Senior Manager (Onsite)

within Financial Crime Compliance


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Senior Manager (Onsite)

within Financial Crime Compliance


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  • Grade:

    5
  • Type:

    Indefinite
  • Job code:

    FCC/003/2021
  • Team:

    Financial Crime Compliance

About Financial Crime Compliance


Financial Crime Compliance is a dedicated AML/CFT Supervisory Function established to strengthen the MFSA's role in preventing the use and involvement of Licence Holders in money laundering and financing of terrorism. The function is split into two focused teams: Onsite & Offsite. The Onsite Team operates alongside the FIAU in conducting AML related supervisory inspections on Licence Holders. The Offsite and Risk Analysis Team is dedicated to mitigating and detecting risks through constantly monitoring authorised persons.

The Role


The Senior Manager (Onsite Supervision) will form part of a supervisory team of analysts. The duties of the Senior Manager shall primarily consist in the supervision of AML/CFT compliance by MFSA financial services license holders which are considered as Subject Persons. The main purpose is to monitor the level of compliance with the applicable AML/CFT law, regulations and FIAU Implementing Procedures.

The duties and responsibilities of the Senior Manager shall include:

  • Assisting Head and Deputy Head FCC
  • Acting as a reference point to the Onsite team
  • Ensure adherence to the onsite supervisory inspection plan
  • Conducting and taking a lead role onsite inspections
  • Ensuring compliance with supervisory methodology
  • Carrying review of post-visit work including visit reports and findings letters
  • Coordination with other supervisory functions
  • Coordination with Subject Persons
  • Handling meetings with subject persons as necessary
  • Participate in internal and external working groups
  • Representing the MFSA externally
  • Attending FIAU Compliance Monitoring Committee meetings
  • Delivering training
  • Leading and coordinating projects as required
  • Attending technical meetings
  • Coordinating collection of supervisory information for statistical purposes
  • Other duties as may be assigned from time to time.

About You


We are looking for candidates with a solid academic background in financial services/accountancy/ law/risk or in another related background. A sound knowledge of anti-money laundering legislation and other financial services legislation and familiarity with the financial services regulatory framework would be considered as an asset.

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.

You will also possess a minimum of eight (8) years work experience in the area of financial services. 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 at least fifteen (15) years of relevant experience, we would still be interested in speaking with you.

Candidates will also be required to demonstrate in depth knowledge of regulatory requirements applicable to the financial sector, with a proven level of managerial skills and the personality required to supervise and manage staff, as well as proven ability to delegate tasks.

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: 192/2021