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FINANCIAL NON-DEPOSITORY EXAMINER LEAD/ADVANCED

*REPOST*Assistant Director of Money Services and Consumer Credit

Recruitment #21-000281-0004

Introduction

The Maryland Department of Labor is now accepting applications for Financial Non-Depository Examiner Lead/Advanced. This position examines/investigates all areas of licensed non-depository financial services providers for compliance with laws and regulations, to protect the general public by ensuring licensees engage in safe and sound financial services activity in a lawful, honest, fair, and efficient manner, and promote integrity and confidence in the financial services industries regulated by the Commissioner of Financial Regulation.

GRADE

19

LOCATION OF POSITION

500 North Calvert Street, Baltimore, Maryland 21202

Main Purpose of Job

To examine/investigate all areas of licensed non-depository financial services providers for compliance with laws and regulations, to protect the general public by ensuring licensees engage in safe and sound financial services activity in a lawful, honest, fair, and efficient manner, and promote integrity and confidence in the financial services industries regulated by the Commissioner of Financial Regulation. A Senior Financial Non-Depository Examiner reviews and approves the work of and trains lower-level Financial Non-Depository Examiners. A Senior Financial Non-Depository Examiner also functions as Examiner-In-Charge (EIC) with full responsibility for the entire examination/investigation team and the completion of examination/investigation reports and recommendations for corrective actions of the institutions being examined. A Senior Financial Non-Depository Examiner is an examiner position that may, in management’s discretion, work remotely in accordance with the Agency’s telework policies.

POSITION DUTIES

Duties of this position include, but are not limited to:

  • Assigns, reviews, and approves the work of and trains lower-level Financial Non-Depository Examiners, including providing advice and guidance to lower-level Financial Non-Depository Examiners in all facets of the examination/investigation process.

  • Interacting with representatives of financial institutions, including coordinating the examination/investigation, requesting information and documentation, requesting explanations as to business activity, procedures and policies, conducting an end of examination/investigation exit interview, and resolving examination/investigation findings.


  • Review the books and records of financial institutions to ensure compliance with federal and state laws and regulations.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Education:   A Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university including or supplemented by a total of 24 credit hours in business administration, finance, economics, law, criminal justice or accounting. These credit hours must include a minimum of 6 credit hours in either accounting or auditing.

Experience: Four years of experience examining or auditing the accounts, records and business practices of non-depository financial institutions or in managerial or professional work in the financial services, consumer loan, sales finance, installment loan, mortgage lenders, collection agencies, check cashiers, money transmitters, debt management and/or law enforcement industries.

Notes:

1. Applicants may substitute regulatory, investigatory, managerial or professional experience in the financial services industry, consumer credit industry, mortgage lending industry, accounting or auditing work or State or federal experience regulating the above industries or in law enforcement on a year-for-year basis for the required education.

2. Candidates may substitute the possession of a Juris Doctor degree from an accredited law school, a certificate as a Certified Public Accountant, or a Master’s degree in business administration or accounting from an accredited college or university may be substituted for one year of the required experience.

3. Candidates may substitute U.S. Armed Forces military service experience as a commissioned officer in logistics specialist classifications or administrative support specialty codes in the financial management or auditing fields of work on a year-for-year basis for the required education and experience.

DESIRED OR PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

Preference will be given to applicants who possess the following preferred qualification(s). Include clear and specific information on your application regarding your qualifications.

Willing to travel on average 40%-50% of the time outside of the State of Maryland as well as throughout the entire state

3 years of banking operations with a knowledge of the Bank Secrecy Act (BSA), money transmission and money laundering

Supervisory Experience

Must have Money Service Businesses experience

LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS AND CERTIFICATIONS

Employees in this classification may be assigned duties which require the operation of a motor vehicle. Employees assigned such duties will be required to possess a motor vehicle operator’s license valid in the State of Maryland.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS

Employees in this classification may be required to attend advanced formal training classes. The purpose of this training is to maintain professional job specific proficiency and current knowledge. Some training classes are out-of-State and may require overnight stays.

All candidates are subject to a background check against files maintained by the Division of Unemployment Insurance (Department of Labor/DUI) to determine whether any monies are owed to Department of Labor/DUI as a result of unemployment overpayment/fraud. Any unpaid debt may have an impact on whether or not a candidate is offered employment.

SELECTION PROCESS

Please make sure that you provide sufficient information on your application to show that you meet the qualifications for this recruitment. All information concerning your qualifications must be submitted by the closing date. We will not consider information submitted after this date. Successful candidates will be ranked as Best Qualified, Better Qualified, or Qualified and placed on the eligible (employment) list for at least one year.

RESUMES ARE NOT ACCEPTABLE AND NOT CONSIDERED IN THE SELECTION PROCESS.

All information concerning the qualifications, including any required documentation (diploma, transcript, certificate, etc.) must be submitted and received by the closing date. Information submitted after this date will not be considered.

For positions that require Bachelor/Master Degree etc:

Educational credentials from foreign countries must be evaluated by an approved education review service. This evaluation must be submitted prior to hire. For further information, you may call International Consultants of Delaware, Inc. (302) 737-8715 or World Education Services Inc. 1-800-932-3897 or (202) 331-2925.

EXAMINATION PROCESS

The assessment may consist of a rating of your education, training, and experience related to the requirements of the position. It is important that you provide complete and accurate information on your application. Please report all experience and education that is related to this position.

The examination for this recruitment will be an evaluation and rating of the information provided on your application. Therefore, it is essential that the application is filled out completely and accurately, listing all relevant education and experience, addressing the specific qualifications shown above and submitting any required documentation (diploma, transcript, certification, license, etc.). Please include clear, detailed and specific information on your application regarding experience qualifications related to the minimum qualifications, desired, and/or selective qualifications of the position.

BENEFITS

FURTHER INSTRUCTIONS

The online application is STRONGLY preferred. However, if you are unable to apply online, or encounter difficulty attaching required or optional documentation, you may submit via mail or deliver in person. Please be sure to include your name, identification number (Easy ID#) and job announcement number on any documentation to ensure timely processing.


The paper application must be received by 5 pm, close of business, on the closing date for the recruitment, no postmarks will be accepted. Incorrect application forms will not be accepted.


PLEASE DO NOT FAX OR EMAIL UNSOLICITED DOCUMENTATION


Completed applications, required documentation, and any required addendums may be mailed to:

 

Department of Labor Office of Administration

Attn: Tenisha Tunstall    21-000281-0004

1100 N. Eutaw Street, Rm. 101

Baltimore, MD 21201

 

For additional information, please contact Tenisha Tunstall at 410-767-2772 or via email Tenisha.Tunstall2@maryland.gov.

 

The MD State Application Form can be found online

 

Department of Labor is an equal opportunity employer. It is the policy of Department of Labor that all persons have equal opportunity and access to employment opportunities, services, and facilities without regard to race, religion, color, sex, age, national origin or ancestry, marital status, parental status, sexual orientation, disability or veteran status.