Investment Services Specialist

  • Basis:  Full-Time
  • Closing Date:  15 Aug, 2020
  • Job Ref:  KMP-54440

Job Description

About KPMG in Malta
KPMG has over 600 professionals working in Malta who form part of the KPMG network of almost 200,000 professionals across 154 countries. At KPMG, our vision is to build and sustain our reputation as the best firm to work for by ensuring that our people, our clients, and our communities achieve their full potential.

We are known as a firm of high achievers working within a friendly and open environment. Our people are recognised in the marketplace for delivering outstanding professional services to leading private and public sector organisations.

About the role
The dynamic investment services and funds regulatory landscape has changed significantly over the past few years, particularly due to the introduction of European Union legislation such as the UCITS Directive, Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive (AIFMD) and MiFID II.

With over 150 licenced service providers, over 20 recognised fund administrators, and over 566 funds licenced in Malta with a combined NAV of just over Eur14.5 billion, the Malta investment services and funds space retains the attraction as an exciting, and dynamic industry.

Against this backdrop, we are looking to strengthen our team with experienced specialists and are looking for people who are interested and keen to build and develop their career within the investment services and funds regulatory environment.

The recruited specialists will be at the core the firm’s service offering to our clients in this area, including, assisting in due diligence work as part of transactions, obtaining / extending of licences, providing advice, and carrying out assurance work. The position also provides the opportunity of working closely with other network firms in foreign jurisdictions, providing a clear opportunity for career growth.

Experience & Qualifications:

  • To be considered for this vacancy, you must hold a university degree in law, finance, or similar. We are also looking for at least 4 years of experience in the investment services and funds space.
  • The right candidate will be confident to interact directly with international clients.
  • Fluency in English is a requirement.
  • Technical knowledge on local and European Union investment services and funds regulations, as well as people and management skills are important.

Skills & Attributes
We are looking for people who are team players and progressive thinkers, who relish the challenge of solving problems and can communicate their ideas with passion. People who keep on learning, who want to be leaders in their profession and who want to make a difference. People of integrity and independence of mind.

This role provides great exposure, both within the KPMG network and wider afield, and, for the right candidate can provide further career and development opportunities.