Job Title: Financial Examiner I Open Date: 07/10/2018
Salary Group/Class No. B 17/1100 Close Date: Until Filled
Current Status: Open Posting Number: 466-2018-009
Number of Positions: 1 No.  
Monthly Salary: $3,520.33 - $3,759.36 Part-Time: No
Work Location: Austin, Texas Position Type: External
Travel Required: 25% FLSA Eligible: Non-Exempt

Applications Accepted By:


Texas Office of Consumer Credit Commissioner

Human Resources 2601 N. Lamar Blvd

Austin, TX 78705

Fax or E-mail:
(512)936-7610 or
Attention: Human Resources
Job Description

Performs entry-level financial examination work. Work involves conducting examinations to determine and report on financial condition and compliance with statutory requirements, by laws, and rules. Works under close supervision, with minimal latitude for the use of initiative and independent judgment.

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Essential Job Functions

Reviews and evaluates cost analyses and other financial data to determine if documentary fee filings for motor vehicle dealers are reasonable and justified.

Reviews contract submissions to determine whether the contracts comply with the plain language requirements and applicable statutes.

Reviews debt cancellation agreements to ensure that the agreements contain the required elements, do not contain any inconsistent or misleading provisions, and the exclusions from coverage are written in plain, easy to read language.

Maintain records for documentary fee, plain language, and debt cancellation agreement filings (e.g. logs, reports to management, and other records).

Evaluates business records and financial transactions for compliance with statutes, rules, and regulations.

Conducts financial examinations with the assistance of others.

Identifies areas of progress or concern; makes recommendations, and assists in resolving problems as appropriate.

Identifies areas of progress, improvement, or concern; makes recommendations; and assists in resolving problems.

Prepares worksheets and tabulations of financial data from records and representations of managements.

Prepares correspondence related to examination process; prepares comments for examination reports.

Verifies the accuracy of records, work papers, and related financial statements; determines proper documentation and adequate procedures; and detects and records variances.

Performs related work as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications

Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with major course work in business administration, finance, accounting, economics, insurance, or a related field.

Copy of official college transcripts must be submitted with The State of Texas Application for Employment.

Preferred Qualifications

Experience in the financial, motor vehicle sales finance or lending industry.

Bilingual: English/Spanish.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

Knowledge of auditing and accounting standards and techniques; of both statutory accounting principles (SAP) and generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP); of financial and industry terminology and practices; and of corporate structures, business operating procedures, management control, and internal reporting techniques.

Skill in the use of computer systems and associated applications.

Ability to audit financial statements, reports, records, budgets, operational procedures, and forms; to conduct investigations; to prepare concise reports and correspondence; to apply relevant rules, regulations, and statutes; and to communicate effectively.


Classroom instruction and on-the-job training is utilized to develop proficiency in examination and to develop knowledge of applicable statutes, rules, regulations, and examination procedures.

All information obtained regarding the status of regulated financial service providers is subject to strict confidentiality. Employees are restricted from having certain loans or financial connections with licensed lenders, may not hold a substantial ownership interest in any licensee, and may not be related to any officer, employee, or consultant of any financial trade association. Employees must manage their personal finances in a manner to avoid conflicts of interest with the agency’s regulated industries. Employees must file an annual ethics disclosure statement with the agency. Must have reliable transportation. Applicants will be required to sign a release authorizing the agency to obtain information regarding the applicant's credit history, police and criminal history information, and educational information.

Males born on or after January 1, 1960, between 18 and 25 years of age, will be required to present proof of Selective Service registration on the first day of employment or proof of exemption from Selective Service registration requirement.  All offers of employment are contingent on the candidate having legal authorization to work in the United States.  Failure to present such authorization within the time specified by the U. S. Department of Labor will result in the offer being rescinded.

How to Apply

Submit a State of Texas application via mail or in person to: Office of Consumer Credit Commissioner, Human Resources, 2601 N. Lamar Blvd, Austin TX 78705; or via fax to 512.936.7610. Applications MUST include a complete work history. Applications may be downloaded from Résumés submitted without a State of Texas application will not be considered.

State of Texas Employment Application: Word or .pdf 

For directions click here or to request physical accommodation, contact Human Resources at 512.936.7666 or

Interviews will be conducted by appointment following pre-screen of applications. Only those applicants interviewed will be notified of their selection or non-selection.  The Office of the Consumer Credit Commissioner is an equal opportunity employer.