Financial Institutions Examiner I

State of Utah

Full Job Description
Job Description
The Utah Department of Financial Institutions (DFI) is looking for up to six (6) skilled and motivated individuals to fill Financial Institution Examiner I positions. Employees in this position will work in a team environment and examine financial institutions to determine their financial condition and compliance with applicable federal and/or state laws, regulations, and/or agency rules, standards, and guidelines. Examiners are assigned to perform examinations at various institutions; including contact with officers, directors and employees, and preparing written and verbal reports. Use of a private vehicle, subject to reimbursement, to arrive at field sites is required. On average, Examiners spend about 25% of their time traveling within and outside the state to perform examinations and training.

The current work environment requires a combination of working in the Salt Lake City office and remote work from your home.

Principal Duties
The Financial Institutions Examiner I is an entry-level position that works under the close supervision of higher level examiners. This person will perform a range of duties that include:

Conducting examinations; determining the nature, scope and direction of the examination, identifying potential issues, and compliance with state and federal laws, rules and regulations.
Analyzing, summarizing, and/or reviewing data; reporting findings, interpreting results and/or making recommendations.
Writing or drafting correspondence, reports, documents and/or other written materials.
Reviewing preliminary examination findings with those being examined; preparing/overseeing the preparation of formal examination reports; participating in or holding meetings to clarify, resolve and settle examination issues.
The Ideal Candidate
The ideal candidate for this position has the following:Knowledge of principles, theories and practices of auditing and accounting.
Knowledge of financial markets, models and banking.
Ability to communicate information and ideas clearly, and concisely, verbally and in writing.
Excellent judgment, logic and tact.
Ability to compose and produce reports, documents, and related material using computer software.
Ability to deal with people in a manner which shows sensitivity, tact, and professionalism in a team environment.
Ability to evaluate information against a set of standards.
Preference may be given to applicants who have:
A Bachelor’s degree or higher in accounting, banking, finance or business administration/management and/or sufficient equivalent work experience.
Why You Should Join Our Team
In addition to having a rewarding and fulfilling job, you will also receive great health and retirement benefits. Click here to view a summary of the benefits we offer.

The Agency
The primary mission of the Department of Financial Institutions is to charter, regulate, and supervise persons, firms, corporations, associations, and other business entities furnishing financial services to the citizens of the state of Utah. To learn more about the Department of Financial Institutions please click here.

Supplemental Information

Expected start date is December 13, 2021, but can be negotiated with hiring manager.
A salary increase will be given once the probation period (12 months) is successfully completed.
This position is part of a job series. A series promotion to a Financial Institutions Examiner II (hourly rate $31.33) may be given after two years of successful performance as an Examiner I. After two successful years as an Examiner II, a series promotion to a Financial Institutions Examiner III may be given (hourly rate $34.94 ).
Risks found in the typical office setting, which is adequately lighted, heated and ventilated, e.g., safe use of office equipment, avoiding trips and falls, observing fire regulations, etc.
Typically, the employee may sit comfortably to perform the work; however, there may be some walking; standing; bending; carrying light items; driving an automobile, etc. Special physical demands are not required to perform the work.
DHRM rules regarding promotions and transfers apply to current state of Utah employees.

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