The Department of Financial Institutions (DFI) is accepting applications for a permanent and full-time Senior Financial Institutions Examiner (SFIE) position in the Division of Banking located in Los Angeles.
DFI is considered one of the premier State departments offering programs and opportunities which focus on and support employees.
POSITION DESCRIPTION: Under the general direction of the Financial Institutions Manager (Exam Manager), the SFIE is the advanced journey or expert level of the series. The status of work or the development of the problem is generally more difficult and there is greater responsibility for decisions and actions, so analytical skills are necessarily well developed at this level.
DUTIES: The SFIE works with a team of examiners to conduct examinations of the departments, divisions or units of a licensee and/or affiliates, including the most complex or of the largest and most complex operations of a licensee. The incumbent prepares examination reports that accurately communicate examination findings and the financial condition of the licensee. The SFIE writes comments, and edits and coordinates the report comments of other examiners. The incumbent evaluates and determines compliance with applicable laws and regulations. The SFIE analyzes unsatisfactory and/or unusual conditions disclosed by examination reports and recommends remedial actions. The incumbent assists with or conducts meetings with management of licenses and/or affiliates with regard to financial operational practices, general financial condition, and the scope and adequacy of financial and operating report systems as disclosed during examinations.
These duties require incumbent to visit Department licensees, which requires the ability to travel various locations on a daily basis.
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: To be successful in the position the incumbent needs to posses the following skills, education, and experience: One year of experience in California state service performing the duties of a class at a level of responsibility equivalent to that of a Financial Institutions Examiner, Range C. Or, education equivalent to graduation from college with a specialization in accounting, business administration, economics, finance, or a related business/management specialization and four years of increasingly responsible experience in professional auditing or examination of financial institutions, business firms, or services.
Knowledge of general and specialized accounting and auditing principles and procedures, business law, statistics, information systems programs, and the English language with proficiency in reading, writing, and grammar. Familiar with the functions of the Department of Financial Institutions, regulatory terminology, applicable Federal rules and regulations and operations of regulatory agencies that work closely with the Department. Exhibits tact, and good interpersonal skills.
Who May Apply: Eligible candidates who are current State employees with status in the above classification, transfer eligibility from an equivalent class, former State employees who can reinstate into the above class, and persons who are reachable on a current employment list for the above class. We may also consider a Training & Development assignment. Applications will be screened and only the most qualified candidates will be considered.
All interested applicants must submit a standard State Application Form STD 678 (with original signature), and must clearly indicate the basis of their eligibility in the “Explanations Section” of the STD 678, such as employment list, reinstatement, lateral transfers, and SROA, etc. Applications without eligibility information will not be considered. Appointment is subject to SROA and State surplus policies. SROA/surplus candidates must submit a copy of their status letter or indicate “SROA” on their submitted application in order to be considered for this vacancy.
You must include position number: “407-005-4102-026” in the Job Title section of your state application in order to be considered for this vacancy. Applications not postmarked by the final filing date will not be accepted. Applications need to be mailed to the address listed at the bottom of the VPOS announcement.
Fingerprinting, for the purpose of obtaining criminal history through the Department of Justice, may be required for this position. In addition, other available sources of background information may be reviewed prior to appointment.
Please note: The salary listed for this classification will be adjusted accordingly to comply with the 2012 Personal Leave Program.
If you are not a current or former State Employee you must first take an examination to obtain list eligibility. For information on how to become a state employee refer to the State Personnel Board at www.spb.ca.gov.
The Department of Financial Institutions provides equal employment opportunities to all regardless of age, race, sex (gender), ancestry, color, religion, disability, national origin, marital status, political affiliation or opinion, sexual orientation or pregnancy.
Senior Financial Institutions Examiner
407 - 005 - 4102 - 026
Final Filing Date:
Human Resources 1810 13th Street Sacramento, 95811
If you are not a current or former State employee, you must first take an examination to obtain list eligibility. This does not apply to Student Assistant vacancies.
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