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Experienced Bank Examiner Careers
Do you have five to 15 years experience working in a bank, financial services industry, or regulatory agency? Have you established an area of expertise in the banking arena? Then leverage your experience by considering a position as an OCC bank examiner specializing in one of the following areas:
Some experienced bank examiners are stationed in the OCC's Washington, D.C., office, where they act as liaisons with other financial regulatory agencies and serve as expert contributors to agency policies, procedures, speeches, and testimony. Most experienced bank examiners work in cities where large national banks are headquartered. These examiners work full-time on the premises of large banks because of the need to interact frequently with bank personnel who are experts in their business fields.
More About Bank Examiner Specialty Areas
Specialists in this area must also know pertinent laws and regulations, including applicable state and national banking laws and regulations, the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974, Securities and Exchange Commission regulations and rulings, and the Internal Revenue Code.
Bank Information Technology
Bank Secrecy Act/Anti-Money Laundering
The goal of capital markets examiners is to ensure that risks are appropriately identified, measured, monitored, and controlled. When weaknesses are identified, the examiners propose recommendations and work to ensure that management takes corrective action.
Whatever their areas of inquiry, compliance examiners are focused on protecting consumers, often advising banks on ways to better serve the public. Compliance examiners also represent the OCC in bankers' forums and with community groups.
Credit examiners identify specific risk concerns, make recommendations to senior management for controlling high risks, and monitor the implementation of corrective action. The job of these examiners involves writing conclusion reports, formal supervisory strategies, and quarterly risk assessments.
The OCC deploys specialist-trained and generalist examiners in this field and helps develop a strong stable of retail credit examiners through external training as well as internal training, mentoring, and developmental assignments.