Analyst (Capital Markets)

within Securities and Markets Supervision


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Analyst (Capital Markets)

within Securities and Markets Supervision


VIEW JOB DETAILS
  • Grade:

    7
  • Type:

    Definite
  • Job code:

    SMS/009/2021
  • Team:

    Capital Markets Team

About Securities and Markets Supervision


The Securities and Markets Supervision Function is responsible for supervising investment services license holders, collective investment schemes, trading venues, central securities depositories, financial and non-financial entities falling under the scope of EMIR or SFTR, and recognised private collective investment schemes, registered tied agents and recognised administrators. This Function is also responsible for the regulation and oversight of activities in capital markets including the processing of applications for admissibility to listing on Regulated Markets, the processing of notifications in terms of the Securitisation Act, the supervision of the continuing obligations of Listed Companies on Regulated Markets in Malta, the supervision of the markets to identify any market abuse and to carry out any appropriate reviews where applicable.

**Please note that this is a fixed term contract for maternity cover which may be extended at a later stage.

The Role


The MFSA is looking for a talented analyst to work within a dedicated team of highly skilled analysts within Securities and Markets Supervision. The role primarily involves the review and analysis of financial information as part of the application for admissibility to listing by prospective issuers and the monitoring of trading on the Maltese capital markets.

The selected candidate will:

  • Work within the capital markets team which is responsible for the regulation and oversight of activities in capital markets including the processing of applications for admissibility to listing on Regulated Markets and the supervision of the markets to identify any market abuse and to carry out any appropriate reviews where applicable;
  • Inputting of information in financial model and prepare financial ratios;
  • Identify red flags when analysing financial informtaion and escalate the matter accordingly;
  • Analyse trading activity on the Maltese capital markets;
  • Analyse suspicious transaction and order reports;
  • Assist in drafting internal memos/reports relating to the tasks mentioned above.

About You


We are looking for candidates with solid academic background in banking and finance, accountancy, economics or other relevant field of study.

You'll be required to have academic qualification in a relevant area of study at National Qualification Framework Level 6 or better, duly certified by the Malta Qualifications Recognition Information Centre (MQRIC) or a widely recognised professional qualification at a comparable level.

You will also have at least three (3) years' experience in the area of financial services and/or compliance with financial services regulation for a number of years. Candidates with longer working experience relevant to the role will be preferred.

If you do not have the necessary academic or professional qualifications but have at least seven (7) years of relevant experience, we would still be interested in speaking with you.

The following skill set is a must for this position:

  • The ability to multi-task and work on own initiative;
  • The ability to work in a team;
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills;
  • The ability to cope with a large volume of supervisory work, meet deadlines, prioritise and deliver under pressure;
  • Sound analytical and judgmental skills.

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 www.ncfhe.gov.mt 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 www.mfsa.mt.

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 Permit: 633/2021