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Compliance Specialist - Monitoring and Response

McKinsey & Company

McKinsey & Company

Las Vegas, NV, USA · Jersey City, NJ, USA
Posted on Friday, July 7, 2023
Risk & Compliance

Compliance Specialist - Monitoring and Response

Who You'll Work With

You will report to the associate director of Monitoring & Response and will be based in one of our North America offices.
You will be part of McKinsey’s Ethics and Compliance function, whose mission is to enable McKinsey’s client impact and innovation, while managing risks to the firm, our clients, and our people. The Ethics and Compliance function is a globally integrated team within the second line of defense of the firm.
You will work closely with the manager and associate director of Monitoring and Response and will be given latitude to drive and own relevant organizational, operational, or strategic initiatives of the Monitoring and Response team. You will also coordinate closely with the Regulatory domain leaders to help drive monitoring efforts in their respective programs.

What You'll Do

You will play a key role in developing firm-wide Ethics and Compliance capabilities by assisting in building a comprehensive compliance issue management program as part of our global monitoring and response efforts. You will contribute to the development of the end-to-end testing of regulatory programs, process mapping, internal controls, and documentation requirements while working directly with partners across the firm, including Risk and Legal functions, to embed a consistent firm-wide approach to an essential compliance initiative.
In this role, you will be a key contributor to developing solutions tailored for the unique needs of our firm, and you will be expected to collaborate and align a varied set of stakeholders across all firm functions on the programmatic needs of the firm while also being a pivotal contributor to the overall change management process. You will assist in developing our issue tracking technology and tools to enable visibility and system adoption, ensuring we embed the needed tracking standards, and leveraging a unified set of reporting systems and tools. You will also be expected to identify and leverage internal and external data to develop insights and compelling recommendations for our senior leaders on monitoring and response areas.


  • University degree, advanced degree preferred (JD, CPA, Master’s degree in business data and analytics preferred and other relevant)
  • 4+ years of relevant professional experience in risk, ethics, compliance and/or governance in a large organization
  • Experience in developing and driving compliance issue management, issue tracking systems, or escalation protocols
  • Knowledge of audit methodology, compliance program operations, or deep regulatory subject matter expertise, or work knowledge across a variety of regulatory topics preferred
  • Issue spotting and problem-solving capabilities
  • Highly effective communicator, adept at influencing and engaging with all types of audiences to cultivate trust-based, peer-counselor relationships
  • Strong entrepreneurial drive and ownership mentality to progress on ambiguous problems and see them through to resolution
  • Experience in working in highly dynamic cross-functional and global teams

FOR U.S. APPLICANTS: McKinsey & Company is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.

Certain US states require McKinsey & Company to include a reasonable estimate of the salary range for this role. A reasonable estimate of the range for new joiners for this role in the United States is $113,800 - $152,300. Actual salaries may vary and may be above or below the range based on various factors, including, but not limited to an individual's assigned office location, experience and expertise. Certain roles are also eligible for bonuses, subject to McKinsey’s discretion and based on factors such as individual and/or organizational performance.

Additionally, McKinsey offers a comprehensive benefits package, including medical, dental and vision coverage, telemedicine services, life, accident and disability insurance, parental leave and family planning benefits, caregiving resources, a generous retirement program, financial guidance, and paid time off.

FOR NON-U.S. APPLICANTS: McKinsey & Company is an Equal Opportunity employer. For additional details regarding our global EEO policy and diversity initiatives, please visit our McKinsey Careers and Diversity & Inclusion sites.

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Job Skill Code - ECS - Compliance Specialist
Function - Risk & Resilience
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Posted to LinkedIn Date - Thu Aug 25 00:00:00 GMT 2022
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LinkedIn Job Title - Compliance Specialist - Monitoring and Response
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