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Senior Analyst (SSM)

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    Financial Services

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  • Published:

    10 months ago

  • Expiry:

    30 Jan 00:00

  • Client Details:

    Malta Financial Services Authority

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The Role

The duties of the Senior Analyst shall primarily be related to enforcement and sanctions matters related to the Single Supervisory Mechanism (SSM) of the European Central Bank (ECB) and shall include:

  • SSM-related investigations and enforcement action.
  • Coordination and cooperation with the ECB enforcement and sanctions business area.
  • Coordination and cooperation with the Banking Supervision Unit and Joint Supervisory Teams.
  • Attending as required meetings of the ECB Network of Enforcement and Sanctions Experts and of the Breach Reporting Mechanism (BRM).
  • Review, analyse and provide feedback and comments to documents issued by the ECB enforcement and sanctions business area.
  • Manage the Breach Reporting Mechanism (BRM).
  • Review and assess BRM reports and discuss with senior management.
  • Investigation of licence holders and related enforcement action.
  • Coordination and cooperation with supervisory units.
  • Discussing investigative strategy with senior management.
  • Collection of information, documentation and evidence.
  • Attending meetings with licence holders and unauthorised persons under investigation.
  • Conducting on-site investigation visits and surprise inspections.
  • Analysing, assessing and discussing findings of investigations.
  • Identifying breaches or wrongdoing.
  • Preparing investigation reports, memos and correspondence.
  • Consideration of representations received and discussing with senior management.
  • Preparation of memos for submission to Supervisory Council.
  • Following up on decisions of Supervisory Council.
  • Attending court sittings as necessary.
  • Investigation of unauthorised business and related enforcement action.
  • Investigation of dubious and/or fraudulent activities or schemes.
  • Investigation of financial crime and referral to the police.
  • Internet searches and investigations.
  • Preparation of notices and warnings to the public.
  • Preparation of reports to the police and attending meetings with the police.
  • Other duties and tasks as may be assigned by senior management.
About You

We are looking for candidates with solid academic background in law or in another related financial services related discipline.

Candidates would be expected to have a sound knowledge of financial services legislation and of the financial services regulatory framework, preferably in the banking sector and experience within a compliance or a supervisory or an investigative and/or analytical environment. Also, candidates would preferably be familiar with the SSM Regulation and the SSM Framework Regulation.


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 in the area of financial services. 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 within a compliance or an investigative and/or analytical environment, we would still be interested in speaking with you.


*Dear Candidate, kindly note that this role is not managed by Castille. MFSA, in this case, is responsible to manage the application process. In case of any difficulties, feel free to contact brand@castilleresources.com, and we will direct your query to the relevant contact at MFSA.