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Compliance Consultant (Financial Crime)


Zurich North America is hiring a Compliance Consultant (Financial Crime) to work out of Schaumburg, IL North America HQ.  This person will report to the AVP Director of Compliance Center of Excellence.


As a Compliance Consultant (Financial Crime), you will support the development, implementation, and review of compliance programs with the main areas of focus being trade and economic sanctions, anti-money laundering, anti-bribery/anti-corruption.  You will work collaboratively with fellow Compliance and other functional colleagues across the local enterprise and the wider Group.  The Compliance Consultant (Financial Crime) builds, promotes, and maintains a culture of compliance and ethics within the business unit.




  • Provide advisory services on compliance related matters and offer best practice solutions
  • Support the development, implementation and assessment of compliance programs in adherence to Group and local regulatory requirements
  • Support the business and Compliance team in simplifying, embedding, and automating controls and testing where appropriate
  • Participate in cross functional groups to implement or enhance and embed controls
  • Bring a systematic and disciplined approach to support the business in maintaining controls with compliance impact
  • Provide support to the ongoing assessment of compliance risks and evaluate potential impact on Annual Compliance Plan
  • Ensure relevant Compliance documents (incl. Local Compliance Standards) are continuously updated, maintained and disseminated in the organization as Group and local regulatory requirements evolve
  • Build relationships within the business to stay current on focus areas and trends and consider where additional support may be required
  • Willingness to challenge current processes and practices with a view for improvement. 
  • Support the embedment of the ICIF framework for Compliance control activities
  • Present on compliance related matters to stakeholders as required
  • Contribute to the delivery of the wider Compliance functional responsibilities, such as awareness & training, tracking and communication of regulatory and compliance policy changes and management of compliance tools and systems
  • Ensure coordination and alignment with other Group functions e.g., Risk Management and Audit, as required


Basic Qualifications:


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Law and 5 or more years of experience in the Financial Services Regulatory Compliance area OR
  • High School Diploma or Equivalent and 7 or more years of experience in the Financial Services Regulatory Compliance area


Preferred Qualifications:


  • Advanced Degree or professional certification (such as CPA, CIA, CFCS, ACAMS) or Juris Doctor
  • In-depth advisory, consultative or audit skills
  • Strong communication and negotiation skills
  • Effective conflict resolution, presentation and project management skills
  • Advanced research, development and reporting skills
  • Interest in data analytics and broadening compliance skills generally.


As a condition of employment at Zurich, employees must adhere to our COVID-related health and safety protocols (, including, without limitation, a requirement that employees attest as to their vaccination status with a YES/NO, and upload proof of vaccination status, or a negative COVID test result when applicable, to a third-party vendor. These protocols are continuously re-evaluated and the requirements may change at any time.
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Now is the time to move forward and make a difference. At Zurich, we want you to share your unique perspectives, experiences and ideas so we can grow and drive sustainable change together. As part of a leading global organization, Zurich North America has over 150 years of experience managing risk and supporting resilience. Today, Zurich North America is a leading provider of commercial property-casualty insurance solutions and a wide range of risk management products and services for businesses and individuals. We serve more than 25 industries, from agriculture to technology, and we insure 90% of the Fortune 500®. Our growth strategy is not limited to our business. As an employer, we strive to provide ongoing career development opportunities, and we foster an environment where voices are diverse, behaviors are inclusive, actions drive equity, and our people feel a sense of belonging. Be a part of the next evolution of the insurance industry. Join us in building a brighter future for our colleagues, our customers and the communities we serve. Zurich maintains a comprehensive employee benefits package for employees as well as eligible dependents and competitive compensation. Please click here to learn more.
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Location(s): AM - Schaumburg
Remote Working: No
Schedule: Full Time
Linkedin Recruiter Tag: #LI-MG1 

Nearest Major Market: Chicago

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