Risk Associate

Location Malta
Discipline: Compliance
Contact name: Francesca Buhagiar

Contact email: [email protected]
Job ref: 15252
Published: about 2 months ago
Our well-established client within the financial services industry is seeking to recruit a Risk Associate. 

Duties include: 
  • Assisting in conducting the risk assessment of subject persons across all sectors, by ensuring that these are carried out in line with the risk assessment methodology and within the required timeframes;
  • Assisting the Risk Manager with the interpretation of risk assessment results and transposing said results into a supervisory plan which targets the risks identified;
  • assisting in the compilation of risk evaluation questionnaires;
  • Ensuring risk profiles are updated at all times by identifying and monitoring any significant changes and risk trends;
  • Assisting the Risk Manager and the Supervisory Section in the carrying out of risk related projects and ad hoc tasks
  •  Assisting the Risk Manager in identifying areas for improvement in the internal policies and procedures that are required for effective risk identification, risk monitoring and risk-based supervision;
  •  Assisting the Risk Manager with the extraction, collation and analysis of data obtained through both thematic and other supervisory reviews in order to provide guidance to subject persons, including the drawing up of guidance papers;
  • Liaising, coordinating, and cooperating with various Competent Authorities 
  •  Assisting in other tasks related to evaluations and assessments being undertaken by various local and international bodies 
  • Carrying out other job-related duties as assigned by senior management, from time to time
Requirements:
  • University degree or an equivalent qualification (MQF Level 6) in Risk Management, Banking and Finance, Financial Services, Audit, or in any other subject provided that the applicant has proven experience in an area relevant to this position
  • sound knowledge and practical understanding of the laws that govern the prevention of money laundering and financing of terrorism in Malta and the applicable international standards and EU legislation
  • Proven knowledge and experience in risk assessment, data analysis, report writing, review engagements and audit considered an asset
  • Outstanding written and verbal communications skills in English
• Proficiency in the use of Microsoft Office and office automation tools;