Compliance Manager | Atlanta

Location: Atlanta, Georgia

POSITION SUMMARY

The Compliance Manager is responsible for identifying and helping resolve the Foundations compliance issues and concerns, by reviewing compliance with internal policies and procedures and the rules and regulations of regulatory agencies. In addition, this position will evaluate operational effectiveness and efficiency, making observations and recommendations and, where practical, implement these recommendations. 

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Conduct periodic reviews to ensure that policies and procedures are followed and to assess operational effectiveness and efficiency.
  • Identify compliance issues that require follow-up or investigation.
  • Conduct or direct the internal investigation of compliance issues.
  • Assess industry, compliance, or operational risks and develop risk management strategies.
  • Identifies potential areas of compliance vulnerability and risk; develops/implements corrective action plans for resolution of problematic issues, and provides general guidance on how to avoid or deal with similar situations in the future.
  • Discuss emerging compliance or operational effectiveness and efficiency issues with management or employees.
  • Provide employee training on compliance related topics, policies, or procedures.
  • Keep informed regarding pending industry changes, trends, and best practices and assess the potential impact of these changes on organizational processes.
  • Maintain documentation of activities, such as investigation outcomes and prepare management reports regarding compliance operations and progress.
  • Work with Legal department as necessary to address difficult legal compliance issues.
  • Collaborate with human resources departments to ensure the implementation of consistent action strategies in cases of compliance standard violations.
  • Provide assistance to external auditors in compliance reviews.
  • Report violations of compliance or regulatory standards to duly authorized enforcement agencies as appropriate or required.
  • Work with operations to develop operational review plan and program and to address findings and recommendations.

REQUIRED EXPERIENCE & EDUCATION

  • Demonstrated 7-10 years’ experience working in compliance programs 
  • Bachelor’s Degree with CPA and/or MBA highly desired or equivalent experience
  • 5+ years’ experience managing staff with remote management a plus
  • Proven success with design and implementation of operational and finance process improvement
  • Excellent interpersonal skills; strong written and oral communications; and ability to work with a wide range of constituencies in a diverse environment. 
  • Ability to work proficiently and productively in a team environment to meet organizational goals. 
  • Ability to recognize and handle confidential documents and information professionally
  • Ability to work effectively in a fast-paced work setting using technology based programs and platforms

 ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS AND TIME ALLOCATIONS

Review and evaluation of compliance, efficiency, and effectiveness concerns within the organization.

60%

Assists with implementation of recommendations, including process improvement

30%

Provides reports on a regular basis, and as directed or requested

10%

 

100%

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The Arthritis Foundation is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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