Compliance Specialist Job Description

Compliance Specialist Job Description

July 23rd, 2020

Compliance Specialists help organizations ensure that their operations comply with relevant laws, regulations, and policies. They are responsible for monitoring and documenting compliance activities, advising leadership and management on compliance matters, and liaising with government agencies.

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We are looking for an experienced Compliance Specialist to ensure that our operations comply with legal regulatory standards, procedures, and policies. Your duties will include documenting and evaluating compliance activities, delivering employee training on compliance matters, handling complaints, and liaising with government agencies.

To be successful as a Compliance Specialist, you should be able to identify compliance issues and recommend solutions. You should also have strong analytical thinking skills and be able to maintain meticulous records of complaints and compliance activities.

Compliance Specialist Responsibilities:

  • Consulting with the legal department and advising leadership and management on compliance matters.
  • Developing and providing employee training on compliance policies, practices, and reporting systems.
  • Identifying, investigating, and reporting compliance issues, irregularities, and violations.
  • Tracking and responding to complaints.
  • Maintaining records of compliance activities.
  • Communicating with government agencies.
  • Preparing and filing compliance reports.

Compliance Specialist Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree in Business, Finance, or a related field.
  • Certified Risk and Compliance Management Professional (CRCMP) preferred.
  • At least two years of experience in the field of compliance.
  • Knowledge of laws, legal codes, procedures, and other relevant regulatory standards.
  • Proficiency in MS Office.
  • Strong analytical and critical thinking skills.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Documenting and reporting skills.
  • Attention to detail.

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