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1 Do you physically reside within 50 miles of Washington, DC at the time you apply, and you are able to travel back and forth daily between your current residence and Washington, DC to get to work? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
Your answers to the following questions should reflect the qualifications you possess, or expect to possess, within 30 calendar days after the closing date of the announcement.
2 This position requires one year of specialized experience equivalent to the NB-III band level or GS-7 grade level in the Federal service as defined in the vacancy announcement OR directly related graduate education OR a combination of experience and education. Please indicate which of the following best describes your qualifications for this position. Answer to this question is required
  • I have one year of specialized experience equivalent to the NB-III band level or GS-7 grade level in the Federal service, as defined in the vacancy announcement.
  • I have one full year of graduate education in a field of study directly related to the work of the position.
  • I have an equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • None of the above.
3 List the position titles, grade levels (if federal service), dates (month/day/year), and number of hours per week for each position held that meets the one year specialized experience requirement. Please make sure your resume adequately describes your job responsibilities for each position listed. Maximum length of 10000 characters. Answer to this question is required
4 Please select the functions you have performed related to examining financial transactions and documents. (choose all that apply) Answer to this question is required
  • Reviewing loan applications and recommending approval or disapproval
  • Verifying loan documents and preparing loan packages for submittal to underwriting
  • Tracing financial transactions and identifying discrepancies
  • Reviewing financial records and supporting documents to determine the integrity of financial transactions
  • Auditing cash processing documents for completeness and verifying availability of funds
  • Preparing bank deposits and examining cash items for negotiability
  • Recording, processing, and tracking budgetary items
  • Compiling, checking, and arranging funding data for use in a budget request
  • Computing or verifying tax, penalty, and interest charges, and determining proper tax liability
  • Ascertaining customers’ needs and informing customers of new bank services and promotions
  • Providing account services to customers such as accepting deposits and loan payments, cashing checks, and issuing withdrawals
  • Maintaining salary and administrative expense data
  • Examining financial documents for proper signatures
  • My education includes college level coursework in accounting, budgeting, or financial recordkeeping.
  • I have not had training or experience in this area.
5 Select the response that best describes your experience maintaining financial records? (choose one) Answer to this question is required
  • I have not had education, training or experience in performing this task
  • I have had education or training in performing this task, but have not yet performed it on the job.
  • I have performed this task on the job. My work on this task was monitored by a supervisor or senior co-worker to ensure compliance with proper procedures.
  • I have performed this task as a regular part of a job. I have performed it independently and normally without assistance from a supervisor or senior co-worker.
  • I have instructed or assisted other workers in the performance of this task due to my expertise in this area.
6 I am proficient in performing the following functions related to bank supervision (choose all that apply) Answer to this question is required
  • Preparing request letters or other correspondence related to bank examination activities
  • Coordinating submission or receipt of examination request information, such as coordinating with examiners or bank personnel
  • Performing quality control reviews of financial audit work papers
  • Reviewing audit findings to assess effectiveness of audit programs
  • Reviewing call report data for accuracy and assessing the adequacy of bank processes
  • Managing the safeguarding of bank notes and credit files
  • Preparing spreadsheets to track financial audit and bank examination information
  • Preparing summaries of audits or financial reports for use by auditors, examiners, or bank management
  • Filing or recommending filing of Suspicious Activity Reports
  • Responding to inquiries regarding bank examination regulations, policies, and procedures
  • Reviewing or editing bank examination reports or internal audit findings
  • Conducting internal audits at a financial institution
  • Developing responses to bank examination findings
  • I have education in banking, finance, or in a related field that included courses in bank supervision and regulatory requirements.
  • I have not had training or experience in this area.
7 Select the response that best describes your experience reviewing financial documents and reports to verify accuracy? (choose one) Answer to this question is required
  • I have not had education, training or experience in performing this task.
  • I have had education or training in performing this task, but have not yet performed it on the job.
  • I have performed this task on the job. My work on this task was monitored by a supervisor or senior co-worker to ensure compliance with proper procedures.
  • I have performed this task as a regular part of a job. I have performed it independently and normally without assistance from a supervisor or senior co-worker.
  • I have instructed or assisted other workers in the performance of this task due to my expertise in this area.
8 Choose the statement that best describes your level of experience analyzing information and recommending conclusions against definitive criteria: (choose one) Answer to this question is required
  • I have experience analyzing information against evaluative criteria, such as regulations, policies, or other written requirements, in order to determine the degree to which required conditions have been met. I independently resolve issues that involve conflicting or ambiguous information. I advise customers regarding what actions are necessary to bring the request into compliance with requirements. When my determinations are challenged or disputed, I independently respond to the customer by citing and explaining the relevant guidelines, information, or source documents used in my determination.
