Junior Analyst (Continuing Obligations) - Finance jobs in Malta - April 2024
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Junior Analyst (Continuing Obligations)

Malta Financial Services Authority , Any

Published on 14 Feb 2023

Expired on 04 Apr 2023

Job vacancy: Junior Analyst (Continuing Obligations) within Capital Markets Supervision in Grade 8 
Job code: SMS/010/2022

About Capital Markets Supervision:
The Securities and Markets Supervision Function is responsible for supervising investment services license holders, collective investment schemes, trading venues, central securities depositories, financial and non-financial entities falling under the scope of EMIR or SFTR, and recognised private collective investment schemes, registered tied agents and recognised administrators. This 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, the processing of notifications in terms of the Securitisation Act, the supervision of the continuing obligations of Listed Companies on Regulated Markets in Malta, the supervision of the markets to identify any market abuse and to carry out any appropriate reviews where applicable.

The Role:
The MFSA is looking for a promising individual seeking growth in the dynamic area of Capital Markets. The role primarily involves the review of listed entities' compliance with their continuing obligations, especially by way of analysis of the issuers' financial information.

The selected candidate will:
  • Collaborate with team members on Enforcement of Financial Information examinations;
  • Assist in correspondence with listed entities and/or their auditors on accounting matters, including the application of IFRS;
  • Assist in the drafting of reports, a compilation of tables, and other documentation as may required;
  • Assist in specific tasks that may be required as per ESMA's Guidelines on Enforcement of Financial Information;
  • Review listed entities' publications to ensure compliance with the requirements of the Capital Markets Rules;
  • Undertake such other tasks as may be directed from time to time by line management, depending on the exigencies of Securities and Markets Supervision and the Authority.

About You:
The ideal candidate must have a solid academic background in finance or other relevant field of study at National Qualification Framework Level 6 and in the process of furthering his/her studies in the area of Accountancy or be in possession of a Master in Accountancy or an equivalent qualification in the field of the Accountancy profession.

If you do not have the necessary academic or professional qualifications but you have at least five (5) years' experience in a similar related role, 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;
  • A challenging mind in the application of International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) and Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP);
  • Well-developed written and verbal communication skills;
  • Attention to detail; and the ability to work in a team.

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. 

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.

*Public Call Permit: 222/2022

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.

Full Time
Job Type
Fresh Graduate, Experienced (3 years +)
Experience Level
Financial Services

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