Policy Investment Analyst – Financial Services

  • 60-100
  • London, England, United Kingdom
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Capstone LLC
  • 09 Nov 17 2017-11-09

We are looking for a policy investment analyst to work in the financial services sector.

Company Description: Capstone is a policy analysis and regulatory due diligence firm founded in 2010. Located in Washington, DC, and London, UK, our work explores how government action impact investments in sectors including financial services, energy, health care and gaming. Through a deep-dive analysis of policy and politics, we produce differentiated and actionable investment ideas. Our clients include some of the world’s biggest and best-known institutional investors. http://www.capstonedc.com/

Job description: Analysts will be responsible for rigorously analyzing policy from UK financial regulators and the European Commission to assist colleagues in creating unique investment ideas. Analysts will interact with leading investors in the financial services sector and top policymakers focusing on various aspects of financial regulation. The ideal candidate will have exceptional analytical skills and experience working with financial regulators in the UK and/or in the European Commission. Candidates are expected to have 2 to 3 years of analyst experience. Current and former FCA employees highly encouraged to apply

Candidates will also possess the following attributes:

  • Intelligence and the ability to express opinions clearly
  • Creativity and the ability to see unique angles
  • Strong client servicing and interpersonal skills
  • An affinity for communicating clearly in both written and oral form
  • Judgment to discern good investment ideas from bad
  • Ability to self-motivate and work independently
  • Passion for combining policy and politics with investing

Education and Experience Requirements:

  • Undergraduate or Masters degree
  • High academic achievement 
  • 2-3 years of policy or analysis experience, preferably in financial services.
  • Must be able to work and travel in the European Union without employer authorization

Capstone, LLC is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate based on gender, race or ethnic origin, sexual orientation, religion, age, disability, or national origin.