Regulatory Analyst - Market Regulation, Short Interest - Rockville, MD Job Listing at FINRA in Rockville, MD (Job ID 001942)



Location: Rockville, MD
Application deadline: None
Type: Not specified
Career Level: Entry Level
Salary Range: Not specified
Number of Jobs: 1
Relocation Available: No
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Job Summary:

The Regulatory Analyst
(Short Interest) will be responsible for the collection, analysis
and dissemination of regulatory short interest data reported by
member firms each month.  The Regulatory Analyst will
interface with member firms to resolve issues or questions
surrounding the submission of the regulatory data.  The
Regulatory Analyst will conduct reviews of member firms for
untimely and/or inaccurate submissions of short interest
data.  A Regulatory Analyst performs the job functions with
some guidance and direction.


Essential Job Functions:

  • Collects short interest data from member firms as required by
    the relevant rules and regulations enforced by FINRA. 
    Analyzes system generated exception reports, resolves errors,
    confirms data with member firms and corrects data as
    necessary.  Assists in the exchange of short interest data
    with other self-regulatory organizations (SROs).  Interfaces
    with management, member firms, and FINRA technology personnel to
    resolve all issues and problems surrounding the collection,
    processing and dissemination of short interest data.  Meets
    all deadlines regarding the dissemination of short interest

  • Identifies potential regulatory issues pertaining to the
    accuracy and timeliness of reported short interest data requiring
    investigative follow-up and brings the potential regulatory issues
    to management in a timely manner.

  • Conducts reviews of untimely and/or inaccurate filing of short
    interest data by member firms.  Collects evidence to support
    any violative activity identified in the reviews.

  • Presents investigative findings orally and in writing to
    management and/or the Legal Section in an organized, concise and
    timely fashion.

  • Provides excellent internal/external customer service. 
    Responds to inquiries and/or resolves issues pertaining to the
    filing of short interest data in a prompt and professional

Other Responsibilities: 
  • Works closely with management and technology staff to ensure
    the proper functioning of all relevant systems.

  • Participates in development, requirements gathering and user
    acceptance testing of new systems relevant to the assigned

  • An undergraduate degree or acceptable equivalent workexperience demonstrating analytical skills.
  • Demonstrates analytical skills and strong attention todetail.
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet tight deadlines.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Strong customer service ethic and willingness to satisfy needsof internal and external customers.
Working Conditions:
  • May require attendance beyond normal working hours severaltimes per month. 
  • Some travel may be required.
To be considered for this position, please submit a coverletter and resume.  A writing sample may be required as partof the submission.
The information provided above has been designed to indicatethe general nature and level of work of the position. It is not acomprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities andqualifications required.
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