Job vacancy: Junior Assistant within Due Diligence
Job code: DD/011/2021
About Due Diligence:
The Due Diligence function is responsible for conducting due diligence checks on persons being proposed to take on approved positions within entities licensed by the MFSA. This necessitates close collaboration between the different functions of the MFSA both of a supervisory and regulatory capacity in order to carry out its work more effectively. Among its many duties, the function is responsible for carrying out probity screenings in relation to all qualifying beneficial owners as well key functionaries within a licensed entity. The Due Diligence Function shall also be responsible for carrying out ongoing checks, on a risk-based approach, to verify that approved persons are still of good repute.
- Participate in training related to due diligence and open-source intelligence;
- Participate in assigned due diligence cases;
- Conduct online searches using open and closed sources;
- Document findings and prepare a report for senior management;
- Other duties and tasks may be assigned by senior management.
To qualify for this role, you will need to be currently reading for a first degree (MQF Level 6) in any of the following subjects: criminology, law, psychology, banking, finances, economics, accounts, or insurance.
The following skill set is a must for this position:
How to apply or query further information:
- The ability to multi-task and work on own initiative;
- The ability to work in a team;
- Good verbal and written communication skills;
- Have a desire to learn.
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 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.
*Jobsplus Permit No: 447/2021
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.