Risk Officer

Risk Officer

We are looking for a talented Risk Officer.

EPG Financial Services Limited is a financial institution licenced and operating from Malta. The company offers online payment solutions to merchants operating in diverse markets and industries.

If you would like to form part of our young, vibrant, and professional team, if you are smart, eloquent, desirous of showing passion for what you do and if you wish to work in an environment that rewards competence, then we would like to hear from you.

Role and responsibilities

  • Provide comprehensive and understandable information on risks, enabling the Board of Directors and its Committee/s to understand EPG’s overall Risk Profile
  • Assess, evaluate and, where required, challenge decisions that affect EPG’s risk exposure
  • Take ownership and be actively involved in elaborating EPG’s Risk Strategy
  • Ensure that EPG has effective risk management processes in place
  • Provide the Board of Directors with all relevant risk related information (e.g. through technical analysis on risk exposure) to enable it to set EPG’s Risk Appetite (Tolerance) level
  • Assess the risk strategy, including targets proposed by the business units, and advise the Board of Directors and its relevant Committee/s prior to decision-making
  • Share responsibility for implementing EPG’s Risk Strategy and Policy with EPG’s business
  • Ensure (on-going monitoring) the limits are in line with EPG’s overall Risk Appetite
  • Ensure transactions with related parties are reviewed and the risks adequately assessed
  • Draw-up and promote the compilation of regulatory reporting on a periodic basis, ensuring the submission on due dates
  • Provide training and assistance to other units within EPG.

Required Experience, Knowledge, and Skills

  • Minimum 4 years continuous hands on experience in Internal Control or Related Functions with licenced entities.
  • Very good standard in English Language and any other EU official language (spoken and written).
  • Strong knowledge and experience with MS Office applications, especially MS Excel.
  • In possession of a recognised degree in an area related to Banking, Finance, Mathematics and/or Statistics.
  • The successful candidate should possess all required permits to work and reside in Malta at all times.

Contact to your new job


If you feel this is for you, send a letter of application and detailed CV to: career@epg-financials.com or EPG Financial Services Limited, Level 4, 71, Tower Road, Sliema, SLM1609, Malta.

Please include a reference number: EPG/RO/04/2017 in the email subject.

All applications will be treated in strict confidentiality and are to be received by not later than Sunday 30 April 2017.

Assets considered as important and to be given preference

  • Ability to work in a team, as well as on own initiative.
  • Meticulous and organised, very attentive to detail.
  • A pleasant and professional personality.
  • A desire to learn and research new regulations and methodologies.
  • Approved PQ status with MFSA.
  • Membership/Fellowship with a recognised Professional Association or Body.

The successful candidate will be given the necessary induction training to perform his or her duties.  The candidate should possess all required permits to work and reside in Malta at all times.