The Compliance Specialist’s primary functions are to initiate, manage, and execute candidate/certified person compliance activities in order to protect and maintain the proper use of certification body’s logos and marks. The Compliance Officer helps to enforce disciplinary actions against those in violation of the certification body’s Code of Professional Responsibility.
Additionally, the Compliance Specialist maintains the certification body’s compliance with quality assurance standards (accreditation standards) as well as regulatory requirements.
The Compliance Specialist is responsible for all or part of the following areas:
Performs background checks for initial certifications and recertification.
Responds to and process all wrongful use complaints.
Investigate sand enforce all violations of the certification body’s Code of Professional Responsibility in conjunction with the certification body’s Ethics and Disciplinary Council and/or legal counsel.
Responds to inquires about the certification status of individuals (e.g., sends letters of good standing).
Investigates all affirmative responses to the certification body’s Disclosure Questionnaire and disseminates findings to the certification body’s Certification Department.
Serves as the main point of contact between the certification body’s Ethics and Disciplinary Council and the certification body and/or the Certification Department.
Ensures maintenance of internal control documentation.
Maintains all certification documents and third-party accreditation management.
Initiates internal audits to assure continued compliance.
Develops compliance education and training programs. Trains employees with respect to new compliance policies and procedures.
Manages certification body Designation Approval (insurance, finance, regulatory).
EDUCATION: Requires an Associate’s degree or higher with Bachelor’s degree preferred.
EXPERIENCE: A total of 2-4 years’ experience in the legal industry or in a comparable compliance position. Experience may be substituted for education in the legal field. Paralegal experience a plus.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES: Strong verbal and written communication skills, organizational skills, project management skills, research skills, analytical skills, a high level of attention to detail, business acumen, ability to interpret legal documents, excellent interpersonal skills, ability to use existing company technology and applications to perform tasks, advanced computer database and Microsoft Office software skills, ability to present complex information in a clear and understandable manner, willingness to collaborate, learn and adapt in a dynamic environment, strong customer focus and responsiveness to client needs, confidentiality, ability to work independently and an ability to maintain a positive working relationship with Team.
Additional Salary Information: Benefits:
Comprehensive benefit plans (medical/dental/vision)
Several pre-tax plans (dependent care, flexible spending)
Potential to work from home
Conditions of Employment:
Be a U.S. Citizen or U.S. National at time of application submission.
Be at least 18 years of age at time of application submission.
Pass a background investigation.
About Society of Certified Senior Advisors
The Society of Certified Senior Advisors (SCSA), a subsidiary of Professional Testing Inc., educates and certifies professionals who work with seniors through its Working with Older Adults education program and the Certified Senior Advisor (CSA)® credential.The CSA certification validates and gives confidence to both CSA professionals and the clients they serve. Older adults can be confident that CSA professionals are knowledgeable in the issues facing older adults and maintain the highest ethical standards.