Job vacancy: Junior Analyst (Authorisations) within Securities and Markets Supervision
Job code: AU/040/2020
*During these challenging times, MFSA is doing all it can to keep employees & the general public safe. We are conducting online interviews & induction sessions for new employees and working remotely as much as possible. For those employees that need to be in the office, we are ensuring that every precaution is being taken.
About Securities and Markets Supervision:
Securities and Markets Supervision is responsible for overseeing investment services license holders, trading venues, central securities depositaries, recognised private collective investment schemes, etc. The Function is also responsible for the regulation and oversight of activities in capital markets including the processing of applications for admissibility to listing on Regulated Markets and the prevention of financial market abuse.
As Junior Analyst (Authorisations), you will be entrusted with the below duties and responsibilities:
- Assessing shareholding structures, business plans, financial projections and governance proposals in relation to entities licensed under the Investment Services Act;
- Assessing the suitability of Members of the Board and of Key Function Holders;
- Drafting memoranda to be presented to the relevant decision-making bodies within the MFSA;
- Communicating effectively and persuasively at the level required to establish effective working relationships with key internal and external stakeholders;
- Carrying out other tasks as may be delegated by the Deputy Head and/or Senior Manager.
We are looking for candidates with a solid academic background in law, accountancy or banking and finance or another 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.
We are also looking for applicants with the following skills/experience:
ow to apply or query further information:
- Demonstrate interest in investment management and securities services;
- Ability to give great attention to detail and be highly conscientious with the 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.
Candidates are to forward a copy of their Curriculum Vitae (C.V.) and an accompanying covering letter providing the motivation for the application.
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 the comparability of qualifications issued by the Malta Qualifications Recognition Information Centre (MQRIC). Applicants should do so preferably at the application stage or otherwise at the preliminary interview should an applicant be selected for such an interview. Details can be obtained by accessing the National Commission for Further and Higher Education website 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.
Malta Financial Services Authority:
The Malta Financial Services Authority (MFSA) is the single regulator for financial services in Malta. It was established by law on 23 July 2002 taking over supervisory functions previously carried out by the Central Bank of Malta, the Malta Stock Exchange and the Malta Financial Services Centre. The Authority is a fully autonomous public institution and reports to Parliament on an annual basis.