Financial Examiner I

Classification Number: 1100

Starting Wage: $3,500.00/Month
Opening Date: 8/8/2019
Closing Date: Until filled

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

Number of Openings: 2
Duration: Regular/Full-time
Hours/Week: 40

FLSA Exempt: Yes
Travel Required: Yes, up to 25%
Texas Drivers License Required: Yes



The Financial Examiner I will work in the Enforcement Division of the Texas State Securities Board and investigate suspected violations of the Texas Securities Act. The employee will analyze voluminous financial records, prepare spreadsheets that reflect the source and use of funds obtained through fraudulent and illegal investment schemes, prepare evidence for administrative, civil, and criminal law enforcement actions, and testify as a witness or otherwise participate in legal proceedings. The employee will also perform related work as assigned.


The applicant must have significant coursework or experience in finance, accounting, or a related field. The applicant must also be skilled in the operation of computer systems and associated applications, such as software used for word processing and creating spreadsheets.


Preferred qualifications include graduation from an accredited four-year college or university and experience in auditing financial records, conducting investigations, and preparing concise reports and correspondence regarding the employee’s findings.

REMARKS (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 (if applicable), and (4) a writing sample.  Applications and the Supplement form may be downloaded from the Agency website at Completed applications, along with the Supplement , transcripts, and writing sample should be sent to Human Resources, State Securities Board, P.O. Box 13167, Austin, Texas 78711-3167, faxed to 512-305-8327, emailed to, or submitted using the TWC Work in Texas website. 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. EOE.

Veterans, Reservist, or Guardsmen with an MOS or additional duties pertaining to the minimum experience requirements may meet the minimum qualifications for this position. Military Crosswalk information can be found at