CompanyCopperPoint Insurance Companies
Salary$62,000.00 – $82,000.00
CopperPoint has an exciting opportunity for a full-time remote Compliance Specialist in our legal department. The Compliance Specialist assists in the development and administration of an effective regulatory compliance program to ensure compliance with state regulatory and statutory requirements. Investigate and resolve compliance issues, sometimes communicating with regulators. Provides contract administration in a corporate environment.
Participates in the administration and oversight of compliance programs for all jurisdictions and product lines written by CopperPoint
Works with the CCO, VP Compliance, and Compliance Oversight Committee to assist CopperPoint departments to develop and implement compliance programs that include: identification of applicable regulatory requirements, creating control plans to ensure compliance, monitoring for changes to requirements, identifying areas of non-compliance and implementing and tracking actions to restore compliance
Assists in coordinating and administering licenses held by the CopperPoint group and in making required filings to maintain those licenses with state insurance departments, secretaries of state, corporation commissions, etc.
Coordinates and maintains a log of responses to regulatory matters and/or inquiries from regulators, Better Business Bureau.
Works with attorneys and Compliance Manager to research, document, communicate and track compliance-related legal and regulatory changes and information arising from bulletins and other information issued by regulatory and non-regulatory authorities (including PCI, NAMIC, NAIC, NCCI, ISO, and AAIS) affecting lines of business written by CopperPoint and follows up to ensure implementation of necessary changes
Assists in reviewing new and revised insurance products, policies, and other required forms to ensure compliance with state regulatory and statutory requirements and in making required filings
Assists in coordinating regulatory examinations and audits (i.e. financial exams, market conduct exams) and responses to data calls and surveys
Manages regulatory/compliance software as needed
Manages contract flow process from request receipt, scheduling contract reviews, managing drafts, verifying agreed-upon edits in drafts have been completed, and transmitting drafts
Track signatures on contracts and other legal documents under the supervision of the Contracts Team
Helps develop and maintain agreement templates and key term checklists used to review and revise contracts, and maintain contracts playbooks with current legal standards
Perform other compliance, legal and administrative tasks
Supports the Compliance Committee, ad-hoc and special projects
Helps to develop, implement and continually improve processes and procedures
Prepares reports and metrics for the compliance/contracts team, as needed
Bachelor’s Degree and a minimum of 1-year previous experience in corporate compliance, legal, risk management, or internal audit environment preferred. Corporate regulatory compliance and contract administration experience are a strong plus. Paralegal certification is a strong plus.
Research skills to perform legal and compliance research using electronic sources
Prior work in the insurance industry is a strong plus
Organizational skills to effectively and efficiently work with large volumes of documents and data
Ability to analyze complex compliance issues, evaluate alternatives, and recommend creative solutions
Effective presentation skills
Strong analytical skills with the ability to successfully manage and prioritize multiple tasks
Advanced skills in Adobe Acrobat and Microsoft Word, including redlining/tracking changes to contracts during negotiations.
Proficient with collaboration software including Teams and SharePoint.
Self-driven with a desire to independently expand knowledge on relevant legal, compliance, and business topics
Strong initiative and problem-solving skills
Research and analytical skills
Ability to maintain strict confidentiality of sensitive information
Strong work ethic with the ability to work independently
$62,000.00 – $82,000.00 annually
Compensation may vary dependent on skills, experience, education, and geographical location.
In addition to base salary, compensation may include an annual discretionary bonus.
Founded in 1925, CopperPoint Insurance Companies is a leading provider of workers’ compensation and commercial insurance solutions. With an expanded Line of insurance products and a growing ten-state footprint in the western United States, CopperPoint embodies stability for policyholders in Alaska, Arizona, California, Colorado, Idaho, Nevada, New Mexico, Oregon, Utah, and Washington. CopperPoint Mutual Insurance Holding Company is the corporate parent of Arizona-based CopperPoint Insurance Companies, Alaska National Insurance Company, and other CopperPoint Insurance Entities.
CopperPoint’s culture of compassion extends to the community through employee volunteerism, corporate matching, Board service, program sponsorships, and in-kind contributions. We empower employees by providing 12 hours of paid volunteer time annually and matching their personal contributions to the charities of their choice up to $500 per year. In 2020, CopperPoint employees reported 3,500 volunteer hours.
CopperPoint offers a competitive compensation package and comprehensive benefits package including major medical, dental, and vision and a wide range of competitive benefits programs, generous matching contributions to your 401(k) plan, generous paid time off, tuition reimbursement, and other education benefits and business casual dress. CopperPoint is an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, sex, religion, age, national origin, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, ancestry or citizenship status, genetic information, pregnancy status, or any other characteristic protected by state, federal or local law. CopperPoint maintains a drug-free workplace.