Administrative Assistant (Data Team)

within Banking Supervision


Administrative Assistant (Data Team)

within Banking Supervision

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    Ongoing supervision

About Banking Supervision

The Banking Supervision Function at the MFSA is entrusted with the on-site and ongoing supervision of licensed banks and non-bank financial institutions (FIs) following authorisation. The Function also carries out supervision of Significant Credit Institutions (SIs) together with the European Central Bank through the Single Supervisory Mechanism (SSM). The Banking Supervision Team is made up of officials with a banking and economics background, but also legal, accounting and IT professionals to support policy and supervisory work.

The Role

As an Administrative Assistant within the Data Team the selected candidate will be undertaking the following duties:  

  • Administrative tasks supporting general office management including managing filing systems, maintaining email distribution lists, travel and transport bookings, managing incoming and outgoing mail and other general office duties
  • Managing attendance record sheets and time sheets
  • Assist the function’s management team with the department’s yearly budget, including processing invoices and administering the department’s budget throughout the year
  • Maintaining the department’s organogram and coordinating desk allocations
  • Handling police and court notifications
  • Processing of supervisory and other statutory reporting
  • Generation of reports
  • Communicating and coordinating within Banking Supervision and with other MFSA departments, as may be required
  • Managing correspondence and liaising with external stakeholders, including but not limited to Central Bank of Malta, European Central Bank and European Banking Authority
  • Attending and participating as may be required in local and overseas training, meetings and working groups particularly those relating to the EBA, ECB, ESRB and BIS and other European regulatory bodies
  • Managing data-related exercises and liaising with Data Team members as necessary
  • Assisting in the implementation of projects undertaken by the Data team
  • Other duties as may be required from time to time

About You

We are looking for a candidate with a relevant academic background in Banking & Finance or Accountancy or Economics or Statistics and/or in another financial services related subject. 

The role calls for an academic qualification in a relevant field of study at National Qualification Framework Level 5 or better, duly certified by the Malta Qualifications Recognition Information Centre (MQRIC) or a widely recognised professional qualification at a comparable level.

It is essential that you have proven organisational skills, the ability to prioritise tasks and to work on own initiative, with an eye for detail. You also need to have good communication and writing skills.

Competence in MS Excel techniques and experience in a quantitative environment will be considered an asset. Candidates with proven work experience relevant to the role will be preferred.

If you do not have the necessary academic or professional qualifications but you have at least three (3) years of relevant experience within the financial services environment, we would still be interested in speaking with you.

How to apply

or query further information

Candidates are to forward a copy of their Curriculum Vitae (C.V.) and an accompanying covering letter providing the motivation for the application to [email protected]

Other Important Information

The MFSA is an Equal Opportunities Employer as certified by the NCPE (National Commission for the Protection of Equality) and is committed to a policy of equal opportunity in all aspects of employment and will take care to avoid any form of discrimination in its recruitment procedures. The MFSA reserves the right to withdraw this call at any time and not to select any of the Candidates.

It is the responsibility of applicants in possession of qualifications awarded by Universities and other similar institutions outside Malta to produce a recognition statement on comparability of qualifications issued by the Malta Qualifications Recognition Information Centre (MQRIC). Applicants should do so preferably at application stage or otherwise at the preliminary interview should an applicant be selected for such interview. Details can be obtained by accessing the National Commission for Further and Higher Education website on under MQRIC heading.

The MFSA shall ensure that any processing of personal data is in accordance with Regulation (EU) 2016/679 (General Data Protection Regulation), the Data Protection Act (Chapter 586 of the Laws of Malta) and any other relevant European Union and national law. For further details, you may refer to the Data Protection Policy on the MFSA webpage

Candidates are to note that the submission of any false statement/s or omission, even if unintended, may lead to the cancellation of their application and may render the candidate's appointment liable to termination.

Furthermore, please note that candidates may be asked to submit any documentation in support of the information provided, including but not limited to, proof of qualifications and Police Conduct Certificates.

Public Call Reference: 727/2020