National Bank Examiner/ Bank Examiner (Program Manager CECL/ALLL), NB-570-VI.2

Washington, D.C
Oct 13, 2021
Oct 15, 2021
Full Time


This position is located in Bank Supervision Policy, Credit Risk Policy within Washington, DC.

As a NBE/BE (Program Manager CECL/ALLL), you will serve as the Program Manager in the Credit Risk Unit of Bank Supervision Policy managing the development, implementation, and oversight of policy activities related to the Allowance for Loan and Lease Losses (ALLL), including the implementation of the new Current Expected Credit Loss Methodology (CECL).

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As a NBE/BE (Program Manager CECL/ALLL), you will:
  • Chair the National CECL Implementation Committee (NCIC), a National Risk Committee (NRC) support committee. Work closely with the Office of the Chief Accountant (OCA), the incumbent leads BSP policy initiatives and serves as an expert advisor to agency officials on the ALLL and CECL.
  • Develop, execute and track the progress of the OCC's CECL implementation program; coordinate and collaborate with geographically dispersed and diverse stakeholders from BSP, MCBS, LBS, and other OCC units.
  • Identify and coordinate the timely resolution of challenging and complex accounting, credit, and supervisory issues arising from CECL implementation; provide highly technical guidance and policy interpretations to field examiners and senior agency officials on supervisory and regulatory matters affected by CECL.
  • Manage external communications regarding the ALLL and CECL, including work across OCC lines of business to schedule, coordinate, participate, and track OCC outreach regarding implementation; develop reference materials; administer and maintain a SharePoint site; respond to technical inquiries and implementation questions; coordinate with OCC Public Affairs to maintain external facing websites; and manage inquiries from Congress or financial industry trade associations.
  • Plans, develops, administers and ensures the effective execution of a training program and webinar series related to CECL in coordination with Continuing Education (CE), OCA and other OCC lines of business.
  • Participates in examinations of banks to assess the effectiveness of, or need for, banker and examiner guidance.

Travel Required

50% or less - Requires travel, estimated up to 35 percent.

Supervisory status

Promotion Potential


Conditions of Employment

  • As required by Executive Order 14043, Federal employees are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 regardless of the employee's duty location or work arrangement (e.g., telework, remote work, etc.), subject to such exceptions as required by law. If selected, you will be required to be vaccinated against COVID-19 and submit documentation of proof of vaccination by November 8, 2021 or before appointment or onboarding with the agency.
    Complete a one-year trial period (unless already completed).
  • Complete a background investigation (unless already completed).
  • Sign a statement that you are voluntarily leaving the competitive service for a position in the excepted service, if applicable.
  • Travel overnight or locally on a frequent basis.
  • Obtain and use a Government-issued charge card for business-related travel.
  • File an OCC Financial Disclosure Form.
  • Complete a financial disclosure review and resolve any ethics issues.
  • Click here for important information about OCC ethics standards, such as the requirement that new hires divest their bank securities.


You must meet the following requirements within 30 calendar days after the closing date of this announcement:

You must have one year of specialized experience at a level of difficulty and responsibility equivalent to the NB-V band level. Examples of specialized experience for this position include:

- Managing the development, implementation, and/or oversight of policy activities related to the Allowance for Loan and Lease Losses (ALLL), including the implementation of the new Current Expected Credit Loss Methodology (CECL); OR

- Leads BSP policy initiatives and serves as an expert advisor to agency officials on the ALLL and CECL; OR

- Influencing and/ executing strategy, updating supervisory and regulatory guidance, and advising agency officials on supervisory and regulatory matters related to CECL.

The experience may have been gained in the public sector, private sector, or through volunteer service. One year of experience refers to full-time work; part-time work is considered on a prorated basis.

To receive any credit for your work experience, please indicate dates of employment by month/year, and indicate the number of hours worked per week, on your resume.


Education cannot be used to qualify for this position.

Additional information

  • Please Note: As amendment was applied to the salary information within the vacancy announcement reflect the correct salary for the Washington, DC geographical location.
  • This position is a Step 2 level position within the NB-VI.2 pay band. Step 2 level positions are distinguished by additional job complexity, responsibility, and advanced skill levels required by the work.
  • This is a nontraditional position subject to the Alternative Location Arrangements PPM 3110-53. It may be filled in an alternate location within specify organization provided the location is cost effective, operationally efficient, and complies with the standards contained in PPM 3110-53.
  • If you are a current OCC employee who previously received a waiver determination permitting you to retain bank securities due to extenuating circumstances, please note that this determination may be rescinded if the nature of your duties changes. We strongly suggest that you discuss the potential implications of any change in duties on a prior securities determination with your ethics official.
  • We may select from this announcement or any other source to fill one or more vacancies.
  • This is an Excepted Service position under Schedule B, 213.3205(a)
  • Salary range includes 22.26% geographical pay.
  • Click all links in this vacancy announcement to view additional information and instructions.
  • Please refer to "Conditions of Employment."
  • Click "Print" to review the entire announcement before applying.
  • This position security clearance is Public Trust - Background Investigation

How You Will Be Evaluated

You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.

Your application includes your resume, responses to the online questions, and required supporting documents. Please be sure that your resume includes detailed information to support your qualifications for this position; failure to provide sufficient evidence in your resume may result in a "not qualified" determination.


Your application will be evaluated in the following areas:
  • Bank Knowledge Supervision
  • Policy Research and Analysis
  • Oral Communication
  • Written Communication
  • Project Management

Your application will be rated and ranked among others, based on your responses to the online questions regarding your experience, education, training, performance appraisals and awards relevant to the duties of this position. Your rating may be lowered if your responses to the online questions are not supported by the education and/or experience described in your application.

Current OCC employees must have a performance rating of at least Level 3 overall and for all critical performance elements to be eligible for promotion.

Referral : If you are among the top qualified candidates, your application may be referred to a selecting official for consideration. You may be required to participate in a selection interview.

To preview questions please click here .

Background checks and security clearance

Security clearance

Drug test required

Required Documents

A complete application includes: 1) A resume, 2) vacancy question responses, and 3) submission of any required documents. Please note that if you do not provide all required information, as specified in this announcement, you may not be considered for this position (or may not receive the special consideration for which you may be eligible). Note: Please ensure that all bank, financial, and other confidential or sensitive information is removed/redacted from each document.

RESUME: All applicants are required to submit a resume by either creating one in USAJOBS or uploading one of their own choosing. (Cover letters are optional.) To receive any credit for relevant experience, please list the month/year and number of hours worked for experience listed on your resume. We suggest you preview the online questions, as you may need to customize your resume to ensure that it supports your responses to these questions. Please review Resume Tips .

OPTIONAL DOCUMENTS: In addition, you may submit the following:
- Cover letter
- Recent performance evaluation (be sure to redact/remove all sensitive information prior to submitting)

If you are relying on your education to meet qualification requirements:

Education must be accredited by an accrediting institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education in order for it to be credited towards qualifications. Therefore, provide only the attendance and/or degrees from schools accredited by accrediting institutions recognized by the U.S. Department of Education .

Failure to provide all of the required information as stated in this vacancy announcement may result in an ineligible rating or may affect the overall rating.

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