Senior Analyst

within Banking Supervision Unit


Senior Analyst

within Banking Supervision Unit

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About Banking Supervision Unit

The Banking Supervision (BS) of the MFSA is entrusted with the on-site and ongoing surveillance of licensed banks and non-bank financial institutions following the issue of their licence from the Authorisation Unit. The section carries out supervision of Significant Institutions (SIs) together with the European Central Banks through the Single Supervisory Mechanism (SSM). In addition to SIs, Less Significant Institutions (LSIs) are supervised through the SREP procedures. The team employs persons with a banking background, but also legal and IT professionals to support policy and supervisory work.

The Role

The Analysts in Grade 6 will be assigned to carry out work which will involve a number of the following duties:

  • Coordination and planning of the supervision of a group of Less Significant Institution (LSIs) under his/her charge in line with the Single Supervisory Mechanism (SSM) Supervisory Manual for LSIs;
  • Coordinate work in relation to the Risk Assessment System (RAS) of the assigned LSIs;
  • Coordination, participation and undertaking of the Supervisory Review and Evaluation Process (SREP) at the assigned LSIs;
  • Liaison with the ECB and the EBA in connection with reporting related to the assigned LSIs;
  • Other ad hoc supervision related duties as may be required by the Director and/or Deputy Director/s of the Unit from time to time.  
  • Represent the MFSA at meetings with the ECB held in relation to concerning the supervision of the assigned SI, as well as in various working groups, task forces and similar for a as may be assigned by the Unit’s management team.

The Analysts in Grade 6 could be also be requested to coordinate and plan the supervision of a Significant Institution (SI) and/or to act as subcoordinator of the related Joint Supervisory Team.

About You

We are looking for candidates with solid academic background in Accountancy, Economics or Banking and Finance or in another financial services related subject. Candidates with advanced knowledge of Excel, including VBA would 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.

You will also possess a minimum of five (5) years working experience in the area related to the role.  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 ten (10) years of relevant experience within the financial services environment, we would still be interested in speaking with you.

How to apply

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Candidates are to forward a copy of their Curriculum Vitae (C.V.) and an accompanying covering letter providing the motivation for the application to

Other Important 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

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 under MQRIC heading.

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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.