Community Banks Supervising Examiner

Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis

Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis

New York, NY, USA
Posted on Tuesday, June 13, 2023


Federal Reserve Bank of New YorkWorking at the Federal Reserve Bank of New York positions you at the center of the financial world with a unique perspective on national and international markets and economies. You will work in an environment with a diverse group of experienced professionals to foster and support the safety, soundness, and vitality of our economic and financial systems.

The Bank believes in work flexibility to balance the demands of work and life while also connecting and collaborating with our colleagues in person. Employees can expect to be in the office a couple of days per week as needed for meetings and team collaboration and should live within a commutable distance.

What we do:

The Supervision Group of the Federal Reserve Bank of New York (FRBNY) supervises banks in the Second District. The objectives of supervision are to:

  • Evaluate and promote the overall safety and soundness of supervised institutions

  • Ensure supervised institutions’ compliance with relevant laws and regulations, including consumer protection

  • Facilitate the stability of the financial system of the United States

  • Support the growth and stability of the U.S. economy

Supervision is carried out through a combination of methods, including on-site and off-site examinations involving staff dedicated to the supervision of an individual firm and other professionals focused on analytical, policy and risk matters. Supervision is coordinated with other US agencies.

The Regional and Community Financial Institution (RCFI) function is responsible for monitoring and assessing the safety and soundness of state member banks and domestic bank holding companies under $100 billion in the Second District. This includes state member banks and bank holding companies headquartered in Puerto Rico.

Your role as the Community Banks Supervising Examiner:

As a Community Banks Supervising Examiner, you will be responsible for supervising a portfolio of community banking firms. Activities include examining and monitoring supervised firm’s or firms’ business strategies and associated risks; financial condition, and compliance with laws and regulations; reviewing and acting on regulatory applications filed by firms to engage in mergers, acquisitions and other expansionary proposals. You will lead the FRBNY in engaging with supervised firm’s or firms’ Boards of Directors; and coordinating supervisory activities with those of other federal and state authorities.

Core responsibilities include:

  • Leads or participates in firm specific and horizontal examinations; develops well supported supervisory assessments.

  • Presents examination results to supervised institutions, Federal Reserve management, staff, and other supervisory authorities.

  • Builds communication channels with the firms' business lines and risk functions to facilitate timely flow of information.

  • Builds relationships with other supervisory teams, risk specialists, senior Reserve Bank and Board staff, and other U.S. and foreign supervisors.

  • Analyzes current industry practices, conditions and trends to identify inherent/emerging risks as financial products/markets evolve.

  • Prepares presentations and findings regarding risks and supervisory concerns to internal stakeholders and firm management

What we are looking for:

  • Examiner commission is required for this position. In absence of examiner commission, demonstration of significant progress in examiner commissioning program for those currently enrolled.

  • Significant examination experience, including experience working in capital, credit, liquidity, and/or non-financial risk areas.

  • Familiarity with the risk-focused supervisory process and the examination process for community banks and bank holding companies.

  • Understanding of the financial system, including risk-taking, legal and organizational structures, and risk management practices across a range of financial and non-financial risk areas.

  • Effective communication with senior management and directors of supervised institutions under a range of circumstances.

  • Strong organizational skills, including ability to multi-task and meet deadlines in a fast-paced environment.

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

  • Proven interpersonal skills and the ability to operate in a team-based environment that emphasizes dynamic collaboration.

  • Strong critical thinking and analytical skills with the ability to dissect large amounts of data and provide well-supported conclusions.

  • Self-starter who can complete assignments independently, completing work within defined scope and time constraints.

  • Ability to assimilate new information quickly, handle problems in unfamiliar situations, and manage a variety of responsibilities simultaneously.

  • Some travel may be required for examinations, meetings and training.

Salary Range: $178100 - $207900 / year

We believe in transparency at the NY Fed. This salary range reflects a variety of skills and experiences candidates may bring to the job. We pay individuals along this range based on their unique backgrounds. Whether you’re stretching into the job or are a more seasoned candidate, we aim to pay competitively for your contributions.

Our Touchstone Behaviors—Communicate Authentically, Collaborate Inclusively, Drive Progress, Develop Others, and Take Ownership—help shape the culture of the Bank. They also provide a shared language for how we work together and achieve success, and they set clear expectations for leading with impact at every stage of your career with us. Learn more.


Our organization offers benefits that are the best fit for you at every stage of your career:

  • Fully paid Pension plan and 401k with Generous Match

  • Comprehensive Insurance Plans (Medical, Dental and Vision including Flexible Spending Accounts and HSA)

  • Subsidized Public Transportation Program

  • Tuition Assistance Program

  • Onsite Fitness & Wellness Center

  • And more

Please note that the position requires access to confidential supervisory information and/or FOMC information, which is limited to "Protected Individuals" as defined in the U.S. federal immigration law. Protected Individuals include, but are not limited to, U.S. citizens, U.S. nationals, and U.S. permanent residents who either are not yet eligible to apply for naturalization or who have applied for naturalization within the requisite timeframe. Candidates who are permanent residents may be eligible for the information access required for this position if they sign a declaration of intent to become a U.S. citizen and pursue a path to citizenship and meet other eligibility requirements.

In addition, all candidates must undergo an enhanced background check, comply with all applicable information handling rules, and will be tested for all controlled substances prohibited by federal law, to include marijuana.

The Federal Reserve Bank of New York is committed to a diverse workforce and to providing equal employment opportunity to all persons without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, genetic information, disability, or military service.

This is not necessarily an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, performance standards or requirements, efforts, skills or working conditions associated with the job. While this is intended to be an accurate reflection of the current job, management reserves the right to revise the job or to require that other or different tasks be performed when circumstances change.

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The Federal Reserve Banks believe that diversity and inclusion among our employees is critical to our success as an organization, and we seek to recruit, develop and retain the most talented people from a diverse candidate pool. The Federal Reserve Banks are committed to equal employment opportunity for employees and job applicants in compliance with applicable law and to an environment where employees are valued for their differences.

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