Senior Officer, Compliance

Pew Charitable Trusts
O trabalho pode ser executado em ou perto de Washington, District of Columbia
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Washington, DC (901 E)

Senior Officer, Compliance (hybrid)

Position Overview

Ignite your career as the Senior Officer of Compliance at Pew!

In this role, you will assist in elements of our Enterprise Risk Management program, drive internal assessments, and shape policy evaluation. This is your chance to advise cross-functional teams, bolster internal controls, and ensure compliance with a dynamic array of laws and regulations. We are seeking a compliance professional with a strong background in risk management, risk-based audit strategies, strong leadership skills, and the ability to communicate with passion and precision.

The position reports to the Director, Compliance. Join us in our Washington, DC office, and enjoy the flexibility of hybrid work (two core days in office).

Primary responsibilities include:

1) performing and overseeing risk and control assessments

2) executing projects that support the organization's overall control environment.

The ideal candidate must be highly skilled in risk management and/or audit (either operational or financial) focusing on identifying risks and designing, implementing, and evaluating general and business process manual and automated internal controls. They will rely on effective analytical, communication, project management, and business organization skills and work well independently and as a member of a team.

This position reports to the Director of Compliance.


  • Collaborate with colleagues in Legal Affairs and across the organization to develop, implement, and execute internal control assessments and audits of operations, financial reporting, and compliance with laws and regulations and make recommendations on how to better manage risks and improve controls.
  • Utilize data analytics to gain and share insights to inform the compliance and business units areas of focus.
  • Participate in activities and meetings and perform other tasks as assigned, including, for example, serving on organization-wide committees or performing special investigations.
  • Assist the unit in developing work routines and standards to ensure the effectiveness and efficiency of the compliance team.
  • Serve as a subject matter expert who acts as departmental and cross-departmental resource
  • Assist the unit's leadership in raising the visibility and esteem of the Compliance Unit across the institution.
  • Prepare reports for Pew's Audit Committee and the Center's Executive Committee.
  • Contribute to the unit's strategic plan, including the annual plan to select assessments to perform.
  • Complete multiple projects (primarily internal control assessments some of which may involve a co-source engagement with a third-party) each year with minimal oversight and ensure that the agreed to recommendations from each assessment are implemented.
  • Identify advisory opportunities for the unit based upon routine work and discussions with others throughout the institution.
  • Continuously develop in the areas of risk management, compliance, and internal control by engaging in formal and informal events and training.
  • Other duties as assigned.


  • The compliance unit maintains oversight of Pew's Enterprise Risk Management program by keeping pace with leading practices, the changes in business processes, perceived risks, and applicable laws. Appropriate policies, procedures, and internal controls are in place to mitigate business risks.


  • Generally, requires a minimum of 10 years of risk assessments and/or audits experience (Auditing firm experience is preferable), including 3-5 years of experience in conducting risk assessments and/or audits of international offices operations, sanctions, data privacy, IT.
  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent professional experience (nonprofit work experience is a plus) with conducting risk assessments and client audits, evaluating internal controls, and ensuring compliance, along with responsibility for planning, research, and analysis.
  • One of the following or related certification is required: Certified Public Accountant (CPA), Certified Internal Auditor (CIA), Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE), Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA).
  • Demonstrated experience in identifying and documenting suitable controls for addressing risks.
  • Can comfortably gather and analyze complex data sets and information to create and communicate compelling narratives and visualization using common business tools including Excel, Word, and PowerPoint.
  • Can apply a thoughtful and consultive approach to enhance internal policies and procedures.
  • Strong project management and organizational skills. Able to develop project plans around complex projects that set priorities, organize time, and identify resources.
  • A keen interest and/or experience in the impact of Artificial Intelligence on organizations
  • In depth knowledge of the COSO Framework and/or other frameworks, for example, Governance, Risk, and Control (GRC), related to internal control and risks management.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills, both written and verbal. Able to quickly establish credibility with internal stakeholders and external organizations and synthesize in writing a broad array of information into an easy to understand, concise summary.
  • Experience resolving problems creatively and logically, including application of expertise and experience to identify patterns and detect underlying issues in complex situations.
  • Takes responsibility for individual decisions and work, as well as for team projects.

Minimal travel to Philadelphia office and possibly out-of-town for occasional meetings and conferences.

Candidates must be legally authorized to work in the country for which they are seeking employment without the need of a visa sponsorship.

Total Rewards

We offer a competitive salary and benefit program, including: comprehensive, affordable health care through medical, dental, and vision coverage; financial security with life and disability insurance; opportunities to save using health savings and flexible spending accounts; retirement benefits to help prepare for the future; and work/life benefits to maintain a good balance.

The Pew Charitable Trusts is an equal opportunity employer, committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace. Pew considers qualified applicants for employment without regard to age, sex, ethnicity, religion, disability, marital status, sexual orientation or gender identity, military/veteran status, or any other basis prohibited by applicable law.

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Washington, DC (901 E)

Senior Officer, Compliance (hybrid)

Position Overview

Ignite your career as the Senior Officer of Compliance at Pew!

In this role, you will assist in elements of our Enterprise Risk Management program, drive internal…


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