Policy Advisor - Regulatory Affairs Department

Washington D.C.
Jun 04, 2018
Jul 09, 2018
Analyst, Research
Full Time

Position Summary

This position is responsible for analyzing a wide variety of regulatory policy issues applicable to internationally active financial institutions, primarily (but not exclusively) linked to regulatory initiatives from global standard setters such as the Financial Stability Board, the Basel Committee and IOSCO. While the remit of this position is broad in the area of financial regulations, it will have partial focus on regulatory capital issues, including credit and market risk, internal models and RWA calculations.

The Policy Advisor will be expected to:

  • Carry out research and analysis to support the development of industry positions on related regulatory issues;
  • Analyze new initiatives of international significance by global and relevant regional and domestic policy-makers;
  • Support the organization of IIF member committees, working groups, and other meetings for members, and coordinate logistics with meeting hosts as applicable;
  • Prepare meeting materials (annotated agendas; meeting summaries; and plans for follow-up work on issues identified during meetings);
  • Participate in working group and committee meetings promoting consensus among participants, and develop related output documents such as letters to official-sector bodies on consultations, as well as other reports for publication; and,
  • Contribute to various Regulatory Affairs documents, including the monthly regulatory update for members and other reports.

    Job Requirements

    Applicants should have at least five years of directly relevant experience in the financial services industry or at a related trade association, regulatory body, or regulatory consulting firm in areas such as finance, risk and/or capital management. Preferred candidates will have a background (or at least, strong familiarity with) topics in the area of Basel standards on regulatory capital, including credit and market risk, internal models and RWA calculations. Also required are: a graduate degree in a related field; strong command of regulatory regimes for financial services firms; fluency in English and excellent oral and written communication skills.