Policy Research Assistant:   Detail-oriented self-starter for our bank regulatory and legislative analytical services.  Candidates should be able to utilize quantitative and qualitative research methods and analytical skills to assist senior staff in preparing both high-level and in-depth reports assessing regulatory, legislative, and political developments across a wide range of banking and financial services issues.  A college degree is required, and candidates must have excellent writing and analytical skills as well as the ability to work in a fast-paced environment.

Responsibilities

  • Track financial services policy developments in Congress and at relevant Federal regulatory agencies
  • Assist in preparation of client-facing analyses, reports, and papers assessing regulatory and legislative developments and associated impacts
  • Monitor Congressional hearings and Agency meetings and prepare reports summarizing these
  • Gather and analyze data from public sources
  • Conduct literature/document reviews and present findings to senior staff
  • Assist in preparation of Managing Partner’s articles and op-eds published in major outlets (e.g., New York Times, Wall Street Journal, Financial Times)
  • Perform other duties as assigned

Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field of study (e.g., finance, economics, political science)
  • Excellent writing and communications skills
  • Advanced qualitative and quantitative data analysis abilities
  • Ability to perform under pressure, meet time-sensitive deadlines, prioritize, and multi-task
  • Knowledge of Congressional/regulatory processes and procedure
  • Strong research skills and attention to detail
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office products, particularly Word, Excel, and Outlook
  • Previous Capitol Hill, banking agency, or similar experience preferred

Please e-mail resume and salary requirements to info@fedfin.com