Northern Trust

Analyst, TCOE Compliance

Manila, Philippines
20 Feb 2024
20 Mar 2024
Contract type
Full time
Experience level
Qualified accountant

About Northern Trust:

Northern Trust, a Fortune 500 company, is a globally recognized, award-winning financial institution that has been in continuous operation since 1889.

Northern Trust is proud to provide innovative financial services and guidance to the world’s most successful individuals, families, and institutions by remaining true to our enduring principles of service, expertise, and integrity. With more than 130 years of financial experience and over 22,000 partners, we serve the world’s most sophisticated clients using leading technology and exceptional service.

Working Model: 

We have a balanced hybrid working model to ensure you get the flexibility you need, and the successful candidate will spend their time between working in the office and working from home. 

Role/ Department: 

Under general supervision (but works independently most of the time) responsible for supporting the Global Compliance Testing (GCT) program by executing testing procedures (test scripts) to assess the levels of adherence with laws and regulations, as well as bank compliance processes. Detects potential Compliance issues and works with regional GCT Partners to frame the issue and root cause for Management.

The key responsibilities of the role include: 

  • Review assigned laws/regulations and related Compliance Risk Assessment in order to understand related test scripts for execution of testing
  • Engage with Compliance SME’s to understand any matters for concern related to applicable reviews, as necessary
  • Conduct and adequately document testing to assess compliance with and adherence to regulations/legislation
  • Follow established policies, procedures and standards for testing activities
  • Apply analytical skills to review information and determine potential control weaknesses or exceptions to policies / processes
  • Validate and summarize testing results in clear, concise language
  • Interact with business partners and internal auditors on regulatory topics as necessary
  • Attend relevant training and information sessions to increase knowledge of the regulatory environment
  • Assistance with validation testing of issues identified to ensure actions have been adequately closed
  • Assistance with administrative duties such as: ensuring the issue log is up to date to enable accurate reporting on all issues, including any past due items
  • Carries out complex activities with significant financial, client, and/or internal business impact
  • May have direct interaction with committees and/or Senior Management
  • Able to serve as a key subject matter expert and mentor to other more junior level employees
  • More technically sound in area of expertise and has broader knowledge of other areas
  • Delivers a work product that requires less revision
  • Able to facilitate discussions and reach decisions


  • A minimum of 3-5 years of compliance, risk management, bank auditing, bank examination or equivalent related experience required.
  • Bachelor’s degree preferred.
  • Relevant certifications or advanced degree a plus
  • General knowledge of bank compliance regulations; knowledge of specific topics, e.g. Anti-Money Laundering, Economic Sanctions, GDPR, deposits, etc. is a plus
  • Analytical ability to identify and understand compliance issues
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Possess the ability to handle multiple requests, and exhibit a proactive, hands-on approach to problem solving
  • Ability to adapt and react positively in a changing and dynamic work environment
  • Flexible approach towards changing work methods, deadlines and variable workloads
  • Proficiency in Word, Excel, and SharePoint

Work Schedule / Location: 

  • 4:00PM - 1:00AM
  • Mondays to Fridays
  • BGC, Taguig City, Philippines

Working with Us:

As a Northern Trust partner, greater achievements await. You will be part of a flexible and collaborative work culture in an organization where financial strength and stability is an asset that emboldens us to explore new ideas.

Movement within the organization is encouraged, senior leaders are accessible, and you can take pride in working for a company committed to assisting the communities we serve! Join a workplace with a greater purpose.

We’d love to learn more about how your interests and experience could be a fit with one of the world’s most admired and sustainable companies! Build your career with us.

Reasonable accommodation

Northern Trust is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities. If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please email our HR Service Center at

We hope you’re excited about the role and the opportunity to work with us. We value an inclusive workplace and understand flexibility means different things to different people.

Talk to us about your flexible working requirements and together we can achieve greater.

For further information, and to apply, please visit our website via the “Apply” button below.

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