• Financial Examiners
  • Government and Public Administration
  • Financial examiners make sure that financial institutions and transactions meet legal requirements. They review balance sheets, evaluate the risk level of loans, and assess bank management.

    What do they typically do

    • Prepare reports, exhibits and other supporting schedules that show an institution's financial soundness, compliance with regulations, and recommended solutions
    • Recommend actions to make sure that institutions follow laws and regulations or to protect their financial situation
    • Solve problems about banking institutions' financial integrity, including problems with loan investment portfolios, capital, earnings, and specific or large troubled accounts
    • Direct and participate in meetings with bank directors, trustees, senior management, lawyers, and outside accountants and consultants to gather information and discuss findings
    • Review balance sheets, operating income and expense accounts, and loan documentation to check an institution's assets and liabilities
    • Plan, supervise, and review work of workers that they oversee
    • Review audit reports to monitor whether reports are adequate or to find specific weaknesses in business routines
    • Teach other examiners how to perform financial examinations

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