The Compliance Department is comprised of licensed attorneys and several legal assistants. The primary purpose of this department is to detect, prevent and remediate problems that might occur within the Company's operations. The Company's compliance professionals work closely with the business and the attorneys in the Corporate Legal Department to make certain that the Company is operating in accordance with all applicable laws and regulations. Employment in the Compliance Department will expose team members to all aspects of the Company's business which will help guide career growth both within and outside the Department.
About this Position: The purpose of the Senior Legal Assistant, Compliance position is to support the Assistant General Counsel of Regulatory Compliance in the assessment and response to regulatory inquiries, including state and federal initiated examination, audits and investigations.
Outcomes & Activities:
Support attorneys who handle regulatory matters. This includes:
Drafting responses to regulatory inquiries with attorney supervision;
Managing discovery requests (e.g., coordinating meetings/interviews; timely and efficiently gathering, organizing, and assembling voluminous materials; and performing document reviews);
Managing electronic files; and
Maintaining accurate records of requests, responses, and materials.
Support monitoring and auditing activities performed by the Compliance Department. This includes compiling and analyzing data and reviewing accounts and records.
Support the Compliance Committee. This includes:
Preparing presentation materials with attorney supervision;
Coordinating follow up activities; and
Distributing relevant information and communications.
Provide administrative support to department leadership as requested.
Perform other compliance-related activities as requested.
High School Diploma
Speak and write clearly and professionally.
Remain positive, professional, determined, calm and focused when faced with challenging situations.
Be organized and capable of meeting all deadlines.
Ability to work independently and in a team environment.
Be organized, able to multi-task, and able to prioritize multiple requests.
Be self-driven, motivated to help, and able to perform with minimal supervision in a team environment.
Experience with quickly learning and becoming a subject matter expert in new systems/processes.
Ability to communicate respectfully, clearly, and concisely to all levels of the organization and regulators.
Ability to work independently and in support of team objectives.
Remain compliant with our policies, processes and legal guidelines.
Work onsite at the assigned Credit Acceptance work location.
Four years of recent and relevant work experience in financial services industry, law firm, or legal department.
Experience with assessing and responding to regulatory inquiries, including state and federal initiated examination, audits and investigations.
Company Values: To be successful in this role, Team Members need to demonstrate the characteristics of PRIDE (our Company core values) in their work:
Positive: Maintain a positive attitude by focusing on solutions and promoting a collaborative and enjoyable environment.
Respectful: Value teamwork, share successes, appreciates others and communicates in a way that promotes trust.
Insightful: Make timely well considered decisions, create innovative solutions and continuously learn.
Direct: Communicate clearly and objectively; don't be afraid of difficult conversations. Raise concerns through the proper channels.
Earnest: Be honest, sincere and consistent. Work hard and pursue our goals together relentlessly.
Targeted Compensation: Please contact the recruiter for additional information
Required degrees must have been earned at institutions of Higher Education which are accredited by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation or equivalent.
Credit Acceptance is an equal opportunity employer.
Credit Acceptance Corporation