Risk Operations Analyst

First Circle

  • Taguig, Philippines
    11/F, Trade and Financial Tower, Bonifacio Global City, Taguig, Metro Manila, Philippines
    Metro Manila
  • 20,000.00 - 35,000.00 PHP / monthPHP20,000.0035,000.0020,000.00MONTH
  • Full time
Recruiter was hiring 7 days ago

Job Description

As we scale, we require an analyst to support our Risk Operations efforts and build on what is already an exceptional team around them. The role centers around the monitoring and screening of clients/transactions in compliance with existing KYC procedures and the validation of customer’s trade documents. Successful candidates will also be expected to escalate any detected fraud or high-risk transactions to senior management.

First Circle values high-levels of autonomy throughout the organization. The results of each team are interdependent on those of our peers – our agile organizational structure empowers top performers to fulfill their potential. This is a key role and will report to the Credit Operations Manager who reports directly to the VP Compliance.

Job Description as follows:

  • Credit underwriting of trade documents submitted to First Circle
  • Credit calls to trade buyers
  • Credit calls to customers
  • Research on corporate buyers
  • Authentication of trade documents, personal documents, and business documents submitted
  • Online mapping of customers
  • Filing of reports with credit bureaus
  • Filing of reports to the Anti-Money Laundering Council
  • Fraud Detection

Minimum Qualifications

What we are looking for:

Soft skills

  • You love talking to people and building relationships
  • You are able to connect with people in a genuine way that lets them know you care about their issues
  • You're a team player that can follow and lead as situations demand

Hard Skills

  • You are able to understand financial transactions and their underlying risks
  • You constantly think about process improvement
  • You're able to make decisions and solve problems
  • You have the ability to explain complex issues in simple terms
  • You're organized and able to plan and prioritize work
  • Enjoy problem-solving given minimal guidelines and parameters

You are an ideal candidate if:

  • You enjoy a fun and friendly work environment
  • You are eager to learn and voice your opinion
  • You're diligent and enjoy taking more and more responsibility

Perks and Benefits

  • Flexitime Flexitime
  • Paid Holidays Paid Holidays
  • Paid Vacation Leave Paid Vacation Leave
  • Paid Sick Leave Paid Sick Leave
  • Life Insurance Life Insurance
  • Medical / Health Insurance Medical / Health Insurance
  • Housing Housing
  • Employee Discounts Employee Discounts
  • Free Lunch or Snacks Free Lunch or Snacks
  • Gym Membership Gym Membership

Required Skills

  • Complex Problem-Solving
  • Financial Analysis
  • Competitor Analysis
  • SQL

Preferred Courses

  • Applied Economics [Financial Economics] and BS Management of Financial Institutions
  • Accounting
  • Finance

Jobs Summary

Job level
Fresh Grad / Entry Level
Job category
Accounting and Finance
Educational requirement
Bachelor's degree graduate
Recruiter response to application
Office Address
Trade and Financial Tower, Bonifacio Global City
Financial Services
1 opening

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About First Circle

First Circle is the first fintech SME lender in South East Asia. We exist to radically improve the opportunities for business owners in the world's fastest growing region. Our ground-breaking venture is led by a team of ex-Morgan Stanley, Goldman Sachs, Bain, Amazon and Web Summit management. We previously built SE Asia’s highest value fintech which grew from a handful to 200+ employees. Having recently closed its Series A round, First Circle is funded by leading international VCs and global impact investors. First Circle empowers SME owners with fast, convenient, and cost-effective supply chain financing as it develops a $50bn+ opportunity across the region. This is a unique opportunity for a driven and ambitious individual for rapid professional and personal development.
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