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Financial Risk (Capital) Supervising Examiner

Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta

Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta

Accounting & Finance
New York, NY, USA
Posted on Friday, May 24, 2024


Federal Reserve Bank of New YorkWorking at the Federal Reserve Bank of New York positions you at the center of the financial world with a unique perspective on national and international markets and economies. You will work in an environment with a diverse group of experienced professionals to foster and support the safety, soundness, and vitality of our economic and financial systems.

The Bank believes in work flexibility to balance the demands of work and life while also connecting and collaborating with our colleagues in person. Employees can expect to be in the office a couple of days per week as needed for meetings and team collaboration and should live within a commutable distance.

What we do:

The Supervision Group of the Federal Reserve Bank of New York (FRBNY) supervises banks in the Second District. The objectives of supervision are to:

  • Evaluate and promote the overall safety and soundness of supervised institutions

  • Ensure supervised institutions’ compliance with relevant laws and regulations

  • Facilitate the stability of the financial system of the United States

  • Support the growth and stability of the U.S. economy.

Supervision is carried out through a combination of methods, including through on-site and off-site examinations involving staff dedicated to the supervision of an individual firm and through other professionals focused on analytical, policy, and risk matters. Supervision is coordinated with other U.S. agencies.

The Large and Foreign Banking Organization (LFBO) Function is responsible for monitoring and assessing the safety and soundness of three large domestic firms and all foreign-owned firms with U.S. operations (FBOs) in the Second District.

Your role as the Institutional Supervision Supervising Examiner – Financial Risk (Capital):

You will be a member of a Dedicated Supervisory Team (DST) responsible for participating in and leading examinations and continuous monitoring; communicating supervisory messages; and developing supervisory assessments. You will report into the Deputy Central Point of Contact for the supervised institution, which is a foreign large banking organization. Your coverage will primarily be financial risks. You will also participate and contribute to non-financial exam work led by the DST. You will partner and work closely with specialists in various risk disciplines and other dedicated supervisory team members across the Federal Reserve System (FRS) and at other supervisory agencies in a highly collaborative environment.

Core responsibilities include:

  • Leading or participating in firm-specific and horizontal examinations and monitoring activities on financial risk management and controls.

  • Developing well-supported supervisory assessments and presenting examination results to Federal Reserve stakeholders, the supervised institution, and other supervisory agencies.

  • Driving continuous monitoring including meetings with management, review and analysis of internal MIS, board materials and meeting minutes, and related materials for the supervised institution.

  • Building and maintaining relationships with other supervisory teams and risk specialists and proactively collaborating with supervisory colleagues within the FRS and other relevant agencies to arrive at a shared understanding of the firm’s material issues, emerging risks, and remediation progress. Actively providing guidance, mentoring, coaching, and training to other employees when leading examinations or projects, and managing major/complex projects, including delegation of work and review of work products.

  • Adhering to touchstone behaviors and holding a high standard of excellence in execution of the end-to-end supervisory process for the supervised institution, including all associated operational processes.

What we are looking for:

  • Advanced understanding of financial risks, including capital optimization and impacts thereof. Experience in (at least) one of the following financial risk and control areas – market risk, wholesale and retail risk preferred.

  • Strong collaboration skills with an ability to build deep, productive working relationships in line with an inclusive culture that values learning and agility, curiosity, and sharing of diverse perspectives among the supervisory stakeholders.

  • Strong communication skills (both written and verbal), including ability to synthesize and communicate complex topics and concerns to internal and external stakeholders.

  • Ability to undertake supervisory activities under limited guidance, prioritize and multi-task, manage and interpret data and quickly assimilate new information, and produce sound analysis.

  • Some travel may be required for examinations, meetings, and training.

  • Commissioned examiner and/or Examiner-in-Charge (EIC) experience preferred; candidate must be willing to enroll in examiner commissioning training upon acceptance of the position.

Salary Range: $155400 - $229300 / year

We believe in transparency at the NY Fed. This salary range reflects a variety of skills and experiences candidates may bring to the job. We pay individuals along this range based on their unique backgrounds. Whether you’re stretching into the job or are a more seasoned candidate, we aim to pay competitively for your contributions.

Our Touchstone Behaviors—Communicate Authentically, Collaborate Inclusively, Drive Progress, Develop Others, and Take Ownership—help shape the culture of the Bank. They also provide a shared language for how we work together and achieve success, and they set clear expectations for leading with impact at every stage of your career with us. Learn more.


Our organization offers benefits that are the best fit for you at every stage of your career:

  • Fully paid Pension plan and 401k with Generous Match

  • Comprehensive Insurance Plans (Medical, Dental and Vision including Flexible Spending Accounts and HSA)

  • Subsidized Public Transportation Program

  • Tuition Assistance Program

  • Onsite Fitness & Wellness Center

  • And more

This position requires access to confidential supervisory information (CSI) and/or Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) information. Access to CSI and FOMC information is limited to U.S. citizens, lawful permanent residents, individuals who meet the definition of “protected individual” under 8 U.S.C. § 1324b(a)(3), and certain other nonimmigrants. All non-U.S. citizens authorized to access CSI and/or FOMC information must sign a declaration of intent to expeditiously become a lawful permanent resident and thereafter a U.S. citizen when eligible.

The New York Fed expects its employees to perform their duties with honesty, integrity, and impartiality, and without improper preferential treatment of any person. Learn more about our code of conduct and conflicts of interest rules.

The Federal Reserve Bank of New York is committed to a diverse workforce and to providing equal employment opportunity to all persons without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, genetic information, disability, pregnancy, or military service.

We value accessibility for all candidates and are happy to provide an accommodation or assistance. Please email us at and we’ll be glad to help. Please note, this is a dedicated e-mail box designed exclusively to assist applications with accommodation requests in relation to our recruiting process. All other inquires including the status of applications will not receive a response from this e-mail box.

This is not necessarily an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, performance standards or requirements, efforts, skills or working conditions associated with the job. While this is intended to be an accurate reflection of the current job, management reserves the right to revise the job or to require that other or different tasks be performed when circumstances change.

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