Junior Analyst (Investment Firms)

within Investment Services Supervision


Junior Analyst (Investment Firms)

within Investment Services Supervision

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    Investment Firms

About Investment Services Supervision

The Investment Services Supervision Function is responsible for the authorisation and supervision of investment services licence holders and recognised persons. The Investment Firms Team in particular is responsible for the prudential supervision of Investment Firms. The oversight of these entities is executed by means of a combination of onsite and offsite supervision. The Investment Services Supervision Function is also involved in policy-related work.

The Role

This is a definite contract which will run till the 31st December 2023. The selected candidate will:

  • Handle a portfolio of supervised entities and act as a point of liaison for these entities;
  • Assist in the basic day-to-day communications with supervised entities and take part in physical or remote onsite inspections;
  • Be involved in reviewing and analysis of financial documentation submitted by Investment Firms;
  • Assist in the maintenance of databases, logs, dashboards and management information;
  • Provide support to the Investment Firms Team in relation to research topics, particularly those relating to Investment Firm Regulation and Investment Firm Directive;
  • Undertake such other tasks as may be delegated by line management.

About You

We are looking for candidates to be employed on a definite basis, having solid academic background in banking and finance, accountancy, economics or other relevant field of study. 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. 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.

The ideal applicant should demonstrate the following skills/experience:

  • Self-driven and ability to meet deadlines;
  • Interest in financial services;
  • Attention to detail and strive for quality and accuracy of reports raised;
  • Excellent time management skills and ability to adapt to changing priorities as may be necessary;
  • Ability to maintain good working relationships with other team players and with the industry in general;
  • Excellent verbal and written communication 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.

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