We are inviting applications for the post of Research Associate/Assistant in the National Finance team. Candidates should have interest in the world of finance and public policy and with a grasp over analysing and interpreting financial data. CFA is an equal opportunity employer, and we encourage all eligible candidates to apply. The Job Description (JD) of the positions is as follows.


To assist in conducting primary research as decided with the research coordinator

To help collect, analyse and interpret data (including financial data) and communicate them to general public after demystification

To help efforts / programs to enhance the capacities of civil society groups and general public on financial matters and policies

To contribute to and publish newsletters, reports, blogs, articles and policy analysis / briefs regularly


To support the campaign work through support research and data analysis

To disseminate information through organising workshops, seminars etc


To help in developing and maintaining good relationships with civil society organisations, and other relevant groups.

To volunteer to causes other than finance and build linkages.

To represent CFA at appropriate forums.

Expected qualities:

Aptitude for research and fast learner

Ability to work in a team and become a team player

Commitment towards social change

Comfortable with ambiguity

Awareness and sensitivity towards concerns around gender, caste and secular ethos

Self-aware, driven and creative


Masters preferably in Economics

If not, candidates with interest in the world of finance and public policy and with a grasp over analysing and interpreting financial data would also be preferred.

The JD will undergo changes from time to time, in consultation with the employee. To apply please send your CV and other details through filling in this form. (Applications will only be accepted through this form.)

Final offer will depend on education, experience and internal parity. CFA also offers medical and other leave benefits at par with other organisations in the development sector.

Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.

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