Financial Institutions Examiner
State of Nebraska

Kearney, Nebraska

Posted in Public Sector and Government

Job Info

Are you interested in a career in financial institution regulation? Would you like to start your career with a stable employer that offers career growth opportunities? If you said YES, we'd love to have you apply for our Financial Institutions Examiner position with the Nebraska Department of Banking and Finance! Financial Institution Examiners assess the financial condition of Nebraska state-chartered financial institutions and determine compliance with safe and sound practices, laws and regulations, the adequacy of internal controls/procedures, and the general performance of management. Examiners draft comments and analyses for inclusion in reports of examination and meet with officials of the financial institution, including the board of directors, to discuss the findings of an examination and, if necessary, to institute any corrective programs.

As you enter this position, you will begin as an Examiner Trainee earning $21.487/hour. As you gain experience and complete the necessary training programs (provided by the Department), you will advance to Junior ($24.041) and Senior ($27.371) level Examiner status.

The Vision of the Nebraska Department of Banking and Finance (NDBF) is to make Nebraska the most trusted financial home for people and businesses. NDBF's Mission is to protect and maintain the public's confidence in Nebraska's financial industries. NDBF is an innovative agency where employees and customers alike are valued. NDBF provides an opportunity for you to make a positive difference through our important and meaningful work. For more information about us, please visit our website at

Take a look at our competitive benefits!
• 13 paid holidays (including Arbor Day!)
• 156% (that's not a typo!) state-matched retirement
• 79% employer paid health insurance plans!
• Dental, Vision and Disability insurance options!
• Employer-paid $20,000 life insurance policy
• Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program (PLSF) through the Federal government (Have loans? Help us help you!)
• Vacation and sick leave equating to 24 days your first year, accrual beginning immediately • Military leave, civil service leave, funeral leave, and more
• Tuition reimbursement
• Employee assistance program
• Wide variety and availability of career advancement as the largest and most diverse employer in the State
• Opportunity to be part of meaningful work and make a difference through public service
• Training and Development based on your career aspirations
• Fun and inviting teammates
• A safe and secure environment
• Workplace flexibility - that may include some opportunities to work-from-home and a 4-day compressed work week

At NDBF, we stand by our core values of treating others with dignity and respect, acting ethically in all situations, and creating an environment where our customer is our top priority. Apply to join our team today! Interviews will be held in Lincoln, NE.

Monday-Friday: 40 hours/week. Looking for work/life flexibility? We've got you covered! A flexible schedule may be available.

Job location is 4011 7th Ave, Kearney, NE 68847
Examples of Work
• Conducts, supervises, and directs examinations of Nebraska state-chartered financial institutions.
• Develops recommendations for correction of weaknesses or deficiencies in institution operations, management, policies, and other areas subject to criticism.
• Meets with financial institution officials and/or boards of directors to discuss findings of the examination, discuss corrective programs, and obtain commitments for correction of deficiencies.
• Performs periodic review of financial information and prepares summary reports in the interim periods between examinations.
• Prepares and submits confidential reports of examination and, as circumstances dictate, participate in joint or concurrent examination activities with Federal examiner counterparts.
• This position requires travel between 1-10 days/month and the possibility of overnight stays upwards of 20 days/year for examinations or training schools
• Other related duties as assigned.
Qualifications / Requirements
REQUIREMENTS: Bachelor's* or graduate degree from an accredited college or university in business administration, finance, accounting, or economics or FinTech, and a minimum of six semester hours in accounting. A bachelor's* or graduate degree in a related field with professional or technical experience in accounting, finance, or economics, or in the banking, credit union, or savings and loan industry that affords a knowledge of financial management and analysis may be substituted on a year-for-year basis when absent a degree in the required education. A copy of your college transcripts must be submitted with your application. *Students graduating in or before June 2022, are encouraged to apply with the understanding that employment will not begin until an appropriate degree has been acquired.

PREFERRED: CSBS Certification of Certified Examiner-In-Charge or NASCUS Certification of Certified State Credit Union Examiner. Specialized education or experience in: lending, loan policy development, loan review and bank or credit union operations.

OTHER: Day and overnight travel is required for this position. Must possess a valid driver's license and evidence of vehicle insurance or the ability to provide independent authorized transportation. Must pass a criminal background check and motor vehicle records check. Regular and reliable attendance is required for this position. *Students graduating in or before June 2022, are encouraged to apply with the understanding that employment will not begin until an appropriate degree has been acquired.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
• Working knowledge of basic financial and accounting principles and practices. - Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.
• Ability to analyze and interpret financial institution accounting and financial data, laws, rules, and regulations.
• Ability to communicate effectively with personnel of regulated financial institutions, regulatory authorities, and the general public; as well as Department staff, supervisors, and management. • Ability to successfully work in a team setting with a group of examiners and financial institution employees.
• Ability to use video meeting, word processing/spreadsheet software, and web-based computer applications proficiently.
• Ability to respect and maintain the confidentiality required by the position.
• Displays high standards of ethical conduct.

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