  • I have experience analyzing information against evaluative criteria, such as regulations, policies, or other written requirements, in order to determine the degree to which required conditions have been met. I independently follow up to obtain missing information or documents. I consult with my supervisor on items involving conflicting or ambiguous information. I am responsible for properly citing source documents and information used in my determination.
  • I have experience reviewing transactions, applications, or requests to determine if documents have been properly executed, proper approvals have been received, dollar amounts are within prescribed limits, or appropriate fees have been assessed.
  • I have experience reviewing transactions or requests to confirm whether required forms have been submitted, required signatures are present, dates are within prescribed limits, and basic math computations are correct.
  • I have not had training or experience in this area.
9 Select the response that best describes your experience using automated systems to enter, retrieve, and present financial data? (choose one) Answer to this question is required
  • I have not had education, training or experience in performing this task.
  • I have had education or training in performing this task, but have not yet performed it on the job.
  • I have performed this task on the job. My work on this task was monitored by a supervisor or senior co-worker to ensure compliance with proper procedures.
  • I have performed this task as a regular part of a job. I have performed it independently and normally without assistance from a supervisor or senior co-worker.
  • I have instructed or assisted other workers in the performance of this task due to my expertise in this area.
10 I am proficient in using computer software, automated systems, and electronic databases to perform the following functions (choose all that apply): Answer to this question is required
  • Prepare tables, charts, and graphs to demonstrate financial trends
  • Input accounting or financial transactions
  • Prepare correspondence, ensuring proper format, grammar, punctuation, and spelling
  • Input statistical information and perform quality control reviews
  • Perform transaction testing to determine compliance with laws, regulations, or internal policies
  • Develop custom data queries
  • Maintain time and attendance records, travel records, or calendars
  • Research questions on laws, regulations, and procedures using current technology and tools
  • Research or locate financial data and information
  • Prepare detailed written documents such as research papers, theses, or examination reports
  • Prepare financial spreadsheets
  • None of the above (if selected, be sure this is the only response selected for this item)
11 From the list below, select the administrative duties you have performed in an office setting. Select all that apply. Answer to this question is required
  • Prepared Correspondence
  • Established and maintained a tracking system of important assignments, recurring commitments and due dates
  • Made arrangements for meetings and conferences for less than 50 attendees
  • Made arrangements for conferences and meetings for more than 50 attendees
  • Made travel arrangements for office staff
  • Prepared office presentations and charts
  • Researched office guidelines and procedures to perform job duties
  • None of the above (If selected, be sure this is the ONLY response selected for this item)
12 Choose the statement that best describes your experience in written communication (choose one) Answer to this question is required
  • I have experience writing or drafting written materials such as examination or audit reports, technical reports, research papers, procedural manuals, presentation materials, or portions thereof. I am responsible for ensuring material is properly organized, includes pertinent information, and clearly conveys the intended message.
  • I have experience independently composing memos and letters for my supervisor’s signature. I have experience editing written materials such as reports, procedural manuals, presentation materials, or external correspondence for proper formatting and clarity.
  • I have experience proofreading reports, correspondence, and documents for others to ensure the information is accurate, grammatically correct, and formatted according to my organization's policy and procedures.
  • I have experience entering data into standard templates to generate letters, memos, and forms.
  • None of the above (if selected, be sure this is the only response selected for this item)
13 Select the response that best describes your experience writing financial summaries or reports? (choose one) Answer to this question is required
  • I have not had education, training or experience in performing this task.
  • I have had education or training in performing this task, but have not yet performed it on the job.
  • I have performed this task on the job. My work on this task was monitored by a supervisor or senior co-worker to ensure compliance with proper procedures.
  • I have performed this task as a regular part of a job. I have performed it independently and normally without assistance from a supervisor or senior co-worker.
  • I have instructed or assisted other workers in the performance of this task due to my expertise in this area.
14 Your ratings in this questionnaire are subject to evaluation and verification based on the documents you submit. Later steps in the selection process are specifically designed to verify your ratings. Deliberate attempts to falsify or exaggerate your experience level may be grounds for not selecting you or for dismissing you from the position/agency, if selected. Please take this opportunity to review your responses to ensure their accuracy. By agreeing to the statement below, you are confirming that you: 1) understand this warning; 2) have reviewed your responses to this questionnaire for accuracy; and 3) have verified that your responses accurately describe your current level of experience and capability as reflected in your resume. Answer to this question is required
  • Yes, I verify that all of my responses to this questionnaire are true and accurate and are supported in my resume.
  • No, I do not accept this agreement and I no longer wish to be considered for this position.
By clicking "Next" (below), I acknowledge that OCC ethics standards generally prohibit employees, their spouses, and minor children (as defined by state law) from holding securities, such as stocks and bonds, of banks, savings associations, or their affiliates, such as bank holding companies. If I am selected for and choose to accept this position, I understand that I, my spouse, and minor children will be expected to divest any securities prohibited by OCC ethics standards.