Job vacancy: Junior Assistant within Financial Stability
Job code: FS/012/2021
About Financial Stability:
The Financial Stability function is responsible for identifying and assessing risks that have the potential to spread within the financial sector and the real economy (systemic risks). Through its own macroprudential research and analysis of the financial sector, which covers the banking, insurance and securities sectors, the function contributes to the formulation of policies aimed at mitigating identified risk.
As a Junior Assistant, your responsibilities shall include:
- Follow up submission of regulatory returns and undertake data quality checks as may be necessary;
- Assisting in undertaking research and performing time series analysis and financial modelling;
- Assisting in statistical reporting and other statistical support;
- Provision of general support and assistance in the performance of the tasks of the Financial Stability function.
- Undertake other tasks as delegated by line manager.
We are looking for candidates who are reading for a degree in Statistics, Mathematics, Finance, or similar at MQF Level 6, duly certified by the Malta Qualifications Recognition Information Centre (MQRIC).
Soft skills required:
How to apply or query further information:
- Prioritises tasks and pays attention to detail, even when under time pressure;
- Must be team oriented with good interpersonal skills;
- Good 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 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: 601/2021
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.