Job Posting 14-24

Financial Examiner I

Class Code: 1100

Starting Wage: $4,416.67/Month
Opening Date: 3/22/2024
Closing Date: Until filled

Mailing Address: P.O. Box 13167, Austin, Texas 78711-3167
Work Location Address: 208 E 10th Street, 5th Floor, Austin, Texas 78701

Number of Openings: 1
Duration: Regular/Full-time
Hours/Week: 40

FLSA Exempt: Yes
Travel Required: Limited
Texas Drivers License Required: Yes


Work will involve the review and analysis of securities offerings as well as applications for registration by broker/dealers, investment advisers, agents, and investment adviser representatives to determine compliance with statutes and rules administered by the Texas State Securities Board. The position requires the financial examiner to review financial records and information contained on uniform forms and related documents to determine compliance with applicable regulations and to investigate suspected violations of the Texas Securities Act.  Extensive written and oral communication with attorneys and applicants is required in connection with the staff's analysis of securities offerings and applicants' qualifications and business repute. The financial examiner will be expected to work independently and make sound recommendations to his or her supervisors. The financial examiner will be responsible for other work as assigned.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS (License, Education, Experience):

Graduation or current enrollment with and expected graduation date in Spring 2024 from an accredited college or university with major course work in accounting, business, finance, or a combination thereof. Strong interpersonal and writing skills required. 


Experience in securities regulation or compliance. Strong academic record could be considered in lieu of experience.

HOW TO APPLY (Application procedure, Special requirements):

To be considered for this position, you must submit (1) a completed standard state application, (2) a State Securities Board “Supplement To Application For Employment”, (3) a copy of your college transcripts, and (4) a writing sample.  Applications and the Supplement form may be downloaded from the Agency website at  The preferred method to submit completed applications, along with the Supplement, transcripts, and writing sample, is via email at  You may also mail to Human Resources, State Securities Board, P.O. Box 13167, Austin, Texas 78711-3167, or fax to 512-305-8327.  Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of a standard state application. Applicants to be interviewed will be contacted by the Agency. Applications accepted for this position only.

PLEASE NOTEAll applications must be complete, including job title, history, dates of employment, name of employer, supervisor’s name and phone number, and a description of duties performed. Failure to submit this information on your application is considered incomplete and may be rejected. Resumes do not take the place of this required information.

Veterans, Reservist, or Guardsmen with an MOS or additional duties pertaining to the minimum experience requirements may meet the minimum qualifications for this position.

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