Junior Compliance Analyst


We're a leading financial institution, a key player in the Maltese market and part of a highly diversified multi-national group of companies. Employing a team of 270 employees, the Bank offers a full range of lending and savings solutions to both personal and business customers. We strive to offer a highly personalised service through our network of twelve retail branches spread across the Maltese Islands.

We're a team of inspired people who believe that opportunities start with a conversation.

Duties & Responsibilities

The Junior Compliance Analyst will be required to support the Regulatory Compliance Department and the Compliance Officer in ensuring that the roles of the Department are achieved effectively and according to the deadlines set by the legislation or regulator.

The individual in this role shall support in providing knowledge related to Banking legislation, Payments legislation, ICT and Cybersecurity legislation, any other related guidelines and Local & European relevant legislations.  Additionally, they will be responsible to keep abreast of new legislations impacting the Bank’s operations.

You will be responsible for:

  • promoting the ongoing development of the compliance culture within the Bank;
  • liaising and maintaining excellent working relationships with stakeholders of all levels, providing guidance, assistance, and advice on regulatory matters;
  • identifying, documenting and assessing the compliance risks associated with the Bank's operations;
  • monitoring regulatory horizons to ensure that the Bank is always proactive towards upcoming regulatory changes;
  • carrying out preliminary impact and gap analysis’ and assist in the implementation of legislation that will impact the Bank;
  • monitoring the regulatory calendar to ensure that the reporting deadlines of the Bank are adhered to and submissions are made in a timely manner;
  • adhering to set deadlines and objectives as stipulated by the various legislations and regulatory requirements;
  • supporting with the development and implementation of the Annual Compliance Plan, ensuring compliance across the different departments of the Bank with the requirements of legislations and internal policies through an oversight programme that includes testing, monitoring and reporting compliance and performance to all effective legislations;
  • assisting with the compilation of the RCD department’s regular and ad-hoc reporting requirements for management information purposes as well as reporting to the Executive Committee, and Risk & Compliance Committee ;
  • monitoring of any open findings emanating from internal reviews as well as any regulatory findings;
  • supporting the Regulatory Compliance Team and the Compliance Officer with Arbiter complaints as well as effect oversight and monitoring of the Bank’s complaints process, ensuring timely and complete mitigations, where reasonable;
  • when required, supporting the Data Protection Officer for the Bank including investigating potential breaches and handling of Data Subject Requests; and
  • assisting with any other duties that may be required to achieve and exceed the functions objectives as defined from time to time.

Competencies & Experience

The potential candidate should be reliable and trustworthy, well-organised with a disposition to learn and have a team-oriented approach.

You must:

  • have excellent communication and problem analysis skills;
  • have accuracy and attention to detail;
  • have teamwork and organisation skills;
  • have the ability to work under pressure and on multiple tasks at any one time;
  • be able to work on own initiative and have high-level of negotiation skills in order to implement the best solutions for the Bank and still remain compliant with regulations;
  • meet strict deadline and have the ability to multi-task;
  • preferably have good knowledge of Banking & Payments legislation, as well as ICT Risk and Cybersecurity legislation; and
  • be proficient in Microsoft Office applications.

What we Offer

  • Ongoing personal development;
  • Preferential interest rates on home loans, personal loans and home value loans;
  • Comprehensive support for academic advancement through fully subsidized staff study loans;
  • Private clinic health insurance coverage, extendable to dependants;
  • Life insurance and personal accident cover;
  • Free ophthalmic examinations;
  • Private counselling sessions in collaboration with Richmond Foundation;
  • Additional half-day leave for birthday celebrations;
  • Annual performance appraisals and salary reviews;
  • €250 annual wellness allowance;
  • Complimentary mammogram screenings for female employees aged over 40 and PSA screenings for male employees aged over 40;
  • Flexible work arrangements (role permitting); and
  • Various corporate discounts.

BNF Bank plc is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

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