Policy Analyst - Global Public Policy Supervising Associate at EY (Washington DC)

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At EY, you'll have the chance to build a career as unique as you are, with the global scale, support, inclusive culture and technology to become the best version of you. And we're counting on your unique voice and perspective to help EY become even better, too. Join us and build an exceptional experience for yourself, and a better working world for all.

At EY we regularly meet with regulators, legislators and other industry stakeholders seeking not only to better understand their points-of-view and provide our perspective, but to also collaborate on key initiatives affecting our industry. Our business is undergoing fundamental change caused by a number of different forces including technological change, the shape of the professional services market and by regulatory reforms across a number of jurisdictions.

The Global Public Policy function focuses on public policy and regulatory issues that affect EY and the broader capital markets. It works with policymakers, regulators, investors and other stakeholders to inform EY's views and actions and to help EY navigate the complexity of operating globally in over 150 countries.

We are seeking a Policy Analyst to play an active role in supporting the Global Public Policy team's overall agenda and engagement activities.

The opportunity

Working with a network of colleagues across the globe, you will be monitoring, researching, analyzing and reporting on policy developments as well as helping to formulate advocacy strategies.

Your policy portfolio will include topics such as environmental, social and corporate governance (ESG), technology (including artificial intelligence and data), cross border geopolitics (including trade and investment) and financial and professional services regulatory matters.

You will deliver actionable insight to leadership of one of the world's largest professional services networks.

Your key responsibilities

  • Monitoring, researching, analyzing and reporting on public policy and stakeholder perspectives of interest to EY and the accounting profession (e.g., ESG, technology, cross border geopolitics, financial and professional services, etc.), as well to provide input to advocacy strategies.
  • Developing a variety of policy analysis and related content (e.g., presentations, talking points, point of views, etc.) that will be used to facilitate engagement with stakeholders, both externally and internally, including EY leadership.
  • Drive operational efficiency including liaising with and managing internal and external vendors, support services, etc.

Skills and attributes needed for success

  • Interest in topics such as ESG, technology, cross border geopolitics, financial and professional services.
  • An understanding of and passion for the global public policy and regulatory environment.
  • Ability to identify and analyze public policy developments, put them into context and identify/communicate key concerns and insights.
  • Ability to oversee multiple tasks concurrently, on varying topics, while also paying attention to key details.
  • Strategic thinking skills and experience addressing complex challenges.
  • Excellent writing skills and ability to appropriately tailor communications to different types of internal and external audiences

To qualify for the role, you must have

  • 2 - 4 years of experience in professional services or public policy; financial services experience; experience with ESG (preferred)
  • Strong team player, comfortable working collaboratively, transparently, virtually and independently
  • Ability to synthesize complex information from various resources
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment, managing multiple priorities effectively
  • Strong analytical and communication skills
  • Demonstrable integrity and discretion with sensitive and confidential information
  • CV together with a cover letter is required


  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent university degree is required
  • Master's degree in business administration or public policy, preferred.

What we offer

As part of this role, you'll work in a highly integrated, global team with the opportunity and tools to grow, develop and drive your career forward. Here, you can combine global opportunity with flexible working. The EY benefits package goes above and beyond too, focusing on your physical, emotional, financial and social well-being. Your recruiter can talk to you about the benefits available in your country. Here's a snapshot of what we offer:

  • Continuous learning: You'll develop the mindset and skills to navigate whatever comes next.
  • Success as defined by you: We'll provide the tools and flexibility, so you can make a meaningful impact, your way.
  • Transformative leadership: We'll give you the insights, coaching and confidence to be the leader the world needs.
  • Diverse and inclusive culture: You'll be embraced for who you are and empowered to use your voice to help others find theirs.

Please apply to this role only through the 'Apply' link (not through the local office). Your application will then be routed to the appropriate recruiting team.

The exceptional EY experience. It's yours to build.

EY | Building a better working world

EY exists to build a better working world, helping to create long-term value for clients, people and society and build trust in the capital markets.

Enabled by data and technology, diverse EY teams in over 150 countries provide trust through assurance and help clients grow, transform and operate.

Working across assurance, consulting, law, strategy, tax and transactions, EY teams ask better questions to find new answers for the complex issues facing our world today.

EY is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer providing equal employment opportunities to applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, national origin, protected veteran status, disability status, or any other legally protected basis, including arrest and conviction records, in accordance with applicable law.

EY is committed to providing reasonable accommodation to individuals with disabilities. If you are a qualified individual with a disability and either need assistance applying online or need to request an accommodation during the interview process, please call 1-800-EY-HELP3, type Option 2 (HR-related inquiries) and then type Option 1 (HR Shared Services Center), which will route you to EY's Talent Shared Services Team or email SSC Customer Support at [email protected]
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