Ethics & Compliance Business Unit Specialist Salary in the United States

How much does an Ethics & Compliance Business Unit Specialist make in the United States? The average Ethics & Compliance Business Unit Specialist salary in the United States is $84,463 as of April 27, 2019, but the range typically falls between $73,818 and $95,961. Salary ranges can vary widely depending on many important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession. With more online, real-time compensation data than any other website, helps you determine your exact pay target.  View the Cost of Living in Major Cities

Job Description

Coordinates and participates in the corporation's risk management program to assess, prioritize, and manage legal and regulatory compliance risks based on Federal Sentencing Guidelines requirements. Implements the corporation's ethics and compliance program throughout the business unit. Assist in the preparation of communication and distribution of materials to all personnel. Participates in creating the most appropriate methods for maintaining employee awareness of the program and pertinent laws or regulations pertaining to the organization's business. Monitors allegations of unethical activity, including violations of Sarbanes Oxley, through evaluation of risk and identification of solutions. May require a bachelor's degree in area of specialty. Typically reports to a manager or head of a unit/department. Typically requires 2 to 4 years of related experience. Gaining exposure to some of the complex tasks within the job function. Occasionally directed in several aspects of the work. (Copyright 2019

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  1. This Job:

    Ethics & Compliance Business Unit Specialist

    2 - 4 years experience
    Bachelor's Degree

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    Ethics & Compliance Business Unit Manager

    5 + years experience
    Bachelor's Degree

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