Sr. Compliance Specialist-Decatur, IL
For more than a century, the people of Archer Daniels Midland Company (NYSE: ADM) have transformed crops into products that serve the vital needs of a growing world. Today, we?re one of the world?s largest agricultural processors and food ingredient providers, with approximately 31,000 employees serving customers in more than 170 countries. With a global value chain that includes approximately 500 crop procurement locations, 270 ingredient manufacturing facilities, 44 innovation centers and the world?s premier crop transportation network, we connect the harvest to the home, making products for food, animal feed, industrial and energy uses. Learn more at www.adm.com.Sr. Compliance Specialist-Decatur, IL This is an exempt level position. Position Summary:This position supports Archer Daniels Midland Company?s (ADM) global Compliance program and is responsible for the implementation and continued support of governance, oversight, controls and monitoring procedures for key Compliance programs.
Compliance focus areas include Antitrust/Competition Law Compliance, Anti-Corruption, Trade Compliance, Privacy, Code of Business Conduct, Conflicts of Interest, and related areas.
The position will be based in Decatur, Illinois and will report directly to the Compliance Director, North and Central America. Job Responsibilities:?
Conduct audits of key compliance policies, processes, procedures, controls and systems.
Identify and document deficiencies, recommend and implement remedial actions, publish formal reports and conduct follow-up audits as required.Create new and support on-going monitoring of high compliance risk transactions to verify compliance with Company policies, laws and regulatory requirements.
Create and maintain Compliance Department metrics, which includes layering data from multiple sources and systems to be used for risk assessments, trending and routine reporting to Senior Management and the Board of Directors.
Assist the global compliance team with the writing of compliance communications, new and revised policies, coordinate translations with a third party translation vendor, maintain and update the compliance intranet page and resource centers. Interact with employees at all levels and potential business partners in order to obtain information required to conduct third party due diligence reviews.
Conduct due diligence reviews on potential business partners and acquisition targets aligned with internal guidelines. ?
Monitor local laws and recommend changes to guidelines, policies, procedures and training as appropriate.
Develop and manage training programs.
Conduct training for colleagues and proposed business partners.
Any other responsibilities, as may be considered necessary to support and advise management on ADM?s standards of business conduct.
Qualified lawyer, auditor or accountant preferred.Minimum of three years of compliance-related work experience.
This may include corporate compliance and ethics department, a law or accounting firm, internal audit or other comparable experience of monitoring compliance or enforcing rules and regulations.
Must be fluent in English, although knowledge of another language would be beneficial.Experience working in or supporting an international business is preferred.Familiarity with laws and regulations related to anti-corruption, antitrust, data privacy and/or trade compliance is desirable.High level of motivation, team-player mindset, and results-oriented way of working.Knowledge of the Microsoft Office Suite.Experience using analytical tools for creation of metrics and monitoring routines preferred. Job Requirements:?Research ? Must have the ability to conduct detailed research on a variety of topics using the internet and other publicly available resources.
?Project Management ? Must be able to manage several projects and ensure completion to agreed deadlines.
Must be detail oriented and have the ability to take sound critical decisions on whether or not to engage potential business partners based on the results of due diligence reviews.
?Working under Pressure – Must have the ability to stay firm and collected under pressure and manage completion of tasks in line with established guidelines and procedures.
?Communication ? Must have strong communication, negotiation and training skills to communicate effectively with colleagues, senior management and business partners.
Must be able to communicate negative results and reasons to business units and senior management.
Must, through excellent interpersonal skills, have the ability to bring about organizational change.
?Concern for Quality ? Demonstrates a high standard of quality in their work.
?Training ? Must be able to develop training materials and deliver same to business units and business partners.
?Integrity/Values ? Must have a strong personal and professional commitment to the values of compliance, ethics and integrity and must demonstrate same in carrying out daily responsibilities.
?Diversity ? Understands the value of a diverse workplace and treats all employees equally irrespective of sex, race, religious belief, age or disability.?Confidentiality ? Must have the ability to work with confidential and sensitive material discreetly.
?Problem Solving and Analysis ? Must have the ability review complex laws and regulations and propose systems for implementing remedial measures into internal control systems.
Must be able to break down complex situations into component parts and develop solutions in a logical, systematic way.?Conflict Resolution ? Must have the ability to effectively manage conflict and positively shape outcomes that minimize risk and are acceptable to all stakeholders.
Relocation assistance is available with this position.
This position offers a complete benefit package, including 401K/ESOP, pension, health, life and dental insurance. ADM requires the successful completion of applicable pre-employment drug screen, medical questionnaire and a background check.
ADM is an equal opportunity employer and makes employment decisions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age disability and veteran status.