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Vacancy for Analyst Grade 2 (Anti-Money Laundering & Combating Financing of Terrorism - Supervision) within the Enforcement Unit

Job Title: Vacancy for Analyst Grade 2 (Anti-Money Laundering & Combating Financing of Terrorism - Supervision) within the Enforcement Unit
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Malta
Salary: Attractive
Reference: 0329561
Job Published: June 27, 2018 16:46

Job Description

Through this recruitment, the MFSA is looking for applicants with a finance or legal related academic background to form part of a supervisory team of analysts within the AML/CFT Section of the Enforcement Unit. The eventual appointee will be appointed at management

level (Analyst 2).


Qualifications Required

A University of Malta Honours Degree or equivalent qualification in a financial services related discipline or in an area which is otherwise considered relevant to the functions and duties attached to this post, or in Law (LL.D), or a comparable recognised qualification at NQF level 6 or better, duly certified by the Malta Qualifications Recognition Information Centre (MQRIC)*.


A relevant Post-Graduate Degree would be considered as an advantage.




Candidates are expected to have:

  • Work experience, ideally within the financial services sector for a number of years, with a required minimum of three (3) years and preferably with five (5) years;
  • A sound knowledge of Maltese anti-money laundering and combating financing of terrorism legislation and international AML/CFT standards and experience within an
  • AML/CFT compliance environment for a minimum of two (2) years.



The Analyst 2 (Anti-Money Laundering & Combating Financing of Terrorism - Supervision) will form part of a supervisory team of analysts. The duties of the Analyst 2 shall primarily consist in the supervision of AML/CFT compliance by financial services licence holders, including trustees and company service providers. 


The main purpose is to monitor the level of compliance with the applicable AML/CFT law, regulations and FIAU Implementing Procedures.


The duties and responsibilities of the Analyst 2 (Anti-Money Laundering & Combating Financing of Terrorism - Supervision) shall include:

  • Data collection from subject persons, FIAU and MFSA Supervisory Units
  • Assisting with analysis of data
  • Assisting in risk assessment
  • Assisting in the identification of supervisory priorities based on risk
  • Coordination of joint supervisory work with FIAU
  • Coordination with Supervisory Units
  • Coordination with subject persons
  • Conducting including taking a lead role in on-site supervisory visits
  • Carrying out pre-visit preparatory work
  • Carrying out post-visit work – preparation of visit reports and findings letters
  • Attending meetings with subject persons as necessary
  • Attending FIAU Compliance Monitoring Committee meetings
  • Attending training / technical meetings at FIAU
  • Compiling supervisory information for statistical purposes
  • Replying to requests for information by FIAU and police
  • Other duties as may be assigned from time to time.


Soft Skills Required

  • ability to multi-task and to meet strict deadlines;
  • very good written and verbal communication skills;
  • ability to work within and lead a team;
  • ability to work on own initiative;
  • a high degree of self-confidence;
  • assertive qualities;
  • ability to conduct interviews of persons and to carry out inspections.