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Compliance Specialist, Government Contracts

Oriskany, New York; Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Job Description

Primary Responsibilities:
The preferred candidate for this position will have the capabilities and knowledge to lead compliance advisory efforts for U.S. government contracts (Federal, State, and Local) and related government RFPs, identifying terms and conditions that have an increased risk of non-compliance.  The candidate will work closely with business and compliance stakeholders to ensure the relevant controls and processes are appropriately designed and implemented, and are monitored for effectiveness.  Additionally, the candidate will lead enterprise-wide compliance efforts specific to procurement lobbying, providing advisory to the business and counseling on unique jurisdictional (state and local) lobbying registration and related requirements.  The candidate is also expected to support various corporate policy projects, with a focus on ensuring high-profile policy efforts align to the corporate governance framework and standards.  The candidate will also have or obtain an understanding of anti-corruption laws, such as the U.S. Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, and support compliance program efforts to maintain effective FCPA internal controls.  Beneficial side skills include database administration experience or a willingness to learn database workflows and information mapping and inputting of key data.
Other Responsibilities May Include:
With minimal guidance, contributes to the compliance efforts of the assigned business units. Helps to bring the business units into compliance with standard regulatory and policy requirements. Helps the business units respond to and develop compliance reporting, as directed. Based on assessments of controls, works with business units to implement improvements and develop documentation when control changes are made. As directed, analyzes existing legislation, regulatory announcements and industry practices in order to ensure the assigned business is in compliance with current requirements. Contributes to projects and program tasks intended to improve compliance and enhance the control environment. Analyzes control processes to ensure they are in compliance with all applicable laws, rules and regulations. Reviews the appropriateness of control processes and may help guide the assigned business units in implementing improvements. Continues to build working relationships with outside regulators, government officials and business unit managers in order to facilitate the timely delivery of information and increase the likelihood of favorable conditions for compliance activities. With minimal guidance, contributes to assessments of the effectiveness of controls that help ensure ongoing compliance with key laws, regulations and policies affecting BNY Mellon businesses. Continues to gain experience preparing risk based reviews of existing and emerging regulatory requirements, concerning issues and control gaps. Contributes to the preparation of time sensitive reporting and appropriately escalates issues to more experienced professionals. No direct reports. Contributes to the achievement of team objectives. Modified based upon local regulations/requirements.  


Bachelor s degree or the equivalent combination of education and experience is required. Business or Finance degree preferred. 5-7 years of total work experience preferred. Financial Services, Audit or Compliance background and/or experience with financial services compliance and/or experience with the assigned products, services or business lines/areas and the pertaining laws, regulations and rules of relevant regulators preferred.
BNY Mellon is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.
Minorities/Females/Individuals With Disabilities/Protected Veterans.

Primary Location: United States-New York-Oriskany
Internal Jobcode: 85160
Job: Compliance
Organization: Compliance & Ethics-HR06015
Requisition Number: 1906859