Financial Examiners


Salary Median (2020)


Projected Job Growth (2019-2029)

+21% (much faster than the average)


What Financial Examiners Do

Enforce or ensure compliance with laws and regulations governing financial and securities institutions and financial and real estate transactions. May examine, verify, or authenticate records.

Other Job Titles Financial Examiners May Have

Bank Examiner, Compliance Officer, Credit Union Examiner, Examining Officer

How Leaders Describe a Typical Day at Work

SR District Operations Consultant ,

Capital One

My work day consists of visiting branches in various locations. I review branch documents to ensure accuracy, engage in associate interactions with opening accounts, conducting customer transactions i.e deposits, withdrawals, payments etc., questioning branch associates on regulations and security procedures, and ensuring the branch is following policies and procedures.

Principal Financial Analyst ,

Capital One

Work to model and analyze our Rewards Liability balance, comparing our actuals against our expected outlook, and analyzing any variances or trends.

Tasks & Responsibilities May Include

  • Direct and participate in formal and informal meetings with bank directors, trustees, senior management, counsels, outside accountants, and consultants to gather information and discuss findings.
  • Recommend actions to ensure compliance with laws and regulations, or to protect solvency of institutions.
  • Prepare reports, exhibits, and other supporting schedules that detail an institution's safety and soundness, compliance with laws and regulations, and recommended solutions to questionable financial conditions.
  • Resolve problems concerning the overall financial integrity of banking institutions including loan investment portfolios, capital, earnings, and specific or large troubled accounts.
  • Investigate activities of institutions to enforce laws and regulations and to ensure legality of transactions and operations or financial solvency.

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