Status: Full-time position
Location: Lansing, MI
Deadline Date: 2/19/13
Job Summary: Invest in your nation's future, make a difference in your community...gain from the experience. At the National Credit Union Administration (NCUA) you're not just a number, working to make quotas or improve the bottom line, you have the opportunity to make a difference. NCUA is the federal agency that charters and supervises federal credit unions and insures savings in federal and most state-chartered credit unions across the country through the National Credit Union Share Insurance Fund (NCUSIF), a federal fund backed by the full faith and credit of the United States Government.
This position receives on-the-job training as a field examiner. The training assignments prepare you to manage, supervise and conduct examinations for a district of federal and federally-insured state credit unions.
Qualifications: For the Grade 7
One full year of specialized experience equivalent to CU/GS-05 level that has equipped the applicant with the particular knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform successfully the duties of the position, and that is typically in or related to the work of the position to be filled. This experience must have included preparing or analyzing financial statements and posting and/or balancing general ledger accounts in accordance with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) and auditing work involved with examination and appraisal of financial records or statements for completeness and internal accuracy in accordance with Generally Accepted Auditing Standards. Examples of qualifying experience include
responsible work at a financial institution that required analyzing financial statements or analyzing and recommending action on loan applications; examination or audit of a credit union or a financial institution; responsible accounting or auditing work involved with examination and appraisal of financial records or statements for completeness and internal accuracy.
For the Grade 9
One year of specialized experience equivalent to CU/GS-07 level that has equipped the applicant with the particular knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform successfully the duties of the position, and that is typically in or related to the work of the position to be filled. This experience must have included assignments involved in the examination and auditing of credit unions or financial institutions through detailed examinations of accounting documents to verify accuracy of computations and to ascertain that all transactions are properly supported and are in accordance with pertinent laws and regulations. Examples of qualifying experience in planning, conducting and completing examinations and audits of financial institutions include assisting in: analyzing current and potential financial condition to determine financial soundness and level of risk; appraising quality of management, assuring compliance with law and regulation, and determining level of risk; identifying, determining causes, and evaluating areas of concern, risks, inefficiencies, and violations of law and regulation; resolving conflicts, making recommendations for correcting areas of concern, and developing a plan of action to control or reduce risks and prevent significant losses such as modifying the accounting systems, revising underwriting standards, and improving management information systems, reporting systems, and internal controls.
Duties: This position receives on-the-job training as a field examiner. The training assignments prepare you to manage, supervise and conduct examinations for a district of federal and federally-insured state credit unions.
Serves in a developmental position with assignments/training directed toward providing the capability of eventually performing the full scope of Credit Union Examiner duties. Works under the close supervision of the Supervisory Examiner who oversees on-the-job training, furnishes advice and is available for consultation. On the job training includes an initial overview of basic examination work methods, techniques and procedures, the financial principals and operating practices normally used, reading assignments pertaining to the laws, regulations, policies and directives which govern the operation of federal and federally insured credit unions. Plans, conducts, and completes examinations of federally chartered and federally insured credit unions. Obtains and protects confidential credit union data. Analyzes credit union data prior to examination to identify areas of examination concentration and the persistency of previous problems.
Your application must be received by 11:59:59 P.M. EST on the closing date of this announcement.
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Your resume must provide specific details as to how your experience meets the specialized experience. Please ensure that your resume includes the month and year that you began and ended and hours worked per week for each position held. Failure to provide details will result in an ineligible rating. Your resume must support your responses to the online questionnaire. Failure to provide support may result in a lower or ineligible rating.
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