Junior Assistant (Financial Stability)

Financial Stability
Grade 0
Published on 22/04/2024

Job Description


About the Department

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

About Role 

As a Junior Assistant within Financial Stability you will be responsible for the following job accountabilities:

  • Follow up submission of regulatory returns and undertake data quality checks as may be necessary;
  • Assisting in undertaking research and performing time series analysis and financial modelling;
  • Assisting in statistical reporting and other statistical support;
  • Provision of general support and assistance in the performance of the tasks of the Financial Stability function.
  • Undertake other tasks as delegated by line manager.

About You

The ideal candidate must be in the process of completing an undergraduate degree in Statistics, Mathematics, Finance, or similar at MQF Level 6, duly certified by the Malta Qualifications Recognition Information Centre (MQRIC). 

Knowledge of Microsoft Excel is considered an asset. 

Other Information

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 www.ncfhe.gov.mt under MQRIC heading.

The MFSA shall ensure that any processing of personal data is in accordance with Regulation (EU) 2016/679 (General Data Protection Regulation), the Data Protection Act (Chapter 586 of the Laws of Malta) and any other relevant European Union and national law. For further details, you may refer to the Data Protection Policy on the MFSA webpage www.mfsa.mt.

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.

Jobsplus Permit Number: 435/2024