Junior Analyst

within Fintech Supervision


Junior Analyst

within Fintech Supervision

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About Fintech Supervision

The FinTech Supervision Function within the Supervision Directorate of the MFSA is responsible for the supervision of the Virtual Financial Asset sector in Malta as well as providing cross-sectoral expertise on digital finance and FinTech-related policy and supervisory initiatives. The Function is also responsible for the development and implementation of the MFSA FinTech Strategy and Regulatory Sandbox.

The Role

Within this role you will be joining an analytical and multidisciplinary team of policy experts and supervisors.  As a Junior Analyst at Grade 8, you will be expected to be involved in the following tasks:

  • Supporting the authorisation and supervisory workstreams under the Virtual Financial Assets Act
  • Assisting a team of analysts with research and data analysis  
  • Compiling supervisory information for statistical purposes
  • Coordinating with Supervisory Units, FIAU and Subject Persons 
  • Other duties and tasks as may be assigned by senior management


About You

We are looking for candidates with solid academic background in Law, Finance, Accountancy, FinTech, Business Administration, Evidence-Based Management and International Affairs and/or in a similar policy-oriented background or relevant experience. 

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. Possession of a post graduate degree in a discipline relevant to the financial services sector would be considered an asset.

In the case that candidates do not have the necessary academic or professional qualifications but have at least five (5) years of relevant experience, we would still be interested in speaking with them.

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;
  • Have a good knowledge of Excel;
  • Good verbal and written communication skills;
  • Have a desire to learn.

Knowledge and/or experience in virtual assets and innovative technologies would be considered 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.

Public Call Permit: 654/2021