Compliance Officer

The Compliance Officer helps organizations manage risks and avoid lawsuits by ensuring business operations are performed in compliance with state and federal laws. He/She is tasked with everything from developing company policies, creating metrics to help track compliance and performing compliance audits.

Key Responsibilities

  • Provides audit information to management by researching and analyzing data; preparing reports.
  • Prepares compliance audit data by compiling and analyzing internal and external information.
  • Supports departments by collecting and coordinating internal compliance data with auditors and various departments.
  • Provides administrative support by implementing systems, procedures, and policies; completing projects in support of compliance auditors.
  • Helps others by answering questions and responding to requests.
  • Complies with federal, state, and local legal requirements by studying existing and new legislation.
  • Enforces adherence to requirements and advises management on needed actions.
  • Updates job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities and reading professional publications.
  • Enhances compliance department and organization reputation by accepting ownership for accomplishing new and different requests
  • Explores opportunities to add value to job accomplishments.

Job Requirements/Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s in law, finance, business management or similar related field
  • In depth knowledge of legal requirements and procedures
  • A compliance certification is necessary
  • Possess a collaborative personality and be open to suggestions from team members
  • Exemplify strong knowledge of industry protocols and best practices
  • Should have a strong moral code and sense of ethics

Skills needed for this role

The Compliance Officer must have brilliant oral and written communication skills. He/She must be highly-analytical with strong attention to detail. He/She must have the ability to accurately interpret complex documents and policies and strong time management and organizational skills and be able to meet deadlines.

Career Level

Supervisory

Job Specializations

Legal