STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE
CLASSIFICATION: BANK EXAMINER TRAINEE
Class Code: 1035-17 Date Established: 11-17-77
Occupational Code: 7-2-4 Date of Last Revision: 10-14-04
BASIC PURPOSE: To audit accounting and financial data in conducting fiscal examinations of financial institutions as part of an examination team.
CHARACTERISTIC DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
· Assists with the examination and validation of report data and other bank originated reports and policies.
· Examines and verifies banking assets for compliance with pertinent state statutes.
· Examines and verifies mortgages and other documents usual to bank lending operations.
· Collects and loads data into computer files used in compiling the examination report.
· Assists in the compilation of studies and prepares recommendations for remedying undesirable conditions encountered in the examination process.
Skill: Requires skill in applying instructions to accomplish different job functions OR in operating machines for a variety of different purposes.
Knowledge: Requires logical or scientific understanding to analyze problems of a specialized or professional nature in a particular field.
Impact: Requires responsibility for contributing to immediate, ongoing agency objectives by facilitating the direct provision of services to the public or other state agencies. Errors at this level result in inaccurate reports or invalid test results and require significant investment of time and resources to detect.
Supervision: Requires partial supervision of other employees doing work which is related or similar to the supervisor, including assigning job duties, providing training, giving instructions and checking work.
Working Conditions: Requires performing regular job functions in a controlled environment with minimal exposure to disagreeable job elements and little risk of hazard to physical or mental health.
Physical Demands: Requires light work, including continuous walking or operating simple equipment for extended periods of time as well as occasional strenuous activities such as reaching or bending.
Communication: Requires summarizing data, preparing reports and making recommendations based on findings which contribute to solving problems and achieving work objectives. This level also requires presenting information for use by administrative-level managers in making decisions.
Complexity: Requires coordinating a combination of diverse job functions in order to integrate professional and technical agency goals. This level also requires considerable judgment to implement a sequence of operations or actions.
Independent Action: Requires a range of choice in applying a number of technical or administrative policies under general direction and in making routine decisions or in recommending modifications in work procedures for approval by supervisor.
Education: Bachelor's degree from a recognized college or university with a major study in accounting, business administration, finance, economics, management, money and banking or a related field with a minimum of 9 credits in accounting.
Experience: No experience required.
License/Certification: Eligibility for New Hampshire driver's license.
1. For appointment consideration, Bank Examiner Trainee applicants must successfully participate in a structured interview measuring possession of knowledge, skills and abilities identified as necessary for satisfactory job performance by this class specification. The structured interview is developed and administered according to Division of Personnel guidelines, by representatives of the Banking Commission.
2. Must be willing to expand knowledge of examining techniques and procedures through continuous education programs as they are available. In particular, must be willing during the first year of employment to successfully complete the FDIC Introduction to Examination Training school or a comparable course approved by the Bank Commissioner.
3. Applicants who do not have course work or experience in data processing or computer skills must agree to attend such courses.
4. For positions in the Banking Division: Applicant must be a United States Citizen.
RECOMMENDED WORK TRAITS: Knowledge of the principles of accounting and auditing and of the application of those principles. Knowledge of office methods, procedures and equipment including personal computer hardware. Ability to work in a professional objective manner that provides harmonious interaction with financial institution officers, attorneys and employees. Ability to become conversant with regulations and statutes pertaining to the examined institution. Ability to prepare clear, concise written and oral reports. Ability to establish and maintain effective relationships with associates and the general public. Must be willing to maintain appearance appropriate to assigned duties and responsibilities as determined by the agency appointing authority.
DISCLAIMER STATEMENT: This class specification is descriptive of general duties and is not intended to list every specific function of this class title.
Last Updated 10/21/04