Regulatory Compliance Officer

Established in 2003, the First MicroFinanceBank (FMFB) is the first commercial bank in Tajikistan with principal focus on the provision of microcredit lending. FMFB Tajikistan is a part of the Aga Khan Agency for Microfinance (AKAM) Network, an international family of banking institutions in 11 countries across the globe. The Bank offers a supportive, team-oriented environment where professionals are given the right training, mentorship and opportunity to advance their career.

The First MicroFinance Bank is seeking to hire qualified, motivated and experienced professional for the position of Regulatory Compliance Officer for its head office in Dushanbe.

Reports to: Head of Compliance
Department: Compliance 

Position Summary:
A bank regulatory compliance officer works in the capacity of an examiner to ensure that the bank adheres to all governmental regulations and laws. The successful candidate will work with upper management and frontline staff to ensure that the policies and procedures are upheld. S/he will also be responsible for researching, assessing, and monitoring new developments and updating bank personnel in a timely manner.

Main Responsibilities and Tasks:
  • Maintain current and extensive knowledge of the laws and regulatory guidelines by which the bank is required to comply with
  • Act as an integral part of the team regarding knowledge resources for all compliance-related matters
  • Monitor compliance programs that have been put in place to ensure adequacy
  • Carry out interview reviews and audit of the bank’s compliance program
  • Oversee the dissemination of compliance-related information to bank employees to ensure familiarity with compliance requirements
  • Collect, analyze, and report on relevant statistics
  • Ongoing development and administration of compliance training programs for all employees
  • Work with auditors and examiners during regulatory compliance examinations
  • Participate in training relating to the job and any other training programs as required 
  • Comply with bank policies and procedures as well as banking regulations and laws
  • Liaise with the Senior Management to oversee certain compliance procedures and offer risk management advice 

  • Higher Education in Finance, Business and Law
  • At least 3-4 years of experience in a financial institution
  • Experience in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Project)
  • Strong knowledge of Tajik, Russian. English is an advantage.
  • Strong statistical analysis background
  • Strong critical thinking and problem-solving skills
  • Exceptional presentation skills
  • Excellent oral and written communication 

Submission requirements:
Interested applicants should send their resume and cover letter no later than December 29, 2017 to Please mention the position title in the subject line. Applications without cover letter will not be considered. Only short listed candidates will be contacted for the interview.

The First MicroFinance Bank, Tajikistan is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of gender, race, ethnicity or religion.