3 months ago
Malta Financial Services Authority
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Banking Supervision carries out onsite and ongoing supervision of licensed banks and non-bank financial institutions. The Banking Supervision team comprises professionals with a financial services academic background, but also legal and IT professionals to support policy and supervisory work. The Financial Institutions team focuses its supervisory oversight over a sub-set of entities licenced in terms of the Financial Institutions Act, predominantly comprising of payment and/or electronic money institutions.
In taking on this role you will undertake duties of a direct supervisory nature. The following are some tasks you may be involved in, depending on your area of expertise and academic background:
Acting as a contact point with licence holders, corresponding directly with these counter parties, reporting findings and resolving issues as they arise;
Actively participating in onsite compliance inspections, ensuring that they are delivered with the required regulatory standards while interfacing with licence holders on an ongoing basis;
Undertaking supervisory assessments of licence holders covering regulatory and AML/FT compliance and ICT risk;
Engaging and addressing any regulatory issues that may arise in the normal course of the supervised entities’ business to ensure that the level of compliance with applicable regulatory standards is maintained;
Carrying out reviews on ICT governance and ICT risk exposures and controls;
Undertaking other supervisory tasks or projects as delegated by management.
We are looking for candidates with solid academic background in ICT, accountancy and/or banking or in another financial services area which may be considered as relevant to this post.
You will also need 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.
Preference shall be given to candidates who possess one or more of the following:
A CISA certification or similar;
A qualification in Accountancy at MQF level 6 or higher;
Relevant professional experience within the payments/e-money industry.
A relevant qualification in AML or Financial Crime and/or relevant professional experience.
You will need to have at least three (3) 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 seven (7) years of relevant experience, we would still be interested in speaking with you.