Analyst / Associate, Markets Regulation

  • Competitive
  • London, England, United Kingdom London England GB
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Alternative Investment Management Association
  • 21 Jun 18 2018-06-21

AIMA is a membership organisation for the alternative investment industry (including hedge funds and private credit funds); we exist to serve the interests of hundreds of firms around the world who have signed up as members of AIMA and who pay us a membership fee to support our work. Specifically, we provide them with written guidance to help them in their day-to-day work, as well providing updates on new rules on regulations that will impact their business.

We are seeking an Analyst/Associate for our Markets Regulation team. The position holder will report to the Global Head of Markets Regulation in London. The role will give you first-rate exposure to the issues that are affecting the hedge fund industry globally, whilst allowing you to develop your expertise in a number of these, as well as the broader regulatory environment at UK and European level.   

  • Monitoring regulatory developments
  • Preparing updates for members
  • Helping to run working groups of AIMA members to develop positions on proposals from regulators
  • Helping to draft responses to regulatory consultations
  • Supporting the delivery of AIMA events and training for members 

Required skills and experience: 

  • Recent graduates or those with up to 3 years’ experience in a relevant role
  • Strong academic credentials, including a degree. We are particularly interested in candidates who have studied law or politics
  • An interest in policy-making in the UK and Europe
  • A willingness to learn about financial services regulation and/or the hedge fund industry
  • Excellent written and spoken communication skills, with the ability to summarise complicated issues succinctly and accurately
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Strong analytical capability
  • A desire to learn and pursue additional study

If you are interested in this opportunity and fill the requirements, please apply here submitting a copy of your CV. 

Deadline for applications is 1 July 2018.