Senior Financial Analyst

  • Basis:  Full-Time
  • Closing Date:  23 Oct, 2020
  • Job Ref:  IPS/045/2020

Job Description

About You
We are looking for candidates with solid academic background in Accountancy.

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 recognized professional qualification at a comparable level.

The applicant is also to possess a minimum of five (5) years working in the area of finance preferably insurance finance. Candidates with audit experience and additional qualifications relevant to the role will be preferred.

About Department
Insurance and Pensions Supervision is responsible for the supervision of insurance companies, insurance intermediaries, retirement schemes, retirement funds and retirement service providers. The team employs professionals with a varied background and comprises skills relation to insurance, pensions, accounting, legal, quantitative analysis, actuarial skills, compliance and others.

About Role
The eventual appointee will be joining the Finance team in the analysis of information required for regulatory purposes. Reporting into the Deputy Head-Finance within the Insurance and Pensions Supervision, the individual will be expected to carry out the following tasks:

  • Undertake analytical duties related to compliance by licence holders in line with their statutory obligations emanating from their operating
  • Perform financial review checks including second review checks of analytical work done;
  • Carry out on-going off-site surveillance on licence holders;
  • Identify financial risks and monitor the level compliance with applicable regulatory standards by licence holders;
  • Lead on-site compliance visits of licence holders;
  • Contribute to develop and enhance procedures;
  • Act as a reference to other staff members and will be also required to involve himself / herself in ‘ad hoc’ assignments related to specific
    regulatory and supervisory issues that arise from time to time;
  • Report on the outcome of the different assignments as may be appropriate and necessary.

Jobsplus Reference: 277/2020