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Full-time AVP of Legal and Compliance

at Risk Strategies Company in New York

Job Summary:
A fast-growing independent insurance and risk advisory firm seeks an AVP of Legal and Compliance to work out of its New York City location who will be responsible for the overall national compliance function and developing solutions for best practices under the direction of the General Counsel and Director of Compliance. Candidates should be strategic thinkers who value honesty, possess a sense of urgency matched by integrity and an absolute commitment to providing informed guidance to the firm.

Primary Responsibilities and Duties:
The job duties of an AVP of Legal and Compliance will include, but are not limited to:
• Developing, initiating, and maintaining corporate regulatory protocols to support the national compliance function
• Monitoring changes in insurance and compliance laws and developing and implementing processes for ensuring best practices
• Contributing to risk assessment/business monitoring and overall implementation of corporate audit methodology
• Supporting and assisting the General Counsel on special projects and/or initiatives commensurate with knowledge and abilities
• Other compliance and legal related duties and projects as needed and assigned from time to time by the General Counsel and Senior Management

Requirements and Qualifications:
• Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university required
• Practical experience within the insurance industry in a Compliance, Legal and/or Audit role preferred, but not required
• Flexible, pro-active, self-sufficient and innovative individual with strong organizational and multi-tasking skills to take ownership and responsibility of compliance functions and special projects
• Ability to effectively communicate, both verbal and written, with all levels in the organization
• Proficient in computer applications, esp. with Microsoft Office Suite
• Demonstrated ability to prioritize responsibilities
• Ability to maintain a high level of confidentiality
• Ability to work independently
• Occasional travel may be required

At Risk Strategies, we value our employees as much as our clients and offer a competitive salary, excellent benefits and an unmatched work environment.

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Published on Jun 19, 2015
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