Consumer Reports, Inc.

Policy Analyst (Fintech)

Job Locations US-DC-Washington | US-NY-Yonkers
Advocacy/Social Impact


CR is currently seeking a Policy Analyst (Fintech) to join our Advocacy team! As a Policy Analyst you will identify, research, recommend and help initiate actions on relevant policy issues. The Policy Analyst will develop, analyze and respond to regulatory and legislative proposals on cutting-edge financial technology products and services, ranging from cryptocurrencies, to digital payments and lending and use artificial intelligence in financial transactions and services. If you have a love for digital finance and are looking for a new challenge CR wants to hear from you.....apply today!


Under our CRFlex program, this is a hybrid position and is eligible for remote work up to 90%. The successful candidate must reside within 75 miles of one of our main office locations (Yonkers, NY, Washington DC).


How You'll Make An Impact:

In this role you will examine how the use of financial technology - Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning, embedded finance and large tech entities' involvement in payment processing and other financial activities, blockchain-based products- affect financial services, consumers and the marketplace. Writing materials exploring and explaining these issues to a variety of audiences supporting CR positions; and working with the Senior Counsel, Director of Financial Fairness, staff, and partners to develop and implement strategies to ensure consumers have agency over their financial data and to ensure responsible fintech innovation.



You’ll Be Highly Rated If:

  • You have a Bachelor's degree and at least 5 years experience working with Congress or executive branch as well as legislative experience working in or as an advocate before Congress.
  • You have excellent interpersonal skills required to work with individuals, groups and organizations across the political spectrum to build relationships.
  • You have strong analytical, communications and lobbying skills.
  • You have in-depth knowledge of fintech and its intersection with and integration into banking and consumer finance.

You'll be one of our top picks if:

  • You have an advanced degree in law or government





Consumer Reports is an independent, nonprofit organization dedicated to a fair and just marketplace for consumers. Our team is made up of truth tellers, change agents, and consumer advocates who investigate and build coalitions to fight for fairness and justice in the marketplace. We leverage our evidence-based approach to demand safer products, a healthier environment, and equitable services for everyone.

Our mission starts with you. We offer medical benefits from that start on your first day as a CR employee that include behavioral health coverage and unlimited sick days. There’s also generous family planning benefits and a generous 401K match. Learn more about how CR’s advocates for strong benefits on behalf of their employees here:


At Consumer Reports, we are committed to fair, transparent pay and we strive to provide competitive, market-informed compensation. The target salary range for this position is $80k to $100k. It is anticipated that most qualified candidates will fall near the middle of this range. Compensation for the successful candidate will be informed by the candidate’s particular combination of knowledge, skills, competencies, and experience.

Consumer Reports proudly seeks to build a richly diverse workforce by hiring people with a diversity of thoughts, identities, perspectives, and experiences that help advance the difference we make for consumers, and by ensuring our people experience equity and inclusion in their work lives. We encourage members of traditionally underrepresented communities to apply, including women, LGBTQIA people, people of color, and people with disabilities.


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