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BANK EXAMINER

The Bank Examiner is responsible for performing entry level financial examinations of banks or other financial institutions and analyzing and interpreting financial data. This

Class Code:

A070C

Job Grade:

GS08

Special Job Requirements:

None

Typical Functions:

Receives in-house training on accounting principles and computer usage, on-site training rotating through operations of an actual bank, and Education Foundation of State Bank Supervisor’s school training, in order to acquire skill in bank examination. Reviews previous reports and bank statements and communicates with bank management and employees to become familiar with bank’s daily operations in preparation for the examination. Assists other examiners in compiling data and verifying proper internal control and segregation of duties within a financial institution. Balances various accounts, including savings, demand deposit, certificate of deposit, securities journal, stockholders ledgers, and certificates to bank’s general ledger. Compiles data collected and verified into an organized format for report of examination. Enters report pages into computer for storage and proofs printout for data entry errors. Learns terminology and mechanical aspects of examinations and report preparation. Examines internally prepared statements and supplemental schedules of bank assets and capital. Performs other duties as assigned. SPECIAL JOB DIMENSIONS Attendance at schools conducted by the Education Foundation of State Bank Supervisors and frequent in-state overnight travel are required.

Knowledge, Abilities, and Skills:

Knowledge of the principles and practices of accounting. Knowledge of the operation of personal computers and the functions of the software used. Ability to learn complex technical issues and maintain complex records. Ability to learn common accounting practices used in the banking industry. Ability to perform mathematical and financial calculations. Ability to read, comprehend, and apply rules and statutes regulating the banking industry. Ability to analyze financial data and identify discrepancies. Skill in performing mathematical and financial calculations. Ability to maintain confidentiality of records and secure sensitive information. Ability to communicate specialized technical information and in oral and written form.

Minimum Qualifications:

The formal education equivalent of a bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance, business administration, or a related field. Additional requirements determined by the agency for recruiting purposes require review and approval by the Office of Personnel Management. OTHER JOB RELATED EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE MAY BE SUBSTITUTED FOR ALL OR PART OF THESE BASIC REQUIREMENTS, EXCEPT FOR CERTIFICATION OR LICENSURE REQUIREMENTS, UPON APPROVAL OF THE QUALIFICATIONS REVIEW COMMITTEE.

Required Certificates:

None

Exempt:

N
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