Up to *$128,856 annually depending on experience and qualifications. *Will increase by a 3.25% general wage increase, effective July 1.
Internal Number: 2204CUPM(14)
The Program Manager - Chief of Specialty Examinations oversees all specialty examinations for the Division of Credit Unions, Dept of Financial Institutions (DFI), State of Washington, and the safety and soundness exams of the largest credit union in the state, ensuring that statutory examination mandates are met, coordination with federal and state agencies occurs, and that examination quality and consistency meet regulatory standards.
Examples of specialty examinations include information systems and technology (IS&T) exams and consumer protection law compliance exams of the 50 state chartered credit unions. Other specialty exams include credit union vendors, electronic payment systems, website compliance, credit union service organizations (CUSO), exams related to applications from credit unions, and limited scope exams of an out-of-state credit union with branches operating in Washington.
The Program Manager is responsible to oversee the work performed by a team, consisting of a supervisor and examiners to ensure appropriate and optimum use of the organization's resources. A Program Manager must maintain the highest standards of personal, professional and ethical conduct and support a diverse and inclusive workforce.
This position works closely with the Program Manager of Safety and Soundness Exams and the division management team to directly contribute to fulfilling the mission and goals of the agency to protect the public, promote economic vitality, and preserve integrity in the marketplace. As a member of agency’s Program Managers’ team, the position is responsible for assisting in the development and implementation of strategic plans, operational goals and budgets for the department and for the division, and for ensuring that adequate resources are available to meet DFI and Division mission, goals, and objectives.
Bachelor's degree in finance, economics, accounting, statistics, business management or a related major; OR
Four years of experience in a position, which required finance, accounting, project management, or economics AND five years of management or supervisory experience.
Interested candidates should apply at the Washington State employment portal careers.wa.gov
The mission of the Department of Financial Institutions (DFI) is to regulate financial services in Washington State to protect the public and promote economic vitality. The Department is made up of five divisions: Division of Administration, Division of Banks, Division of Credit Unions, Division of Securities, and the Division of Consumer Services.
The Department of Financial Institutions regulates a variety of Washington State financial service providers such as banks, credit unions, mortgage brokers, money transmitters, payday lenders, and securities broker-dealers and investment advisers.