Senior Regulatory/Financial/Credit Market Expert
The Senior Regulatory/Financial/Credit Market Expert will help to organize and lead the IIF’s effort in analyzing the cumulative impact of regulatory changes on the positions of financial services firms, including changes in their business models, and on market structures and practices. He/she will analyze possible linkages between these changes and their effects on output and employment growth as a result of any resulting changes in the efficacy and cost of financial intermediation. In accomplishing these objectives, this position has various day-to-day responsibilities, including gathering and evaluating data; preparing reports, studies and/or forecasts on significant regulatory issues using statistical and economic analysis techniques; and serving as a technical expert. The position will receive guidance in terms of priorities, work program and quality control from the IIF’s regulatory, economic and capital markets groups. He/she will report to the IIF’s Executive Managing Director.
Applicants must have at least 10 years of experience in credit and capital market analysis related to financial markets and institutions, especially during periods of rapid regulatory change. Experience should include: the design of studies and the development and testing of theories and economic models; knowledge of econometrics, statistical analysis, modeling techniques, and financial analytical tools and software necessary to accomplish such analysis; proven skill in interpreting industry forecasts, verifying the validity of the techniques used to generate such forecasts, tracking economic trends in related industries, and interpreting potential impact. The ability to write clear, concise and informative reports and to present the results of research and analysis effectively in oral or written form is also required. International experience and perspectives are highly desirable.
Policy Advisor – Regulatory Affairs
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. We are currently seeking an experienced Policy Advisor to conduct analysis of these matters and manage related projects.
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). At least ten years of 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 to the above position(s), please submit the following items in Microsoft Word format via email to firstname.lastname@example.org:
- Cover letter
- Salary requirements
The Institute of International Finance seeks interested candidates to assist its policy and analytical work related to international finance, banking, and economic development. Tasks may include research on key emerging market countries, international regulatory and/or policy issues, international financial firms, among other things. Internships typically follow the semester schedule (Fall, Spring, and Summer), although sometimes last longer. Applications are accepted on a rolling basis.
Qualified candidates will be able to work on projects independently. Strong computer/internet research skills necessary. Strong interest/background in international affairs/economics. Qualified undergraduate and graduate students will be considered. Internships are usually unpaid but students may receive academic credit for internship. Email resume and cover letter with desired dates of internship in Microsoft Word format to email@example.com.
Due to the high volume of applicants, we are not accepting telephone inquiries regarding internships.
Intern – Regulatory Affairs
The IIF’s Regulatory Affairs Department is seeking an outstanding and highly motivated student to assist with analytical and advocacy activities. These activities will include being actively involved in analyzing developments in international financial-services regulation and providing support to the regulatory department in preparing discussions among members and with regulators.
Successful candidate should be highly motivated, have excellent research and writing skills, and be able to manage a substantive research project independently. Master’s degree candidate would be preferred, but not required. Also preferred but not required are the following qualifications: educational background in international affairs, economics, or finance; experience working with financial institutions and an ability to work on policy issues of interest to banks, securities firms or insurance companies; most importantly, a strong international perspective. Excellent writing ability in English is required. Qualified individuals should send cover letter and resume, both in Word format, to firstname.lastname@example.org. Please include your dates of availability and approximate number of hours per week you would be able to commit. Internship is unpaid but may qualify for academic credit.
Intern – European Department
The IIF’s European Department is seeking an outstanding and highly motivated student to assist with its economic research on select European countries. Responsibilities may include gathering and maintaining macroeconomic and financial data in support of research efforts; reviewing data quality for use in research products; conducting basic macroeconomic and statistical analyses under the supervision of department analysts; assisting department analysts in maintaining the Institute’s database of historical time series and forecasts for internal and external circulation; helping to prepare reports, presentations, charts and tables; updating spreadsheets and answering data queries from members and other IIF departments.
Successful candidate should be highly motivated, have excellent research and writing skills, and be able to manage a substantive research project independently. Masters degree candidate in Quantitative Economics or Finance would be preferred, but is not required. Familiarity with macroeconomic and financial data sets and with managing and accessing such data to support research efforts is required. Ability to work efficiently and multi-task effectively in a fast-paced and team-oriented environment is a must. Must be fluent in English and have excellent English writing skills. Strong computer and quantitative skills required. Regional language a plus. Qualified individuals should send cover letter and resume, both in Word format, to email@example.com. Internship is unpaid but may qualify for academic credit.