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Requisition Number 17-0019
Post Date 7/21/2017
Title Assoc, Fin Serv Ops
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.

The Operations, Technology and Business Continuity Planning department currently seeks a Financial Services Operations Analyst. The position is ideal for a financial services professional with experience and knowledge covering business practices with a focus on cyber and BCP as well as legal and regulatory issues. The candidate will assist Staff Advisors in addressing and managing business practice and policy initiatives in each of their areas of expertise. Responsibilities will include assisting Staff Advisors’ engagement with regulatory issues, comment letter responses, coordinating industry groups for implementation of pending regulatory changes, and coordinating various industry cyber/operations related projects, committees and working groups.
Requirements Qualifications:

• Bachelor degree from an accredited university – an advanced / legal degree is a plus;

• 1-3 years of experience in the financial services industry through employment or consulting;

• The ability to collaborate with executive team members, member firm representatives and other business stakeholders to ensure the successful delivery of industry initiatives and projects;

• Financial industry cyber, operations and technology knowledge and experience with a knowledge of regulatory rules, current industry legislation and domain expertise;

• Strong project management and performance management skills;

• Must be a self-starter who is comfortable working in a very dynamic environment, with rapidly changing priorities;

• Ability to manage expectations and build consensus among constituencies with sometimes divergent interests;

• Excellent written and verbal communication skills are required, along with the ability to quickly learn, assess and provide creative solutions to complex issues.

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