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Title:  Senior Financial Examiner - Financial Institutions

Application Deadline Date:  08/18/2022
Req ID:  38403
Department:  Financial Regulation

Home Based, VT, US

Position Type:  Permanent
Schedule Type:  Full Time
Hourly Rate:  $31.70


The banking division seeks independent, organized candidates with sound financial analysis, interpersonal and communication skills. The team-based position conducts and leads the most complex examinations of state-chartered financial institutions and other financial services licensees.  Examinations focus on safety & soundness, risk management, financial solvency, and compliance with laws and regulations. Duties include financial statement analysis, risk identification and mitigation, Information technology reviews, strategic planning and senior management/stakeholder engagement. Works under the limited direction of the Financial Examinations Director.  Will be involved in training Examiners I, II, and III.  Extensive working knowledge of State & Federal banking rules and regulations required. Previous experience with examinations of financial institutions required. Experience with financial technology (fintech) a plus. Home-based with private means of travel within Vermont required.

Who May Apply

This position, Senior Financial Examiner - Financial Institutions (Job Requisition #38403), is open to all State employees and external applicants.
If you would like more information about this position, please contact Aaron Ferenc at
Please note that multiple positions in the same work location may be filled from this job posting.
Resumes will not be accepted via e-mail. You must apply online to be considered.

Environmental Factors

Work is performed at field examination sites located throughout the state, for which private means of transportation must be available. Some out-of-state travel to training sessions, seminars or remote examination sites may be required. Interaction with financial institution lawyers, executives and financial experts may be anticipated. The nature of the work may require occasional work outside of normal work hours, and potentially may require overnight stays.

Minimum Qualifications

Education: Bachelor's degree in business, public administration, accounting, finance or a closely related field.

Experience: Five years professional level experience in accounting, auditing, finance, money and banking or credit management including two years as financial examiner.


Education: Associate's degree in business, public administration, accounting, finance, or closely related field.

Experience: Seven years of professional level experience as defined above.

Note: Preference will be given to candidates with an Examiner-in-Charge (EIC) designation as certified by the Conference of State Bank Supervisors (CSBS).

Total Compensation

As a State employee you are offered a great career opportunity, but it's more than a paycheck. The State's total compensation package features an outstanding set of employee benefits that are worth about 30% of your total compensation, including:
  • 80% State paid medical premium
  • Dental Plan at no cost for employees and their families
  • Flexible Spending healthcare and childcare reimbursement accounts
  • Two ways to save for your retirement: A State defined benefit pension plan and a deferred compensation 457(b) plan
  • Work/Life balance: 11 paid holidays each year and a generous leave plan; many jobs also allow for a flexible schedule
  • Low cost group life insurance
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Incentive-based Wellness Program
  • Qualified Employer for Public Service Student Loan Forgiveness Program
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Equal Opportunity Employer

The State of Vermont celebrates diversity, and is committed to providing an environment of mutual respect and meaningful inclusion that represents a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and skills. The State does not discriminate in employment on the basis of race, color, religion or belief, national, social or ethnic origin, sex (including pregnancy), age, physical, mental or sensory disability, HIV Status, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, marital, civil union or domestic partnership status, past or present military service, membership in an employee organization, family medical history or genetic information, or family or parental status. The State’s employment decisions are merit-based. Retaliatory adverse employment actions by the State are forbidden.