Policy Advisor - Regulatory Affairs

Washington, District Of Columbia
07 Jan 2014
21 Jan 2014
Consultant, Director, Professional
Accounting, Analyst, Compliance, Finance
Contract Type

The Institute of International Finance (IIF) is one of the world’s largest global associations of financial institutions with 475 members in 75 countries. We provide economic and financial analysis to our members, serve as a forum for exchanging views and developing proposals on global regulatory issues; and represent our members from the private financial community in discussions with the public sector on global economic and financial policy issues. We are currently recruiting for the position(s) listed below.

The IIF’s Regulatory Affairs Department focuses on the development and articulation of industry perspectives on numerous global financial regulatory issues, including: Basel III, systemic risk, securities and insurance regulation, supervision, international accounting, and industry practices in the areas of risk management and governance.

The responsibilities of the Policy Advisor position will include: conducting the analysis of new international regulatory initiatives by groups such as the G20, the Financial Stability Board, the Basel Committee, IOSCO, the IAIS, the European Commission; carrying out research and analysis to support the development of global industry positions on a wide range of challenging regulatory issues; developing position papers, response documents and other analytical pieces; managing the work of a range of high-level industry committees and working groups, including the development of agendas and briefing documents; and engage in dialogue with international policy makers on behalf of IIF members.

Successful candidates must be strongly motivated, highly articulate, exercise effective judgment and have strong analytical abilities. S/he will likely have a graduate degree in finance, risk, law, economics, international studies or another relevant discipline from a leading university (or the equivalent in experience). Extensive professional experience in the financial sector, the regulatory/supervisory community or a trade association are required. Knowledge of financial derivatives and their regulation would be advantageous. S/he must be fluent in English and have excellent oral and written communication skills.

To apply for this position, please email cover letter, with salary requirements, and resume in Microsoft Word format by clicking on Apply. For more information on the IIF, please refer to our website at www.iif.com.