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Requisition Number 17-0017
Post Date 7/10/2017
Title Assoc, Asset Mgmt Group
City New York
State NY
Description SIFMA is the voice of the U.S. securities industry. We represent the broker-dealers, banks and asset managers whose nearly 1 million employees provide access to the capital markets, raising over $2.5 trillion for businesses and municipalities in the U.S., serving clients with over $18.5 trillion in assets and managing more than $67 trillion in assets for individual and institutional clients including mutual funds and retirement plans. SIFMA, with offices in New York and Washington, D.C., is the U.S. regional member of the Global Financial Markets Association (GFMA). For more information, visit http://www.sifma.org.

SIFMA’s Asset Management Group (SIFMA AMG) is a community of individuals from leading asset management firms brought together by a common goal: to promote the development of liquid, efficient, open and safe capital markets. Asset managers of all sizes come together through AMG to achieve this goal by developing views on public and regulatory policy and creating industry best practices. This collaboration contributes to shared knowledge that allows our organization to effectively advocate on behalf of our Members and help Members come together to address widespread regulatory change.

SIFMA AMG is seeking an Associate-level candidate to focus on derivatives regulation, among other regulatory issues on an as-needed basis. Key responsibilities of the role include:
•Monitoring, reviewing and analyzing regulatory and industry developments, largely focused on derivatives in the U.S. and abroad;
•Assisting with the preparation of comment letters and regulatory meetings;
•Supporting seminars, webinars, member meetings and member calls;
•Responding to member inquiries;
•Administering committee and working group materials; and
•Building relationships with existing and prospective asset manager members.
Requirements • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university; JD preferred;
•Demonstrated ability to understand and apply complex regulations;
•Strong interest in derivatives markets and regulations; experience working at an asset manager, regulator, derivatives clearing firm and/or swap dealer preferred;
•Strong oral and written communication skills; and
•Ability to work well in a team environment and manage multiple, on-going projects.

We offer an excellent benefits package and salary commensurate with experience. Please send your cover letter, resume and salary requirements to careers@sifma.org. Please indicate “SIFMA AMG – Associate” in the subject line of your email. EOE.
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