Bank Examination
268130 Requisition #

Job Summary: 

The Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City offers a challenging and rewarding career opportunity as a financial institutions examiner specializing in Bank Secrecy Act/Anti-Money Laundering (BSA/AML) supervision and fraud investigations.  As a BSA/AML and enforcement specialist, you will work in a dynamic, team environment and play an important role in helping the Federal Reserve carry out its regulatory responsibilities. We are seeking individuals who currently hold, or have made substantial progress toward, an examiner commission from a federal (FRB, OCC, FDIC, OTS) or State banking regulatory agency, or have significant industry experience in BSA/AML compliance and fraud investigations.  Existing expertise in digital assets and/or cybersecurity is preferred to support evolving trends in banking and fraud investigation assignments.  Applicants should possess strong analytical, communication and leadership skills, and enjoy working in a team environment.  Position available in Kansas City, Denver, Oklahoma City, or Omaha. Please submit a cover letter including location preference.

Key Activites: 

As an examiner with the Federal Reserve, you will play an important role in helping us carry out our supervisory responsibilities for state-chartered member banks, bank holding companies and savings and loan holding companies located in the seven-state Tenth Federal Reserve District. Primary responsibilities of the position will focus on supporting the Department’s BSA/AML examination activities and responsibilities related to the ongoing supervision of problem banking organizations in less-than-satisfactory financial condition and under supervisory actions.  The incumbent will serve as a technical expert for all BSA/AML-related regulations, and may also support Federal Reserve efforts to supervise evolving digital asset and cybersecurity banking activities.  He or she will serve as a resource for bankers, field examiners, and central points of contact (CPCs), as well as functioning as a liaison to the Board of Governors (Board) BSA/AML Risk Section staff.  The position is responsible for advising staff of problem BSA situations to ensure appropriate supervisory follow-up, and disseminating BSA-related guidance from the Board to the examination staff.  In addition, the incumbent will be involved in monitoring of Suspicious Activity Reports filed by state member banks concerning institution affiliated parties and engaged in corresponding fraud investigations by law enforcement and/or the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System to determine appropriate criminal charges or enforcement action to pursue. 
The Federal Reserve offers a comprehensive training and career development program allowing you to build upon your current knowledge and experience.  We provide advanced training opportunities and support the development of specialized knowledge, including professional certifications. We offer strong performers assignments of increasing complexity, leadership roles, and promotional opportunities. To learn more about this exciting career opportunity and our highly competitive benefits package, please visit our website at: https://www.kansascityfed.org/careers/.



  • Bachelor's degree in accounting, finance, economics, or related field of study required.
  • Typically 4-10 years of directly applicable experience performing the defined key activities, or equivalent education and/or work experience.
  • Strong analytical, communication, and interpersonal skills.

Job Knowledge/Skills:

  • Intermediate understanding of the banking industry and economic conditions. 
  • Strong written and oral communication skills. 
  • Proficiency in utilizing and analyzing data. 
  • Balanced judgment and well-reasoned decision making. 
  • Personal initiative and enjoy working in a team atmosphere.


  • Position may require travel for extended periods of time; up to 30 percent.


  • Preferred but not required, active or dormant examiner commission or equivalent industry-recognized certifications.
  • 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.

Certain eligibility requirements apply. Follow us on LinkedIn, Twitter, and our YouTube channel - Kansas City Fed.We [Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City] are committed to building a diverse workplace, and are continually striving to achieve this goal. As such, we provide equal employment opportunities regardless of race, color, religion, sex, gender identity and/or expression, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, or genetic information.


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