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Associate Compliance Officer

Angeles City, Central Luzon (Region III), PhilippinesCompliance

Job description

At Bolder, we support ideas, ambitions, growth and acceleration, because we truly believe the potential of globalisation for businesses and professionals is unlimited. As a fully independent corporate & fund service provider with over 250 employees worldwide, we guide and assist clients in their international business and investment activities to effectively break the barriers in this present complex global marketplace.

We recognize that the financial services industry is constantly evolving. In order to manage the increased complexity in services and compliance, we monitor the international developments and are responsive to the changes in regulations that cause major shifts in todays’ connecting markets.

We are convinced that in today’s financial markets, clients need complete and up-to-date information to anticipate and make the best decisions. We support and enable our clients with the ability to follow and execute their ideas and ambitions – from start to finish. That is why our mission is simple:

To keep our clients informed, involved and in control – at all times.

For our fast-growing organisation we are looking for an Associate Compliance Officer.

Role Overview:

The Associate Compliance Officer will play a crucial role in supporting the compliance team by assisting in the development, implementation, and monitoring of compliance programs and procedures. The successful candidate will ensure that our organization complies with relevant laws, regulations, and internal policies, safeguarding our reputation and minimizing operational risk.


  • Lead and manage a team of Compliance analysts, providing guidance, coaching, and mentorship to ensure their professional development and maximum performance.
  • Oversee the end-to-end KYC process, including customer due diligence, identification verification, risk assessment, and ongoing monitoring.
  • Review and approve high-risk customer files and escalated cases, providing expert guidance to the team on complex KYC issues.
  • Conduct regular performance evaluations, set goals, and provide constructive feedback to team members to drive continuous improvement.
  • Analyze key performance indicators (KPIs) and metrics to measure the team's efficiency, accuracy, and productivity.
  • Assist in the implementation, maintenance of compliance policies, procedures, and controls, in line with applicable laws, regulations, and industry standards.
  • Conduct regular compliance reviews and risk assessments to identify potential areas of non-compliance or operational risk.
  • Support the Global compliance team in conducting internal investigations and audits, including gathering evidence, analyzing data, and preparing reports.
  • Maintain accurate and up-to-date documentation of compliance activities, including records, reports, and training materials.
  • Foster a positive and collaborative team environment, promoting a culture of professionalism, integrity, and excellence.

Job requirements

Qualifications and Skills:

  • Bachelor's degree in law, business administration, finance, or a related field. A relevant professional certification is a plus.
  • Minimum of 4 years of experience in compliance, risk management, or a related field, preferably in a Financial Institution.
  • Solid understanding of relevant laws, regulations, and industry standards in the Philippines. (e.g., Anti-Money Laundering, Counter-Terrorist Financing, Personal Data Privacy, etc.).
  • Excellent leadership and team management skills, with the ability to motivate and inspire a diverse team of analysts.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, with the ability to effectively convey complex compliance concepts to diverse audiences.
  • Detail-oriented and organized, with the ability to manage multiple tasks and prioritize effectively in a fast-paced environment.
  • Proactive mindset, with a strong sense of integrity and ethical conduct.
  • Fluency in English and Tagalog is required.