Analyst (Financial Stability)

within Financial Stability


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Analyst (Financial Stability)

within Financial Stability


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  • Grade:

    7
  • Type:

    Indefinite
  • Closing Date:

    31/05/2019
  • Job code:

    FS/006/19
  • Team:

    Financial Stability
  • Date Posted:

    10/05/2019

About Financial Stability


The Financial Stability function of the MFSA is responsible for risk monitoring and macro-prudential oversight in the financial services sector, the recommendation of regulatory measures to address systemic and other potential risks impacting the sector, and the implementation of policy initiatives to meet regulatory and financial stability objectives.

The team responsible for the development and exercise of this function interfaces with the micro-prudential supervisory functions of the Authority at the operational level, ensuring that all relevant information is shared and actioned across all areas of regulation and sector-specific supervision.

The Role


As Analyst in Grade 7, the eventual appointee shall:

  • Contribute to the feedback required on proposed EU legislation in the area of macro-prudential supervision and financial stability and the eventual transposition of this legislation into Maltese law;
  • Contribute to the implementation of ESRB Recommendations and macro-prudential policy measures at the national level, including the drafting of the relevant rules and regulations;
  • Participate in the development of the policy recommendations and internal procedures;
  • Prepare analytical reports, briefings and policy-related documents on regulatory, financial and market-related issues in the relevant area of responsibility;
  • Contribute to the ongoing risk discussion and oversight process;
  • Attend and represent the MFSA in local and overseas meetings and working groups particularly those relating to the ESRB and other European regulatory bodies;
  • Addressing stakeholder enquiries related to obligations and issues arising from the abovementioned legislation;
  • Undertake other tasks as may be delegated by line management.

About You


We are looking for candidates with solid academic background in law, economics, accountancy or in another financial services area which may be considered as relevant to this post. A good knowledge of standard financial datasets and econometric models and knowledge of the EU financial regulatory framework would also be considered 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.

Working experience and/or training considered relevant to the role would be an asset.

If you do not have the necessary academic or professional qualifications but you have at least seven (7) years of relevant experience, 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 to vacancies@mfsa.com.mt.

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 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.org.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.com.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.