Open Positions at the OSBC

Banking Financial Examiner – Topeka, & Wichita

The OSBC has position openings for bank examiners in Topeka and Wichita. This position will be allowed to work remote when they are not examining a financial institution or needed at the field office for meetings. 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.

Job 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, go to the State of Kansas Employment Center, click on the Careers button and search for Bank Commissioner. Open the job description and click on the “Apply for Job” button on the top right-hand corner. Please upload your cover letter, college transcript(s), and a Tax Clearance Certificate to the application.

If you have questions, contact
Barbara Albright, Recruiter
700 SW Jackson, Suite 300
Topeka, KS 66603
barbara.albright@osbckansas.org

Each applicant applying for a State of Kansas job vacancy must obtain and submit 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.

This 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 CML – Topeka & Lenexa

Summary

The Consumer and Mortgage Lending (CML) Division, Office of the State Bank Commissioner (OSBC) has multiple openings for a Financial Examiner. This is an entry level position within the Financial Examiner career requiring basic accounting, auditing and finance skills. Employees in this position will work as a member of an examination team to conduct examinations of companies that are licensed and regulated by the CML Division pursuant to state statute. The CML Division licenses and regulates non-depository institutions including mortgage companies and other consumer credit providers that conduct business in Kansas. This position will be allowed to work remote when they are not examining a financial institution or needed at the field office for meetings.

Employees in the entry-level Financial Examiner 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.
  • Begins training 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. This position requires the employee to interpret state and federal laws, regulations and policies regarding mortgage lenders and brokers, credit services organizations and other providers of consumer credit.

Requirements

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

To Apply:

To apply, go to the State of Kansas Employment Center, click on the Careers button and search for Bank Commissioner. Open the job description and click on the “Apply for Job” button on the top right-hand corner. Please upload your cover letter, college transcript(s), and a Tax Clearance Certificate to the application.

If you have questions, contact
Barbara Albright, Recruiter
700 SW Jackson, Suite 300
Topeka, KS 66603
barbara.albright@osbckansas.org@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.

This 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.


Human Resources Generalist

Summary

Responsible for the coordination and administration of the Human Resource program for the Office of the State Bank Commissioner (OSBC).  This includes recruitment, benefits, payroll, policies, and compliance with State and Federal laws.

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Recruitment
    • Responsible for obtaining approvals needed to fill an open position by following the Unclassified Position Request process.
    • Ensure positions descriptions are reviewed and updated.
    • Manage the job posting process utilizing recruiting venues that are most appropriate for the vacant position.
    • Screen applicants by reviewing credentials before sending applicant information to the hiring department.
    • May be asked to serve on the interview committee.
    • Coordinate Fingerprinting and Background checks for all new employees.
    • Conduct new employee orientations.
  • Personnel Files
    • Responsible for all personnel files and data entry in SHARP. 
    • Ensure accurate entry of new and existing employee information, job data updates, and position changes in all human resource systems.
    • Make sure all Human Resources files are in compliance with the State of Kansas and OSBC Record Retention policies.
  • Benefits
    • Communicate and administer State of Kansas (SOK) benefits for agency employees.
    • Serve as a resource to employees for benefits including, but not limited to, insurance, employee assistance program, retirement, heath savings accounts and flexible spending plans.
    • Service as the agency designated agent for administering KPERS benefits.
  • Payroll
    • Review reported time to make sure that time reported codes are following state regulations, agency policy and FLSA.
    • Resolve discrepancies with managers and/or employees. 
    • Responsible for payroll adjustments if changes occur after the payroll is calculated.
    • Approve payable time in SHARP by close of business each Tuesday following the end of the payroll period.   
    • Track employees leave for Family Medical Leave Act, Administrative Leave and/or other leave identified in a Governor’s Executive Order.
    • Prepare reports and manage leave related to vacation overage and compensatory time policies. 
    • Responsible for processing payouts of leave time when an employee terminates employment.
  • Other
    • In consultation with the Human Resources Director, administers the FMLA.  Requires notification to employees that may qualify for FMLA, notifying employees if they have been approved or denied.  Requires knowledge of timelines, requirements, and rules of the FMLA. 
    • Other duties as assigned.
  • Minimum Requirements
  • Bachelor’s degree in human resources related field or equivalent experience as determined by the agency.
  • Required Qualifications
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office products, particularly Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.
  • Superior oral and written communication skills.
  • Commitment to confidentiality, accountability, and integrity.
  • Strong organizational, analytical, and problem-solving skills.
  • Strong initiative and teamwork/leadership skills.
  • Valid driver’s license.

How to Apply:
To apply, go to the State of Kansas Employment Center, click on the Careers button and search for Bank Commissioner. Open the job description and click on the “Apply for Job” button on the top right-hand corner. Please upload your resume, cover letter, college transcript(s), and a Tax Clearance Certificate to the application.

If you have questions, contact Barbara Albright, Recruiter, Office of the State Bank Commissioner, 700 SW Jackson, Suite 300, Topeka, KS 66603. barbara.albright@osbckansas.org

Each applicant applying for a State of Kansas job vacancy must obtain and submit a State Tax Clearance Certificate by clicking the hyper link or 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.

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.

The Office of the State Bank Commissioner is an Equal Opportunity Employer


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