Junior Analyst

within Financial Stability


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Junior Analyst

within Financial Stability


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  • Grade:

    8
  • Type:

    Indefinite
  • Job code:

    FS/013/2021
  • Team:

    Financial Stability

About Financial Stability


The Financial Stability function is responsible for identifying and assessing risks which have the potential to spread within the financial sector and the real economy (systemic risks). Through its own macroprudential research and analysis of the financial sector, which covers the banking, insurance and securities sectors, the function contributes to the formulation of policies aimed at mitigating identified risks.

The Role


As a Junior Analyst within Financial Stability, you will be responsible for the following job accountabilities:

  • Assist in the identification and surveillance of current and emerging risks developing within the financial sector;
  • Carry out quantitative research (including econometric and financial modelling) within a team responsible for the identification of financial stability risks and vulnerabilities;
  • Contributing to the MFSA's publications in the area of financial stability;
  • Provide feedback on working documents;
  • Contribute to the preparation of relevant financial stability contents on MFSA website as well as social media;
  • Attending and assisting in technical meetings organized within the MFSA as well as at national and European level and
  • Undertaking other tasks/duties as directed by line management.

About You


We are looking for candidates with solid academic background in finance, economics or other relevant studies 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.

If you do not have the necessary academic or professional qualifications but you have at least five (5) years of relevant experience, we would still be interested in speaking with you.
Knowledge of data analysis packages such as Python, R and SQL would be considered as an asset.

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.

 

Jobsplus Permit No: 638/2021