Downtown Los Angeles, CA | Direct Hire
Los Angeles law firm seeks a Compliance Manager with 7 years of experience in compliance, audit, or operations control to manage firm compliance with client requirements and ensure vendors provide services in adherence with requirements. Candidate will partner with attorneys, other departments, and senior management to implement, enhance, effectively train, automate and improve processes, and report on compliance procedures. Compliance Manager will respond to client audit requests; review vendor governance strategy and risk monitoring process for compliance with internal and client standards; and advise on process requirements, responsibilities, potential risks, and oversight responsibilities in relation to client requirements of outside vendors; ensure that client requirements are addressed in vendor contracts, and monitor vendor activity to ensure adherence. Candidate will evaluate new vendors, performing due diligence and risk assessments; and improve and implement processes. The Compliance Manager will also manage the Outside Counsel Guidelines review process. The hours are 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. or 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
A bachelor's degree is required; a J.D., MBA, or advanced degree is preferred. The qualified Compliance Manager must have Word, Excel, and PowerPoint advanced features skills. Prior law firm experience is preferred, but not required. Candidate will have the proven ability to interpret contracts and work with firm attorneys and counsel on contract language requirements. This position requires the ability to communicate effectively with internal and external clients and vendors; provide excellent customer service; a collaborative approach to challenging current methods and processes, proposing alternatives in constructive, positive manner. The Compliance Manager must be able to lead projects with minimal management oversight.
Kent Daniels and Associates is a legal staffing service specializing in the placement of temporary, temp-to-hire and full-time regular employees in law firms and corporate legal departments in Los Angeles and the greater Southern California area. We staff all positions in law firms and all three shifts - day, swing and graveyard. Kent Daniels was established in 1986, giving us 31 years of experience finding candidates legal jobs in law firms in the LA area.
Applicants will be considered in a manner consistent with federal, state, and local requirements as applicable.