Bank Examiner Opportunities


As a bank examiner, you will play an important role in helping the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City carry out its regulatory responsibilities for banking institutions located in the seven states comprising our District.

You will be offered diverse and challenging assignments in order to develop your analytical, critical thinking and leadership skills. Strong performers are rewarded with increasingly complex assignments, leadership roles and promotional opportunities.

Challenging and Rewarding Work

As a bank examiner, you will contribute to trust and confidence in the nation’s financial system through challenging work assignments and rewarding professional experiences.

Commitment to Integrity and Service

We lead the work of the nation’s central bank through an uncompromising commitment to integrity, a strong customer service orientation, and an investment in the personal growth and development of our diverse staff.

Leadership Opportunities

We reward high performance with increasingly complex assignments and advancement opportunities.  We provide the opportunity for bank examiners who exhibit strong leadership skills to pursue a management career path.  Be a part of our growing team and develop professionally with a high performing and well-respected institution.

Types of Examiners:

  • Financial Examiners assess the financial stability of more than 185 commercial banks and nearly 900 bank and savings and loan holding companies located throughout our District by evaluating their risk profiles, analyzing financial condition, determining the effectiveness of management oversight, and reviewing compliance with banking laws and regulations.
  • Consumer Compliance Examiners assess bank programs for managing regulatory compliance risk, evaluate bank compliance with federal consumer protection laws and regulations, and ensure banks meet the credit needs of the communities they serve.

Key Activities Include:

  • Travel to state member banks (up to 50%) with a team of examiners.
  • Evaluate operational and lending functions.
  • Review compliance with internal policies and procedures.
  • Gather and analyze information from multiple sources.
  • Prepare written reports to communicate examination findings and conduct meetings with bank management.

Required Education and Skills

  • Bachelor’s degree in finance, accounting, business, economics, or a business-related field.
  • Strong written and verbal communication, analytical, problem solving, initiative, and leadership skills. 
  • Ability to work independently or in a team environment. 
  • Proficient computer skills in programs including, but not limited to, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint. 

Position Specific Requirements:

  • This position requires access to confidential supervisory information, which is limited to "Protected Individuals" as defined in the U.S. immigration law. Protected Individuals include, but are not limited to, U.S. citizens and U.S. nationals, U.S. permanent residents who are not yet eligible to apply for naturalization and U.S. permanent residents who have applied for naturalization within six months of being eligible to do so.
  • Bank employees may not own or control, directly or indirectly, any debt or equity interest in a depository institution and, in certain assignments, in a primary dealer of government securities. A "depository institution" means a bank, a trust company, or any institution that accepts deposits, including a bank chartered under the laws of a foreign country. This restriction also applies to an employee's spouse or minor child. Prospective hires will be required to abide by this restriction and may be asked to divest of their financial holdings as a condition of employment.