Senior Financial Analyst

within Insurance and Pensions Supervision


Senior Financial Analyst

within Insurance and Pensions Supervision

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About Insurance and Pensions Supervision

The Insurance and Pensions Supervision is responsible for the supervision of insurance companies, insurance intermediaries, retirement schemes, retirement funds and retirement service providers. The team employs professionals with a varied background and comprises skills relation to insurance, pensions, accounting, legal, quantitative analysis, actuarial skills, compliance and others.

The Role

The Senior Financial Analyst will undertake analytical duties related to financial and regulatory compliance by insurance licence holders in line with their statutory and reporting obligations emanating from their operating licences and the Insurance legal framework. This work is undertaken as part of the on-going off-site surveillance process and on-site compliance visits undertaken by the MFSA.

The eventual appointee will be expected to:

  • Act as a reference to other staff members;
  • Perform review checks of analytical work done;
  • Lead on-site visits;
  • Contribute to develop and enhance procedures;
  • Assist in 'ad hoc' assignments related to specific regulatory and supervisory issues that arise from time to time and report on the outcome of such assignments as may be appropriate and necessary.

About You

We are looking for applicants at a senior management level with a solid Accountancy academic 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. A relevant Post-Graduate qualification would be considered as an asset.

The applicant is also to possess a minimum of five (5) years' proven work experience, preferably in the insurance sector and in depth knowledge of regulatory requirements applicable to the financial sector, particularly in the area of insurance.

Soft Skills Required

  • ability to multi-task and meet strict deadlines
  • excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • possess strong leadership and organisational skills with proven track record
  • ability to listen actively and to work on one's initiative as deemed necessary
  • a high degree of self confidence
  • sound analytical and negotiation skills
  • technical knowledge of regulatory matters
  • conversant with the interpretation of financial statements



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.


Jobsplus permit no: 277/2020