Job Posting 25-23

Financial Examiner I

Classification Number: 1100

Starting Wage: $4,750.00/Month
Opening Date: 8/8/2023
Closing Date: Until filled

Mailing Address: P.O. Box 13167, Austin, Texas 78711-3167
Work Location Address: 1919 N. Loop West, Ste. 300, Houston, TX 77008

Number of Openings: 1
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 Houston Office of the Enforcement Division of the Texas State Securities Board. The employee will 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 illegal and fraudulent investment schemes and create spreadsheets and charts summarizing the employee's analyses. The employee will also secure evidence, assist in preparing enforcement actions and testify as a summary or fact witness at administrative hearings and civil and criminal trials. The employee will further conduct related investigations and work as assigned.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS (License, Education, Experience):

The applicant must have graduated from an accredited four-year college or university with major coursework in fields related to business administration, accounting, finance, or criminal justice. The applicant must also be skilled in the operation of computers and the use of word processing, spreadsheet, and communication applications. Strong interpersonal and writing skills required. Experience and education may be substituted for one another.


The preferred qualifications are professional experience in law enforcement and the regulation of the securities industry or other financial services industries.

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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