Assistant Vice President, Asset Management Group

Washington, DC
Oct 23, 2021
Oct 25, 2021
Full Time
SIFMA - Assistant Vice President, Asset Management GroupSIFMA is currently looking for an Assistant Vice President, Asset Management Group. This position reports to the Managing Director and Associate General Counsel, AMG. While minimal former experience is required, this individual must demonstrate a high degree of drive, initiative, and autonomy. A familiarity with financial services regulation - and specifically SEC regulation - is a strong plus, as this person will eventually be expected to clearly articulate SIFMA AMG's members' position on member calls and in regulatory meetings.Job may be located in Washington, DC or New York, with a preference for Washington, DC Responsibilities include:Organize and manage SIFMA AMG's Committees, Forums, and Taskforces related to specific regulatory initiatives;Engage with US and international regulators and policymakers on behalf of SIFMA AMG's members;Respond promptly to member questions and concerns on regulatory issues;Draft email updates and briefing notes for members and SIFMA colleagues;Draft analysis and advocacy materials, including comment letters, talking points, and educational materials.Qualifications:Bachelor's degree and Juris Doctor from an accredited university;Minimum 3-5 years of financial services or relevant legal experience, which may include internships;Basic understanding of the capital markets and their regulatory structure is necessary, along with the ability and a strong interest in developing expertise in regulatory and other public policy issues associated with the US capital markets;Strong written and oral skills, with the ability to communicate in a variety of styles based on the intended audience;Project management skills and an ability to manage multiple concurrent projects on tight deadlines;Strong interpersonal skills, including an ability to work collaboratively within teams;Analytic skills necessary to understand the legal & regulatory issues affecting the industry;Adherence to the highest level of professionalism and an ability to interact and build rapport with senior businesspeople and regulators.About us:SIFMA is the leading trade association for broker-dealers, investment banks and asset managers operating in the US and global capital markets. On behalf of our industry's nearly 1 million employees, we advocate on legislation, regulation, and business policy, affecting retail and institutional investors, equity and fixed income markets and related products and services. We serve as an industry coordinating body to promote fair and orderly markets, informed regulatory compliance, and efficient market operations and resiliency. We also provide a forum for industry policy and professional development. SIFMA, with offices in New York and Washington, DC, is the US regional member of the Global Financial Markets Association (GFMA). For more information, visit 's Asset Management Group (SIFMA AMG) brings the asset management community together to provide views on US and global policy and to create industry best practices. SIFMA AMG's members represent US and global asset management firms whose combined assets under management exceed $45 trillion. The clients of SIFMA AMG member firms include, among others, tens of millions of individual investors, registered investment companies, endowments, public and private pension funds, UCITS and private funds such as hedge funds and private equity funds. For more information, visit Include:Medical, Dental, Vision Insurance Plans;Life and AD Insurance;Short-Term and Long-Term Disability Insurance;401(k) with employer contribution;Generous paid time off and holidays;Eligible to work remotely (up to 2 days per week);Mobile SubsidyHow to apply:SIFMA is currently conducting virtual interviews. Although the SIFMA offices are currently open, the individual hired may start remote and will transition to working in the office at a future date. Please apply via our Careers page or send your cover letter, resume and salary requirements to and indicate "AVP, AMG" in the subject line of your email.SIFMA is an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages interested individuals to apply.

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