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Analyst (Banking Sector) within Financial Stability

  • Location

    Malta

  • Sector:

    Financial Services

  • Contract Type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    Attractive

  • Job Reference:

    FS/010/2021

  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

  • Expiry:

    2021-05-31

  • Client Details:

    Malta Financial Services Authority

​The Financial Stability function is responsible for identifying and assessing risks which 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 risks.

The Role

As an Analyst within Financial Stability you will be responsible for the following job accountabilities:

  • Undertaking the identification and surveillance of current and emerging risks developing within the banking sector;

  • Contributing to research utilising econometric and financial modelling;

  • Preparing technical and analytical reports and briefing notes on systemic and/or other associated risks;

  • Contributing to the MFSA’s publications in the area of financial stability;

  • Reviewing and providing technical feedback on working documents;

  • Preparing relevant financial stability contents on MFSA website as well as social media;

  • Attending and assisting in technical meetings organized within the MFSA as well as at national and European level and

  • Undertaking other tasks/duties as directed by line management.

About You

We are looking for candidates with experience in the banking sector analysis, as well as a keen interest in developing risk monitoring metrics. You will be expected to be flexible and dynamic and add value to a multidisciplinary team responsible for the exercise of the above functions. You are also required to have excellent oral, written and presentation skills.

Knowledge of advanced data analysis packages such as Python, R and SQL would be considered as an asset. Similarly, experience in relation to financial stability/research publications will be useful.

The role calls for an academic qualification in Finance, Economics or other relevant studies 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 need to have at least three (3) years experience in a related area. 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 seven (7) years of relevant experience within the financial services environment, we would still be interested in speaking with you.