzing, and editing all work products prepared during the examination process. The EIC identifies required corrective actions and communicates exam findings to the financial institution’s management team. The EIC is responsible for submitting a comprehensive prepared and properly documented Report of Examination (ROE) in a timely manner. Through continuing education and career development, the examiner will become involved in progressively larger and more complex assignments. When not serving as the EIC, assigned work will be submitted timely to the EIC or appropriate review party for determination of quality and accuracy.

Independently perform visitations. Visitation assignments include, but are not be limited to, reviewing for compliance with administrative actions, corrective action plans, and status discussions with financial institution management.

This position requires frequent travel from Monday through Friday. When traveling more than 50 miles from the office, overnight stay and car rental is generally required. When traveling for work, employees are required to follow all travel policies, and travel in the most effective and efficient means possible.  Employees are encouraged to carpool whenever possible.

If you are a retiree of the Florida Retirement System (FRS), please check with the FRS on how your current benefits will be affected if you are re-employed with the State of Florida. Your current retirement benefits may be canceled, suspended or deemed ineligible depending upon the date of your retirement

The State of Florida is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Affirmative Action Employer, and does not tolerate discrimination or violence in the workplace.

Candidates requiring a reasonable accommodation, as defined by the Americans with Disabilities Act, must notify the agency hiring authority and/or People First Service Center (1-866-663-4735). Notification to the hiring authority must be made in advance to allow sufficient time to provide the accommodation.

The State of Florida supports a Drug-Free workplace. All employees are subject to reasonable suspicion drug testing in accordance with Section 112.0455, F.S., Drug-Free Workplace Act.

VETERANS’ PREFERENCE.  Pursuant to Chapter 295, Florida Statutes, candidates eligible for Veterans’ Preference will receive preference in employment for Career Service vacancies and are encouraged to apply.  Candidates claiming Veterans’ Preference must attach supporting documentation with each submission that includes character of service (for example, DD Form 214 Member Copy #4) along with any other documentation as required by Rule 55A-7, Florida Administrative Code.  Veterans’ Preference documentation requirements are available by clicking here.  All documentation is due by the close of the vacancy announcement. 


Nearest Major Market: Palm Beach
Nearest Secondary Market: Miami