• Director, Global Compliance

    Location : CityStateForPosting New York, NY
    Job Locations
    US-NY-New York
    iCIMS ID
  • Overview and Responsibilities

    Under the direction of VP, Global Compliance, this position will be responsible for supporting the enterprise-wide compliance program, specifically, by assisting and directing internal investigations, monitoring and vetting various Compliance issues (such as conflicts of interest disclosures, hotline reports and due diligence data), and providing advice and counsel on issues related to sanctions/export controls, anti-bribery and corruption and third-party vendor vetting.



    • Compliance Risk Management and Investigation Support
      • Manage all aspects of compliance-led company investigations;
      • Build effective working relationships with internal stakeholders such as Legal, HR, Internal Audit and Finance;
      • Conduct interviews with employees, vendors and/or others involved in or with knowledge relevant to the investigation;
      • Create summary documents detailing the approach, key findings, and recommendations.
      • Evaluate and recommend enhancements to compliance processes or other internal controls;
    • Compliance Monitoring Systems (Project and Relationship Management)
      • Manage the relationships with the Viacom Compliance 3rd party technology providers (conflicts of interest, due diligence, reporting hotline)
      • Suggest and implement changes to ensure improvements in the use of systems for tracking, reporting and trend identification;
      • In collaboration with internal stakeholders and 3rd party vendors, oversee the ongoing operations, improvement, and effectiveness of Viacom’s Compliance system infrastructure; Specifically, monitoring and vetting inputs from:
        • Viacom’s Reporting Hotline
        • Disclosures of potential conflicts of interest disclosed by employees or identified by internal stakeholders; Specifically, verifying that:
          • Employee disclosures are reviewed in a timely manner;
          • Supporting details and documents are gathered to allow for informed decision making;
          • Global watchlist database for the ongoing monitoring of Viacom’s 3rd party vendor risk
    • 3rd party Due Diligence
      • Conduct thorough due diligence on certain 3rd party partners including using external search providers and sources;
      • Pursue all leads related to the diligence conducted to ensure compliance risks are highlighted to the appropriate stakeholders;
    • Sanctions/Export Controls
      • Provide advice and counsel on export controls/sanctions issues;
      • Stay abreast of changes in the regulatory environment and the potential impact on Viacom’s businesses
      • Propose action plans to ensure changes with the evolving regulatory environment;
    • Other projects, as assigned.

    Basic Qualifications

    • 5+ years of experience in global company or law firm with proven track record of managing projects requiring significant stakeholder involvement
    • Experience conducting internal investigations
    • Education: JD required

    Additional Qualifications

    • Government/regulatory experience is a plus and can be combined with private sector experience to meet 5-7 year requirement
    • Ability to build and maintain strong relationships across all business units in a diverse and global organization to foster a supportive and seamless Compliance environment and culture
    • Superior writing and verbal communication skills plus the ability to distill complex issues clearly and concisely
    • Tech-savvy
    • Ability to travel domestically and internationally (20 - 30%)
    • Experience working with investigative teams comprised out of audit, accounting, IT, forensics, etc.
    • Possess strong attention to detail and follow-through required
    • Capable of working professionally and productively in deadline-driven environment
    • Strong analytical skills
    • Ability to successfully manage a variety of projects of varied complexity working with personnel at all levels within the organization


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