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Texas Department of Insurance

The Texas Department of Insurance (TDI) is a state agency responsible for both consumers and the insurance industry. We work to fulfill our legislative mandate to regulate the insurance industry, administer the Texas workers’ compensation system, and promote a healthy insurance marketplace, while also protecting the people and the businesses that are served by insurance. We take our responsibility to Texans seriously and strive for excellent customer service through our professional attitude, competence and efficiency.

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Veterans’ preference:

To receive veterans’ preference, applicants must provide at least one of the following documents with their State of Texas Application:

  • a copy of the DD 214, member #4;
  • a statement of compensation from the Veterans Benefits Administration; or
  • a copy of the DD 1300.

Applicable Military Occupational Specialty (MOS) codes are included, but not limited to one of the following: 36A, 36B, LS, 751X, 020, 31, 3404, 34, 6F0X1, 6F

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Current opportunity: Financial Examiner Trainee (3 Positions)

Reposted (04/11/18)-Amended (04/17/18)-Internal/External Posting – TDI Employees and General Public

The Financial Examiner Trainee assesses the magnitude and impact of risks to business entities through analysis of financial statements, business plans, holding company management, and regulatory filings to determine financial condition and develop/update an appropriate supervisory plan.

This position:

  • performs analysis of business entities and holding company management, governance, enterprise risk, capital position, financial statements, and other relevant information;
  • identifies risks and challenges of entities in executing their business plan;
  • assesses the financial strengths and weaknesses of entities;
  • monitors the ongoing operations of business entities including the effectiveness of operational and risk management;
  • monitors solvency with a focus on identifying current and future risks to the business including identifying and evaluating emerging risks and stresses impacting the business;
  • distills complex information from both macro and micro economic perspectives to assess possible impact on assigned business entities;
  • prioritizes business entities and issues based on risk assessment and solvency concerns and develops clear and concise recommendations;
  • communicates with business entities, agency management and other regulators; and
  • prepares and presents professional summaries of issues, risks, and recommendations to business entities, agency management and other regulators.


Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with a degree in business administration, finance, accounting, economics, insurance, or related field is generally preferred.  Successful completion of the following courses is required for degrees other than accounting:

  • Accounting Fundamentals (6 semester hours)
  • Finance or Economics (3 semester hours)
  • Business Law (3 semester hours)


Master of Science (M.S.), or M.B.A. in accounting from an accredited college or university.


Additionally, this position:

Must attain certification as an Accredited Financial Examiner (AFE) within a period not longer than three years after employment as a trainee and certification as a Certified Financial Examiner (CFE) within a period not longer than five years after employment as a trainee.

NOTE: In order to attain the Certified Financial Examiner (CFE), a total of three semester hours of a Management course from an accredited college or university is required.  Management courses offered by CPCU, LOMA and CLU will satisfy this requirement.

This position requires demonstrated knowledge of:

  • basic financial accounting practices and procedures, general business concepts, and a general understanding of business law and practices; and
  • using Microsoft Office software applications, including Word, Excel and Outlook.

This position requires demonstrated skill in:

  • problem solving, decision making, and planning;
  • excelling in a collaborative team structured work environment;
  • gathering and assimilating information from multiple sources efficiently, and developing clear and concise conclusions; and
  • professional verbal and written communications skills.

This position requires the demonstrated ability to:

  • work independently on a variety of high-level, complex administrative duties/issues and technical assignments;
  • establish and maintain effective working relationships with management, team members, coworkers, and the public;
  • taking initiative, accept new challenges, and be adaptive to changes;
  • applying statutory accounting practices;
  • demonstrate analytical skills;
  • organize and prioritize workload; and
  • apply critical thinking to analyze and solve work problems.

Position details

Opening date:02/09/2018
Functional title:Financial Examiner Trainee (3 Positions)
Classification title:Financial Examiner III
Status:Reposted (04/11/18)-Amended (04/17/18)-Internal/External Posting – TDI Employees and General Public
Application deadline:Until Filled
Pay group:B21
Monthly salary: $4,544.78
Annual salary:$54,537.36
Job posting number:18-149
Division:Financial Regulation Division/Financial Analysis
Location:333 Guadalupe Street, Austin, TX 78701
Travel required:5 %


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Last updated: 4/17/2018