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Entry-Level Bank Examiners

The Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC) ensures that national banks and federal savings associations operate in a safe and sound manner, provide fair access to financial services, treat customers fairly, and comply with applicable laws and regulations.

As an assistant bank examiner (ANBE), you can help supervise banks across the country. A career with the OCC presents an opportunity to make a real difference in one of the nation's most important economic sectors.

Steps to Apply

  1. Learn about the application process
  2. Learn about the Mid-size and Community Bank Supervision position
  3. Learn about the pre-interview tests and interview process

Qualifications for Entry-Level Positions 

Applicants must meet at least one of the following:

  • A four-year course of study leading to a bachelor's degree with major study in accounting, banking, business administration, commercial or banking law, economics, finance, marketing, or other field closely related to the position; OR
  • Three years of work experience that has provided you with knowledge of accounting or auditing principles, such as reviewing, analyzing, recommending or approving loan applications, investments, or other actions involving the properties or monies of others held in trust by or for a financial institution, or internal accounting or auditing work for a financial institution that has required understanding of debits and credits, balance sheets, and operating statements; OR
  • Equivalent combinations of education and experience; OR
  • A Certified Public Accountant (CPA) certificate obtained through written examination in a state, territory, or the District of Columbia.

In addition to meeting minimum qualifications, you must successfully pass the examiner entry-level pre-employment assessments. You will be directed by email to schedule a test appointment.

Questions regarding the application and hiring processes for ANBEs can be directed to the ANBE Recruitment mailbox.