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Date:  Jan 13, 2023

Chicago, IL, US, 60661

Job Requisition ID:  22939

Agency :  Department of Financial and Professional Regulation Banking/Banks, Trust Companies, and Savings Institutions/Chicago Risk Management/ Corporate Applications

HR Tracking#: 34383
Closing Date/Time: 01/27/2023 
Salary:   $6,956 - $10,607  
Job Type:   Salaried Full Time  
County:   Cook  
Number of Vacancies:   1  
Plan/BU:   RC062  


This position is a union position; therefore, provisions of the relevant collective bargaining agreement/labor contract apply to the filling of this position.


All applicants who want to be considered for this position MUST apply electronically through the website. State of Illinois employees should click the link near the top left to apply through the SuccessFactors employee career portal.

Applications submitted via email or any paper manner (mail, fax, hand delivery) will not be considered.


Posting Identification Number #22939

Position Overview

IDFPR is seeking a candidate with a fiscal background willing to provide leadership in the Division of Banking. In this role, you will serve as a leader in our Corporate Applications Program.

Job Responsibilities

  • Organizes, plans, executes, controls, and evaluates the operation of the Department’s upstate Corporate Applications Program
  • Conducts financial analysis and provides peer related financial information to determine the reasonableness of the anticipated results of bank mergers and consolidations, purchase and assumption transactions, charter amendments, granting of dividends, reverse stock splits, quasi-reorganizations, formations of subchapter "s" corporations, formation of interim banks, de novo applications and other complex financial transactions; maintains confidentiality of such items

  • Conducts meetings with applicants and legal counsel, other state and federal regulatory agencies to review, implement, and evaluate Department policies and procedures

  • Assists in the review of reports of examinations assigned to the Banks, Trust Companies and Savings Institutions Section in the Division of Banking

  • Responds to oral and written inquiries involving safety and soundness issues, compliance and other regulatory issues

  • Performs other duties as required or assigned which are reasonably within the scope of the duties enumerated above

Minimum Qualifications

  • Requires knowledge, skill and mental development equivalent to completion of four years of college with courses in accounting, corporate finance, banking and monetary theory
  • Requires three years of professional accounting, banking or auditing experience

Preferred Qualifications

  • Prefers at least six years of experience in accounting, banking, auditing, or similar
  • Prefers at least six years of experience in the regulation of banks, financial institutions, or similar
  • Prefers a Bachelors Degree in Accounting, Finance, or similar field

Employment Conditions

  • Requires the ability to pass an Agency-conducted background check

Education Degree

  • Requires knowledge, skill and mental development equivalent to completion of four years of college with courses in accounting, corporate finance, banking and monetary theory
  • Requires three years of professional accounting, banking or auditing experience

About the Agency

IDFPR is a regulatory licensing and enforcement agency that protects the residents of Illinois, ensures the safety and soundness of financial institutions, ensures that competent professionals are licensed to provide services to the public, and enhances commerce in the state for the benefit of all its residents.

Work Hours:  8:30am - 5:00pm M-F  
Work Location: 555 West Monroe Street Chicago IL 60661  
Agency Contact:

Job Family:  Administration/Management  


Revolving Door:
Certain provisions of the revolving door restrictions contained in 5 ILCS 430/5-45 apply to this position.  As a result, the employee should be aware that if offered non-State employment during  State employment or within one year immediately after ending State employment, the employee shall, prior to accepting any such non-State employment offer, notify the Office of the Executive Inspector General for the Agencies of the Illinois Governor (“OEIG”) or may be subject to a fine.



This position DOES NOT contain “Specialized Skills” (as that term is used in CBAs).



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