Junior Analyst (Financial Promotions and Risk Assessment) - Risk jobs in Malta - July 2024
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Junior Analyst (Financial Promotions and Risk Assessment)

Malta Financial Services Authority , Central Malta

Published on 20 Jun 2024

Expires in 4 days (20 Jul 2024)


Overview

About the Department

Conduct Supervision is responsible for the setting up and implementation of the regulatory framework aiming to secure appropriate consumer protection in operations of licence holders in the financial services industry. The Conduct Supervision section is a relatively newly formed team which is projecting growth as it is gradually assuming a cross-sectorial function inter alia covering under its remit supervision in conduct of credit institutions, insurance entities and investment firms.

About the Role

We are looking for a talented individual to join an ever-growing Conduct Supervision team. The main responsibilities of the selected candidate are including but not limited to the following tasks:

  • Applying a Risk-Based Approach in the monitoring of the promotional efforts of the Regulated Entities, to ensure that the regulatory requirements in this regard are being complied with;
  • Assisting in carrying out an assessment of the disclosures being made to clients/customers of regulated entities to ensure that these are fair, clear and not misleading;
  • Conducting reviews on the periodic Conduct Related Returns submitted by regulated entities to ensure compliance with the Authority's reporting standards;
  • Assisting in extracting, collating and circulating data from regulatory reports collected by regulated entities, directly to European Supervisory Authorities;
  • Developing dashboards using Microsoft’s Power BI Tool, that summarise the Conduct Related Data collected from the Industry via the Supervisory Returns;
  • Carrying out ‘ad hoc’ assignments related to specific regulatory and supervisory issues that may arise from time to time;

About You

We are looking for candidates with solid academic background in Economics/Statistics or other relevant field of study in finance. 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.

If you do not have the necessary academic or professional qualifications but you have at least five (5) years of relevant experience, we would still be interested in speaking with you. Qualifications and/or working experience with Microsoft’s Power BI Tool or another Data Management Tool is considered a plus.

The following skills and attributes are important for this position:

  • Interest in the areas of Consumer Protection and/or Regulatory Reporting;
  • Well-developed written and verbal communication skills;
  • Attention to detail and critical thinking; and
  • the ability to work in a team.

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.

Other Information

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 comparability of qualifications issued by the Malta Qualifications Recognition Information Centre (MQRIC). Applicants should do so preferably at 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 on www.ncfhe.gov.mt 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 www.mfsa.mt.

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; 594/2024 


time
Full Time
Job Type
experience
Entry (0-12 months)
Experience Level
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Risk
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industry
Financial Services
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