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Compliance Manager, Audit & Compliance Services

Company: Wake Forest University
Location: Winston Salem
Posted on: January 27, 2023

Job Description:

Application Instructions:External Applicants: Please upload your resume on the Apply screen. Your application will automatically populate your resume details, and you may verify and update data on the My Information page. Please add your cover letter and any other documents required for the position to the Resume/CV document upload section at the bottom of the My Experience application page. Use the Select Files button to add multiple documents including your cover letter and supporting documents. The My Experience page is the only opportunity to add your cover letter and supporting document attachments. You will not be able to modify your application after you submit it. Current Employees: Apply from your existing Workday account. Do not apply from the website. Log in to Workday. Click on the Career Worklet and select Find Jobs. Locate the position and click Apply. Update your Education and Job History.** Cover letter required for all positions and optional for facilities, campus services, and hospitality positions unless otherwise specified.Job Description SummaryThis position reports to the Chief Audit and Compliance Officer and is responsible for providing leadership in support of the University-level compliance program. The Compliance Manager is primarily responsible for supporting the University Privacy and Conflict of Interest programs. This position will coordinate with and advise University compliance functions about emerging risks, program structure, and best practices. The Compliance Manager must be able to work with and understand the functions of any University or subsidiary department or activity to review for appropriate controls for the area's relevant regulations. The Compliance Manager will plan and manage independent workstreams to improve the University's overall compliance program.Job DescriptionEssential Functions:

  • Lead in developing a culture of compliance, setting an example for transparency, and promoting an environment where speaking up in a professional manner is encouraged.
  • Assists the Chief with the preparation and execution of the annual compliance work plan prepared based on risk assessments conducted with senior administration and other key leaders. Performs continual assessments of the risks facing organizations within scope.
  • In coordination with colleagues in the General Counsel's office, assists in development and maintenance of the University's Privacy program.
  • Manages the ongoing conflict of interest process including policy development, survey coordination, management plan creation, and monitoring.
  • Performs compliance related investigations when needed and assists in supporting University personnel in areas that are under external review.
  • Leads and performs compliance related engagements on the yearly A&C audit plan. Creates or reviews Planning Memos and resulting audit programs to ensure scope is appropriate and objectives are focused. Provides for the testing of internal controls to evaluate their effectiveness. Ensures scheduled and unscheduled reviews are completed timely and the results effectively communicated to affected department management and other interested parties, including senior administration. Monitors the results of the reviews and follow-up reviews to monitor the successful implementation of corrective action plans to address identified issues.
  • Cultivates strong relationships with Campus compliance owners in areas such as Title IX, Athletics, Financial Aid, Global Studies. Organizes and sets the agenda for the University Compliance Council to ensure active communication and training is occurring across compliance functions.
  • Develops, coordinates, and monitors University-wide compliance training.
  • Provides leadership in addressing University issues that are identified through scheduled audits, investigations, regulatory changes, or internal / external parties. Researches the relevant laws / regulations and assess the identified concern through the collection and interpretation of data. Develops, in coordination with other University leaders, methods to address emerging compliance concerns.Other Functions:
    • Ability to multi-task to manage concurrent compliance workstreams
    • Deep understanding of University regulatory environment
    • Strong leadership ability to train and motivate others
    • Skilled in interpersonal relations and able to influence at all levels
    • Ability to work with management
    • Excellent communication, including verbal, written, and listening skills
    • Strong analytical abilities
    • Extensive working knowledge of compliance frameworks
    • Proven ability to act as a leader, team player and facilitate groupsRequired Education, Knowledge, Skills, Abilities: Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university. A Master's in Business, Law, or other compliance related area is preferred. Should have a minimum of five years of related experience in a complex university or health system environment. Note:This position profile identifies the key responsibilities and expectations for performance. It cannot encompass all specific job tasks that an employee may be required to perform. Employees are required to follow any other job-related instructions and perform job-related duties as may be reasonably assigned by the employee's supervisor.Additional Job DescriptionEmployee Vaccination Mandate:In an effort to protect the health and safety of the campus community, all faculty and staff positions, excluding staff who perform duties exclusively at Graylyn Conference Center, are required to be fully vaccinated with an FDA approved or authorized COVID-19 vaccine prior to their hire date. Once hired, faculty and staff must maintain full COVID-19 vaccination status throughout their employment at Wake Forest University. Faculty and staff with disabilities or sincerely held religious beliefs that preclude vaccination should contact Human Resources to request a reasonable accommodation.Time Type RequirementFull timeNote to Applicant:This position profile identifies the key responsibilities and expectations for performance. It cannot encompass all specific job tasks that an employee may be required to perform. Employees are required to follow any other job-related instructions and perform job-related duties as may be reasonably assigned by his/her supervisor.In order to provide a safe and productive learning and living community, Wake Forest University conducts background investigations and drug screens for all final staff candidates being considered for employment.WakeForestseeks to recruit and retain a diverse workforce while promoting an inclusive work environment committed to excellence in the spirit of Pro Humanitate.In adherence with applicable laws and as provided by University policies, the University prohibits discrimination in its employment practices on thebasis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, genetic information, disability and veteran statusandencourages qualified candidates across all group demographics to apply.

Keywords: Wake Forest University, Winston-Salem , Compliance Manager, Audit & Compliance Services, Accounting, Auditing , Winston Salem, North Carolina

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