Ethics, Compliance and Risk Officer
PromiseShip is currently seeking an Ethics, Compliance and Risk Officer to ensure that PromiseShip’s Board of Directors, management, and employees comply with legal and regulatory requirements, ethical standards, and the Code of Conduct. Reviews and evaluates compliance issues, conducts risk assessments, and makes recommendations to management and the Board of Directors. Develops and implements the ethics, compliance, and risk management functions.
- Develops, implements, maintains and revises policies and procedures for the general operation of the ethics, compliance, and risk management programs and related activities to prevent illegal, unethical, or improper conduct.
- Manages the day-to-day operation of the ethics, compliance, and risk management program.
- Plays a leadership role in cross-functional ethics, compliance, and risk management teams and working groups that plan, execute, monitor, and evaluate activities associated with ethics, compliance, and risk management issues/matters to enable the organization to consistently achieve high levels of compliance with all relevant laws and regulations and creating a culture of integrity.
- Collaborates with other departments to direct ethics and compliance issues through appropriate existing channels for investigation and resolution.
- Consults with General Counsel regularly to resolve legal compliance issues.
- Responsible for leading the policy review team and managing the development, review, and maintenance of all corporate policies.
- Responds to alleged violations of rules, regulations, policies, procedures, ethical standards, and Code of Conduct by evaluating or recommending the initiation of investigative procedures.
- Develops and oversees a system for uniform handling of such violations.
- Acts as an independent review to ensure that compliance issues/concerns within the organization are appropriately evaluated, investigated and resolved.
- Monitors, and as necessary, coordinates compliance activities with other departments to remain abreast of the status of all compliance activities and to identify trends across the organization.
- Identifies and assesses potential areas of compliance vulnerability and risk; develops and 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.
- Ensures proper reporting of violations or potential violations to duly authorized enforcement agencies as appropriate and/or required. Implements and maintains an effective ethics, compliance, and risk management communication program for the organization.
- Collaborates with the organizational development and human resources departments and others as appropriate to develop and implement an effective ethics, compliance, and risk management training program for the agency, including appropriate introductory training for new employees and ongoing training for all employees, managers, and executives.
- Develops strategies for continuous improvement of the ethics, compliance, and risk functions, including seeking best practices through internal assessments, external benchmarking and networking with peer groups and trade associations, or participating in professional organizations or associations of corporate, nonprofit, or regulatory ethics, compliance, and risk professionals.
- Provides reports as required to executive leadership and the Board of Directors on the status of the organization’s ethics, compliance, and risk management programs.
- Serves as a staff member of organizational committees and working groups as required.
PREFERRED MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
- Bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance, business or public administration; Master’s degree or J.D. preferred.
- Certification in corporate compliance and ethics, non-profit risk management, or health care compliance preferred.
- Must have at least 5-7 years of experience in ethics, compliance, risk management, accounting, or auditing.
- Must have integrity and the ability to exercise good judgment, act independently, and work collaboratively with others.
- Must demonstrate expertise in the development and implementation of ethics, compliance, and risk-related policies and procedures.
- Familiarity with licensing standards for child placing agencies, and Council on Accreditation (COA) standards for private agencies.
- Experience with state and federal government contracting preferred.
- The ability to combine pieces of information to form general rules or conclusions (includes finding a relationship among seemingly unrelated events).
- Understanding the implications of new information for both current and future problem-solving and decision-making. Highly perceptive, analytical, problem-solving aptitude.
- Ability to collaborate with colleagues and internal and external stakeholders to further the organization’s strategic objectives.
Equal Opportunity Employer
How to Apply:
Apply at www.promiseship.com/careers