Analyst (Trustee & CSP Supervision)

within Conduct Supervision


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Analyst (Trustee & CSP Supervision)

within Conduct Supervision


VIEW JOB DETAILS
  • Grade:

    7
  • Type:

    Indefinite
  • Job code:

    CS/009/2022
  • Team:

    Trusts and CSPs Supervision

About Conduct Supervision


The Conduct Supervision function is responsible for the setting up and implementation of the regulatory framework aiming to secure appropriate consumer protection in operations of licence holders in the financial services industry. The Conduct Supervision function is a cross-sectoral function covering under its remit supervision in conduct of credit institutions, securities, trustees, company service providers, as well as insurance and pensions. The function also includes the authorisations team which deals with new applications and approvals relating to trustees and CSPs.

The regulation and supervision of professional trustees and other fiduciaries and company service providers fall within the remit of the MFSA and as explained above the Conduct Supervision function in fact comprises of a team dedicated to the supervision of trustees and other fiduciaries. This team's main objective is to ensure that licensed trustees and fiduciaries and company service providers have the appropriate structures and systems in place to service clients adequately whilst at the same time preserving their reputation as well as Malta's reputation, taking into account its international commitments. A mixture of tools is utilised with respect to supervision, consisting of both onsite inspections as well as offsite work and assessments.

The Role


Within this role you will be joining the Trustees and Corporate Services Providers team in the review of conduct of the respective licence holders.

Within this role your work will include any of the following tasks aimed at verifying that authorised trustees and company service providers are meeting the requirements of the Trusts and Trustees Act, the Company Services Providers Act and the relevant rules and regulations, as applicable:

  • Reviewing the regular off-site reporting, including annual financial statements and returns;
  • Assisting in dealing with queries from authorised persons relating to supervision;
  • Assisting in the maintenance and dealing with requests for information from third parties in relation to the Register of beneficial owners of trusts;
  • Carrying out ad hoc assignments related to specific regulatory and supervisory issues that may arise from time to time and to report on the outcome of such assignments as may be appropriate;
  • Participating in, or assisting and supporting other staff members in the conduct of onsite inspections at authorised trustees, fiduciaries and company service providers.
  • Undertake any other tasks as delegated by senior management in line with the exigencies of the Unit.

About You


We are looking for candidates with solid academic background in Law, Banking & Finance or in another finance related background.

The role calls for an academic qualification in a relevant field 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 possess a minimum of three (3) years working in financial services.

If you do not have the necessary academic or professional qualifications but you have at least seven (7) years of relevant experience, 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 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.

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