Senior Analyst (Listings Team)

within Capital Markets Supervision


Senior Analyst (Listings Team)

within Capital Markets Supervision

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About Capital Markets Supervision

The Capital Markets Supervision Function oversees financial markets to ensure investor protection and orderly markets. This is achieved through various policy and supervisory work done at the stages of primary market, secondary market and post-trading.

The Capital Markets Supervision Function’s responsibilities include the processing of applications for admissibility to listing on regulated markets in Malta, the approvals of prospectuses in terms of the Prospectus Regulation, the supervision of the continuing obligations of companies having securities listed on regulated markets in Malta, the supervision of markets to identify any market abuse, the authorisation and supervision of trading venues, central securities depositories and crowdfunding platforms, the supervision of financial and non-financial entities falling under the scope of EMIR and SFTR, the data quality assurance of submissions made under EMIR, SFTR, MiFIR and CSDR, the supervision of administrators, contributors and users of benchmarks in terms of the Benchmarks Regulation and the oversight of activities in terms of the Securitisation Act and the Securitisation Regulation.

The Capital Markets Supervision is also actively involved in various other initiatives such as the DLT MTF Pilot Regime.

The Role

The MFSA is looking for a promising individual seeking growth in the dynamic area of Capital Markets.

Within this role you will be joining the Capital Markets Supervision Function as a Senior Analyst, and report to the Senior Manager. You will be involved in reviewing the applications for admissibility to listing of securities on Regulated Markets and public offers. Duties include:

  • Working within a team that is responsible for reviewing applications for admissibility to listing of securities on the Maltese regulated markets and prospectuses by adopting a proactive risk-based approach. This includes the analysis of financial soundness, corporate governance and transparency and the formulation of a recommendation on the relevant applications;
  • Managing and engage directly with sponsors, auditors, legal advisers to challenge matters relating to the applications;
  • Ensuring early identification of red flags in the proposed applications and determine appropriate actions to be taken in the circumstance and/or escalate accordingly by using experience, knowledge and professional judgement to analyse cases;
  • Preparing, sign-off internal memos and present applications for admissibility to listing to the Executive Committee and the Board of Governors with other members of the team, as necessary.
  • Undertaking other tasks as required from time to time.

About You

The ideal candidate must have a solid academic background in accounting, finance or other relevant field of study at National Qualification Framework Level 6, 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 five (5) years working in a relevant area. Candidates with longer working experience relevant to the role will be preferred. If you do not have the necessary academic or professional qualifications but you have ten (10) years' experience in a similar related role within Insurance or Pensions, we would still be interested in speaking with you.

The following skills and attributes are important for this position:

  • Interest in the area of Capital Markets and the ongoing supervision of listed entities;
  • Well-developed written and verbal communication skills;
  • Attention to detail; and the ability to work in a team.

The preferred candidate will be given various opportunities to learn and be trained for the role, through various mechanisms which the Authority holds such as the Financial Supervisors Academy and on the job training.

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 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

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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