Employment Information

Open Positions:

Staff Attorney
Financial Examiner - Erie
Financial Examiner - Topeka
Financial Examiner - Lenexa

Staff Attorney

Summary

The Staff Attorney works under the supervision of General Counsel and in conjunction with the OSBC legal department and other OSBC staff on legal matters arising in the agency, which includes banking, consumer and mortgage lending, and money transmitters.

Job Responsibilities

  • Researching applicable laws and providing legal opinions to the Commissioner, deputy commissioners and other OSBC staff on legal matters as assigned.
  • Assisting the General Counsel in drafting and maintaining current regulations and issuing relevant guidance documents.
  • Drafting legislation governing the industries regulated by the OSBC.
  • Participating in administrative hearings and court litigation as necessary to administer the applicable banking, consumer and mortgage lending, and money transmitter statutes and regulations.
  • Other duties as assigned.


  • Required Qualifications

  • Excellent research, writing and communication skills.
  • Ability to make a reasoned and supported recommendation on assignments.
  • Ability to be a team player.
  • Ability to work with confidential materials and to preserve confidentiality.
  • License to practice law in Kansas or be eligible for admission to the Kansas bar without an examination.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Word and Excel.
  • Strong organizational skills.
  • Valid driver's license.


Salary is commensurate with experience and subject matter expertise.

To Apply:

To apply, submit a State of Kansas Employment Application to the Bank Commissioner. In addition, send your resume including references, a cover letter, law school transcript, and a Tax Clearance Certificate to:

OSBC, Attn: Jeanne Kelly, Operations Manager
700 SW Jackson, Suite 300
Topeka, KS 66603
Jeanne.Kelly@osbckansas.org


or Email documents to jobs@osbckansas.org.

Each applicant applying for a State of Kansas job vacancy must obtain a State Tax Clearance Certificate by accessing the Kansas Department of Revenue's website at: http://www.ksrevenue.org/taxclearance.html.

A Tax Clearance is a comprehensive tax account review to determine and ensure that an individual's account is compliant with all primary Kansas Tax Laws. Applicants are responsible for submitting their Certificate with all other application materials to the hiring agency. This is in accordance with Executive Order 2004.

Applications will be accepted through September 7, 2018. The OSBC will perform a background check on applicants under consideration.

The position is unclassified, full-time, and non-exempt.

Individuals with disabilities are encouraged to contact the agency recruiter if reasonable accommodations are needed for any part of the application or hiring process.

Financial Examiner - Erie Field Office

Summary

The OSBC has a position opening for bank examiner in our Erie field office. The agency desires a candidate that is willing to be trained and developed from an entry level position in order to learn the entire examination process. Candidates with loan officer or credit (loan) analyst experience are also encouraged to apply. The agency has the ability to consider candidates with all levels of experience and pay will be commensurate with experience. The person should have the personality and traits needed to work in a team environment and get along well with others.

Description

The responsibilities of this person are to begin training on basic bank examination functions that will enable the person to measure and evaluate the performance level and risk inherent in financial institutions. Expected skills will include the assessment of the institution’s ability to evaluate, identify, measure, monitor, and control risks. Verification of the bank’s reporting accuracy on internal documents and standardized industry forms is required.

This position will also be required to learn tasks related to the Banks Secrecy Act (BSA) and/or Information Technology (IT) duties; credit administration and credit quality assessment; and eventually perform as an Examiner-in-Charge (EIC) at a regulatory examination. If the person already possesses credit review skills, the agency will have the ability to accommodate those skills around core training.

Minimum Requirements

The person applying for this position should have a four-year college degree in a business related field of study. Accounting and finance classes are a plus. While not required, skills from either a bank or regulatory environment are beneficial to the job candidate. A valid driver’s license is also required.

Performance Standards

Employee talents and knowledge are expected to develop and evolve as job duties are added and expanded. The employee must successfully complete examiner training (both formal and informal) and demonstrate sufficient abilities to complete responsibilities. The supervision of this position is expected to transition from high supervision to moderate supervision as the employee develops.

To Apply:

To apply, submit a State of Kansas Employment Application to the Bank Commissioner. In addition, send your resume including references, a cover letter, college transcript(s), and a Tax Clearance Certificate to:

OSBC, Attn: Jeanne Kelly, Operations Manager
700 SW Jackson, Suite 300
Topeka, KS 66603
Jeanne.Kelly@osbckansas.org


or Email documents to jobs@osbckansas.org.

Each applicant applying for a State of Kansas job vacancy must obtain a State Tax Clearance Certificate by accessing the Kansas Department of Revenue's website at: http://www.ksrevenue.org/taxclearance.html.

A Tax Clearance is a comprehensive tax account review to determine and ensure that an individual's account is compliant with all primary Kansas Tax Laws. Applicants are responsible for submitting their Certificate with all other application materials to the hiring agency. This is in accordance with Executive Order 2004.

This position will remain posted until filled. The OSBC will perform a background check on applicants under consideration.

The position is unclassified, full-time, and non-exempt.

Individuals with disabilities are encouraged to contact the agency recruiter if reasonable accommodations are needed for any part of the application or hiring process.

Financial Examiner - Topeka Field Office

Summary

The OSBC has a position opening for bank examiner in our Topeka field office. The agency desires a candidate that is willing to be trained and developed from an entry level position in order to learn the entire examination process. Candidates with loan officer or credit (loan) analyst experience are also encouraged to apply. The agency has the ability to consider candidates with all levels of experience and pay will be commensurate with experience. The person should have the personality and traits needed to work in a team environment and get along well with others.

