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Goodwin Recruiting

New York, New York
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As the Chief Compliance Officer (CCO), you will play a critical role in establishing and maintaining a culture of compliance throughout the organization. Working closely with senior leadership, you will be responsible for developing and implementing comprehensive compliance programs, policies, and procedures to mitigate risk, protect our reputation, and uphold the highest standards of integrity and ethical conduct.

CCO responsibilities

  • Develop, implement, and oversee the company's compliance strategy, policies, and procedures to ensure adherence to all relevant laws, regulations, and industry standards
  • Conduct regular compliance risk assessments and audits to identify areas of potential risk and implement proactive measures to mitigate compliance-related issues
  • Monitor changes in regulatory requirements and industry best practices, keeping abreast of emerging trends and developments that may impact the company's operations
  • Provide guidance and support to business units and departments on compliance-related matters, including regulatory requirements, ethical standards, and risk management practices
  • Collaborate with internal stakeholders, including legal, finance, human resources, and operations, to ensure alignment and consistency in compliance efforts across the organization
  • Develop and deliver comprehensive compliance training programs to educate employees on their responsibilities and foster a culture of compliance awareness and accountability
  • Establish and maintain effective channels for reporting compliance concerns, investigating allegations of misconduct, and implementing corrective actions as necessary
  • Serve as the primary point of contact for regulatory agencies, external auditors, and other third parties on compliance-related matters, ensuring timely and accurate responses to inquiries and requests for information
  • Prepare and present regular reports to company executives on compliance activities, key metrics, and emerging risks
  • Foster a culture of transparency, integrity, and ethical conduct by promoting ethical decision-making and accountability at all levels of the organization

CCO Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in Business Administration, Legal Studies, or a related field, advanced degree or professional certification in compliance or a related discipline preferred
  • Extensive experience (3+ years) in compliance management, regulatory affairs, or a similar role
  • In-depth knowledge of relevant laws, regulations, and industry standards governing the company's operations, with a strong understanding of compliance best practices and risk management principles
  • Proven leadership skills with the ability to influence and inspire cross-functional teams and drive change within the organization
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal, and relationship-building skills, with the ability to collaborate effectively with internal and external stakeholders
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving abilities, with a keen attention to detail and the ability to identify and address compliance-related issues proactively
  • Sound judgment and decision-making skills, with the ability to navigate complex legal and regulatory challenges and provide practical solutions
  • Demonstrated commitment to ethical conduct, integrity, and professionalism, with a passion for promoting a culture of compliance and accountability

CCO Compensation and Benefits:

  • Competitive contract rate
  • Flexible work arrangements
  • Opportunities for professional development and growth
  • Opportunities for equity-based compensation

At Goodwin Recruiting we are committed to our core values. We take our value, Dedicated to Diversity & Inclusion, very seriously and will never discriminate against a candidate or client based on any protected classes. Our clients seek qualified candidates, and that is what we deliver. A person’s age, gender, race, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status, or arrest or conviction record has no bearing on whether he, she, or they are able to do the job. We evaluate the knowledge, skills, and abilities that meet the requirements of the position and aim to open doors and change lives. We value all people, understanding that uniqueness and diversity foster a stronger team that is innovative and brings varying perspectives to the table. We put our money where our mouth is and are proud of our efforts to identify a broad slate of candidates, with many hiring success stories to share.


JOB ID: 133533


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