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Financial examiners typically need a bachelor’s degree that includes some coursework in accounting. Entry-level examiners are trained on the job by senior examiners.Education
Specific requirements for financial examiners vary between federal and state governments. However, all financial examiners typically need a bachelor’s degree that includes some coursework in accounting, finance, economics, or a related field. Examiners working for the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) must have at least 6 semester hours in accounting.Training
Once hired, financial examiners receive on-the-job training. Entry-level workers begin under the supervision of senior examiners, as they learn their job duties.Advancement
After a few years of experience, financial examiners can advance to a senior examiner position. Requirements for these positions vary by employer but often require a master’s degree in either accounting or business or becoming a Certified Public Accountant (CPA).Important Qualities
Analytical skills. Financial examiners need strong analytical skills to evaluate how well the managers of financial institutions are handling risk and whether the individual loans the institution makes are safe.
Detail oriented. Financial examiners must pay close attention to details when reviewing balance sheets to identify risky assets.
Math skills. Financial examiners need good math skills to monitor balance sheets and see if the bank’s or other financial institution’s available cash is dangerously low.
Writing skills. Financial examiners regularly write reports on the safety and soundness of financial institutions. They must be able to explain technical information clearly.
|Job Title||Company||Location||Start Date||Salary|
|Senior Quality and Compliance Analyst||Genomic Health, Inc.||Redwood City, CA||Sep 10, 2014||$135,446|
|Senior Project and Global Legal Compliance Analyst||Us Immigration Fund LLC||Jupiter, FL||Jan 04, 2016||$115,000|
|SR. SOX Compliance Analyst||Fortinet, Inc.||Sunnyvale, CA||Nov 17, 2015||$110,000|
|Senior Compliance Analyst||Axalta Coating Systems, LLC||Glenolden, PA||May 13, 2016||$109,117|
|Senior Compliance Analyst/Fcpa||Qualcomm, Inc.||San Diego, CA||Oct 21, 2016||$106,662 -
|Senior Compliance Analyst, AML Core||Citibank, N.A.||Jersey City, NJ||Jan 09, 2016||$100,000|
|Senior Project & Global Legal Compliance Analyst||Us Immigration Fund LLC||North Palm Beach, FL||Apr 01, 2013||$96,000|
|Senior Compliance Analyst||American General Life Insurance Company||New York, NY||Dec 21, 2015||$93,000|
|Senior Compliance Analyst, AML Investigation||Citibank, N.A.||Islandia, NY||Jan 09, 2016||$91,500|
|Senior Compliance Analyst||Citigroup Management Corp.||Islandia, NY||Sep 01, 2015||$89,000|
|Senior Revenue Compliance Analyst||ICF International, Inc.||Fairfax, VA||Nov 01, 2010||$88,000|
|Senior Revenue Compliance Analyst||ICF Incorporated, LLC||Fairfax, VA||Nov 01, 2010||$88,000|
|Senior Technology Compliance Analyst||Comcast Cable Communications, LLC||Philadelphia, PA||Aug 15, 2011||$86,000|
|Senior Compliance Analyst||Citigroup Management Corp.||Islandia, NY||Sep 11, 2014||$85,000|
|SR. Regulatory Compliance Analyst||Stryker Endoscopy||San Jose, CA||Sep 10, 2012||$82,701|
|Senior Financial Compliance Analyst||Stryker Neurovascular, A Division of Stryker Corpo||Fremont, CA||Mar 04, 2013||$82,000|
|Senior Global Trade Compliance Analyst||American Axle & Manufacturing, Inc.||Detroit, MI||Apr 01, 2015||$80,000|
|Senior Compliance Analyst||Jpmorgan Chase &Amp; Co.||Iselin, NJ||Nov 11, 2014||$79,994|
|SR. Trade Compliance Analyst||Symantec Corporation||Mountain View, CA||Oct 01, 2015||$78,750|
|Senior Arbitration & Compliance Analyst||Visa Inc.||Miami, FL||Mar 21, 2010||$76,036|
|Senior Sales and SOX Compliance Analyst||Bard Medical Division||Covington, GA||Sep 07, 2016||$75,000|
|SR. Compliance Analyst||Watkins Manufacturing Corporation||Vista, CA||Apr 16, 2013||$74,360 -
|SR. Compliance Analyst||Watkins Manufacturing Corporation||Vista, CA||Aug 08, 2011||$74,214 -
|SR. Compliance Analyst||Exelon Generation Company, LLC||Baltimore, MD||Dec 02, 2013||$73,861|
|SR. Trade Compliance Analyst||TYCO Healthcare Group LP||Hazelwood, MO||Sep 24, 2010||$73,653|
|Senior Compliance Analyst||Houston Independent School District||Houston, TX||Jan 01, 2016||$70,744|
|SR Compliance Analyst-Good Lab Practice||The University of Texas Medical Branch||Galveston, TX||Sep 18, 2010||$69,576|
|Senior Compliance Analyst||American Security Insurance Company||Atlanta, GA||Apr 20, 2014||$68,000|
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