Senior Analyst, Regulatory Policy
City, Province, Country:
Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
Number of Positions:
May 4, 2012
May 17, 2012
Your candidacy may be considered for other, similar positions at the Bank of Canada.
(annual salary): The Bank offers a competitive total compensation package with starting salaries, based on qualifications, generally ranging between $78,269 and $97,836* (job grade 17).*Where the Bank has needs for specialized skills, it may offer higher starting salaries to exceptional candidates.
Canada's central bank is the nation's pre-eminent macroeconomic policy institution. No other employer in the country offers you the unique opportunity to work at the very centre of Canada's economy, in an organization with significant impact on the economic and financial well-being of all Canadians. No matter what your area of expertise, you'll enjoy an open culture and a superior work environment that will challenge, energize, and motivate you to excel. (More info)
The Financial Stability Department conducts analysis and research on questions relating to overall financial stability in Canada, including the assessment of the financial system's vulnerability to potentially stressful scenarios, the development of federal financial sector policy, and overseeing clearing and settlement systems that could pose systemic risk. The department also conducts regular monitoring of the financial sector in Canada and abroad. Within the Financial Stability Department, Regulatory Policy conducts research and policy analysis on a range of regulatory issues related to the financial system, with a focus on regulated financial institutions, other credit intermediaries (i.e., the market-based financing sector), bank resolution, macroprudential policy framework and the provision of central bank liquidity. Research and analysis will direct policy development and recommendations on relevant issues to support the Bank’s role in domestic and international (e.g., FSB, G-20 and BIS) fora.
Under the general direction of the Assistant Chief, you act as a key member of the team responsible for policy advice on issues relating to financial regulatory policy, including Canada’s bank resolution framework, monitoring and policy framework for market-based financing activities and policy tools aimed at identifying and addressing the risks to financial stability. You suggest, lead, and conduct original, high-quality empirical and/or theoretical research and analysis and assist others in their research.
• analyze issues and provide policy advice related to financial sector regulatory reforms, in particular with respect to the policy framework for systemically important financial institutions, market-based financing activities and macroprudential regulation • produce written and oral briefings to senior management on matters related to the responsibilities of the division, and make policy recommendations • attend, as needed, discussions with the Bank of Canada’s industry and regulatory partners on financial stability issues • develop research ideas and produce research papers related to the broad responsibilities of the division
• master’s or PhD in economics or finance• a minimum of two years of work experience in researching and analyzing economic and financial information and in contributing to the development of policy advice• English or French essential • strong problem-solving skills and ability to analyze economic and financial information• ability to undertake in-depth research projects• ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing to a variety of audiences • self-motivation and initiative • ability to work independently and collaboratively with the team, under tight deadlines• strong empirical and/or theoretical skills
• ability to communicate effectively in both official languages• completion of courses toward a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA), Financial Risk Management or Professional Risk Management designation/certification• experience working and networking with external partners• knowledge of financial system issues more generally
If you are a qualified candidate, please submit a detailed resumé and a covering letter by 17 May 2012. We will also ask you to complete a mandatory questionnaire during the application process.• Condition of employment: Candidate must be eligible for reliability status clearance.• Relocation assistance may be provided, if required. • The Bank of Canada benefits from the unique perspectives, attributes and talents of its diverse workforce. We offer flexibility to accommodate the needs of our employees and candidates. The Bank of Canada is committed to employment equity and actively encourages applications from qualified men and women, including Aboriginal peoples, persons with disabilities and members of visible minorities.• Only the candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.
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