To examine/investigate individuals, unlicensed business entities, Maryland chartered Banks, credit unions, and trust companies, and licensed financial institutions to uncover improper business practices and/or violations of law subject to the jurisdiction of the Commissioner of Financial Regulation. A Financial Fraud Examiner ensures that licensed financial institutions are in compliance with all laws and regulations governing their operations and strives to uncover unlicensed and illegal activity all to protect the general public from future financial harm as well as to promote integrity and confidence in the financial industries under the jurisdiction of the Commissioner of Financial Regulation.
Education: A Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university including or supplemented by a total of 24 credit hours in business administration, finance, economics, law, criminal justice or accounting. These credit hours must include a minimum of 6 credit hours in either accounting or auditing.
Experience: Three years of experience examining or auditing the accounts, records, and business practices of non-depository financial institutions or in managerial or professional work in the financial services, consumer loan, sales finance, installment loan, mortgage lenders, collection agencies, check cashiers, money transmitters, debt management and/or law enforcement industries.
1. Applicants may substitute regulatory, investigatory, managerial, or professional experience in the financial services industry, consumer credit industry, mortgage lending industry, accounting or auditing work, or State or federal experience regulating the above industries or in law enforcement on a year-for-year basis for the required education.
2. Candidates may substitute the possession of a Juris Doctor degree from an accredited law school, a certificate as a Certified Public Accountant, or a Master’s degree in business administration or accounting from an accredited college or university for one year of the required experience.
3. Candidates may substitute U.S. Armed Forces military service experience as a commissioned officer in logistics specialist classifications or administrative support specialty codes in the financial management or auditing fields of work on a year-for-year basis for the required education and experience.
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