Financial and Consumer Affairs Authority of Saskatchewan

FCAA is Saskatchewan’s financial and consumer marketplace regulator.

Lawyer - Derivatives

  • Lawyer - Derivatives

    Financial and Consumer Affairs Authority of Saskatchewan (FCAA) is seeking a highly motivated lawyer with a strong interest in securities and derivatives regulation.  A significant percentage of the work in this position will be dedicated to the challenge of regulating derivatives in the province.  This exciting position will develop and implement regulations for derivatives, in conjunction with other Canadian jurisdictions.  This position will analyze report on and recommend courses of action based on data received.   

    The Securities Division of FCAA protects investors by regulating the sale of securities and derivatives in the province. Reporting to the Deputy Director, Legal, Securities Division, your practice will also extend to all subject areas that touch upon the mandate of the Securities Division and include advising on legal and policy issues relating to securities and derivatives regulation.

    To qualify for this position, you must have a university degree in law and membership in the Law Society of Saskatchewan.  A finance, commerce or business administration degree would also be an asset.    

    Ideally you will have:

    • Comprehensive knowledge of contract law, corporate law, administrative law and securities and derivatives law principles; 
    • Knowledge of legislation, policies and procedures relating to the regulation of the securities and derivatives industry and an understanding of how the capital markets operate;
    • Knowledge of derivatives, their types,   trading and uses; 
    • Knowledge of public policy formulation, legislative drafting and regulation making;
    • Excellent interpersonal skills along with strong verbal and written communication skills;
    • Demonstrated ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships; and
    • Exceptional proficiency with spreadsheet software.

     

    FCAA offers:

    • Competitive compensation. The salary range for this position is $80,367 to $154,854 annually;
    • Comprehensive health benefits including life insurance, medical, dental, extended health plan, and long term disability;
    • Employee pension plan;
    • Access to gym and pool facilities at a reduced rate;
    • Professional development opportunities;
    • Positive workplace, upbeat corporate culture;
    • Career growth potential; and
    • Excellent work-life balance.

     

     

    The successful candidate will be required to undergo a criminal record check.

    To join the FCAA team, please send your resume and cover letter to: fcaacareers@gov.sk.ca

    Closing Date: August 22, 2018

    We wish to express our appreciation to all applicants for their interest and effort in applying for this position.  However, only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

    About Us

    The Financial and Consumer Affairs Authority of Saskatchewan (FCAA) protects consumer and the public interest and supports economic well-being through responsive marketplace regulation. FCAA enhances consumer protection through licensing, registration, disclosure, audit, complaint handling and enforcement activities pursuant to various provincial statutes.

    Financial and Consumer Affairs Authority

    Suite 601, 1919 Saskatchewan Drive

    Regina, Saskatchewan S4P 4H2

    Tel: (306)787-5645

    Fax: (306)787-5899

    Email:fcaa@gov.sk.ca

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