Description

The responsibilities of this person are to begin training on basic bank examination functions that will enable the person to measure and evaluate the performance level and risk inherent in financial institutions. Expected skills will include the assessment of the institution’s ability to evaluate, identify, measure, monitor, and control risks. Verification of the bank’s reporting accuracy on internal documents and standardized industry forms is required.

This position will also be required to learn tasks related to the Banks Secrecy Act (BSA) and/or Information Technology (IT) duties; credit administration and credit quality assessment; and eventually perform as an Examiner-in-Charge (EIC) at a regulatory examination. If the person already possesses credit review skills, the agency will have the ability to accommodate those skills around core training.

Minimum Requirements

The person applying for this position should have a four-year college degree in a business related field of study. Accounting and finance classes are a plus. While not required, skills from either a bank or regulatory environment are beneficial to the job candidate. A valid driver’s license is also required.

Performance Standards

Employee talents and knowledge are expected to develop and evolve as job duties are added and expanded. The employee must successfully complete examiner training (both formal and informal) and demonstrate sufficient abilities to complete responsibilities. The supervision of this position is expected to transition from high supervision to moderate supervision as the employee develops.

To Apply:

To apply, submit a State of Kansas Employment Application to the Bank Commissioner. In addition, send your resume including references, a cover letter, college transcript(s), and a Tax Clearance Certificate to:

OSBC, Attn: Jeanne Kelly, Operations Manager
700 SW Jackson, Suite 300
Topeka, KS 66603
Jeanne.Kelly@osbckansas.org


or Email documents to jobs@osbckansas.org.

Each applicant applying for a State of Kansas job vacancy must obtain a State Tax Clearance Certificate by accessing the Kansas Department of Revenue's website at: http://www.ksrevenue.org/taxclearance.html.

A Tax Clearance is a comprehensive tax account review to determine and ensure that an individual's account is compliant with all primary Kansas Tax Laws. Applicants are responsible for submitting their Certificate with all other application materials to the hiring agency. This is in accordance with Executive Order 2004.

This position will remain posted until filled. The OSBC will perform a background check on applicants under consideration.

The position is unclassified, full-time, and non-exempt.

Individuals with disabilities are encouraged to contact the agency recruiter if reasonable accommodations are needed for any part of the application or hiring process.

Financial Examiner - Lenexa Field Office

Summary

The Consumer and Mortgage Lending (CML) Division, Office of the State Bank Commissioner (OSBC) has an opening for a Financial Examiner. This position requires accounting, auditing and finance skills. Employees in this position work as part of a team to conduct examinations of companies that are licensed and regulated by the CML Division. The CML Division licenses and regulates non-depository institutions including consumer credit providers, mortgage companies, and money transmitters that conduct business in Kansas. This position is located in Lenexa.

An employee in this position performs the following duties:

  • Requests, collects, and organizes licensee information and documentation in preparation for an examination.
  • Participates as a member of the examination team in on-site and off-site examinations. Uses agency and licensee-provided data to analyze the licensee's operations and compliance with state and federal law and regulation.
  • Assists in the preparation of the Report of Examination (ROE) utilizing information obtained during the examination. Employees in this position may write a portion of the ROE or verify information to be included in the report.
  • Trains as an Examiner-in-Charge (EIC) in preparation for leading an examination team.
  • Completes special projects as assigned.
  • Completes in-house training and attends agency-provided training.
  • Performs any other duties as assigned.


  • Special Skills and Knowledge
  • Ability to organize information and write clearly and accurately.
  • Ability to use independent thought and judgment to develop appropriate and effective solutions to assignments of a varied nature.
  • Ability to work as a team and independently as necessary to conduct examinations or complete work assignments.
  • Knowledge of accounting and auditing principles, practices, and standards.

Qualifications

Applicants must have a Bachelor's Degree, preferably in Finance, Accounting, Business or a closely related field. Experience working in the financial industry or financial regulatory environment preferred. Experience in the Information Technology field is a plus. This position requires the employee to interpret state and federal laws, regulations and policies regarding various financial industries regulated by the agency.

Requirements

Applicants for this position are required to complete a state tax clearance, credit check and criminal background check.
This position requires in-state and out-of-state travel.

To Apply:

To apply, submit a State of Kansas Employment Application to the Bank Commissioner. In addition, send your resume including references, a cover letter, college transcript(s), and a Tax Clearance Certificate to:

OSBC, Attn: Jeanne Kelly, Operations Manager
700 SW Jackson, Suite 300
Topeka, KS 66603
Jeanne.Kelly@osbckansas.org


or Email documents to jobs@osbckansas.org.

Each applicant applying for a State of Kansas job vacancy must obtain a State Tax Clearance Certificate by accessing the Kansas Department of Revenue's website at: http://www.ksrevenue.org/taxclearance.html.

A Tax Clearance is a comprehensive tax account review to determine and ensure that an individual's account is compliant with all primary Kansas Tax Laws. Applicants are responsible for submitting their Certificate with all other application materials to the hiring agency. This is in accordance with Executive Order 2004.

This position will remain posted until filled. The OSBC will perform a background check on applicants under consideration.

Individuals with disabilities are encouraged to contact the agency recruiter if reasonable accommodations are needed for any part of the application or hiring process.