How to Hire a Compliance Manager

Does your growing business need a Compliance Manager? Compliance Managers make sure that a company’s actions and policies adhere to the ethical and regulatory standards of law and the government.

Here are some tips to help you find great Compliance Manager candidates and make the right hire for your business.

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Salary Information

  • Common wage in US: $21.24 hourly
  • Typical wages range from $7.00$75.00 hourly
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*Indeed data (US) – Jan 2019

Why hire a Compliance Manager?

A dependable Compliance Manager maintains the company’s actions and policies are in agreement with the laid down standards of the government or the prevailing legal rules.

• Plan and implement appropriate control systems to minimize legal guideline violations
• Analyze and monitor controls efficiency and perform continuous improvements
• Identify and rectify non-conformity issues or any hidden risks and appropriately revise reports and procedures

Skills to look for in a great Compliance Manager

It is essential to analyze and compare the qualifications and work experience needed for a Compliance Manager before making the selection of the suitable candidate.

• Bachelor’s degree in law, finance, business or related fields
• Relevant and proven experience as a compliance manager for more than 5+ years
• Detailed knowledge of legal and industry standards and legal regulations
• Excellent analytical and planning skills
• Excellent organization and prioritization skills
• Proven interpersonal and communication skills

Writing a Compliance Manager job description

Writing a compelling job description includes outlining the list of job responsibilities and requisite skills to find suitable Compliance Manager candidates.

Consider including keywords that job seekers are using to search for Compliance Manager jobs, such as:

• Senior Compliance Manager
• Compliance Manager and Risk Assessment
• Compliance Specialist

Interviewing Compliance Manager candidates

Identifying candidates for Compliance Manager involves understanding the knowledge and skills of potential candidates and comparing them.

• Relevant experience as a compliance manager
• Knowledge and experience of industry and legal standards
• How they’ve excelled at planning and ensuring adherence with legal and industry standards to minimize non-compliance of the company

See our list of interview questions for more examples.

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