Applications Examiner

Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis

Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis

Multiple locations
Posted on Tuesday, April 23, 2024


Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas CityAt the KC Fed, we know that great people make a great organization. When you join the KC Fed, you join a team of people working together to promote an inclusive and stable financial system, making a difference in local communities.

We succeed by emphasizing the growth and development of diverse team members like you and supporting a culture that empowers staff to make a difference. As a financial institutions examiner at the KC Fed, you will contribute to the safety and soundness of the nation’s financial system while benefiting from a flexible/hybrid schedule, a competitive salary, and an excellent benefits package.

What Makes an Applications Examiner successful?

Are you an inquisitive, analytical person who enjoys working in teams and leading others? As part of our Applications Department, you’ll find a collaborative culture that encourages staff to exercise initiative and ownership of their work. More specifically, you’ll be:

  • Partnering with stakeholders across the banking system in analyzing bank merger and acquisition transactions and evaluating bank ownership structures to determine regulatory filing requirements.

  • Assessing proposals by district banking organizations to engage in nonbanking activities, including those involving fintech companies and other non-traditional banking services/products, which may contain unique or novel fact patterns and entail collaboration with staff from the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System.

  • Using an inquisitive and analytical mindset to independently evaluate financial, managerial, and competitive/anti-trust factors, and collaborate with subject matter experts across the Supervision and Legal Divisions to incorporate safety and soundness, consumer compliance/Community Reinvestment Act, and legal/policy factors into comprehensive analyses.

  • Leveraging strong communication skills to serve as a liaison with external constituents, including financial institutions, consultants, and law firms, on matters related to pending or ongoing applications, and produce clear and concise written documents.

  • Relying on strong interpersonal skills to foster collaborative relationships with representatives from federal and state regulatory agencies and the Board of Governors to build consensus and ensure a consistent approach in the application of supervisory, legal, and/or other interpretative matters.

  • Investing in the development of your peers by proactively sharing knowledge and regularly providing peer level feedback in support of the KC Fed’s focus on employee growth.

What are the minimum qualifications?


  • Bachelor’s Degree with an emphasis in accounting, finance, economics, or related field of study, or relevant work experience.

  • Minimum of four years of directly applicable experience performing the activities defined above.

  • Effective skills using Microsoft Office products, web-based applications, and email.

  • Ability to work out of our Kansas City, Denver, Oklahoma City, and/or Omaha office(s). Hybrid work structure with 50% in-office requirement.


  • Bank examiner commission from federal or state banking regulatory agency.

  • Graduate or advanced degree in business, management, accounting, finance, or economics.

  • Leadership experience demonstrating strong judgement, problem-solving, and decision-making skills.

  • Ability to manage multiple assignments in a dynamic environment

Additional Information


  • Hybrid, 50% on-site requirement
  • Omaha, NE, Denver, CO, Oklahoma City, OK, or Kansas City, MO
  • Not eligible for remote work


In some cases, positions require access to confidential supervisory information, access to which is limited to "Protected Individuals" as defined by regulation of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, 12 CFR 268.205. Protected Individuals include, but are not limited to, U.S. citizens, U.S. nationals, and lawful permanent resident aliens (also known as "green card holders") who are eligible for and seeking United States citizenship within the requisite timeframes.


Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States without the need for visa sponsorship now or in the future.

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Full time

Regular / Temporary


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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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