Pasig City, Philippines

Compliance Officer

Full-time / part-time
Mid-Senior Level
Compliance & Risk
Ortigas Center
Pasig City

Job description

The successful incumbent will be part of a group of individuals who will assist and support the wider Risk & Compliance framework within the Asia cluster, actively ensuring timely compliance with external and internal regulations to actively control and manage operational, regulatory, and reputational risks.

Part of your scope is to clear PEP / Sanctions / Adverse Media screenings generated from daily system or manual alerts, ensuring that these results are adequately reviewed,  documented and completed within arranged timelines.

Keen attention to detail is essential in identifying Red Flags posed in flagged transactions and conducting timely escalations to the relevant stakeholders for investigation. You would need to contribute and assist in the overall Transaction Monitoring Framework, including reviewing of bank statements in accordance with set parameters and threshold settings

Strong communication skills are needed so you can liaise with front line staff (client facing) to obtain updated KYC / CDD documents where necessary which includes the collection of Source of Wealth & Source of Funds and CRS / FATCA.

Collaborating and providing assistance and support for the implementation of projects undertaken by the Risk & Compliance Team. 

To ensure compliance at all times, you would need to Conduct AML / CFT Online Risk Assessments and Risk Rating Reviews for client accounts including periodic reviews and triggering events, in line with relevant local regulations and IQEQ Group Standards

Perform KYC and CDD tasks, including monitoring and tracking of KYC records and execution of action planning for expiring records, ensuring records are not past due

We are never complacent and always encourage our people to look for ways to improve our business; here everyone’s opinion counts and we will value your contribution.

Your long-term career goals are important to us too. We want to make sure we’re providing the support and opportunities you need to achieve your dreams so we can build a successful future, together. 


Essential Criteria:

  • Bachelor’s degree in law, accounting, finance, or equivalent fields
  • At least 2-3 years’ experience in AML/CFT Compliance or related function
  • Prior experience to online risk assessment and screening tools
  • Has the flexibility and adaptability to support or directly work on other compliance-related initiatives, as may be required
  • Proficiency in English written and verbal communication
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment


Desired Criteria:

  • Strong MS Office skills (especially Excel)
  • Some knowledge on Trust, Company and Fund Administration Sectors

Additional information

At IQ-EQ we want you to reach your full potential. We offer an inclusive and diverse environment to support your career aspirations. With a strong emphasis on continuous learning and a holistic approach to your professional and personal development. We also offer opportunities across our service lines and our international network of offices.

Company description

IQ-EQ is a leading Investor Services group which combines global expertise with an unwavering focus on client service delivery. We support fund managers, global companies, family offices and private clients operating worldwide.

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