Junior Analyst (Financial Crime Compliance) - Finance jobs in Malta - March 2023
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Junior Analyst (Financial Crime Compliance)

Malta Financial Services Authority , Central Malta

Expires in 14 days (04 Apr 2023)

Job vacancy: Junior Analyst within Financial Crime Compliance in Grade 8 
Job code: FCC/002/2023

*Applicable candidates must be in the early stages of their studies.

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:
As a Junior Analyst within Financial Stability, you will be responsible for the following job accountabilities:
Collect data from Licence Holders, MFSA Supervisory Units, FIAU and other Authorities,
Assist with analysis of data;
Compile supervisory information for statistical purposes;
Maintain FCC’s data used to compile monthly management information;
Assist team members during interviews with current and proposed Money Laundering Reporting Officers (MLROs);
Assist in the review of MEMOs and related documentation as part of the Authorisation process;
Assist in preparation and delivery of training programmes for supervisory functions and Licence Holders;
Coordinate tasks related to internal requests for information by various functions and external requests by the FIAU, the Police and Asset Recovery Bereau;
Assist in risk assessment and risk-analysis;
Assist in drafting policies and procedures;
Coordinate with Supervisory Units and Licence Holders
Prepare MEMOs for ExCo and RegCo;
Attend meetings with Licence Holders as necessary;
Assist in the identification of supervisory priorities based on risk;
Attend training and technical meetings at FIAU and other Authorities;
Assist in the coordination and reporting of thematic reviews;
Other duties may be assigned from time to time.

About You:
We are looking for candidates with solid academic background in financial services, accountancy, law, international relations, risk or in another related background at National Qualification Framework Level 6 or better, in a relevant area. 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.

Having experience working in the area of financial services ideally with experience in financial services compliance environment or in law, will be considered as an asset. 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 three (3) years within a compliance or an investigative and/or analytical environment, we would still be interested in speaking with you.

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 an interview. Details can be obtained by accessing the National Commission for Further and Higher Education website under the 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 No: 129/2023

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
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Entry (0-12 months), Intermediate (1-3 years), Fresh Graduate
Experience Level
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