COMPLIANCE MANAGER

Job Description

JOB TITLE: Compliance Manager
DEPARTMENT: Compliance
REPORTS TO: CEO

SUMMARY:
The Compliance Manager ensures the company's policies and rules are in line with regulatory and ethical standards, regardless of whether government or a company's executive management establish the standards. The Compliance Manager conducts audits and makes recommendations that will keep the company from undergoing legal struggles or facing other difficulties due to non-compliance issues.

PRIMARY DUTIES:

  • Periodically conducts audits and reviews to ensure execution of compliance standards
  • Conducts interviews, scrutinizes details, and asks questions to make sure employees are making every effort to stay compliant across the company's various departments
  • When compliance problems arise, conducts investigations to discover the roots of the issue
  • Stays informed about environmental standards and makes sure a company operates within those standards
  • Writes and distributes documents that educate others on how to improve compliance
  • Fills out and files reports with various compliance agencies
  • Examines and improves auditing processes to prevent compliance issues and resolves them in a timely manner
  • Communicates confidently with employees and addresses any concerns they have about ethical or other compliance matters within a department or division
  • Demonstrates an approachable, professional demeanor
  • Strives not only to meet compliance standards, but also to exceed them for peak operating efficiency
  • Develops plans for business continuity, disaster recovery and compliance violations
  • Consults with attorneys and other professionals on compliance matters
  • Spearheads and helps to design programs that improve compliance in environmental, ethical, and other areas
  • Participate in new hire and employee onboarding and training on legal and compliance
  • Demonstrates knowledge of ethical employment standards set out by legal and corporate regulations

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS AND SKILLS

  • Personal Integrity
  • Bachelor’s degree in law, finance, business administration, or a related field
  • Three years previous experience as a compliance officer, compliance manager, or related position
  • Proficient computer skills, including G Suite, Microsoft Office Suite (Word, PowerPoint, Outlook, and Excel)
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills; must be able to write and edit company policies
  • Ability to mentor, encourage, and lead compliance officers
  • Goal-oriented, organized team player
  • Accurate and precise attention to detail

This job description is not exhaustive and the job holder may be required to undertake additional duties from time to time to ensure the smooth running of the departments.