Job Description - Director of North American Compliance
Director of North American Compliance
The Director of North American Compliance, is directly responsible for the strategic development, implementation, operation, and continuous improvement of the corporate compliance and business ethics program.
The candidate will be responsible for ensuring that the necessary policies and procedures, governance, training and education, risk identification and management processes and operational controls are implemented and operating effectively to ensure that the company s corporate compliance program is effectively preventing, detecting and responding to compliance and business ethics issues. The Director, Compliance, also provides expert guidance and analyses to the company s executive leadership team on issues relating to regulatory compliance and business ethics issues.
Develop, implement and continuously improve the corporate compliance and business ethics program, designed to promote a culture that fosters ethical and compliant behaviour in accordance with applicable laws and regulatory requirements and which provides a basis for ensuring adequate internal controls are in place to prevent, detect and respond to non-compliance and ethical issues.
Develop, initiate, maintain, and revise policies and procedures for the general operation of the compliance program and its related activities to prevent illegal, unethical, or improper conduct and to manage the day- to-day operations of the program.
Develop and implement the necessary framework for collecting, analyzing, measuring, and reporting compliance metrics in order to measure and continuously improve the effectiveness of the program.
Report on a monthly basis to the Board of Directors
Understanding of BSA & Patriot Act.
Must have an in- depth knowledge of anti-money laundering and sanctions laws and regulations.
Must remain abreast of criminal trends to identify and act upon current / potential procedures and the practical application of relevant provincial rules and regulations and other applicable regulatory requirements such as AML/CTF and Privacy.