Area Assistant VP, Compliance Counsel

Gallagher - Boston, MA (30+ days ago)3.3


Gallagher Benefit Services, Inc. (GBS), a division of Arthur J. Gallagher & Co., consistently stands out in a competitive marketplace as an employer of knowledgeable, highly skilled and competitive talent. We are a company that touches businesses and their employees on a personal level. At the core, our job is to help protect the health and well-being of employees and their families and provide for their financial security – all while allowing employers to attract and retain the people they need to grow and succeed. As you consider the value of working for Gallagher Benefit Services, remember your talent, winning attitude and strong performance will be highly valued and will maximize your future potential.

How will I impact the business?

As the Compliance Consultant, you will be responsible for working with our team of producers and account managers as well as with clients to provide timely and accurate analyses of current laws regulations and other government agency guidance. They will rely on your expertise to make informed decisions.

You will provide clients with well-researched recommendations to assist clients in taking appropriate actions to conform to changes in the legislative or regulatory environment. You will provide direction and oversight for the local compliance consultant relating to new projects as well as day-today activities.
You will assist in drafting, editing and producing any newsletters and technical bulletins.
You will interpret source materials and provide guidance and advice to branch office staff as well as corporate staff
You will guide client service staff in developing appropriate action steps to assure legal and regulatory compliance
You will host internal employee training on selected legislative and regulatory topics
You will provide prototype information summaries, compliance checklists, model letters and other consulting tools needed to support consultants and account managers
You will support the compliance Helpdesk as necessary to answer compliance questions from consultants
What skills are necessary to be successful in this role?

We hire analytical thinkers who can take complex information and get to the core of what will impact our clients
We value individuals who are energized in a dynamic and evolving environment
We seek an individual with vision who is not afraid to share his or her expertise and experiences to benefit the team
We need teammates with a deep understanding of the importance of professional business correspondence via e-mail/writing

Do I have what it takes to be considered?

Bachelor's Degree and 10 or more years related professional experience in the benefits/ insurance marketplace
We desire a Juris Doctorate(JD) but may consider applicants with relevant professional experience
This role requires a deep knowledge of ERISA, COBRA, FMLA, cafeteria plans, nondiscrimination rules, HIPAA and other federal, legal and regulatory issues

U.S. Eligibility Requirements:
Interested candidates must submit an application and resume/CV online to be considered
Must be 18 years of age or older
Must be willing to submit to a background investigation; any offer of employment is conditioned upon the successful completion of a background investigation
Must have unrestricted work authorization to work in the United States. For U.S. employment opportunities, Gallagher hires U.S. citizens, permanent residents, asylees, refugees, and temporary residents. Temporary residence does not include those with non-immigrant work authorization (F, J, H or L visas), such as students in practical training status. Exceptions to these requirements will be determined based on shortage of qualified candidates with a particular skill. Gallagher will require proof of work authorization
Must be willing to execute Gallagher's Employee Agreement or Confidentiality and Non-Disclosure Agreement, which require, among other things, post-employment obligations relating to non-solicitation, confidentiality and non-disclosure
Gallagher offers competitive salaries and benefits, including: medical/dental/vision plans, life and accident insurance, 401(K), employee stock purchase plan, educational expense reimbursement, employee assistance program, flexible work hours (availability varies by office and job function) training programs, matching gift program, and more.

Gallagher believes that all persons are entitled to equal employment opportunity and does not discriminate against nor favor any applicant because of race, color, religion, sex, age, veteran status, disability, national origin, or any other legally protected status. Equal employment opportunity will be extended in all aspects of the employer-employee relationship, including, but not limited to, recruitment, hiring, training, promotion, transfer, demotion, compensation, benefits, layoff, and termination. In addition, Gallagher will make reasonable accommodations to known physical or mental limitations of an otherwise qualified applicant with a disability, unless the accommodation would impose an undue hardship on the operation of our business.