Safety & Soundness Bank Examiner - Little Rock, AR

Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis

Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis

Little Rock, AR, USA
Posted on Tuesday, September 12, 2023


Federal Reserve Bank of St. LouisOur Safety & Soundness unit is looking for individuals to join our team of Bank Examiners in our Little Rock, Arkansas branch. An examiner commission is a relevant factor in consideration for these positions. However, if you lack an examiner commission, regulatory, banking, lending, capital markets, Bank Secrecy Act, fiduciary activities, information technology or related experience in the financial services industry will be considered.

We value clear communications, financial and risk management analysis experience and individuals who enjoy working as a member of a team. Our people are diverse in background and ideas, which allows for ongoing creativity and innovation. Ultimately, they are the ones who push our high-performance, exchange-driven culture forward. Safety and Soundness examiners conduct community and regional bank examinations, and bank holding company inspections. To support your professional advancement, we provide a well-defined career progression and an Examiner Commissioning Program to assist you in achieving your professional goals. Click here for more information.

Travel Requirement

This position requires overnight travel, or if in range, commutable travel. You will travel approximately 50 nights per year, averaging 20-30% of workdays within the Eighth Federal Reserve District. It includes overnight stays (up to five consecutive days), travel mostly by vehicle, but some air travel may be involved as well. The St Louis Fed diligently works to provide a positive Work / Life Balance through flexible on-site work arrangements, a compressed work schedule, and periodic work from home opportunities.


  • Evaluate the soundness of an organization's financial condition, including capital, asset quality, earnings, liquidity and exposure to interest rate risk.
  • Assess the effectiveness of risk management, including board and management oversight, policies & procedures, internal controls and management information systems.
  • Ensure compliance with banking laws and regulations.


  • Bachelor’s degree in business or business-related field or commensurate experience.
  • Five years relevant banking experience (e.g., lending, capital markets, Bank Secrecy Act, fiduciary activities, information technology or related experience)
    • Candidates with less experience may be considered at a lower job grade or salary.
  • Ability to lead or participate in bank examinations or bank holding company inspections, or key areas within those activities.
  • Sound ability to create professional supervisory reports.
  • Knowledge in areas of finance, accounting, lending, banking operations or related fields.
  • Interest in coaching, mentoring, and developing peers.
  • Work in a team setting, serving as an enthusiastic team member or team leader.
  • US Citizenship or lawful permanent resident intending to become a citizen who meets certain other requirements.

Total Rewards

Bring your passion and expertise, and we'll provide the opportunities that will challenge you and propel your career growth—along with a wide range of benefits and perks that support your health, wealth, and life.

Salary: $68,500– 150,000

In addition to competitive compensation, we offer a comprehensive benefits package all brought together in a flexible work environment where you can truly find balance:

  • Generous paid time off
  • Flexible on-site work arrangements
  • Tuition & Training assistance/reimbursement
  • 401(k) match & Annuity/Pension fund
  • Top-notch health care benefits
  • Child and family care leave
  • Professional development opportunities
  • And more...

Ranked as the #2 Top Workplace in the St. Louis Region in 2020, the Federal Reserve Bank of St Louis is committed to building an inclusive workplace, where employees' diversity—in age, gender, race and ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, and cultural traditions, religion, life experiences, education and socioeconomic backgrounds—are recognized as a strength. Learn more about the Bank and its culture; check out our Careers Site.

The Federal Reserve Bank of St Louis is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

This 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 not U.S. citizens or U.S. permanent residents may be eligible for the information access required for this position and sponsorship for a work visa, and subsequently for permanent residence, if they sign a declaration of intent to become a U.S. citizen and meet other eligibility requirements.

You must undergo a background check and comply with all applicable information handling rules, and all non-U.S. citizens must sign a declaration of intent to become a U.S. citizen and pursue a path to citizenship.

Full Time / Part Time

Full time

Regular / Temporary


Job Exempt (Yes / No)


Job Category

Bank Examination

Work Shift

First (United States of America)

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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