Junior Analyst (Market Infrastructures) - Finance jobs in Malta - April 2024
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Junior Analyst (Market Infrastructures)

Malta Financial Services Authority , Central Malta

Published on 14 Feb 2023

Expired on 04 Apr 2023

Job vacancy: Junior Analyst within Capital Markets Supervision in Grade 8 
Job code: CMS/002/2022

About Capital Markets Supervision:
The Capital Markets Supervision Function oversees financial markets to ensure investor protection and orderly markets. This is achieved through various policy and supervisory work done at the stages of primary market, secondary market and post-trading.

The Capital Markets Supervision Function’s responsibilities include the processing of applications for admissibility to listing on regulated markets in Malta, the approvals of prospectuses in terms of the Prospectus Regulation, the supervision of the continuing obligations of companies having securities listed on regulated markets in Malta, the supervision of markets to identify any market abuse, the authorisation and supervision of trading venues, central securities depositories and crowdfunding platforms, the supervision of financial and non-financial entities falling under the scope of EMIR and SFTR, the data quality assurance of submissions made under EMIR, SFTR, MiFIR and CSDR, the supervision of administrators, contributors and users of benchmarks in terms of the Benchmarks Regulation and the oversight of activities in terms of the Securitisation Act and the Securitisation Regulation.

The Capital Markets Supervision is also actively involved in various other initiatives such as the DLT MTF Pilot Regime.

The Role:
We are looking for a talented Junior Analyst in the Market Infrastructures team to form part of a dedicated team of highly skilled supervisors with Capital Markets Supervision function. The role requires individuals who can interpret law into practical scenarios and be able to crunch numbers.

Some of your duties will include: 
  • Carrying out work relating to the supervision of certain aspects of post-trading elements on derivatives and securities financing thus ensuring compliance with regulations such as EMIR and SFTR;
  • Reviewing Securitisation notifications and applications for third-party verifiers under the Securitisation regime;
  • Prepare and compile reports/ statistics as part of our desk-based supervision;
  • Assisting and participating in onsite compliance visits and meetings;
  • Addressing any regulatory issues that may arise from time to time;
  • Providing the appropriate supervisory guidance as and when required by market participants;
  • Ensuring that any arising issues within the capital markets team are dealt with expeditiously; and
  • Undertaking any other tasks as delegated by senior management in line with the exigencies of the Authority.

About You:
The MFSA is looking for a promising individual seeking growth in the dynamic area of Capital Markets.

The ideal candidate must have a solid academic background in law, accountancy, economics, banking and finance or other 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.

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:

  • Demonstrate interest in financial services;
  • Ability to give great attention to detail and be highly conscientious with 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; and
  • Interest in the use of BI tools.

The preferred candidate will be given various opportunities to learn and be trained for the role, through various mechanisms which the Authority holds such as the Financial Supervisors Academy and on-the-job training.

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 Permit: 722/2022

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